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State Department adds 7 to Section 353 List

United States Announces Actions Against Seven Central American Officials for Undermining Democracy and Obstructing Investigations into Acts of Corruption PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 20, 2021Share The United States is committed to supporting the people of northern Central America by fortifying democracy, rule of law, and […]

Not sure if this is a first, but…

Today, the U.S. sanctioned a whole bunch of Bulgarians for corruption under both the Global Magnitsky sanctions program and under Section 7031(c) designation barring entry to the U.S. I believe it’s the first action against a significant number of EU member state parties. Anyhow, here’s the persons: BOJKOV, Vassil Kroumov […]

April 26, 2021: UK Foreign Secretary statement to Parliament about Global Anti-Corruption Sanctions Regime

Oral statement to Parliament Global Anti-Corruption Sanctions Regime: Foreign Secretary’s statement to Parliament, April 2021 The Foreign Secretary has announced the UK’s first sanctions under the new Global Anti-Corruption regime.From:Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office and The Rt Hon Dominic Raab MPPublished:26 April 2021 Delivered on: 26 April 2021 Madame Deputy Speaker, with your […]

OFAC adds 2 to Global Magnitsky sanctions for corruption

Today, OFAC added the following persons to the SDN List under its Global Magnitsky anti-corruption/human rights program: ALEJOS CAMBARA, Gustavo Adolfo (a.k.a. ALEJOS CAMBARA, Gustavo), Guatemala; DOB 25 Oct 1966; POB Guatemala; nationality Guatemala; Gender Male; Passport 00728220K (Guatemala) expires 26 Jul 2009 (individual) [GLOMAG]. ALEJOS LORENZANA, Felipe (a.k.a. ALEJOS, […]

I won my bet – times 2!

My guess was that today’s Global Magnitsky designations were for corruption – I guessed well. Here’s the State Department press release for the sanctioned entity: Sanctions on Nabah Ltd. Owned or Controlled by Corrupt Businessman Ashraf Al-Cardinal PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 Share Today, […]