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April 22, 2020: OFAC removes narcos, updates Libyans

On Wednesday, OFAC removed the following listings from the counter narcotics trafficking sanctions program: HERRERA GARCIA, Otto Roberto (a.k.a. VILLAGRAN, Francisco), Guatemala; DOB 14 Mar 1965; citizen Guatemala (individual) [SDNTK].    VILLAGRAN, Francisco (a.k.a. HERRERA GARCIA, Otto Roberto), Guatemala; DOB 14 Mar 1965; citizen Guatemala (individual) [SDNTK].    NOVA CARVAJAL, […]

And DEA makes it official

Press Release   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: DEA Public Affairs   (202) 307-7977   Nicolás Maduro Moros and 14 current and former Venezuelan officials charged with narco-terrorism, corruption, drug trafficking and other criminal charges Maduro and other high-ranking Venezuelan officials allegedly partnered with the FARC to use cocaine as a weapon […]

March 11, 2020: Changes to Kingpin, Zimbabwe lists

On Wednesday, OFAC added the following persons to the Zimbabwe sanctions program: NCUBE, Owen, Zimbabwe; DOB 17 Apr 1968; Gender Male (individual) [ZIMBABWE].   SANYATWE, Anselem Nhamo, Zimbabwe; Tanzania; DOB 21 Jan 1956; Gender Male; Passport 290060361Y34 (Zimbabwe) expires 23 Jun 2024 (individual) [ZIMBABWE]. while the following listings were removed […]

February 19, 2020: Inversiones Continental Kingpin Act listing updated

Yesterday, OFAC updated the following counter narcotics trafficking designation: INVERSIONES CONTINENTAL, S.A. DE C.V. (a.k.a. GRUPO FINANCIERO CONTINENTAL; a.k.a. “GRUPO FINANCIERO”), Entre la 9 y 10 Avenida, 1ra Calle, Boulevard Morazan, CC Nova, San Pedro Sula, Honduras; National ID No. 0101999501331 (Honduras); RTN 01019995013319 (Honduras) [SDNTK]. -to- INVERSIONES CONTINENTAL, S.A. DE C.V. (a.k.a. GRUPO […]

In conjunction with the recent OFAC designation…

Of a Chinese network supplying opioids to the US, FinCEN issued an advisory yesterday entitled “Advisory to Financial Institutions on Illicit Financial Schemes and Methods Related to the Trafficking of Fentanyl and Other Synthetic Opioids.” Here’s the first section (it’s a lengthy one – 18 pages): Transnational criminal organizations (TCOs), […]

And yet more Kingpins.. hot off the presses

In the last hour, OFAC designated the following persons: YAN, Xiaobing (Chinese Traditional: 顏曉兵; Chinese Simplified: 颜晓兵) (a.k.a. “YAN, Steven”; a.k.a. “ZHOU, William”), Wuhan, Hubei, China (Chinese Simplified: 武汉市, 湖北省, China; Chinese Traditional: 武漢市, 湖北省, China); DOB 25 Mar 1977; POB Wuhan City, Hubei, China; citizen China; Gender Male; Digital […]