The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC): “Kingpin Act Designations; Foreign Sanctions Evaders Designations; Executive Order 13622 Designations; Iran Sanctions Designations; Non-proliferation Designations; Counter Terrorism Designations”

May 31, 2013

The U.S. Department of the Treasury on May 31, 2013 released the following:

“OFFICE OF FOREIGN ASSETS CONTROL

Specially Designated Nationals Update

The following individuals have been added to OFAC’s SDN List:

ARABNEJAD, Hamid; DOB 16 Apr 1961; alt. DOB 03 May 1956; nationality Iran; Passport E1929795 (Iran) expires 25 May 2010; alt. Passport V08716254 (Iran) expires 15 Jul 2011; alt. Passport V11630399 (Iran) expires 20 Jun 2012; alt. Passport U8356901 (Iran) expires 09 May 2011; alt. Passport H10395121 (Iran) expires 18 Jan 2012; alt. Passport K11946257 (Iran) expires 27 Oct 2012; alt. Passport X13567677 (Iran) expires 02 Jul 2013; alt. Passport D14818825 (Iran) expires 16 Mar 2014; alt. Passport F16438158 (Iran) expires 18 Nov 2014; alt. Passport R19234531 (Iran) expires 02 Nov 2015; alt. Passport L95280222 (Iran) expires 23 Jul 2016; alt. Passport L95273714 (Iran) expires 22 Aug 2016; alt. Passport P95418009 (Iran) expires 27 Apr 2017 (individual) [SDGT] [IFSR].

KARNER, Mihael (a.k.a. TOPOLOVEC, Jozef), Locnikarijeva ulica 7, 1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Rozna Dolina, Cesta IV 44, Ljubljana, Slovenia; V Murglah 177, Ljubljana, Slovenia; DOB 13 Mar 1975; POB Ljubljana, Slovenia; nationality Slovenia; Passport PZ2420022110 (Slovenia); alt. Passport PB06005902 (Slovenia); Personal ID Card 00246412491303975500493 (Slovenia) expires 17 Dec 2018; alt. Personal ID Card 002464124 (Slovenia) expires 17 Dec 2018 (individual) [SDNTK].

KIM, Lidia (a.k.a. KIM, Lidia Egorovna; a.k.a. KIM, Lidiia; a.k.a. KIM, Lidiya); DOB 23 Mar 1955; citizen Kyrgyzstan; Passport 02NO133036 (Russia); alt. Passport AN1912357 (individual) [SDGT] [IFSR].

MERHEJ, Rodrigue Elias (a.k.a. MERKHEZH, Rodrig); DOB 1970; alt. DOB 1969; alt. DOB 1971; POB Lebanon (individual) [SDGT] [IFSR].

NOORZAI, Haji Kotwal (a.k.a. “KHOOTWAL, Haji”; a.k.a. “KHOTWAL, Haji”; a.k.a. “KOOTWAL, Haji”), Quetta City, Balochistan Province, Pakistan; Girdi Jangle, Balochistan Province, Pakistan; DOB 1961; alt. DOB 1960; alt. DOB 1962; alt. DOB 1958; alt. DOB 1957; alt. DOB 1959; POB Nahr-e Saraj Village, Nahr-e Saraj District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan; nationality Afghanistan (individual) [SDNTK].

SANCHEZ ARELLANO, Luis Fernando; DOB 24 Oct 1973; POB Baja California, Mexico; nationality Mexico; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

The following entities have been added to OFAC’s SDN List:

BANDAR IMAM PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY, North Kargar Street, Tehran, Iran; Mahshahr, Bandar Imam, Khuzestan Province, Iran [IRAN].

BOU ALI SINA PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY (a.k.a. BUALI SINA PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY), No. 17, 1st Floor, Daman Afshar St., Vanak Sq., Vali-e-Asr Ave, Tehran 19697, Iran; Petrochemical Special Economic Zone (PETZONE), Iran [IRAN].

FERLAND COMPANY LIMITED (a.k.a. FERLAND CO. LTD), 29 A Anna Komnini St., PO Box 2303, Nicosia, Cyprus; 5/7 Sabaneyev Most., Odessa, Ukraine [ISA] [FSE-IR].

JAM PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY, Pars Special Economic Zone, Assaluyeh, Boushehr Province, Iran [EO13622].

KYRGYZ TRANS AVIA (a.k.a. KYRGYZTRANSAVIA AIRLINES), Bulvar Erkindik 35, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan; 32 Razzakova Street, Bishkek 720040, Kyrgyzstan [SDGT] [IFSR].

LOS CABALLEROS TEMPLARIOS, Mexico [SDNTK].

LOS CACHIROS, Honduras [SDNTK].

LOS URABENOS (a.k.a. BANDA CRIMINAL DE URABA; a.k.a. LOS AUTODEFENSAS GAITANISTAS DE COLOMBIA), Colombia; Honduras; Panama [SDNTK].

MOBIN PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY, South Pars Special Economic Energy Zone, Postal Box: 75391-418, Assaluyeh, Bushehr, Iran; PO Box, Mashhad, Iran [IRAN].

NIKSIMA FOOD AND BEVERAGE JLT, Dubai, United Arab Emirates [EO13622].

NOURI PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY (a.k.a. BORZUYEH PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY; a.k.a. NOURI PETROCHEMICAL COMPLEX), Pars Special Economic Energy Zone, Assaluyeh Port, Bushehr, Iran [IRAN].

PARS PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY, Pars Special Economic Energy Zone, PO Box 163-75391, Assaluyeh, Bushehr, Iran [IRAN].

PRYVATNE AKTSIONERNE TOVARYSTVO AVIAKOMPANIYA BUKOVYNA (a.k.a. AVIAKOMPANIYA BUKOVYNA; a.k.a. AVIAKOMPANIYA BUKOVYNA, PRYVATNE AT; a.k.a. BUKOVYNA AE; a.k.a. BUKOVYNA AIRLINES; a.k.a. BUKOVYNA AVIATION ENTERPRISE), Bud.30 vul.Chkalova Pershotravnevy R-N, Chernivtsi 58009, Ukraine [NPWMD] [IFSR].

