OFAC DESIGNATES DOMINICAN NATIONAL CESAR EMILIO PERALTA AND DOMINICAN REPUBLIC-BASED PERALTA DRUG TRAFFICKING ORGANISATION

On 20th August, a news release from US Treasury announced that OFAC had identified Dominican national Cesar Emilio Peralta and the Peralta Drug Trafficking Organisation as significant foreign narcotics traffickers pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act.   OFAC designated 8 additional Dominican nationals for providing material support to, or acting for or on behalf of, Cesar Emilio Peralta and the Peralta DTO.   OFAC also designated 6 entities in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, including a number of nightclubs owned or controlled by Cesar Emilio Peralta.

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/sm755

https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/OFAC-Enforcement/Pages/20190820.aspx

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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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