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Inactive Financial Institution Letters

Foreign Assets Control Act

FIL-2-2004
January 8, 2004


TO: EXECUTIVE OFFICER (also of interest to BSA Compliance Officer)
SUBJECT: Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons
Summary: The Department of the Treasuryís Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has amended several entries listed as Foreign Terrorist Organizations on its list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons. OFAC also has designated two foreign entities subject to the import ban of the Weapons of Mass Destruction Trade Control Regulations.

On December 24, 2003, the Department of the Treasuryís Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) amended several Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTO) entries on its list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN). The list of edited entries is attached.

OFAC has been notified by the Secretary of State that the following foreign entities have been designated as being subject to the import ban of the Weapons of Mass Destruction Trade Control Regulations (Title 31 Part 539 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations):

  • MIKROSAM, wherever located, including 7500 Prilep, Macedonia
  • SAMAKOSKI, Blagoja, nationality Macedonian (individual)

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 http://www.treas.gov/offices/enforcement/ofac/.

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

For your reference, FDIC Financial Institution Letters may be accessed from the FDICís Web site at www.fdic.gov/news/news/financial/2004/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
  Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection

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Attachment: The following "[FTO][SDGT]" entries have been changed on OFAC's SDN list

Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

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