US Lifts Sanctions On Mexican Soccer Star Rafa Marquez

On 22 September, Kharon reported that OFAC had removed its sanctions on Mexican soccer star Rafa Marquez, as well as his companies and foundations.  He was designated in August 2017 over what was then called his “longstanding” relationship with Mexican national Raul Flores Hernandez, saying he’d acted as a front person for Flores’s drug trafficking organisation and held assets on his behalf.

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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