SHAHID TONDGOOYAN PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY (a.k.a. SHAHID TONDGUYAN PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY), Petrochemical Special Economic Zone (PETZONE), Iran [IRAN].

SHAZAND PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY (a.k.a. AR.P.C.; a.k.a. ARAK PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY; a.k.a. SHAZAND PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION), No. 68, Taban St., Vali Asr Ave., Tehran, Iran [IRAN].

SIRJANCO TRADING L.L.C., 17th Floor, Office 1701, Al Moosa Tower 1, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates [SDGT] [IFSR].

TABRIZ PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY, Off Km 8, Azarshahr Road, Kojuvar Road, Tabriz, Iran [IRAN].

UKRAINIAN-MEDITERRANEAN AIRLINES (a.k.a. UKRAINSKE-TSCHERMOMORSKIE AVIALINII; a.k.a. UM AIR), 7 Shulyavska Street, Kiev 03055, Ukraine; Building Negin Sai Apartment 105, Valiasr Street, Tehran, Iran; 29 Ayar Street, Julia Dumna Building, Damascus, Syria; 38 Chkalova Street, building 1, office 10, Minsk, Belarus [SDGT] [IFSR].

The following aircraft have been added to OFAC’s SDN List:

UR-BHJ; Aircraft Construction Number (also called L/N or S/N or F/N) 2088; Aircraft Manufacture Date Jul 1994; Aircraft Model MD-83; Aircraft Operator Bukovyna AE; Aircraft Manufacturer’s Serial Number (MSN) 53184 (aircraft) [NPWMD] [IFSR] (Linked To: PRYVATNE AKTSIONERNE TOVARYSTVO AVIAKOMPANIYA BUKOVYNA).

UR-BXN; Aircraft Construction Number (also called L/N or S/N or F/N) 1405; Aircraft Manufacture Date 08 Apr 1987; Aircraft Model MD-83; Aircraft Operator Bukovyna AE; Aircraft Manufacturer’s Serial Number (MSN) 49569 (aircraft) [NPWMD] [IFSR] (Linked To: PRYVATNE AKTSIONERNE TOVARYSTVO AVIAKOMPANIYA BUKOVYNA).

UR-CIX; Aircraft Construction Number (also called L/N or S/N or F/N) 2167; Aircraft Manufacture Date Nov 1996; Aircraft Model MD-88; Aircraft Operator Bukovyna AE; Aircraft Manufacturer’s Serial Number (MSN) 53546 (aircraft) [NPWMD] [IFSR] (Linked To: PRYVATNE AKTSIONERNE TOVARYSTVO AVIAKOMPANIYA BUKOVYNA).

UR-CIY; Aircraft Construction Number (also called L/N or S/N or F/N) 2176; Aircraft Manufacture Date Mar 1997; Aircraft Model MD-88; Aircraft Operator Bukovyna AE; Aircraft Manufacturer’s Serial Number (MSN) 53547 (aircraft) [NPWMD] [IFSR] (Linked To: PRYVATNE AKTSIONERNE TOVARYSTVO AVIAKOMPANIYA BUKOVYNA).

UR-CJA; Aircraft Construction Number (also called L/N or S/N or F/N) 1181; Aircraft Manufacture Date 04 Jan 1985; Aircraft Model MD-82; Aircraft Operator Bukovyna AE; Aircraft Manufacturer’s Serial Number (MSN) 49277 (aircraft) [NPWMD] [IFSR] (Linked To: PRYVATNE AKTSIONERNE TOVARYSTVO AVIAKOMPANIYA BUKOVYNA).

UR-CJK; Aircraft Construction Number (also called L/N or S/N or F/N) 2180; Aircraft Manufacture Date Apr 1997; Aircraft Model MD-88; Aircraft Manufacturer’s Serial Number (MSN) 53548 (aircraft) [NPWMD] [IFSR] (Linked To: PRYVATNE AKTSIONERNE TOVARYSTVO AVIAKOMPANIYA BUKOVYNA).

UR-CJW; Aircraft Construction Number (also called L/N or S/N or F/N) 358; Aircraft Manufacture Date 12 Sep 1999; Aircraft Model BAe-146 Avro RJ100; Aircraft Manufacturer’s Serial Number (MSN) 3358 (aircraft) [SDGT] [IFSR].

UR-CKF; Aircraft Construction Number (also called L/N or S/N or F/N) 341; Aircraft Manufacture Date 20 Dec 1998; Aircraft Model BAe-146 Avro RJ100; Aircraft Operator Mahan Air; Aircraft Manufacturer’s Serial Number (MSN) 3341 (aircraft) [SDGT] [IFSR].

UR-CKG; Aircraft Construction Number (also called L/N or S/N or F/N) 362; Aircraft Manufacture Date 16 Nov 1999; Aircraft Model BAe-146 Avro RJ100; Aircraft Operator Mahan Air; Aircraft Manufacturer’s Serial Number (MSN) 3362 (aircraft) [SDGT] [IFSR].

UR-CKJ; Aircraft Construction Number (also called L/N or S/N or F/N) 343; Aircraft Manufacture Date 04 Sep 1999; Aircraft Model BAe-146 Avro RJ100; Aircraft Operator Mahan Air; Aircraft Manufacturer’s Serial Number (MSN) 3343 (aircraft) [SDGT] [IFSR].

UR-CKX; Aircraft Construction Number (also called L/N or S/N or F/N) 131; Aircraft Manufacture Date 25 May 1989; Aircraft Model BAe-146 Avro RJ300; Aircraft Operator Ukrainian-Mediterranean Airlines; alt. Aircraft Operator Ukrainian-Mediterranean Airlines; Aircraft Manufacturer’s Serial Number (MSN) 3131 (aircraft) [SDGT] [IFSR].

