OFAC

Libyan Militia Leader Sanctioned By OFAC For Alleged Attacks Upon Oil Facilities

A Libyan man alleged to be the leader of a deadly militia accused of a series of attacks on Libyan oil facilities is now facing sanctions by the Federal government. The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets […]... [Read More]

Kenyan Man Designated By OFAC For Alleged ISIS Funding Efforts

The United States government placed sanctions upon a Kenyan national it alleges as having built a sophisticated funding network in East Africa for the benefit of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s […]... [Read More]

Southeast Asia Trio Designated By OFAC Over Allegations Of Ties To ISIS

Three men the United States government allege to be ISIS operatives now find themselves subject to a designation by the Treasury Department. The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced last week the designation of […]... [Read More]

Two Firms And Two Individuals Designated By OFAC For Allegedly Aiding Previously-Listed Russian Company

The United States Treasury Department announced the listing last week of a Russian firm, a Slovak firm, and two other Russian individuals on allegations that the quartet circumvented sanctions placed on another Russian firm that was listed previously. The U.S. […]... [Read More]

Two Russian Firms And Six Of Their Ships Listed By OFAC For Transactions With North Korea

The United States Federal government last week designated more entities for alleged violations of United Nations and U.S. sanctions against the governing regime in North Korea. The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said Tuesday […]... [Read More]

OFAC Lists Four Burmese Individuals And Two Military Units Allegedly Involved In Ethnic Cleansing

The Federal government announced sanctions last week against four Burmese individuals and two Burmese military units for allegedly conducting serious human rights abuses, including ethnic cleansing, across several states in Burma. The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign […]... [Read More]

Trio Of Shipping Companies Designated By OFAC For Trading With North Korea

The Federal government last week designated two firms that it alleges as having business dealings with the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK) in a manner that supports the regime’s weapons of mass destruction (WMD) program. The U.S. Department of […]... [Read More]

Russian Bank And North Korean Individual Listed By OFAC For Allegedly Aiding DPRK’s WMD Program

A Russian bank, several associated firms, and one individual were the recipients of sanctions by the Federal government last week due to their alleged involvement with North Korea’s weapons of mass destruction program. Per a press release from the U.S. […]... [Read More]

Two Turkish Ministers Sanctioned For Alleged Human Rights Abuses By OFAC

Sanctions were levied against two of Turkey’s top officials by the United States government last week as a result of allegations that the pair were complicit in the arrest and detention of an American pastor. The U.S. Department of the […]... [Read More]

Thirteen Individuals And Firms Added To OFAC Restriction List Due To Allegations Of Aiding Syria’s Chemical Weapons Development

Five organizations and 8 individuals were designated by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) to be added to the office’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List in accordance with allegations by the international […]... [Read More]

OFAC Freezes Assets Of Six Libyans Accused Of Leading Human Smuggling Rings

U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) last month sanctioned six men who authorities say operated a brutal human smuggling ring in war-torn Libya. Ermias Ghermay, Musab Abu Grein, Abd al-Rahman Milad, Mohamed Koshlaf, Abd al-Razzak […]... [Read More]

OFAC Sanctions Trio of Nicaraguan Officials For Alleged Human Rights Abuses

Citing violence allegedly perpetrated against protesters in Nicaragua by government forces, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced last week the enactment of sanctions against three officials in the Nicaraguan government. Per the department, […]... [Read More]