Circular
Office of Foreign Assets Control
April 29, 1997
Circular No. 10946

Revised List of Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers

April 17, 1997

To the Chief Executive Officers of All Financial Institutions
and All Overseas Branches of U.S. Financial Institutions:

Following is a bulletin that the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the U.S. Department of the Treasury has sent by Fedwire to on-line depository institutions, regarding changes in the list of Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers:

    "FOR IMMEDIATE ATTENTION -- A BULLETIN FROM THE OFFICE OF FOREIGN ASSETS CONTROL"

    OFAC HAS JUST DESIGNATED ADDITIONAL INDIVIDUALS AND BUSINESSES AS SPECIALLY DESIGNATED NARCOTICS TRAFFICKERS [SDNTs]. IT IS EXTREMELY URGENT THAT ALL PROPERTY IN WHICH THESE COLOMBIAN BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUALS HAVE AN INTEREST BE BLOCKED IMMEDIATELY. INFORMATION ON OTHER SDNTs HAS ALSO BEEN UPDATED; AND A VESSEL FORMERLY CONSIDERED TO BE A SPECIALLY DESIGNATED NATIONAL OF IRAQ HAS BEEN REMOVED. UPDATED INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON THE USUAL ELECTRONIC BULLETIN BOARDS, OFAC, AND ON OFAC's FAX ON DEMAND SERVICE AT 202/622-0077. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT OFAC COMPLIANCE AT 1-800-540-OFAC [6322].

A revised list of Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers, reflecting these changes; it supersedes the list sent to you in our Circular No. 10916, dated January 24, 1997 is available as (pdf) file.