OFAC TARGETS IRANIAN-BACKED HIZBALLAH OFFICIALS FOR EXPLOITING LEBANON’S POLITICAL AND FINANCIAL SYSTEM

On 9th July, US Treasury advised that OFAC had designated key Hizballah political and security figures – Hizballah Members of Parliament Amin Sherri and Muhammad Hasan Ra’d, and Hizballah security official Wafiq Safa (who serves as a Hizballah interlocutor to the Lebanese security forces), for acting for or on behalf of Hizballah.   The US Treasury alleges that Hizballah threatens the economic stability and security of Lebanon and the wider region, all at a cost to the Lebanese people.

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/sm724

 

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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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