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OFAC adds & updates counter narcotics designations

OFAC has added the following persons: CORREA SALAS, Euclides, Turbo, Antioquia, Colombia; DOB 15 Mar 1975; POB Choco, Colombia; nationality Colombia; Gender Male; Cedula No. 71983546 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNTK]. MURILLO PALACIOS, Einer, Calle 115 No. 114BB-77 Apartamento 102 Primer Piso Edificio Siete Manzana T Quinta Etapa Urbanizacion La Serrania, Apartado, Antioquia 00853657, […]

6 ELN members charged – with help of Colombia

Press Release   Six ELN members and associates charged with narco-terrorism and international cocaine distribution conspiracy U.S. seeks alleged leader Wilver Villegas-Palomino HOUSTON – A total of three Colombian nationals associated with the National Liberation Army (Ejército de Liberación Nacional, a.k.a. ELN), a paramilitary group designated as a foreign terrorist organization, […]

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:

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 […]