UR-CKY; Aircraft Construction Number (also called L/N or S/N or F/N) 146; Aircraft Manufacture Date 08 Jan 1990; Aircraft Model BAe-146 Avro RJ100; Aircraft Operator Mahan Air; Aircraft Manufacturer’s Serial Number (MSN) 3146 (aircraft) [SDGT] [IFSR].

UR-CKZ; Aircraft Construction Number (also called L/N or S/N or F/N) 159; Aircraft Manufacture Date 01 Jan 1990; Aircraft Model BAe-146 Avro RJ300; Aircraft Operator Ukrainian-Mediterranean Airlines; Aircraft Manufacturer’s Serial Number (MSN) 3159 (aircraft) [SDGT] [IFSR].”

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OFAC: “Kingpin Act Designation”

May 14, 2013

The U.S. Department of the Treasury on May 14, 2013 released the following:

“OFFICE OF FOREIGN ASSETS CONTROL

Specially Designated Nationals Update

The following individual has been added to OFAC’s SDN List:

ANDRADE PARRA, Alfredo, Ciudad Acuna, Coahuila, Mexico; DOB 30 Dec 1973; POB Ciudad Acuna, Coahuila, Mexico; alt. POB Coahuila, Mexico; nationality Mexico; citizen Mexico; C.U.R.P. AAPA731230HCLNRL07 (Mexico) (individual) [SDNTK].”

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Specially Designated Narcotics Trafficking Kingpin [SDNTK] Entries Added to OFAC’s SDN List on May 7, 2013

May 7, 2013

Today, OFAC has added [SDNTK] Entries to the Specially Designated Nationals List (SDN List):

The following [SDNTK] entries have been added to OFAC’s SDN List list:

CASTRO VILLA, Luis Fernando (a.k.a. FLORES PACHECO, Cenobio; a.k.a. “CHECO”; a.k.a. “CHEKO”); DOB 13 Nov 1974; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

FLORES PACHECO, Cenobio (a.k.a. CASTRO VILLA, Luis Fernando; a.k.a. “CHECO”; a.k.a. “CHEKO”); DOB 13 Nov 1974; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

LOPEZ AISPURO, Armando; DOB 27 Oct 1969; POB Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

NIEBLA GONZALEZ, Adelmo (a.k.a. NIEBLAS NAVA, Guillermo; a.k.a. “EL M”; a.k.a. “EL MEMO”); DOB 21 Dec 1958; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

NIEBLAS NAVA, Guillermo (a.k.a. NIEBLA GONZALEZ, Adelmo; a.k.a. “EL M”; a.k.a. “EL MEMO”); DOB 21 Dec 1958; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

PAEZ SOTO, Ramon Ignacio (a.k.a. “EL MORENO”; a.k.a. “PAEZ Nachillo”; a.k.a. “PAEZ, Nacho”); DOB 31 Jul 1973; POB Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

RASCON RAMIREZ, Jose Javier (a.k.a. “EL KHADAFI”); DOB 24 Jul 1966; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

SABORI CISNEROS, Raul (a.k.a. “EL NEGRO”); DOB 07 Jul 1963; POB Baja California Norte, Mexico; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

SALAZAR RAMIREZ, Jesus Alfredo (a.k.a. “INDIO”; a.k.a. “MUNE”); DOB 24 Mar 1974; POB Chihuahua, Mexico; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

SOSA CANISALES, Felipe de Jesus (a.k.a. “EL GIGIO”; a.k.a. “GIO”); DOB 16 Jul 1968; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

“CHECO” (a.k.a. CASTRO VILLA, Luis Fernando; a.k.a. FLORES PACHECO, Cenobio; a.k.a. “CHEKO”); DOB 13 Nov 1974; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

“CHEKO” (a.k.a. CASTRO VILLA, Luis Fernando; a.k.a. FLORES PACHECO, Cenobio; a.k.a. “CHECO”); DOB 13 Nov 1974; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

“EL GIGIO” (a.k.a. SOSA CANISALES, Felipe de Jesus; a.k.a. “GIO”); DOB 16 Jul 1968; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

“EL KHADAFI” (a.k.a. RASCON RAMIREZ, Jose Javier); DOB 24 Jul 1966; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

“EL M” (a.k.a. NIEBLA GONZALEZ, Adelmo; a.k.a. NIEBLAS NAVA, Guillermo; a.k.a. “EL MEMO”); DOB 21 Dec 1958; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

“EL MEMO” (a.k.a. NIEBLA GONZALEZ, Adelmo; a.k.a. NIEBLAS NAVA, Guillermo; a.k.a. “EL M”); DOB 21 Dec 1958; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

“EL MORENO” (a.k.a. PAEZ SOTO, Ramon Ignacio; a.k.a. “PAEZ Nachillo”; a.k.a. “PAEZ, Nacho”); DOB 31 Jul 1973; POB Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

“EL NEGRO” (a.k.a. SABORI CISNEROS, Raul); DOB 07 Jul 1963; POB Baja California Norte, Mexico; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

“GIO” (a.k.a. SOSA CANISALES, Felipe de Jesus; a.k.a. “EL GIGIO”); DOB 16 Jul 1968; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

“INDIO” (a.k.a. SALAZAR RAMIREZ, Jesus Alfredo; a.k.a. “MUNE”); DOB 24 Mar 1974; POB Chihuahua, Mexico; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

“MUNE” (a.k.a. SALAZAR RAMIREZ, Jesus Alfredo; a.k.a. “INDIO”); DOB 24 Mar 1974; POB Chihuahua, Mexico; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

“PAEZ Nachillo” (a.k.a. PAEZ SOTO, Ramon Ignacio; a.k.a. “EL MORENO”; a.k.a. “PAEZ, Nacho”); DOB 31 Jul 1973; POB Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

“PAEZ, Nacho” (a.k.a. PAEZ SOTO, Ramon Ignacio; a.k.a. “EL MORENO”; a.k.a. “PAEZ Nachillo”); DOB 31 Jul 1973; POB Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

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“Treasury Designates Sinaloa Cartel Plaza Bosses

5/7/2013
Action Targets Critical Drug Trafficking Corridor along the Arizona-Mexico Border
Controlled by the Sinaloa Cartel

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today announced the designation of eight Mexican nationals as Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers (SDNT) pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act). The eight individuals, Cenobio Flores Pacheco (a.k.a. “Luis Fernando Castro Villa”), Jesus Alfredo Salazar Ramirez, Guillermo Nieblas Nava (a.k.a. “Adelmo Niebla Gonzalez”), Ramon Ignacio Paez Soto, Felipe De Jesus Sosa Canisales, Armando Lopez Aispuro, Jose Javier Rascon Ramirez, and Raul Sabori Cisneros, all operate as plaza bosses for the Sinaloa Cartel.

