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Sinaloa Cartel’s money laundering operation taken down

PRESS RELEASE Sophisticated Sinaloa Cartel Money Laundering Organization Dismantled Tuesday, April 11, 2023 For Immediate Release U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of California Assistant U. S. Attorney Josh Mellor (619) 546-9733 NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – April 11, 2023 SAN DIEGO – A two-year investigation by FBI and DEA has resulted in […]

OFAC Friday: more drug traffickers, and updates to Russia listings

The following persons: RUBIO ZEA, Ana Gabriela, Guatemala; DOB 07 Jul 1990; POB Guatemala; nationality Guatemala; Gender Female; NIT # 60724218 (Guatemala); C.U.I. 1997455950101 (Guatemala) (individual) [ILLICIT-DRUGS-EO14059]. WANG, Hongfei (Chinese Simplified: 王洪飞), China; DOB 02 Dec 1991; POB Hebei, China; nationality China; Email Address; Gender Male; Digital Currency Address […]

Slovakian added to OFAC DPRK sanctions, removals from narcotics and Venezuela program

Today, OFAC added: MKRTYCHEV, Ashot (a.k.a. MKRTYCEV, Asot), Hana Melichkova Street 3448/37, Bratislava 84105, Slovakia; DOB 07 May 1966; POB Baku, Azerbaijan; citizen Slovakia; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: North Korea Sanctions Regulations, sections 510.201 and 510.210; Transactions Prohibited For Persons Owned or Controlled By U.S. Financial Institutions: North Korea […]

OFAC Today: Hizballah & Syria designations

Today, OFAC added the following persons: DAQQOU, Hassan Muhammad (Arabic: حسن محمد دقو) (a.k.a. DAQOU, Hassan; a.k.a. DAQOU, Hassan bin Muhammad; a.k.a. DAQOU, Hassan Muhammed; a.k.a. DAQOU, Mohamed Hassan; a.k.a. DEQQO, Hassan Mohammed; a.k.a. “DAGO, Hassan Mohamed”; a.k.a. “DAQU, Hassan”; a.k.a. “DUKKO, Hassan”), Tfail, Lebanon; DOB 01 Feb 1985; nationality […]

OFAC makes Balkans and counter narcotics designations

OFAC today added the following person: GACANIN, Edin (a.k.a. “Tito”), Bosnia and Herzegovina; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Netherlands; DOB 12 Oct 1982; POB Bosnia and Herzegovina; nationality Bosnia and Herzegovina; alt. nationality Netherlands; Gender Male (individual) [ILLICIT-DRUGS-EO14059]. under E.O. 14059 (the Illicit Drugs Executive Order), and the following persons: MEHMEDAGIC, […]

March 2, 2023: OFAC adds to counter narcotics and Iran sanctions, updates Russia listings, issues Iran GL & FAQs – and OFAC-related fraud alert

OFAC added the following entities: BUSHEHR PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY (a.k.a. “BUPC”), No. 7, 3rd and 4th Floor, Sattarkhan St., Habib Elah St., Metolian Blvd., Tehran 1455693916, Iran; Pars Energy Special Economic Zone, Petrochemical Complexes Phase II, Asalouye, Bushehr 7511811374, Iran; Asli Neighborhood, Asli Road Street, Nakhl Taqi’s 15 Kilometer Road, Number […]

Another one gets a chart… more drug trafficking designations from OFAC

Today, OFAC added the following persons: ARREDONDO BELTRAN, Jose Santana, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico; DOB 27 Jun 1977; POB Sinaloa, Mexico; nationality Mexico; Gender Male; C.U.R.P. AEBS770627HSLRLN05 (Mexico) (individual) [ILLICIT-DRUGS-EO14059]. FLORES MADRID, Luis Gerardo, Mexico; DOB 09 Mar 1988; POB Sinaloa, Mexico; nationality Mexico; Gender Male; C.U.R.P. FOML880309HSLLDS09 (Mexico) (individual) [ILLICIT-DRUGS-EO14059]. […]