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Financial Institution Letter
Foreign Assets Control Act
TO: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (also of interest to BSA Compliance Officer)
SUBJECT: Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons
Summary: The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control has amended several entries listed as Foreign Terrorist Organizations on its list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons.

On February 9, 2004, the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) amended several Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) entries on its list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDNs). The list of edited entries is attached.

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 https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/office-of-foreign-assets-control-sanctions-programs-and-information .

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 www.fdic.gov/news/financial-institution-letters/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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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 or (703) 562-2200).



FIL-18-2004
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Last Updated: February 17, 2004