Each of the eight plaza bosses operates as a Sinaloa Cartel leader within their specific area of operation along the Sonora-Arizona corridor of the U.S.-Mexico International Boundary, which extends for nearly 375 miles. The Sinaloa Cartel depends on the plaza bosses, leaders of a particular geographic area, along the corridor to coordinate, direct, and support the smuggling of illegal drugs from Mexico into the U.S. and the smuggling of illicit contraband from the U.S. into Mexico. Plaza bosses rely on violence to maintain their positions, using sicarios (hitmen) to control a specific geographic area. Since Arizona is contiguous with the U.S.-Mexico International Boundary, the Tucson and Phoenix metropolitan areas are major trans-shipment and distribution points for contraband smuggling out of and into Sonora, Mexico.

“Today’s designation marks another step in OFAC’s efforts to specifically target the narcotics traffickers responsible for the horrific acts of violence committed along the Arizona border with Mexico,” said OFAC Director Adam J. Szubin. “We will continue to work alongside our partners in federal law enforcement as well as the Mexican Government to financially cripple and dismantle the Sinaloa Cartel.”

The eight individuals designated today work on behalf of Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman Loera, and Ismael “Mayo” Zambada Garcia — the leaders of the Sinaloa Cartel – as well as Gonzalo Inzunza Inzunza “Macho Prieto,” a top lieutenant of the Sinaloa Cartel. Mexican authorities have previously arrested Jesus Alfredo Salazar Ramirez, Ramon Ignacio Paez Soto, and Raul Sabori Cisneros. Today’s action generally prohibits U.S. persons from conducting financial or commercial transactions with these designees, and also freezes any assets they may have under U.S. jurisdiction.

Today’s action would not have been possible without the support of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Joint Field Command-Arizona, U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Mexican authorities also provided essential support to OFAC.

“CBP’s Arizona Joint Field Command Targeting Enforcement Unit played a major role in dealing the Sinaloa-based drug cartel a financial blow that will undoubtedly affect their ability to operate as a criminal enterprise. The Arizona Joint Field Command’s Targeting Enforcement Unit has been and will continue to be a committed partner in the collective effort of denying, degrading and disrupting operations of criminal organizations,” said Jeff Self, Commander, CBP, Joint Field Command-Arizona.

“Diplomatic Security Service special agents worked in concert with our federal law enforcement partners to uncover evidence vital to designate these dangerous narcotics traffickers,” said Wes Weller, Special Agent in Charge of the DSS Los Angeles Field Office. “The traffickers threaten the safety and security of Americans along the Arizona border with Mexico, and must be brought to justice.”

“In order to put organizations like the Sinaloa Cartel out of business, we must continue to utilize every tool available to ensure that these criminal groups and their associates cannot exploit the U.S. financial system,” said DEA Special Agent in Charge Doug Coleman. “Today’s actions severely curtail the Sinaloa Cartel’s ability to use legitimate commerce to mask their illicit money laundering activities and reflect DEA’s global efforts to weaken its leadership and bring it to justice.”

Since June 2000 the President has identified 97 drug kingpins and OFAC has designated more than 1,200 businesses and individuals. Penalties for violations of the Kingpin Act range from civil penalties of up to $1.075 million per violation to more severe criminal penalties. Criminal penalties for corporate officers may include up to 30 years in prison and fines of up to $5 million. Criminal fines for corporations may reach $10 million. Other individuals face up to 10 years in prison and fines for criminal violation of the Kingpin Act pursuant to Title 18 of the United States Code.

To view a chart of the Sinaloa Plaza Bosses’ organization, click here.”

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OFAC: “Kingpin Act Designations”

May 7, 2013

The U.S. Department of the Treasury on May 7, 2013 released the following:

“OFFICE OF FOREIGN ASSETS CONTROL

Specially Designated Nationals Update

The following individuals have been added to OFAC’s SDN List:

FLORES PACHECO, Cenobio (a.k.a. CASTRO VILLA, Luis Fernando; a.k.a. “CHECO”; a.k.a. “CHEKO”); DOB 13 Nov 1974; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

LOPEZ AISPURO, Armando; DOB 27 Oct 1969; POB Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

NIEBLAS NAVA, Guillermo (a.k.a. NIEBLA GONZALEZ, Adelmo; a.k.a. “EL M”; a.k.a. “EL MEMO”); DOB 21 Dec 1958; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

PAEZ SOTO, Ramon Ignacio (a.k.a. “EL MORENO”; a.k.a. “PAEZ Nachillo”; a.k.a. “PAEZ, Nacho”); DOB 31 Jul 1973; POB Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

RASCON RAMIREZ, Jose Javier (a.k.a. “EL KHADAFI”); DOB 24 Jul 1966; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

SABORI CISNEROS, Raul (a.k.a. “EL NEGRO”); DOB 07 Jul 1963; POB Baja California Norte, Mexico; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

SALAZAR RAMIREZ, Jesus Alfredo (a.k.a. “INDIO”; a.k.a. “MUNE”); DOB 24 Mar 1974; POB Chihuahua, Mexico; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].

