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Financial Institution Letter

TO: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (also of interest to Security Officer)
SUBJECT: Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons
Summary: Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has amended its list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons.

On November 6, 2002, the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) amended its list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons by adding names to its list of Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGT). Please see the attached list of newly designated SDGTs.

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. A complete list from OFAC, containing all changes to the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons since January 1, 2002, may be found on the Internet at .

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 . To learn how to automatically receive FDIC Financial Institution Letters through e-mail, please visit .

Michael J. Zamorski


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).

11/06/02: The following entries have been added to OFAC's SDN list as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGTs):

ECHEBERRIA SIMARRO, Leire; member ETA; DOB 20 Dec 1977; POB Basauri (Vizcaya Province), Spain; D.N.I. 45.625.646 (individual) [SDGT]
ECHEGARAY ACHIRICA, Alfonso; member ETA; DOB 10 Jan 1958; POB Plencia (Vizcaya Province), Spain; D.N.I. 16.027.051 (individual) [SDGT]
IZTUETA BARANDICA, Enrique; member ETA; DOB 30 Jul 1955; POB Santurce (Vizcaya Province), Spain; D.N.I. 14.929.950 (individual) [SDGT]
VALLEJO FRANCO, Inigo; member ETA; DOB 21 May 1976; POB Bilbao (Vizcaya Province), Spain; D.N.I. 29.036.694 (individual) [SDGT]

Last Updated: November 21, 2002