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Financial Institution Letters

Office of Foreign Assets Control
Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons
FIL-77-2008
August 13, 2008


Summary: The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control has added new entries to its Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons list.

Highlights:
  • On July 17, 2008, the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added the following four individuals under the category of Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) to its Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN) list:
    • DEGHDEGH, Ahmed (a.k.a. "ABU ABDALLAH"; a.k.a. "AL ILLAH, Abd"); DOB 17 Jan 1967; POB Anser, Jijel, Algeria (individual) [SDGT]
    • DJOUADI, Yahia (a.k.a. ABU AMAR, Yahia; a.k.a. "ABOU ALAM"; a.k.a. "ABU ALA"); DOB 1 Jan 1967; POB M'Hamid, Sidi Bel Abbas, Algeria (individual) [SDGT]
    • GASMI, Salah (a.k.a. "BOUNOUADHER"; a.k.a. "SALAH ABU MOHAMED"; a.k.a. "SALAH ABU MUHAMAD"); DOB 13 Apr 1971; POB Zeribet El Oued, Biskra, Algeria (individual) [SDGT]
    • HAMMADOU, Abid (a.k.a. ABOU ZEID, Abdelhamid; a.k.a. ABU ZEID, Abdelhamid; a.k.a. ADEL, Youcef; a.k.a. HAMADU, Abid; a.k.a. "ABU ABDELLAH"); DOB 12 Dec 1965; POB Touggourt, Ouargla, Algeria (individual) [SDGT]
  • OFAC information also may be found on the Internet at http://www.treas.gov/offices/enforcement/ofac.
  • 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.

Distribution:
FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

Suggested Routing:
Chief Executive Officer
BSA Compliance Officer

Related Topics:
Office of Foreign Assets Control

Attachment:
None

Contact:
Anti-Money Laundering Specialist Marie Edwards at SASFIL@FDIC.gov or (202) 898-3673

Printable Format:
FIL-77-2008 - PDF (PDF Help)

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Last Updated 8/13/2008 communications@fdic.gov