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Volume discounts at OFAC today (January 24, 2013)

OFAC issued a massive update today to the sanctions programs for Burma, the DRC, Weapons of Mass Destruction nonproliferation and terrorism. Here are the details: Terrorism program: The following individuals have been added to OFAC’s SDN List: AL-ZAHRANI, Ahmed Abdullah Saleh al-Khazmari (a.k.a. AL-AZADI, Abu Maryam; a.k.a. AL-KHOZMRI, Ahmed Abdullah […]

OFAC Updates for January 23, 2013

A bunch of updates from OFAC today. First, the following additions were made to the Transnational Criminal Organizations (TCO) sanctions: The following individuals have been added to OFAC’s SDN List: GOLDBERG, Marina Samuilovna (a.k.a. KALASHOV, Marina; a.k.a. KALASHOVA, Marina), Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; DOB 15 Sep 1979; Passport […]

Objects are larger than they appear…

OFAC has posted a new civil penalty on its website. It’s an interesting case in that the penalty is greater than the value of the goods and services. Dal-Tech Devices, Inc. of Boca Raton, Florida got caught shipping about $3,000 of RF frequency measurement devices to Iran. – The first […]

Skirting the Iranian Sanctions – an OFAC Advisory

Today, OFAC issued an advisory on the use of exchange houses and trading companies to evade the sanctions imposed on Iran: As the international community has increasingly barred or restricted Iranian financial institutions from accessing the international financial system, Iran is relying more heavily on third-country exchange houses and trading […]

OFAC NPWMD Regs: General License 7 added

OFAC today issued a new General License under the Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferators Sanctions Regulations. It’s for the transactions relating to the arrest, detention and sale of another vessel – this one was stopped in Sri Lanka: ​Today, OFAC is issuing General License No. 7 under the Weapons of […]

OFAC Update January 9, 2013: Narcotics

Two additional Mexican nationals added to the SDN list today under the Kingpin Act (i.e. both of their designations are SDNTK: Specially Designated Narcotics Trafficking Kingpin): CORONEL BARRERAS, Ines, La Angostura, Canelas, Durango 34500, Mexico; Avenida Puebla A No. 2209, Colonia Federal, San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora 83489, Mexico; DOB […]