NEW OFAC SANCTIONS – LIBYA TRAFFICKERS AND RUSSIAN FEDERAL SECURITY SERVICE ENABLERS

On 11th June OFAC advised that, together with the UN, it had added 6 Libyan migrant smugglers to its sanctions lists.  At the same time, it designated 5 Russian entities and 3 Russian individuals for being owned or controlled by and/or has providing material and technological support to Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB).  The FSB itself was designated by OFAC on March 15th.   The entities are Digital Security; ERPScan;  Embedi; Kvant Scientific Research Institute (Kvant);  and Divetechnoservices.  The individuals are Aleksandr Lvovich Tribun;  Oleg Sergeyevich Chirikov; and Vladimir Yakovlevich Kaganskiy.

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/sm0410

https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/OFAC-Enforcement/Pages/20180611.aspx

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/sm0409

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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