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 .
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.