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Someone’s impersonating the narcs…

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: DEA Public Affairs  (202) 307-7977 Press Release DEA warns of scammers impersonating DEA employees WASHINGTON – The Drug Enforcement Administration urges its DEA-registered practitioners and members of the public to be cautious of telephone calls by scammers posing as DEA employees attempting to defraud and extort victims. […]

OFAC Enforcement Action: Amazon.com

The settlement: $134,523 The base penalty: $134,523…. but the statutory maximum was $1,038,206,212 What were the actual violations? From on or about November 15, 2011, to on or about October 18, 2018, persons located in Crimea, Iran, and Syria placed orders or otherwise conducted business on Amazon’s websites for consumer […]

U.S. citizen charged with Kingpin Act violations

Press Release U.S. citizen charged with violating the Kingpin Act Stepson of Mexican drug kingpin Rafael Caro Quintero transferred property into his name to evade Treasury Department sanctions program NEW YORK – A complaint was unsealed yesterday in the Eastern District of New York charging Bryant Espinoza Aguilar, the stepson of Sinaloa […]

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, […]