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OFSI issues Afghanistan guidance statement

Afghanistan guidance The context in Afghanistan is changing. There remains uncertainty over the form of a future government, but the Taliban has a number of sanctioned individuals in positions of authority within the organisation. OFSI reminds businesses that UN sanctions are already in place against individuals and entities associated with […]

OFSI, SECO add 1 to ISIL/Al-Qaida sanctions

Earlier today, UK regulators, under the authority of the United Nations and European Union Financial Sanctions (Linking) Regulations 2017, added the following person to its ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida counter-terrorism sanctions program: MEHSUD, Noor Wali Title: Mufti DOB: 26/06/1978. POB: Gurguray, Pakistan a.k.a: ASIM, Abu, Mansoor Nationality: Pakistan Position: Leader […]

Treasury explains today’s OFAC action to you…

Treasury and the Terrorist Financing Targeting Center Partners Sanction Taliban Facilitators and their Iranian Supporters   October 23, 2018 RIYADH – Today, the seven member nations of the Terrorist Financing Targeting Center (TFTC) took significant actions to expose and disrupt Taliban actors and their Iranian sponsors that seek to undermine the […]

April 12, 2018: UN, OSFI update one on terror list

On April 12th, Canadian regulators implemented the changes to the following individual designation:  TAi.004 Name: 1: MOHAMMED 2: OMAR 3: GHULAM NABI 4: naName (original script): محمد عمر غلام نبیTitle: Mullah Designation: Leader of the Faithful (‘Amir ul-Mumineen’), AfghanistanDOB: a) Approximately 1966 b) 1960 c) 1953 POB: a) Naw Deh village, Deh Rawud District, Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan b) Maiwand District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan Good quality […]

January 25, 2018: OFAC adds a half dozen new terrorists

On Thursday, OFAC added the following individuals:  ABDUL BASEER, Abdul Qadeer Basir (a.k.a. AHMAT, Abdul Qadir; a.k.a. BASIR, Abdul Qadir; a.k.a. HAQQANI, Abdul Qadir; a.k.a. QADIR, Abdul; a.k.a. “Nasibullah”), Peshawar, Pakistan; DOB 1964; POB Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan; nationality Afghanistan; Gender Male; Passport D000974 (Afghanistan) (individual) [SDGT] (Linked To: TALIBAN).    […]