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End of Year Clearance at OFAC – everything must go!

Today, OFAC removed the following parties from the counter-narcotics, Kingpin Act and/or Cuba sanctions programs: NORIEGA, Manuel Antonio, Panama (individual) [CUBA]. SIEIRO DE NORIEGA, Felicidad, Panama (individual) [CUBA]. HERRERA BUITRAGO, Helmer (a.k.a. “H7”; a.k.a. “PACHO”), Cali, Colombia; DOB 24 Aug 1951; alt. DOB 05 Jul 1951; Cedula No. 16247821 (Colombia); […]

OFAC Enforcement Action(s): TD Bank

OFAC Settles with TD Bank, N.A. for $115,005.04 Related to Apparent Violations of the North Korea Sanctions Regulations and the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Sanctions RegulationsTD Bank, N.A. (“TDBNA”), a bank incorporated in Wilmington, Delaware, has agreed to remit $115,005.04 to settle its potential civil liability for two separate matters involving […]

$$$ for info on a CJNG cartel member…

Department of State Offers Reward for Information to Bring Mexican Drug Trafficking Cartel Member to Justice PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON DECEMBER 1, 2021Share Today, the U.S. Department of State is announcing a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of Juan […]

Yesterday’s OFAC Update to counter-terrorism, narcotics trafficking and Venezuela programs

Yesterday (I was in transit back from my sister’s Senate confirmation hearing to be FCC Commissioner – sorry (not sorry!)), OFAC added the following persons: ESPANA CAICEDO, Euclides (a.k.a. HENAO MUNOZ, Jhon Fredey; a.k.a. “JHONIER”; a.k.a. “JONIER”; a.k.a. “JONNIER”), Cauca Department, Colombia; DOB 29 Dec 1973; POB Albania, Caqueta Department, […]

You knew it was just a matter of time – OFAC dusts off its Ethiopia program and takes it for a spin

OFAC today designated the following persons: NEMARIAM, Abraha Kassa (a.k.a. KASSA, Abraha; a.k.a. KASSA, Wedi), Eritrea; DOB 15 Jul 1953; POB Eritrea; nationality Eritrea; Gender Male; Passport D000294 (Eritrea) (individual) [ETHIOPIA-EO14046]. W KIDAN, Hagos Ghebrehiwet (a.k.a. WELDEKIDANE, Hagos Ghebrehiwet; a.k.a. WOLDEKIDAN, Hagos Ghebrehiwet), Asmara, Eritrea; DOB 25 Apr 1953; POB […]