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June 24, 2022: OFSI amends 1 Myanmar entity

Last Friday, UK regulators amended the following Myanmar sanctions listing: 1. SINS AVIA TRADING HOUSE LLCName (non-Latin script): ООО “ТОРГОВЫЙ ОО “ТОРГОВЫЙ ДОМ “СИНС АВИА”a.k.a: CNS Aviation LLC (non-Latin script: ДОМ “СИНС АВИА”) Address: 5, литера А, Ulitsa Dzerzhinskogo, Krasnodar, Krasnodar Krai, Russia, 350020. Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref):MYA0047 […]

How AUSTRAC is doing its part on Russia sanctions

AUSTRAC responds to Russian sanctions with dedicated team and FIU working group 27 June 2022 Earlier this year, the Australian Government imposed sanctions on a range of individuals, companies, organisations and officials supporting Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The Australian Sanctions Office (ASO) in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade […]

FCA Enforcement Action: Ghana International Bank

FCA fines Ghana International Bank Plc £5.8m for failings in its anti-money laundering controls Press Releases First published: 23/06/2022 Last updated: 23/06/2022 The FCA has fined Ghana International Bank Plc (GIB) £5,829,900 for poor anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing controls over its correspondent banking activities. GIB provided correspondent banking services to overseas banks. This […]

Launder $5 million? Get 5 years in jail

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Western District of Wisconsin FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 9, 2022 California Man Sentenced to 5 Years for Laundering $5.1 Million MADISON, WIS. – Timothy M. O’Shea, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Sinval De Oliveira, 49, Torrance, California […]

OFSI adds 13, corrects 1 on Russia sanctions list

UK regulators have added the following individuals: 1. BAYSAROV, Ruslan SulimovichName (non-Latin script): Руслан Сулимович Байса́ровDOB: 09/08/1968. POB: Prigorodnoye, Russia a.k.a: BAISAROV, Ruslan, Sulimovich Nationality: Russia Address: Russia. Position: Chairman of the Board of Directors, BTS- MOST JSC Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): RUS1484 (UK Statement of Reasons): Ruslan […]

OFSI adds 7 to Syria sanctions

UK regulators have added the following persons: 1. BOGATOV, Andrei MikhailovichName (non-Latin script): Богатов, Андрей МихайловичTitle: Commander DOB: 14/06/1964. POB: Stary Oskol, Belgorod Region, Russia a.k.a: BOGATOV, Andrei, Mychailovych Nationality: Russia Position: Was Head of the 4th Reconnaissance and Attack Company of the Wagner Group Other Information: (UK Sanctions List […]