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Financial Institution Letters

Office of Foreign Assets Control
Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons
November 3, 2008

Summary: The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control has issued a recent technical actions notice for viewing the Specially Designated Nationals list.


  • OFAC recommends that users of the delimited, fixed- width and XML versions of the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list review the attached recently issued technical actions notice.
  • An internal systems error modified a number of unique identification numbers associated with recently issued SDN names.
  • Please see the attached information for a list of the affected entries.
  • OFAC information also may be found on the Internet at http://www.treas.gov/offices/enforcement/ofac.
  • 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

Related Topics:
Office of Foreign Assets Control

List of Impacted SDN Names

Review Examiner B. C. Hamilton at
SASFIL@FDIC.gov or (202) 898-3673

Printable Format:
FIL-121-2008 - PDF (PDF Help)

FDIC Financial Institution Letters (FILs) may be accessed from the FDIC's Web site at http://www.fdic.gov/news/news/financial/2008/index.html.

To receive FILs electronically, please visit http://www.fdic.gov/about/subscriptions/fil.html.

Paper copies of FDIC FILs may be obtained through the FDIC's Public Information Center, 3501 N. Fairfax Drive, Room E 1002, Arlington, VA 22226 (1-877-275-3342 or 703-562-2200).

Last Updated 11/3/2008 communications@fdic.gov

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