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Financial Institution Letter

Office of Foreign Assets Control Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons

Summary: The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control has added new entries to the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons list.

  • On September 7, 2006, the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added new entries to its Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons list, under the Specially Designated Global Terrorists category.
  • The following entries have been added:

    AL-SHAMI, Husayn (a.k.a. AL-SHAMI, Haj Husayn; a.k.a. AL-SHAMY, Husayn; a.k.a. ASHAMI, Husayn; a.k.a. SHAIMI, Husayn; a.k.a. SHAMAI, Husayn; a.k.a. SHAMY, Husayn), Lebanon; DOB 1948; alt. DOB 1954; alt. DOB 1960 (individual) [SDGT]

    BAYT AL-MAL (a.k.a. BAYT AL-MAL LIL MUSLIMEEN), Sidon, Lebanon; Harat Hurayk, Beirut, Lebanon; Burj al-Barajinah, Lebanon; Tyre, Lebanon; Al-Nabatiyah, Lebanon; Ba'albak, Lebanon; Hirmil, Lebanon [SDGT]


  • 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 call OFAC's Compliance Programs Division at 1-800-540-6322.

FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

Suggested Routing:
Chief Executive Officer
BSA Compliance Officer

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Additional Related Topics:

  • Office of Foreign Assets Control
Last Updated: September 13, 2006