OFAC sanctions 5 Colombian drug traffickers under US Kingpin Act

US Treasury BuildingYesterday, OFAC designated 5 Colombian nationals as Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers, pursuant to the US Kingpin Act (US asset freezes), over “narcotics trafficking activities”.

The 5 individuals: Jonathan Alvarez Escobar; Jose Efer Higuita Peralta; Alonso Zuleta Noscue; Pedro Luis Zuleta Noscue; and Jose Oscar Zuleta Trochez. See OFAC Notice and US Treasury press release.

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC has a wide ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. As the most recent (2016) Chambers & Partners directory put it, she "owns the world of sanctions". She spent 2011-12 in New York at Columbia Law School lecturing and writing on sanctions. She represents and advises hundreds of companies and individuals before the European and English courts and has acted in most of the leading cases, including Kadi, Tay Za, Central Bank of Iran, NITC and IRISL.

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