OFAC DESIGNATES TALIBAN FACILITATORS AND SUPPORTERS

On 23rd October, OFAC designated 9 individuals associated with the Taliban, including those facilitating Iranian support to bolster the terrorist group.  They are also being designated by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and UAE (i.e. the 7 member nations of the Terrorist Financing Targeting Center or TFTC) – the third such co-ordinated TFTC designation action since the Center was announced on May 21st 2017.

https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/OFAC-Enforcement/Pages/20181023.aspx

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/sm532

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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