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Inactive Financial Institution Letters


FOREIGN ASSETS CONTROL ACT

FIL-46-2002
May 14, 2002

TO: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
SUBJECT: Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons

On May 3, 2002, Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) amended its list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons by adding nine names of Specially Designated Global Terrorists. Assets belonging to these individuals and entities must be blocked immediately.

Attached is a copy of the OFAC bulletin announcing the additions. Also attached is information from OFAC containing all changes to the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons since January 1, 2002. OFAC has asked that we distribute the information to all FDIC-supervised institutions so records can be checked for accounts that are required to be blocked. OFAC information also may be found on the Internet at www.treas.gov/offices/enforcement/ofac/.

Please distribute this information to the appropriate personnel in your institution. For further information about Executive Orders, the list of blocked accounts, or the procedures to block accounts, please call OFAC's Compliance Programs Division at 1-800-540-6322.

For your reference, all FDIC Financial Institution Letters published since January of 1995 may be found on the FDIC's Web site at www.fdic.gov under "Newsroom, Events, FOIA." To learn how to automatically receive FDIC Financial Institution Letters through e-mail, please visit http://www.fdic.gov/news/news/announcements/index.html.

  Michael J. Zamorski
  Director

Attachments: Available on www.treas.gov/offices/enforcement/ofac/

Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

NOTE: Paper copies of FDIC financial institution letters may be obtained through the FDIC's Public Information Center, 801 17th Street, NW, Room 100, Washington, DC 20434 (800-276-6003 or (703) 562-2200).

Last Updated 05/14/2002 communications@fdic.gov