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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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Further U.S. Responses to the Conflict in Ukraine
Press Releases | U.S. Department of the Treasury
Frequently Asked Questions – Recently Updated | U.S. Department of the Treasury
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Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Announces Launch of Task Force KleptoCapture | OPA | Department of Justice / Justice News | DOJ | Department of Justice

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US Treasury sanctions illicit fentanyl-trafficking

OFAC sanctioned La Nueva Familia Michoacana, the violent drug organization behind the increasing U.S. presence of “rainbow fentanyl” and a variety of other deadly drugs. Fentanyl claimed the lives of more than 71,000 Americans last year. The rainbow fentanyl appears in the form of...
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OFAC targets Russian-backed corruption in Guatemala mining sector 

The US Treasury sanctioned one Russian and one Belarusian national for their role in exploiting the Guatemalan mining sector, as well as three associated entities connected with their corruption schemes. These individuals and entities are designated pursuant to...
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Economic Sanctions: “Disappointing Old Wine in New Bottles”

Economic sanctions create immediate costs in both the target country and the sanctions-imposing countries. The same sanctions also create great new opportunities for innovations in the medium- and long-term which ought to be considered and turned into profits...
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OFAC sanctions Russian military technology network

US Treasury sanctions Russian military technology procurement network in coordination with law enforcement action.  The designations highlight the U.S. government’s continuing efforts to hinder Russia’s ability to wage its war of aggression in Ukraine, including by ....
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Consolidated list of sanctioned entities

This collection from OpenSanctions combines all designated entities from various sanctions lists and represents the broadest set of sanctioned people, companies and other assets that are designated globally. Virtually all sanctions lists are based on the UN Security Council List...
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OFAC Sanctions Russian Elites & Companies

US Treasury imposed a new round of sanctions targeting Kremlin-connected elites, a major multinational company, and a sanctions evasion operation, as well as one yacht. These elites and businesses operate in economic sectors that generate substantial revenue for the Russian...
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OFAC on Global Terrorism Sanctions regulations

OFAC announced a final rule amending the Global Terrorism Sanctions Regulations which “authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to prohibit the opening, and prohibit or impose strict conditions on the maintaining, in the US of a correspondent account...
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US Treasury on Putin and Russia’s elites

OFAC is taking further action to degrade the key networks used by Russia’s elites, including President Vladimir Putin, to attempt to hide and move money and anonymously make use of luxury assets around the globe...
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Russia adds american public figures to its ban list

Russia has permanently banned close to 1,000 Americans from entering their country in response to the US support of Ukraine and the historic sanctions facing Moscow nearly three months into its invasion. The list includes Kamala Harris, Joe Biden, Oprah Winfrey...
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US will not renew Russian debt Sanctions GL

OFAC has confirmed that it will not renew the provisions of Russia-related General Licence (GL) 9C that expired today, 25 May 2022. The expired provisions authorised: Transactions ordinarily incident and necessary to dealings in debt or equity of one of more...
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US imposes Russia targeted & sectoral sanctions

OFAC designated individuals and entities critical to Russia’s ability to wage war against Ukraine. These include Financial Executives, Weapons Manufacturer, and State-Controlled Television Stations - New Prohibitions Ban Services Critical to Russia’s Wartime Effort...
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US Treasury sanctions on a virtual currency mixer

US Treasury issues first-ever sanctions on a virtual currency mixer, targeting DPRK cyber threats - which is used by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to support its malicious cyber activities and money-laundering of stolen...
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