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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 added and removed several entries on its list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons.

On August 10, 2004, the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added a new entry to the Cuban list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDNs) and removed two entries from the Cuban list. The added and removed entries are listed below.

The following entry has been added:

  • MELFI MARINE CORPORATION S.A. (a.k.a. MELFI MARINE, S.A.), Calle Oficios No. 410 e/Luz y Acosta, La Habana Vieja, Habana, Cuba; Anillo del Puerto e/Pote y Linea del Ferrocarril, La Habana Vieja, Habana, Cuba; Oficios 104, Havana Vieja, Havana, Cuba; Oficina 7, Edificio Senorial, Calle 50 Apartado 31, Panama City, 5, Panama (CUBA)

The following entries have been removed:

  • MITSUKURA BOEKI K.K. (a.k.a. MITSUKURA BOEKI-KAISHA, LTD.; a.k.a. MITSUKURA CORPORATION; a.k.a. MITSUKURA TRADING COMPANY LIMITED), 2-26 Isobe-dori, 4-chome, Chuo-Ku Kobe, Japan; 4-1-13 Hachiman- dori, Chuo-Ku Kobe, Japan (CUBA)

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 .

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 calls 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
Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection

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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 or (703) 562-2200).

Last Updated: August 13, 2004