OFAC SANCTIONS MAJOR DRUG TRAFFICKER IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

On 14 December, OFAC announced that it had designated Jose CALDERON RIJO (aka “La Arana“), saying that Calderon Rijo leads one of the most significant criminal organizations in the Dominican Republic, which poses a major drug trafficking threat to the Caribbean region and the US.

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/jy1162

https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/financial-sanctions/recent-actions/20221214

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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