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Office of Foreign Assets Control
Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons
FIL-31-2008
April 2, 2008


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

Highlights:

  • On March 19, 2008, the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added an entity to its Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN) list, under the Foreign Terrorist Organization [FTO] and Specially Designated Global Terrorist [SDGT] categories.
  • The new entity is the following:
    • AL-SHABAAB (a.k.a. AL-SHABAAB AL-ISLAAM; a.k.a. AL-SHABAAB AL-ISLAMIYA; a.k.a. AL- SHABAAB AL-JIHAAD; a.k.a. AL-SHABAB; a.k.a. HARAKAT SHABAB AL-MUJAHIDIN; a.k.a. HISB'UL SHABAAB; a.k.a. HIZBUL SHABAAB; a.k.a. MUJAHIDEEN YOUTH MOVEMENT; a.k.a. MUJAHIDIN AL-SHABAAB MOVEMENT; a.k.a. MUJAHIDIN YOUTH MOVEMENT; a.k.a. "MYM"; a.k.a. "THE UNITY OF ISLAMIC YOUTH"; a.k.a. "THE YOUTH"; a.k.a. "YOUTH WING"), Somalia [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-31-2008 - PDF (PDF Help)

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Last Updated 4/2/2008 communications@fdic.gov