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OFAC makes Iran & counter-terror designations (and a small change)

Today, OFAC added the following persons: AL BEHADILI, Mohammed Saeed Odhafa (Arabic: محمد سعید عذافه البهادلي) (a.k.a. ADHAFAH, Muhammad Said; a.k.a. AL-BAHADILI, Muhammad Sa’id ‘Adhafah; a.k.a. ALBEHADILI, Mohammed Saeed Othafa; a.k.a. “SAEED, Mohammed”), Iraq; DOB 04 Mar 1970; nationality Iraq; Additional Sanctions Information – Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; […]

Where’s the WhiteOut? OFAC fixes a few licenses…

Issuance of Amended Nicaragua-related General Licenses 3/25/2020 The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is issuing Nicaragua-related General License No. 1A “Official Business of the United States Government” and General License No. 2A “Authorizing the Wind Down of Transactions Involving the Nicaraguan National Police” to make certain minor technical amendments […]

March 20, 2020: GAZ Group stays off the hook

Issuance of Amended Ukraine-related General Licenses 3/20/2020 Today OFAC extended the expiration date of two general licenses related to GAZ Group by issuing Ukraine-related General License No. 13N – “Authorizing Certain Transactions Necessary to Divest or Transfer Debt, Equity, or Other Holdings in GAZ Group,” and Ukraine-related General License No. 15H – “Authorizing Certain Activities […]

March 18, 2020: OFAC catches up, adds to counter terror, Iran programs

On Wednesday, OFAC added the following person: AL-MAWLA, Amir Muhammad Sa’id Abdal-Rahman (a.k.a. AL-MAWLA, Muhammad Sa’id ‘Abd-al-Rahman; a.k.a. AL-MULA, Amir Muhammad Sa’id ‘Abd-al-Rahman Muhammad; a.k.a. SALBI, ‘Abdul Amir Muhammad Sa’id; a.k.a. “Abdullah Qardash”; a.k.a. “Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurashi”; a.k.a. “Abu-‘Abdullah Qardash”; a.k.a. “Abu-‘Umar al-Turkmani”; a.k.a. “al-Hajj Abdullah Qardash”; a.k.a. “Hajii […]

March 17, 2020: OFAC adds 1 to Syria list, amends 2, plus removes some from Global Magnitsky program, Syria program, FSE List

On Tuesday, OFAC added the following person to Syria sanctions program: AYOUB, Ali Abdullah (Arabic: علي عبدالله أيوب); DOB 28 Apr 1952; POB Latakia, Syria; nationality Syria; Gender Male (individual) [SYRIA-EO13894]. and updated the following existing designations: EZEGOO INVESTMENTS LTD, 1 Logothetou, Lemesos 4043, Cyprus; National ID No. C310521 (Cyprus) [SYRIA] […]

March 11, 2020: Changes to Kingpin, Zimbabwe lists

On Wednesday, OFAC added the following persons to the Zimbabwe sanctions program: NCUBE, Owen, Zimbabwe; DOB 17 Apr 1968; Gender Male (individual) [ZIMBABWE].   SANYATWE, Anselem Nhamo, Zimbabwe; Tanzania; DOB 21 Jan 1956; Gender Male; Passport 290060361Y34 (Zimbabwe) expires 23 Jun 2024 (individual) [ZIMBABWE]. while the following listings were removed […]