26 Apr 2021Website and Instant Message Alert – Fraudulent websites and phishing instant messages related to Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) LimitedThe Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited relating to fraudulent websites […]
The bad news? The problem with my posting of Treasury’s press release about sanctions relating to Russian Election interference was specifically with the iOS app, so I have to be on the watch for that in the future. The good news? I was able to, in the WordPress web editor […]
So, you may have noticed that the post made yesterday about Treasury’s election interference-related press release came up empty – not even the links to the press release. I didn’t notice until I was assembling the daily digest post. Turns out that the graphics in the press release caused my […]
The SECO additions today were both asset freezes and travel bans… sorry!
You may have noticed that my last 2 posts were titled “Global Sanctions-a-Rama” – parts 1 and 2. And you may have wondered – am I dissing the EU, which made similar designations earlier in the day? Not intentionally – it seems weird to start with Part 3, so I […]
I set up a Facebook Page called “Mr. Watchlist – his blog & podcast” – but I’ve been having issues getting the posts over there (apparently, you have to disconnect the old-style connection to the main News Feed, then connect to the page). So, consider this a beta… fingers crossed!
Now we have a link for the State Department press release about the Burma designations (received it seconds after I sent a message to them about it)…. it’s here…
Literally, other than the occasional fraud notice coming out of Hong Kong, nothing is happening in the sanctions world. No enforcements, no designations, no General Licenses… nada. I will admit it’s a nice change from the daily madness of the Trump Administration (I am looking forward to actual diplomatic outreach […]
Here’s the explanation from dictionary.com: https://www.dictionary.com/browse/egg-on-one-s-face–have
Operational alert: Laundering of proceeds from online child sexual exploitation Reference: FINTRAC-2020-OA001 December 2020 Purpose The purpose of this Operational Alert is to support reporting entities in recognizing financial transactions suspected of being related to the laundering of funds associated to child sexual exploitation, particularly online child sexual exploitation. Through […]