OFAC ADDS 3 PAKISTANI-BASED INDIVIDUALS TO TERRORIST SANCTIONS LISTS – TARGETS LASHKAR-E TAYYIBA

On 31st July, OFAC issued a news release advising that 3 Pakistani nationals had been added to its SDN List. 2 of these, Hameed ul Hassan and Abdul Jabbar, are being designated for acting for or on behalf of Lashkar-e Tayyiba (LeT), a terrorist organisation based in Pakistan and which is also on the UN sanctions list.  These 2 individuals are said to be financial facilitators are responsible for collecting, transporting and distributing funds to support this terrorist group and provide salaries to extremists.  All property and interests in property of Hassan and Jabbar subject to US jurisdiction are now blocked, and US persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them.

An advice from the US Treasury also notes that Jamaat-ud Dawa is an alias of LeT , as is Falah-e Insaniat Foundation.  Both of these also appear on the UN sanctions lists.

https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/OFAC-Enforcement/Pages/20180731.aspx

For more information on Hameed ul Hassan and Abdul Jabbar, see –

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/sm448

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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