Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc. Act 2010 (TAFA) Updates

Today, UK regulators renewed the Final Designation of:

1. POPULAR FRONT FOR THE LIBERATION OF PALESTINE (PFLP)

Other Information: Both UK listing and EU listing. Listed on: 02/11/2001 Last Updated: 29/11/2018 21/11/2019 Group ID: 7401.

2. POPULAR FRONT FOR THE LIBERATION OF PALESTINE – GENERAL COMMAND

a.k.a: PFLP – General Command Other Information: Both UK listing and EU listing. Listed on: 02/11/2001 Last Updated: 29/11/2018 21/11/2019 Group ID: 7399.

under the Terrorist Asset Freezing etc Act 2010 for an additional year.

Link:

OFSI Notice

Yesterday, UK regulators renewed the Final Designations of:

1. EJERCITO DE LIBERACION NACIONAL (ELN)

a.k.a: National Liberation Army Other Information: Both UK listing and EU listing. Listed on: 02/11/2001 Last Updated: 09/10/2018 16/09/2019 Group ID: 7364.

2. SENDERO LUMINOSO (SL)

a.k.a: Shining Path Other Information: Both UK listing and EU listing. Listed on: 02/11/2001 Last Updated: 09/10/2018 16/09/2019 Group ID: 7440.

made under the Terrorist Asset Freezing etc Act 2010 (TAFA) for the statutory maximum of 1 year, or until revoked.

Link:

OFSI Notice

The numbers still aren’t enormous – 70,000 GBP total has been frozen under the ISIL/Al-Qaida regime, 18,000 under EU Reg 2580/2001 and 9,000 under TAFA. There were 45 total accounts frozen as of the end of the quarter, and only 2 new designations (both ISIL/AL-Qaida) and 4 delistings (also all ISIL/Al-Qaida) this quarter. There was one TAFA renewal.

Link:

April-June 2019 TAFA Report

Yesterday, UK regulators renewed the Final Designations of:

1. SOLEIMANI, Qasem

Title: Major General DOB: 11/03/1957. POB: Qom, Iran a.k.a: (1) SALIMANI, Qasem (2) SOLAIMANI, Qasem (3) SOLEIMANY, Qasim (4) SOLEMANI, Qasem (5) SOLEYMANI, Ghasem (6) SOLEYMANI, Qasem (7) SULAIMANI, Qasem (8) SULAYMAN, Qasem (9) SULAYMAN, Qasmi (10) SULEMANI, Qasem Nationality: Iranian (Iranian citizenship) Passport Details: 008827 issued in Iran Position: Commander of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, IRGC – Qods Other Information: Both UK listing and EU listing under Terrorism and Terrorist Financing. EU listing under Syria. Promoted to Major General, retaining his position as Commander of Qods Force. UN listing under Iran (nuc prol). Male. UN Ref IRi.039. Also known as Haj Qasem, Haji Qassem and Sarder Soleimani. Listed on: 17/10/2011 Last Updated: 10/07/2019 Group ID: 9062.

2. ABDOLLAHI, Hamed

DOB: 11/08/1960. POB: Iran a.k.a: ABDULLAHI, Mustafa Nationality: Iranian citizenship Passport Details: D9004878 Other Information: Both UK listing and EU listing. Male. Listed on: 17/10/2011 Last Updated: 10/07/2019 Group ID: 12205.

3. ARBABSIAR, Manssor

DOB: (1) 15/03/1955. (2) 06/03/1955. POB: Iran a.k.a: ARBABSIAR, Mansour Nationality: Iranian national and US national/citizen Passport Details: (1) C2002515 (Iran) (2) 477845448 (USA) National Identification no: 07442833 (USA driving licence). Expiry date 15 Mar 2016. Address: United States of America. Other Information: Both UK listing and EU listing. Male. Listed on: 17/10/2011 Last Updated: 10/07/2019 Group ID: 12206.

4. SHAKURI, Ali Gholam

DOB: –/–/1965. Address: Tehran, Iran. Other Information: Both UK listing and EU listing. Male. Listed on: 17/10/2011 Last Updated: 10/07/2019 Group ID: 12207.

