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Another kind of WMD regulation…

Executive Order 13159, signed June 21, 2000, is entitled “Blocking Property of the Government of the Russian Federation Relating to the Disposition of Highly Enriched Uranium Extracted From Nuclear Weapons.” It does what it says it does – it blocks the Highly Enriched Uranium stores in Russia’s nuclear weapons and […]

More OFAC North Korean NPWMD Designations

Four more individuals, one more entity: CHU, Kyu-Chang (a.k.a. CHU, Kyu-Ch’ang; a.k.a. JU, Kyu-Chang); DOB 25 Nov 1928; POB Hamju County, South Hamgyong Province, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (individual) [NPWMD]. O, Kuk-Ryol (a.k.a. O, Ku’k-ryo’l); DOB 07 Jan 1930; POB Onso’ng County, North Hamgyo’ng Province, Democratic People’s Republic of […]

March 7, 2013: OFAC Non-proliferations sanctions update

On Thursday, OFAC sanctioned 3 individuals involved with or faciitating North Korea’s nuclear weapons program: KO, Ch’o’l-Chae, Dalian, China; nationality Korea, North; Deputy Representative, KOMID (individual) [NPWMD]. MUN, Cho’ng-Ch’o’l, C/O Tanchon Commercial Bank, Saemaeul 1-Dong, Pyongchon District, Pyongyang, Korea, North; nationality Korea, North; Tanchon Commercial Bank Representative (individual) [NPWMD]. YO’N, […]

OFAC Designation Updates for February 6, 2013

Now that the TRA changed today (see the previous post), OFAC has to designate someone… ZARGHAMI, Ezzatollah (a.k.a. ZARGHAMI, Ezatollah); DOB 1959; POB Dezful, Khuzentan Province, Iran; Title Director, Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (individual) [IRAN-TRA]. IRANIAN COMMUNICATIONS REGULATORY AUTHORITY (a.k.a. “SAZMAN-E TANZIM MOGHARARAT”), Ministry of Information and Communications Technology, […]

Volume discounts at OFAC today (January 24, 2013)

OFAC issued a massive update today to the sanctions programs for Burma, the DRC, Weapons of Mass Destruction nonproliferation and terrorism. Here are the details: Terrorism program: The following individuals have been added to OFAC’s SDN List: AL-ZAHRANI, Ahmed Abdullah Saleh al-Khazmari (a.k.a. AL-AZADI, Abu Maryam; a.k.a. AL-KHOZMRI, Ahmed Abdullah […]

OFAC Updates for January 23, 2013

A bunch of updates from OFAC today. First, the following additions were made to the Transnational Criminal Organizations (TCO) sanctions: The following individuals have been added to OFAC’s SDN List: GOLDBERG, Marina Samuilovna (a.k.a. KALASHOV, Marina; a.k.a. KALASHOVA, Marina), Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; DOB 15 Sep 1979; Passport […]