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FOREIGN ASSETS CONTROL ACT

FIL-69-2003
August 29, 2003

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 has added one entity as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist and modified three entries on its list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons.

On August 15, 2003, the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) to the Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) list, including its U.S. representative offices and all other offices worldwide. OFAC also made clarifications to the following existing entries:

  • National Council of Resistance (a.k.a. Mujahedin-E Khalq Organization; a.k.a. MEK; a.k.a. MKO; a.k.a. Mujahedin-E Khalq; a.k.a. NLA; a.k.a. Organization of the People's Holy Warriors of Iran; a.k.a. People's Mujahedin Organization of Iran; a.k.a. PMOI; a.k.a. Sazeman-E Mujahedin-E Khalq-E Iran; a.k.a. The National Liberation Army of Iran), including its U.S. representative offices and all other offices worldwide;
  • People's Mujahedin Organization of Iran (a.k.a. Mujahedin-E Khalq Organization; a.k.a. MEK; a.k.a. MKO; a.k.a. Mujahedin-E Khalq; a.k.a. National Council of Resistance; a.k.a. NLA; a.k.a. Organization of the People's Holy Warriors of Iran; a.k.a. PMOI; a.k.a. Sazeman-E Mujahedin-E Khalq-E Iran; a.k.a. The National Liberation Army of Iran), including its U.S. press office and all other offices worldwide; and
  • PMOI (a.k.a. Mujahedin-E Khalq Organization; a.k.a. MEK; a.k.a. MKO; a.k.a. Mujahedin-E Khalq; a.k.a. National Council of Resistance; a.k.a. NLA; a.k.a. Organization of the People's Holy Warriors of Iran; a.k.a. People's Mujahedin Organization of Iran; a.k.a. Sazeman-E Mujahedin-E Khalq-E Iran; a.k.a. The National Liberation Army of Iran), including its U.S. press office and all other offices worldwide.
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.

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  Michael J. Zamorski
  Director

Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

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