OFAC SANCTIONS SIGNIFICANT DRUG TRAFFICKING ORGANISATION

On 16 September, OFAC announced that it had identified Zulma Maria Musso Torres (Musso Torres) as a significant foreign narcotics trafficker pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act.  Musso Torres (aka “La Patrona” or “La Señora”) is the leader of an international drug trafficking organisation (DTO) primarily based in Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia.  OFAC has designated members of his organisation, which includes his 2 sons and 2 Colombian entities – Exclusive Import Export SAS and Poligono Santa Marta SAS.

https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/126/20210916_musso_torres_chart.pdf

https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/financial-sanctions/recent-actions/20210916

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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