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Office of Foreign Assets Control
Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons
FIL-15-2008
February 28, 2008


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

Highlights:

  • On February 21, 2008, the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added an individual to its Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN) list under the SYRIA category, and added new information to a previously designated entity, Salafist Group for Call and Combat. The updates follow:
    • MAKHLUF, Rami (a.k.a. MAKHLOUF, Rami; a.k.a. MAKHLOUF, Rami Bin Mohammed; a.k.a. MAKHLOUF, Rami Mohammad); DOB 10 Jul 1969; POB Syria; citizen Syria; Passport 98044 (Syria) (individual) [SYRIA]
    • SALAFIST GROUP FOR CALL AND COMBAT (a.k.a. GSPC; a.k.a. LE GROUPE SALAFISTE POUR LA PREDICATION ET LE COMBAT; a.k.a. SALAFIST GROUP FOR PREACHING AND COMBAT) [FTO] [SDGT] -to- SALAFIST GROUP FOR CALL AND COMBAT (|a.k.a. AL-QA'IDA IN THE ISLAMIC MAGHREB; a.k.a. AQIM; a.k.a. GSPC; a.k.a. LE GROUPE SALAFISTE POUR LA PREDICATION ET LE COMBAT; a.k.a. SALAFIST GROUP FOR PREACHING AND COMBAT; a.k.a. TANZIM AL-QA'IDA FI BILAD AL-MAGHRIB AL- ISLAMIYA|) [FTO] [SDGT]
  • OFAC information also may be found on the Internet at http://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.

Distribution:
FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

Suggested Routing:
Chief Executive Officer
BSA Compliance Officer

Related Topics:
Office of Foreign Assets Control

Attachment:
None

Contact:
Review Examiner Eric S. Walker at
SASFIL@FDIC.gov or (202) 898-3673

Printable Format:
FIL-15-2008 - PDF (PDF Help)

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Last Updated 2/28/2008 communications@fdic.gov