SOSA CANISALES, Felipe de Jesus (a.k.a. “EL GIGIO”; a.k.a. “GIO”); DOB 16 Jul 1968; citizen Mexico (individual) [SDNTK].”

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OFAC: Counter Narcotics Removals​​;​ Counter Terrorism Removals; Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations Removals

April 30, 2013

U.S. Department of the Treasury on April 30, 2013 released the following:

“OFFICE OF FOREIGN ASSETS CONTROL

Specially Designated Nationals List Update
The following deletions have been made to OFAC’s SDN List:

MORENO BERNAL, Luz Marina, c/o PROMOTORA HOTELERA LTDA, Bogota, Colombia; DOB 02 Jul 1955; POB Bogota, Colombia; citizen Colombia; Cedula No. 41703570 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNTK].

DIAZ HERRERA, Jose Ricuarte, c/o PROMOTORA HOTELERA LTDA, Bogota, Colombia; DOB 16 Aug 1958; POB Venecia, Cundinamarca, Colombia; citizen Colombia; Cedula No. 79263544 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNTK].

PROMOTORA HOTELERA LTDA (a.k.a. COMERCIAL PROMOTELES), Calle 114 No. 9-01, Bogota, Colombia; NIT # 8300125383 (Colombia) [SDNTK].

COMERCIAL PROMOTELES (a.k.a. PROMOTORA HOTELERA LTDA), Calle 114 No. 9-01, Bogota, Colombia; NIT # 8300125383 (Colombia) [SDNTK].

ARBOLEDA ARROYAVE, Pedro Nicholas (a.k.a. ARBOLEDA ARROYAVE, Pedro Nicolas), c/o DEPOSITO POPULAR DE DROGAS S.A., Cali, Colombia; c/o DISTRIBUIDORA DE DROGAS CONDOR LTDA., Bogota, Colombia; c/o D’CACHE S.A., Cali, Colombia; c/o CREDIREBAJA S.A., Cali, Colombia; c/o FUNDASER, Cali, Colombia; DOB 23 Jun 1957; Cedula No. 16602372 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

ARBOLEDA ARROYAVE, Pedro Nicolas (a.k.a. ARBOLEDA ARROYAVE, Pedro Nicholas), c/o DEPOSITO POPULAR DE DROGAS S.A., Cali, Colombia; c/o DISTRIBUIDORA DE DROGAS CONDOR LTDA., Bogota, Colombia; c/o D’CACHE S.A., Cali, Colombia; c/o CREDIREBAJA S.A., Cali, Colombia; c/o FUNDASER, Cali, Colombia; DOB 23 Jun 1957; Cedula No. 16602372 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

RUEDA FAJARDO, Herberth Gonzalo, c/o FARMACOOP, Bogota, Colombia; c/o LABORATORIOS GENERICOS VETERINARIOS, Bogota, Colombia; c/o LABORATORIOS KRESSFOR DE COLOMBIA S.A., Bogota, Colombia; DOB 06 Oct 1964; Cedula No. 12126395 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

CUECA VILLARAGA, Hernan, c/o DROGAS LA REBAJA BOGOTA S.A., Bogota, Colombia; Cedula No. 11352426 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

DUQUE MARTINEZ, Maria Consuelo (a.k.a. DUQUE DE GIRALDO, Maria Consuelo), c/o LABORATORIOS KRESSFOR DE COLOMBIA S.A., Bogota, Colombia; c/o FARMACOOP, Bogota, Colombia; DOB 19 May 1955; Cedula No. 41716296 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

DUQUE DE GIRALDO, Maria Consuelo (a.k.a. DUQUE MARTINEZ, Maria Consuelo), c/o LABORATORIOS KRESSFOR DE COLOMBIA S.A., Bogota, Colombia; c/o FARMACOOP, Bogota, Colombia; DOB 19 May 1955; Cedula No. 41716296 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

FERNANDEZ LUNA, Tiberio, c/o DISTRIBUIDORA DE DROGAS CONDOR S.A., Bogota, Colombia; c/o COPSERVIR LTDA., Bogota, Colombia; c/o LABORATORIOS BLANCO PHARMA DE COLOMBIA S.A., Bogota, Colombia; DOB 03 Nov 1960; Cedula No. 93286690 (Colombia); Passport AE956843 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

LEAL FLOREZ, Luis Alejandro, c/o DISTRIBUIDORA DE DROGAS CONDOR S.A., Bogota, Colombia; c/o COINTERCOS S.A., Bogota, Colombia; c/o FIDUSER LTDA., Bogota, Colombia; COSMEPOP, Bogota, Colombia; LATINA DE COSMETICOS Y DISTRIBUCIONES S.A., Bogota, Colombia; DOB 12 Sep 1961; Cedula No. 7217432 (Colombia); Passport 7217432 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

NAIZAQUE PUENTES, Jose de Jesus, c/o COINTERCOS S.A., Bogota, Colombia; c/o LABORATORIOS BLAIMAR DE COLOMBIA S.A., Bogota, Colombia; c/o COSMEPOP, Bogota, Colombia; Calle 58A S 80C-31, Bogota, Colombia; DOB 12 Mar 1956; Cedula No. 19348370 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

RAMIREZ SUAREZ, Luis Carlos (a.k.a. RAMIREZ SUARES, Luis Carlos), c/o DROGAS LA REBAJA BUCARAMANGA S.A., Bucaramanga, Colombia; c/o COPSERVIR LTDA., Bogota, Colombia; DOB 15 May 1952; Cedula No. 19164938 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

RAMIREZ SUARES, Luis Carlos (a.k.a. RAMIREZ SUAREZ, Luis Carlos), c/o DROGAS LA REBAJA BUCARAMANGA S.A., Bucaramanga, Colombia; c/o COPSERVIR LTDA., Bogota, Colombia; DOB 15 May 1952; Cedula No. 19164938 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

