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EU, OFSI update two Cyber-Attacks listings

Pursuant to Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1744, UK officials amended the following individual designations: 1. GAO,Qiang DOB: 04/10/1983. POB: Shandong Province, China Nationality: Chinese Address: Room 1102, Guanfu Mansion, 46 Xinkai Road, Hedong District, Tianjin, China. Other Information: Gender: male. Gao Qiang is involved in “Operation Cloud Hopper”, a series […]

SECO adds 8 to Syria travel & financial sanctions

Today, Swiss authorities added the following persons to their Syria travel & financial sanctions: SSID: 200-43870 Name: Bassam Tou’ma Sex: M DOB: 1969 POB: Safita, Syrian Arab Republic Good quality a.k.a.: Tu’ma Justification: Minister of oil and mineral resources. Appointed in Aug 2020. As a Government Minister, shares responsibility for […]

Oopsie! OFSI fixes a Mali listing…

Today, UK regulators updated: 1. AG ALHOUSSEINI, Houka Houka Title: Cadi DOB: (1) 01/01/1962. (2) 01/01/1963. (3) 01/01/1964. POB: Ariaw, Tombouctou region, Mali a.k.a: (1) IBN ALHOUSSEYNI, Mohamed Ibn (2) IBN AL- HUSAYN, Muhammad Ibn (3) HOUKA, Houka Nationality: Mali Other Information: UN Ref: MLi.005. Houka Houka Ag Alhousseini was […]

OFAC adds & updates DPRK listings (and one Syria-related one, too)

Today, OFAC added the following entities: KOREA CHOLSAN GENERAL TRADING CORPORATION (Cyrillic: ГЕНЕРАЛЬНАЯ ТОРГОВАЯ КОМПАНИЯ ЧХОЛСАН КНДР) (a.k.a. CHKHOLSAN; a.k.a. CHOLSAN TRADING COMPANY; a.k.a. CHOLSON LLC (Cyrillic: OOO ЧХОЛСАН)), Russia; Tongdaewon District, Pyongyang, Korea, North; Secondary sanctions risk: North Korea Sanctions Regulations, sections 510.201 and 510.210; Transactions Prohibited For Persons […]

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 […]

OFAC adds two Somalia-based terrorists to SDN List

Today, OFAC added the following 2 persons: AYMAN, Maalim (a.k.a. ABDI, Nuh Ibrahim; a.k.a. ALI, Abdiaziz Dubow; a.k.a. AYMAN, Ma’alim; a.k.a. AYMAN, Mo’alim; a.k.a. “KABO, Ayman”), Kenya; Badamadow, Lower Juba Region, Somalia; DOB 1973; alt. DOB 1983; POB Kenya; Gender Male (individual) [SDGT].  MOHAMED, Abdullahi Osman (a.k.a. “ADDE, Dhega”; a.k.a. “ISMAIL, […]

November 13, 2020: SECO amends 2 Burundi listings

On Friday, Swiss authorities amended the following 2 individual financial sanctions listings: SSID: 25-32655 Name: Godefroid Bizimana Sex: M DOB: 23 Apr 1968 POB: Nyagaseke, Mabayi, Cibitoke Nationality: Burundi Identification document: Passport No. DP0001520, Burundi Justification: “Chargé“Chargé de missions de la Présidence” and former Deputy Director GeneralDirector-General of the National […]

EU, OFSI amend 16 Venezuela sanctions designations

Pursuant to Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1696, UK regulators today updated the following 16 individual designations: 1. REVEROL TORRES, Nestor Luis DOB: 28/10/1964. Position: (1) Minister for Interior, Justice and Peace since 2016 (2) Vice-President of Public Works and Services and Executive Secretary of the Electrical General Staff since April […]