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Financial Institution Letter
Foreign Assets Control Act

SUBJECT: Prohibition of Certain Transactions with Sudan; Blocking of Accounts Associated with Narcotics Traffickers

On May 13, 1998, the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) amended its list of prohibited entities associated with Sudan. On May 26, 1998, OFAC added six individuals and 21 companies to its list of Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers (SDNTs). The updated listing is attached.

Information concerning OFAC rules, lists of prohibited entities and general information concerning OFAC may be found on the Internet at:

Please distribute the attached information to the appropriate personnel in your institution. For further information about this list or the procedures to block accounts, please call OFAC's Compliance Programs Division on (800) 540-6322.

Nicholas J. Ketcha Jr.


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: June 4, 1998