The US Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control has made several updates to its list of Specially Designated Nationals. Listed people and entities have all of their assets within US jurisdiction frozen and US persons are generally prohibited from doing business with them.
The following three people have been added as Specially Designated Global Terrorists:
- Hussein Atris (Lebanese)
- Meliad Farah (Australian and Lebanese)
- Hassan el-Hajj Hassan (Canadian and Lebanese)
OFAC has also amended the Specially Designated Narcotics Trafficking Kingpin (SDNTK) designation of Luis Calle Quiros to add one linked entity and remove one linked entity, and made the same changes with different linked entities to the Specially Designated Narcotics Trafficker (SDNT) designation of Fernando Maldonado Escobar.
Lastly, OFAC has deleted the entries for 6 SDNTKs (5 individuals and 1 entity) and 9 SDNTs (6 individuals and 3 entities). A full record of the updates is here.