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And here’s State’s press release for the other counter terror designations…c

United States Designates Hizballah Affiliated Companies and Officials as Global Terrorists   PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 26, 2020 Share Today, the United States designated 15 Lebanon-based individuals and entities linked to the Martyrs Foundation, part of Hizballah’s financial support network, as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGT) pursuant to […]

OFAC cleans up some of their regs…

Amendments to the Global Terrorism Sanctions Regulations (GTSR); Transnational Criminal Organizations Sanctions Regulations (TCOSR); and Hizballah Financial Sanctions Regulations (HFSR) 7/22/2019 The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is amending the Global Terrorism Sanctions Regulations (GTSR); Transnational Criminal Organizations Sanctions Regulations (TCOSR); and Hizballah Financial Sanctions Regulations […]

FinCEN likes Argentina FIU’s actions…

Statement by FinCEN Director Kenneth A. Blanco in Support of Yesterday’s Anti-Terrorism Financing Actions by Argentina and Its Financial Intelligence Unit Immediate Release July 19, 2019 “Yesterday, Argentina’s Unidad de Informaciὀn Financiera de la República Argentina (UIF-AR) took courageous actionto freeze assets belonging to the Hezbollah terrorist organization and list them on a public […]

July 9, 2019: OFAC sanctions 3 Hizballah officials

Yesterday, OFAC added: RA’D, Muhammad Hasan (a.k.a. RAAD, Mohammad; a.k.a. RAAD, Mohammed; a.k.a. RA’AD, Muhammad; a.k.a. RA’D, Muhammad; a.k.a. RAED, Mohamad; a.k.a. RAED, Mohamed), Beirut, Lebanon; DOB 28 Aug 1955; Additional Sanctions Information – Subject to Secondary Sanctions Pursuant to the Hizballah Financial Sanctions Regulations; Gender Male; National ID No. […]

Hunting Hizballah…

Rewards for Justice – Reward Offer for Information on Hizballah’s Financial Networks Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 22, 2019 The U.S. Department of State’s Rewards for Justice Program is offering a reward of up to $10 million for information leading to the disruption of the financial […]

May 17, 2018: Another day, another bunch of OFAC terrorism designations

Yesterday, OFAC added the following persons:  BAZZI, Mohammad Ibrahim (a.k.a. BAZZI, Mohamed; a.k.a. BAZZI, Muhammad Ibrahim; a.k.a. BAZZI, Muhammed), Adnan Al-Hakim Street, Yahala Bldg., Jnah, Lebanon; Eglantierlaan 13-15, 2020, Antwerpen, Belgium; Villa Bazzi, Dohat Al-Hoss, Lebanon; DOB 10 Aug 1964; POB Bent Jbeil, Lebanon; nationality Lebanon; alt. nationality Belgium; Additional […]

May 16, 2018: OFAC adds more terrorists to its rolls

Yesterday, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added the following persons:  AL-KHALIL, Husayn (a.k.a. KHALIL, Hossein; a.k.a. KHALIL, Husain; a.k.a. KHALIL, Hussein), Lebanon; DOB 1955; POB Burj Al Barajinah, Beirut, Lebanon; Additional Sanctions Information – Subject to Secondary Sanctions Pursuant to the Hizballah Financial Sanctions Regulations; Gender Male; Political […]