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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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US Treasury sweeping action against Russia’s war efforts

OFAC designated individuals and entities critical to Russia’s ability to wage war against Ukraine. These include the board members of two of Russia’s most important banks, a Russian state-owned bank and 10 of its subsidiaries, a state-supported weapons manufacturer...
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US DoJ charges on North Korea crypto conspiracy

US DoJ announces charges against two European citizens for conspiring with a U.S. citizen to assist North Korea in evading sanctions. The US will not allow the North Korean regime to use cryptocurrency to evade global sanctions designed to thwart its goals of...
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OFAC designates facilitators of Russian sanctions evasion

OFAC designated Russian commercial bank Transkapitalbank and a global network of more than 40 individuals and entities led by U.S.-designated Russian oligarch Konstantin Malofeyev, including organizations whose primary mission is to facilitate sanctions evasion...
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US Treasury sanctions notorious Kinahan organized crime group

The Kinahan Organized Crime Group smuggles deadly narcotics, including cocaine, to Europe, and is a threat to the entire licit economy through its role in international money laundering. Criminal groups like the KOCG prey on the most vulnerable in society...
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US Treasury sanctions on Sberbank & Alfa-Bank

The US is imposing full blocking sanctions on Sberbank, Russia’s largest state-owned bank, and Alfa-Bank, Russia’s largest private bank. Treasury is also targeting family members of President Vladimir Putin (Putin) and Foreign Minster Sergey Lavrov...
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US DoJ seizure of $90m yacht of sanctioned Russian oligarch

Spanish law enforcement executed a Spanish court order freezing the Motor Yacht (M/Y) Tango (the Tango), a 255-foot luxury yacht owned by sanctioned Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg. Spanish authorities acted pursuant to a request from the US DoJ for assistance...
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OFAC settlement with S&P Global relating to sanctions

OFAC reaches settlement with S&P Global, Inc. relating to transactions breaching Ukraine sanctions during 2016 and 2017. S&P Global has agreed to settle its potential civil liability for apparent violations of the Ukraine-Related Sanctions Regulations...
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