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Inactive Financial Institution Letters


FOREIGN ASSETS CONTROL ACT

FIL-85-2003
October 29, 2003

TO: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (also of interest to BSA Compliance Officer)
SUBJECT: Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons
Summary: The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control has added five entries as Specially Designated Global Terrorists to its list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons.

On October 24, 2003, the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added five new Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) entries to its list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDNs). The new entries are listed below.

  • AL-BAKOUN ALA AL-AHD ORGANIZATION (a.k.a. FAITHFUL TO THE OATH), Algeria (SDGT)


  • BELMOKHTAR, Mokhtar; DOB 1 Jun 1972; POB Ghardaia, Algeria (individual) (SDGT)


  • DHAMAT HOUMET DAAWA SALAFIA (a.k.a. DJAMAAT HOUMAT ED DAAWA ES SALAFIYA; a.k.a. DJAMAAT HOUMAT EDDAWA ESSALAFIA; a.k.a. DJAMAATT HOUMAT ED DAAWA ES SALAFIYA; a.k.a. EL-AHOUAL BATTALION; a.k.a. GROUP OF SUPPORTERS OF THE SALAFIST TREND; a.k.a. GROUP OF SUPPORTERS OF THE SALAFISTE TREND; a.k.a. GROUP PROTECTORS OF SALAFIST PREACHING; a.k.a. HOUMAT ED DAAWA ES SALIFIYA; a.k.a. HOUMAT ED-DAAOUA ES-SALAFIA; a.k.a. HOUMATE ED-DAAWA ES-SALAFIA; a.k.a. HOUMATE EL DA'AWAA ES-SALAFIYYA; a.k.a. KATIBAT EL AHOUAL; a.k.a. KATIBAT EL AHOUEL; a.k.a. PROTECTORS OF THE SALAFIST CALL; a.k.a. PROTECTORS OF THE SALAFIST PREDICATION; a.k.a. SALAFIST CALL PROTECTORS; a.k.a. THE HORROR SQUADRON), Algeria (SDGT)


  • EL HADI, Mustapha Nasri Ait; DOB: 5 Mar 1962; POB Tunis, Tunisia (individual) (SDGT) LOUNICI, Djamel; DOB 1 Feb 1962; POB Algiers, Algeria (individual) (SDGT)


OFAC has asked that we distribute this 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, FDIC Financial Institution Letters may be accessed from the FDIC's Web site at www.fdic.gov/news/news/financial/2003/index.html. 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

Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)


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