VEGA, Rosalba, c/o BONOMERCAD S.A., Bogota, Colombia; c/o PATENTES MARCAS Y REGISTROS S.A., Bogota, Colombia; c/o SHARPER S.A., Bogota, Colombia; c/o GLAJAN S.A., Bogota, Colombia; c/o DECAFARMA S.A., Bogota, Colombia; c/o GENERICOS ESPECIALES S.A., Bogota, Colombia; DOB 22 Sep 1955; Cedula No. 21132758 (Colombia); Passport 21132758 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

CELIS PEREZ, Alexander, c/o DROCARD S.A., Bogota, Colombia; DOB 16 Feb 1973; Cedula No. 79620931 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

DUQUE MARTINEZ, Diego Fernando, c/o GENERICOS ESPECIALES S.A., Bogota, Colombia; DOB 31 Jan 1972; Cedula No. 8191760 (Colombia); Passport 8191760 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

GAMEZ CIFUENTES, Norma Lucero, c/o DROCARD S.A., Bogota, Colombia; DOB 22 Jan 1958; Cedula No. 41674484 (Colombia); Passport 41674484 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

PEREZ GOMEZ, Stella, c/o ASESORIAS ECONOMICAS MUNOZ SANTACOLOMA E.U., Cali, Colombia; c/o CONTACTEL COMUNICACIONES S.A., Cali, Colombia; c/o DISTRIBUIDORA SANAR DE COLOMBIA S.A., Cali, Colombia; c/o COPSERVIR LTDA., Bogota, Colombia; c/o PROVIDA E.U., Cali, Colombia; DOB 26 Jun 1960; Cedula No. 31848468 (Colombia); Passport 31848468 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

PACHECO, Rosa Elena, c/o LEMOFAR LTDA., Bogota, Colombia; DOB 02 Jan 1958; Cedula No. 36162233 (Colombia); Passport 36162233 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

KHOSHNEVIS, Hessam (a.k.a. KHOSH, Hussam; a.k.a. KHOSH-NEVIS, Hesaam; a.k.a. KHOSHNEVIS, Hesam; a.k.a. KHOSH-NEVIS, Hesam; a.k.a. KHOSHNEVIS, Hussam; a.k.a. KHOSHNVIS, Hassan; a.k.a. KHOUCHNOYESS, Hussam); nationality Iran; Passport A0023862 (Iran) (individual) [SDGT] [IFSR].

KHOSH-NEVIS, Hesam (a.k.a. KHOSH, Hussam; a.k.a. KHOSH-NEVIS, Hesaam; a.k.a. KHOSHNEVIS, Hesam; a.k.a. KHOSHNEVIS, Hessam; a.k.a. KHOSHNEVIS, Hussam; a.k.a. KHOSHNVIS, Hassan; a.k.a. KHOUCHNOYESS, Hussam); nationality Iran; Passport A0023862 (Iran) (individual) [SDGT] [IFSR].

KHOSH-NEVIS, Hesaam (a.k.a. KHOSH, Hussam; a.k.a. KHOSHNEVIS, Hesam; a.k.a. KHOSH-NEVIS, Hesam; a.k.a. KHOSHNEVIS, Hessam; a.k.a. KHOSHNEVIS, Hussam; a.k.a. KHOSHNVIS, Hassan; a.k.a. KHOUCHNOYESS, Hussam); nationality Iran; Passport A0023862 (Iran) (individual) [SDGT] [IFSR].

KHOSHNEVIS, Hesam (a.k.a. KHOSH, Hussam; a.k.a. KHOSH-NEVIS, Hesaam; a.k.a. KHOSH-NEVIS, Hesam; a.k.a. KHOSHNEVIS, Hessam; a.k.a. KHOSHNEVIS, Hussam; a.k.a. KHOSHNVIS, Hassan; a.k.a. KHOUCHNOYESS, Hussam); nationality Iran; Passport A0023862 (Iran) (individual) [SDGT] [IFSR].

KHOSHNVIS, Hassan (a.k.a. KHOSH, Hussam; a.k.a. KHOSH-NEVIS, Hesaam; a.k.a. KHOSHNEVIS, Hesam; a.k.a. KHOSH-NEVIS, Hesam; a.k.a. KHOSHNEVIS, Hessam; a.k.a. KHOSHNEVIS, Hussam; a.k.a. KHOUCHNOYESS, Hussam); nationality Iran; Passport A0023862 (Iran) (individual) [SDGT] [IFSR].

KHOSH, Hussam (a.k.a. KHOSH-NEVIS, Hesaam; a.k.a. KHOSHNEVIS, Hesam; a.k.a. KHOSH-NEVIS, Hesam; a.k.a. KHOSHNEVIS, Hessam; a.k.a. KHOSHNEVIS, Hussam; a.k.a. KHOSHNVIS, Hassan; a.k.a. KHOUCHNOYESS, Hussam); nationality Iran; Passport A0023862 (Iran) (individual) [SDGT] [IFSR].

KHOSHNEVIS, Hussam (a.k.a. KHOSH, Hussam; a.k.a. KHOSH-NEVIS, Hesaam; a.k.a. KHOSHNEVIS, Hesam; a.k.a. KHOSH-NEVIS, Hesam; a.k.a. KHOSHNEVIS, Hessam; a.k.a. KHOSHNVIS, Hassan; a.k.a. KHOUCHNOYESS, Hussam); nationality Iran; Passport A0023862 (Iran) (individual) [SDGT] [IFSR].

KHOUCHNOYESS, Hussam (a.k.a. KHOSH, Hussam; a.k.a. KHOSH-NEVIS, Hesaam; a.k.a. KHOSHNEVIS, Hesam; a.k.a. KHOSH-NEVIS, Hesam; a.k.a. KHOSHNEVIS, Hessam; a.k.a. KHOSHNEVIS, Hussam; a.k.a. KHOSHNVIS, Hassan); nationality Iran; Passport A0023862 (Iran) (individual) [SDGT] [IFSR].”

