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This section covers the Sanctions List published by OFAC.

OFAC publishes lists of individuals and companies owned or controlled by, or acting for or on behalf of, targeted countries. It also lists individuals, groups, and entities, such as terrorists and narcotics traffickers designated under programs that are not country-specific.

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US Treasury targets transnational criminal organisation smuggling migrants into the United States

Targets the Abdul Karim Conteh Human Smuggling Organization (Karim HSO), a transnational criminal organization (TCO) based in Tijuana, Mexico.

US Treasury maintains pressure on Houthi illicit shipping and finance schemes

This action includes Indonesia-based Malaysian and Singaporean national Mohammad Roslan Bin Ahmad and People’s Republic of China (PRC)-based Chinese national Zhuang Liang, who have facilitated illicit shipments and engaged in money laundering for the network of Sa’id al-Jamal.

US Treasury sanctions Tren de Aragua as a transnational criminal organisation

Tren de Aragua, a Venezuela-based transnational criminal organisation, is expanding throughout the Western Hemisphere and engaging in diverse criminal activities, such as human smuggling and trafficking, gender-based violence, money laundering, and illicit drug trafficking.

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US Treasury sanctions Mexico- and China-based money launderers linked to the Sinaloa Cartel

his action is the result of the U.S. government’s ongoing efforts, in cooperation with the Mexican government, to disrupt the trafficking of fentanyl and save lives — a priority under the President’s Unity Agenda.

US Treasury targets shadow banking network moving billions for Iran’s military

Targets nearly 50 entities and individuals that constitute multiple branches of a sprawling “shadow banking” network used by Iran’s Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL) and Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) to gain illicit access to the international financial system and process the equivalent of billions of dollars since 2020.

US Treasury announces sanctions against top leaders of Mexico’s La Nueva Familia Michoacana drug cartel

La Nueva Familia Michoacana is one of the most powerful and violent cartels in Mexico and has become a priority focus of the Mexican government in recent years. The cartel is involved in trafficking fentanyl, cocaine, and methamphetamine, as well as migrants.

US Treasury sanctions twelve individuals in executive and senior leadership roles at Kaspersky Lab in response to continued cybersecurity risks

Follows the Department of Commerce issue of a final determination pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13873 prohibiting Kaspersky Lab, Inc., its affiliates, subsidiaries and parent companies directly or indirectly from providing anti-virus software and cybersecurity products or services in the United States.

US Treasury targets two individuals and five entities that have facilitated weapons procurement and funding networks to Houthi

This action targets key actors who have enabled the Houthis to generate revenue and acquire a range of materials to manufacture the advanced weaponry they are now using to conduct ongoing terrorist attacks against commercial ships.

OFAC sanctions poly technologies for enabling war in the ukraine

Open Secrets, revealed an increase in the trade of sensitive defense technologies amid Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine. Trade records indicate that Poly Technologies Inc. has continued trading sensitive technologies with Russian state defense companies…

US Treasury sanctions Ecuador’s Los Lobos drug trafficking organisation and its leader

Numbering thousands of members, Los Lobos has emerged as Ecuador’s largest drug trafficking organization and contributes significantly to the violence gripping the country. This action builds on Treasury’s February 7 designation of Los Choneros—a prominent Ecuadorian drug gang—and comes as Ecuadorian criminal organizations backed by Mexico’s Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generación (CJNG) and Sinaloa Cartel continue to drive violence and instability in Ecuador.

OCCRP announces Polish Businessman makes millions from firm that deals with Putin’s Russia

Polish businessman Andre Mankowski, previously president of Moscow-based IT company AMT Group has disappeared from the company’s website, despite continuing to profit from its business with Putin’s sanctioned regime…