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Office of Foreign Assets Control
Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons
FIL-10-2006
February 1, 2006


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

Highlights:
  • On January 18, 2006, the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added one entry to its list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons. The new entry follows:
    • SHAWKAT, Assef, Director of Syrian Military Intelligence; Al-Akkad Street, Damascus, Syria; DOB 1950; POB Tartus, Syria; nationality Syria (individual) [SYRIA]
  • 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 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 Debra L. Novak at SASFIL@FDIC.gov or (202) 898-3673

Printable Format:
FIL-10-2006 - PDF 44k (PDF Help)

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Last Updated 02/01/2006 communications@fdic.gov