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Specially Designated Narcotics Trafficking Kingpin [SDNTK] Entries Added to OFAC’s SDN List on November 14, 2012

November 14, 2012

Today, OFAC has added [SDNTK] Entries to the Specially Designated Nationals List (SDN List):

The following [SDNTK] entries have been added to OFAC’s SDN List list:

ADMINISTRADORA DEL ORIENTE (a.k.a. ESTACION GUADALUPE; a.k.a. HOTEL REGENTE), Guatemala; NIT # 7142099 (Guatemala) [SDNTK].

CONSTRUCTORA H.L.P. (a.k.a. GASOLINERA JESUS MARIA; a.k.a. TRANSPORTES LC), La Reforma, Zacapa, Guatemala; NIT # 557109K (Guatemala) [SDNTK].

CONSTRUCTORA H.L.T., La Reforma, Zacapa, Guatemala; Folio Mercantil No. 227138 (Guatemala) [SDNTK].

CONSTRUCTORA W.L. (a.k.a. SERVICENTRO LA GRAN VIA), La Reforma, Zacapa, Guatemala; NIT # 4965647 (Guatemala) [SDNTK].

ESTACION GUADALUPE (a.k.a. ADMINISTRADORA DEL ORIENTE; a.k.a. HOTEL REGENTE), Guatemala; NIT # 7142099 (Guatemala) [SDNTK].

GASOLINERA JESUS MARIA (a.k.a. CONSTRUCTORA H.L.P.; a.k.a. TRANSPORTES LC), La Reforma, Zacapa, Guatemala; NIT # 557109K (Guatemala) [SDNTK].

HOTEL REGENTE (a.k.a. ADMINISTRADORA DEL ORIENTE; a.k.a. ESTACION GUADALUPE), Guatemala; NIT # 7142099 (Guatemala) [SDNTK].

IMPORTADORA LORENZANA, S.A. (a.k.a. IMPORTADORA Y EXPORTADORA LORENZANA), La Reforma, Zacapa, Guatemala; NIT # 35599 (Guatemala) [SDNTK].

IMPORTADORA Y EXPORTADORA LORENZANA (a.k.a. IMPORTADORA LORENZANA, S.A.), La Reforma, Zacapa, Guatemala; NIT # 35599 (Guatemala) [SDNTK].

INVERSIONES IRIS MANUELA, S.A. (a.k.a. SERVICENTRO DEL LAGO; a.k.a. SERVIFIESTAS ELEGANCE), Guatemala City, Guatemala; NIT # 2688827-0 (Guatemala) [SDNTK].

LOLALIMES, La Reforma, Zacapa, Guatemala [SDNTK].

LORENZANA CORDON, Marta Julia, La Reforma, Zacapa, Guatemala; DOB 18 Jun 1976; POB Guatemala; nationality Guatemala; citizen Guatemala; Cedula No. R19 5468 (Guatemala); NIT # 7142099 (Guatemala) (individual) [SDNTK].

LORENZANA CORDON, Ovaldino, La Reforma, Zacapa, Guatemala; DOB 06 Aug 1968; POB Guatemala; nationality Guatemala; citizen Guatemala; Cedula No. R19 3934 (Guatemala); NIT # 4968093 (Guatemala) (individual) [SDNTK].

OBRA CIVIL Y CARRETERAS (a.k.a. TRANSPORTES J.L. CORDON), Guatemala; NIT # 4985931 (Guatemala) [SDNTK].

SERVICENTRO DEL LAGO (a.k.a. INVERSIONES IRIS MANUELA, S.A.; a.k.a. SERVIFIESTAS ELEGANCE), Guatemala City, Guatemala; NIT # 2688827-0 (Guatemala) [SDNTK].

SERVICENTRO LA GRAN VIA (a.k.a. CONSTRUCTORA W.L.), La Reforma, Zacapa, Guatemala; NIT # 4965647 (Guatemala) [SDNTK].

SERVIFIESTAS ELEGANCE (a.k.a. INVERSIONES IRIS MANUELA, S.A.; a.k.a. SERVICENTRO DEL LAGO), Guatemala City, Guatemala; NIT # 2688827-0 (Guatemala) [SDNTK].

TRANSPORTES J.L. CORDON (a.k.a. OBRA CIVIL Y CARRETERAS), Guatemala; NIT # 4985931 (Guatemala) [SDNTK].

TRANSPORTES LC (a.k.a. CONSTRUCTORA H.L.P.; a.k.a. GASOLINERA JESUS MARIA), La Reforma, Zacapa, Guatemala; NIT # 557109K (Guatemala) [SDNTK].

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Treasury Designates Lorenzana Family Members and Businesses Allied with the Sinaloa Cartel

11/14/2012

Action Targets Powerful Guatemalan Drug Trafficker

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today designated two key operatives connected to Waldemar Lorenzana Lima, one of Guatemala’s most powerful drug traffickers, as Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers (SDNTs) pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act). For years, Waldemar Lorenzana Lima has used his businesses and agricultural holdings in La Reforma, Zacapa, Guatemala as a front for the northbound movement of drugs through Guatemala. Today, OFAC designated Ovaldino Lorenzana Cordon and Marta Julia Lorenzana Cordon for their role in the drug trafficking activities of their father, Lorenzana Lima as well as the Lorenzana family’s extensive business network.

In April 2010, OFAC designated Lorenzana Lima and three of his sons for their role in facilitating the narcotics-trafficking activities of the Sinaloa Cartel in Guatemala. Today’s action prohibits U.S. persons from conducting financial or commercial transactions with the eight designated entities and two designated individuals, and freezes any assets they may have under U.S. jurisdiction.

“Treasury will continue to target major drug cartels wherever they are operating, including family organizations that work together to traffic narcotics. Today’s designation of Marta Julia and Ovaldino Lorenzana Cordon, members of one of Guatemala’s most significant crime families, along with the Lorenzanas’ business network, allows us to continue our efforts to dismantle transnational drug trafficking organizations operating in Guatemala,” said OFAC Director Adam J. Szubin.

