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And now the Fact Sheet link works, too…

U.S. Sanctions and Other Measures Imposed on Russia in Response to Russia’s Use of Chemical Weapons FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MARCH 2, 2021 Share CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS ACT SANCTIONS Today, the Secretary of State determined that the Government of the Russian Federation has used a chemical weapon […]

All together now: OFAC makes updates in Cyber, Yemen, Ukraine/Russia & non-proliferation programs

Today, OFAC added the following persons: AL-HAMZI, Ahmad (Arabic: أحمد الحمزي) (a.k.a. AL-HAMZI, Ahmad ‘Ali; a.k.a. AL-HAMZI, Ahmad ‘Ali Ahsan; a.k.a. AL-HAMZI, Ahmed Ali; a.k.a. “AL-HAMZI, Muti’”), Yemen; DOB 1985; POB Sanaa al-Hamzat, Yemen; nationality Yemen; Gender Male; Commander of the Houthi Air Force (individual) [YEMEN].  AL-SA’ADI, Mansur (a.k.a. AL SAADI, […]

OFAC Enforcement Disinformation: UBAF pays $8,572,500

That is not a typo… Mr. Watchlist meant to type “disinformation.” Read the details and I think you’ll understand why/… Union de Banques Arabes et Francaises (UBAF) committed 127 apparent non-egregious, voluntarily self-disclosed violations of sanctions imposed on sanctioned Syrian financial institutions between August 2011 and April 2013. These violated […]

Mo‘ Iran, Mo’ Counter Terror, Mo’ Non-Proliferation designations and changes from OFAC

Today, OFAC added the following persons: ALAVI, Mahmoud (a.k.a. ALAVI, Seyed Mahmoud; a.k.a. ALAVI, Seyyed Mahmoud (Arabic: سید محمود علوی)), Iran; DOB 24 Apr 1954; POB Lamard, Fars Province, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information – Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male (individual) [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: IRANIAN MINISTRY OF INTELLIGENCE […]

Another day, another set of Iran-related designations from OFAC (non-proliferation, too)

Today, OFAC designated the following persons: BANIHASHEMI, Mohammad (a.k.a. BANIHASHEMI CHAHAROM, Seyed Mohammad), No 3, Mehr Alley, Kamran Alley, Bastan Alley, Firuzbakhsh Ave, Aghdasieh, Tehran 1957759678, Iran; DOB 26 Mar 1959; POB Mashhad, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information – Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Passport B32563329 (Iran) expires 17 […]

OFAC gives us regulations – a new one and 2 amended ones…

Publication of International Criminal Court-Related Sanctions Regulations; Amended Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferators Sanctions Regulations and Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations Release date 09/30/2020 Body The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is adding regulations to implement Executive Order 13928 of June 11, 2020 (“Blocking Property of Certain […]