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FOREIGN ASSETS CONTROL ACT

FIL-122-2002
November 20, 2002

TO: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (also of interest to BSA Compliance Officer)
SUBJECT: Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons
Summary: Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has amended its list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons.

On October 10, 2002, the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) amended its list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN) by adding the following name to its list of Specially Designated Global Terrorists:

  • TUNISIAN COMBAT GROUP (a.k.a. GCT; a.k.a. GROUPE COMBATTANT TUNISIEN; a.k.a. JAMA'A COMBATTANTE TUNISIEN; a.k.a. JCT; a.k.a. TUNISIAN COMBATANT GROUP) [SDGT]
On October 18, 2002, OFAC amended its list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons by adding the following to its list of Specially Designated Global Terrorists:
  • GLOBAL RELIEF FOUNDATION, INC., 9935 S. 76th Avenue, #1, Bridgeview, IL 60455, U.S.A.; P.O. Box 1406, Bridgeview, IL 60455, U.S.A.; U.S. FEIN: 36-3804626 (all financial assets and all records are blocked) [BPI-PA]
    • Offices in the United States:
      P.O. Box 1406, Bridgeview, IL 60455, U.S.A.
    • Foreign Offices: FONDATION SECOURS MONDIAL A.S.B.L. (a.k.a. FONDATION SECOURS MONDIAL - BELGIQUE A.S.B.L.; a.k.a. FONDATION SECOURS MONDIAL VZW; a.k.a. FSM; a.k.a. SECOURS MONDIAL DE FRANCE; a.k.a. STICHTING WERELDHULP - BELGIE, V.Z.W.; a.k.a. FONDATION SECOURS MONDIAL - KOSOVA; a.k.a. FONDATION SECOURS MONDIAL "WORLD RELIEF")
On October 21, 2002, OFAC further amended its list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons by adding the following Sudanese entries to its SDN list:
  • COPTRADE ENG AND AUTOMOBILE SERVICES CO LTD. (f.k.a. KORDOFAN AUTOMOBILE COMPANY), P.O. Box 97, Khartoum, Sudan [SUDAN]
  • NATIONAL CIGARETTES CO. LTD., P.O. Box 2083, Khartoum, Sudan, and all other branches in Sudan [SUDAN]
  • NATIONAL ELECTRICITY CORPORATION, P.O. Box 1380, Khartoum, Sudan [SUDAN]
  • POSTS AND TELEGRAPHS PUBLIC CORPORATION, Khartoum, Sudan [SUDAN]
  • SFZ (a.k.a. SUDANESE FREE ZONES AND MARKETS COMPANY), P.O. Box 1789, Khartoum, Sudan; Chad; Saudi Arabia; Turkey; UAE [SUDAN]
  • SUDAN NATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION (a.k.a. SUDAN RADIO & TV CORP.; a.k.a. SUDAN T.V. CORPORATION), P.O. Box 1094, Omdurman, Sudan [SUDAN]
  • SUDAN RADIO & TV CORP. (a.k.a. SUDAN NATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION; a.k.a. SUDAN T.V. CORPORATION), P.O. Box 1094, Omdurman, Sudan [SUDAN]
  • SUDAN T.V. CORPORATION (a.k.a. SUDAN NATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION; a.k.a. SUDAN RADIO & TV CORP.), P.O. Box 1094, Omdurman, Sudan [SUDAN]
  • SUDAN TEA COMPANY, LTD., P.O. Box 1219, Khartoum, Sudan [SUDAN]
  • SUDANESE FREE ZONES AND MARKETS COMPANY (a.k.a. SFZ), P.O. Box 1789, Khartoum, Sudan; Chad; Saudi Arabia; Turkey; UAE [SUDAN]
  • SUDANESE PETROLEUM CORPORATION, 7th Floor, Al Kuwaitiah Building, El Nile Street, Khartoum, Sudan [SUDAN]
  • SUGAR AND DISTILLING INDUSTRY CORPORATION (a.k.a. SUGAR AND DISTILLING CORPORATION), New Mustafa El Amin Building, Barlaman Avenue, P.O. Box 511, Khartoum, Sudan [SUDAN]
In addition, the following Sudanese entries, previously designated as SDN, have been revised to include new information:
  • KORDOFAN AUTOMOBILE COMPANY, P.O. Box 97, Khartoum, Sudan [SUDAN] -to- KORDOFAN AUTOMOBILE COMPANY (n.k.a. COPTRADE ENG AND AUTOMOBILE SERVICES CO LTD.), P.O. Box 97, Khartoum, Sudan [SUDAN]
  • SUGAR AND DISTILLING CORPORATION, New Mustafa el Amin Building, Barlaman Avenue, P.O. Box 511, Khartoum, Sudan [SUDAN] -to- SUGAR AND DISTILLING CORPORATION (a.k.a. SUGAR AND DISTILLING INDUSTRY CORPORATION), New Mustafa el Amin Building, Barlaman Avenue, P.O. Box 511, Khartoum, Sudan [SUDAN]
On October 23, 2002, OFAC amended its list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons by adding the following name to its list of Specially Designated Global Terrorists:
  • JEMAA ISLAMIYAH (JI) (a.k.a. JEMA'A ISLAMIYAH; a.k.a. JEMA'A ISLAMIYYA; a.k.a. JEMA'A ISLAMIYYAH; a.k.a. JEMA'AH ISLAMIYAH; a.k.a. JEMA'AH ISLAMIYYAH; a.k.a. JEMAA ISLAMIYA; a.k.a. JEMAA ISLAMIYYA; a.k.a. JEMAA ISLAMIYYAH; a.k.a. JEMAAH ISLAMIAH; a.k.a. JEMAAH ISLAMIYAH; a.k.a. JEMAAH ISLAMIYYAH) [FTO][SDGT]
In addition, attached is a list from OFAC containing all changes to the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons since January 1, 2002. 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 www.treas.gov/offices/enforcement/ofac/.

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/news/financial/2002/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

Attachment: May be accessed at www.treas.gov/offices/enforcement/ofac/.

Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

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Last Updated 11/20/2002 communications@fdic.gov