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Financial Institution Letter

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

On October 14, 2003, the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added three 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-AKHTAR TRUST INTERNATIONAL (a.k.a. AKHTARABAD MEDICAL CAMP; a.k.a. AL-AKHTAR MEDICAL CENTRE), ST-1/A, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Block 2, Karachi 75300, Pakistan; Bahawalpur, Pakistan; Bawalnagar, Pakistan; Gilgit, Pakistan; Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Block 12, Karachi, Pakistan; Islamabad, Pakistan; Mirpur Khas, Pakistan; Spin Boldak, Afghanistan; Tando-Jan-Muhammad, Pakistan; and all other offices worldwide, SDGT
  • AL-AKHTAR MEDICAL CENTRE (a.k.a. AL-AKHTAR TRUST INTERNATIONAL), Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Block 12, Karachi, Pakistan, SDGT
In addition, numerous changes have been made to the "Foreign Terrorist Organization, Specially Designated Global Terrorist" entries. A listing of the recent changes is attached. For complete details on changes to the SDN list, please see the section entitled "SDN Changes" on the "SDN and Blocked Persons" page of OFAC's Web site at . 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.

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

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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 (1-877-275-3342, option 5, or (703) 562-2200).

Last Updated 4/6/2009

Last Updated: October 21, 2003