5. SHAHLAI, Abdul Reza

DOB: –/–/1957. POB: Iran a.k.a: (1) SHAHLAEE, Abdul-Reza (2) SHAHLA’I, Abdolreza (3) SHAHLAI, Abdorreza (4) SHALAI, Abd-al Reza (5) SHALA’I, Abdol, Reza Address: (1) Kermanshah, Iran.(2) Mehran Military Base, Ilam Province, Iran. Other Information: Both

under the Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc. Act 2010 (TAFA) for one more year (the statutory maximum term),.

Link:

OFSI Notice

On Friday, UK regulators renewed the Final Designation under the Terrorism Asset-Freezing etc Act 2010 (TAFA):

KHALED, Mohammed Fawaz

Date of Renewal of Final Designation 23/04/2019

a.k.a: (1) ABBAS, Adam, Del, Toro (2) ALHARETH, Abo (3) FAWAZ, Khaled (4) HAMAWI, Abu (5) HAMWI, Abu (6) HARES, Abu (7) HARETH, Abu (8) KHALED, Abu (9) NAEEM, Mohammed, Fawaz.

DOB: (1) 06/06/1969. (2) 06/06/1967. POB: Hama, Syria. Nationality: Syrian. Passport Details: 2255278 (Syria). Address: Turkey.

Other Information: Address: Formerly London, United Kingdom, W12. UK listing only. KHALED is assessed to have left the UK and travelled to Syria to engage in Islamist extremist activities on behalf of ISIL. It is assessed that he is now in Turkey.

Listed on: 09/05/2013

Last Updated: 23/04/2019 Group ID: 12872.

for another year.

Link:

OFSI Notice

The UK publishes a quarterly report about its counter-terrorism sanctions program – and the one for Q4 of 2018 (calendar) is out. Here are the highlights:

  • At the end of the quarter, 9,000 GBP was frozen under TAFA, 18,000 under EU Reg 2580/2001, and 70,000 under the ISIL/Al-Qaida regime (EU Reg 881/2002). These represent 6 TAFA accounts or payments, 3 for EC 2580/2001 and 36 for ISIL-AQ. One item was frozen during the quarter under ISIL-AQ.
  • There were 3 new ISIL-AQ designations during the quarter and one new one under EU Reg 2016/1686 .
  • There were 5 TAFA renewals during the quarter
  • Under the ISIL-AQ regime, 8 licenses were issued during the quarter. And there are still 4 active General Licenses.

Link:

TAFA October-December 2018 Report

On Monday, UK regulators renewed the Final Designations made under the Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc. Act 2010 (TAFA) for:

1. IZZ-AL-DIN, Hasan

DOB: –/–/1963. POB: Lebanon a.k.a: (1) GARBAYA, Ahmed (2) SALWWAN, Samir Nationality: Lebanon citizenship Address: Lebanon. Other Information: Izz-Al-Din is an alleged member of Lebanese Hizballah. He has been indicted in the US for his role in the hijacking of a commercial airliner in June 1985. Both UK listing and EU listing. Also referred to as Sa-id. Listed on: 12/10/2001 Last Updated: 18/02/2019 Group ID: 7146.

2. AL-NASSER, Abdelkarim Hussein Mohamed

POB: Al Ihsa, Saudi Arabia Nationality: Saudi Arabia citizenship Other Information: Al- Nasser is an alleged member of Saudi Hizballah. He has been indicted in the US for the 1996 bombing of the Khobar Towers military housing complex in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Both UK listing and EU listing. Listed on: 12/10/2001 Last Updated: 18/02/2019 Group ID: 7008.

3. AL-YACOUB, Ibrahim Salih Mohammed

DOB: 16/10/1966. POB: Tarut, Saudi Arabia Nationality: Saudi Arabia citizenship Other Information: Al-Yacoub is an alleged member of Saudi Hizballah. He has been indicted in the US for the 1996 bombing of the Khobar Towers military housing complex in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Both UK listing and EU listing. Listed on: 12/10/2001 Last Updated: 18/02/2019 Group ID: 7015.

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OFSI Notice