The Lorenzana drug trafficking organization plays a key role in facilitating cocaine trafficking between Colombia and Mexico. Through their connections with Colombian suppliers, they utilize their home country of Guatemala as a staging point for cocaine shipments. Once the cocaine arrives in Guatemala, the Lorenzana family works with the Sinaloa Cartel to traffic cocaine into Mexico and, eventually, the United States. Guatemalan authorities arrested Lorenzana Lima and one of his sons, Eliu Elixander Lorenzana Cordon, in April 2011 and November 2011, respectively. They remain in custody pending extradition to the U.S.​
The designations announced today are the latest in a series of efforts by OFAC to thwart transnational drug cartels, such as the Sinaloa Cartel, which are responsible for distributing significant amounts of cocaine, marijuana, and methamphetamine to the United States. President Obama identified the Sinaloa Cartel as a significant foreign narcotics trafficker under the Kingpin Act in April 2009.

Today’s action, supported by the Drug Enforcement Administration, is part of OFAC’s ongoing efforts under the Kingpin Act to apply financial measures against significant foreign narcotics traffickers worldwide. Internationally, OFAC has designated more than 1,100 businesses and individuals linked to 97 drug kingpins since June 2000. Penalties for violations of the Kingpin Act range from civil penalties of up to $1.075 million per violation to more severe criminal penalties. Criminal penalties for corporate officers may include up to 30 years in prison and fines of up to $5 million. Criminal fines for corporations may reach $10 million. Other individuals face up to 10 years in prison and fines for criminal violation of the Kingpin Act pursuant to Title 18 of the United States Code.

View a chart of the Lorenzana organization.​”

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Specially Designated Narcotics Trafficking Kingpin [SDNTK] Entries Added to OFAC’s SDN List on September 6, 2012

September 10, 2012

On September 6, 2012, OFAC has added [SDNTK] Entries to the Specially Designated Nationals List (SDN List):

The following [SDNTK] entries have been added to OFAC’s SDN List list:

LOPEZ PEREZ, Gricelda (a.k.a. LOPEZ PEREZ, Griselda Natividad; a.k.a. PEREZ ROJO, Karla), Cerro de las Siete Gotas #642, Fraccionamiento Colinas de San Miguel, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico; DOB 19 Aug 1959; alt. DOB 30 Dec 1966; POB Sinaloa, Mexico; nationality Mexico; citizen Mexico; C.U.R.P. LOPG590819MSLPRR04 (Mexico); alt. C.U.R.P. LOPG661230MSLPRR04 (Mexico) (individual) [SDNTK].

LOPEZ PEREZ, Griselda Natividad (a.k.a. LOPEZ PEREZ, Gricelda; a.k.a. PEREZ ROJO, Karla), Cerro de las Siete Gotas #642, Fraccionamiento Colinas de San Miguel, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico; DOB 19 Aug 1959; alt. DOB 30 Dec 1966; POB Sinaloa, Mexico; nationality Mexico; citizen Mexico; C.U.R.P. LOPG590819MSLPRR04 (Mexico); alt. C.U.R.P. LOPG661230MSLPRR04 (Mexico) (individual) [SDNTK].

PEREZ ROJO, Karla (a.k.a. LOPEZ PEREZ, Gricelda; a.k.a. LOPEZ PEREZ, Griselda Natividad), Cerro de las Siete Gotas #642, Fraccionamiento Colinas de San Miguel, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico; DOB 19 Aug 1959; alt. DOB 30 Dec 1966; POB Sinaloa, Mexico; nationality Mexico; citizen Mexico; C.U.R.P. LOPG590819MSLPRR04 (Mexico); alt. C.U.R.P. LOPG661230MSLPRR04 (Mexico) (individual) [SDNTK].

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Treasury Targets the Second Wife of Chapo Guzman

9/6/2012
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today announced the designation of Griselda Lopez Perez, a wife of fugitive drug lord Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman Loera, who plays a key role in his drug trafficking organization. Today’s action, pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act), prohibits U.S. persons from conducting financial or commercial transactions with this individual, and also freezes any assets she may have under U.S. jurisdiction.
“Today marks the third time in the past five months that OFAC has targeted family members who act on behalf of Chapo Guzman,” said OFAC Director Adam J. Szubin. “This action builds on Treasury’s aggressive efforts, alongside its law enforcement partners, to target individuals who facilitate Chapo Guzman’s drug trafficking operations.”

“DEA and its partners are attacking Chapo Guzman’s drug trafficking operations at every level, using the law enforcement tools available to bring these criminals to justice,” said DEA Chief of Financial Operations John Arvanitis. “This is another strike against the brutal Sinaloa Cartel and Chapo’s wife, who has served as a major criminal facilitator on his behalf.”

OFAC is designating Griselda Lopez Perez for her role in the operations of Guzman Loera’s drug trafficking organization, including her efforts to assist Guzman Loera in evading justice. Additionally, Griselda Lopez Perez provides material support to the drug trafficking activities of her husband. Guzman Loera was identified by the President as a significant foreign narcotics trafficker pursuant to the Kingpin Act in 2001.

Today’s action would not have been possible without the key support of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The U.S. Customs and Border Protection also assisted with today’s action.

Internationally, OFAC has designated more than 1,100 businesses and individuals linked to 97 drug kingpins since June 2000. Penalties for violations of the Kingpin Act range from civil penalties of up to $1.075 million per violation to more severe criminal penalties. Criminal penalties for corporate officers may include up to 30 years in prison and fines up to $5 million. Criminal fines for corporations may reach $10 million. Other individuals could face up to 10 years in prison and fines pursuant to Title 18 of the United States Code for criminal violations of the Kingpin Act.

To view a chart of the Chapo Guzman organization, click here.”

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Specially Designated Narcotics Trafficking Kingpin [SDNTK] Entries Removed from OFAC’s SDN List on August 29, 2012

August 29, 2012

Today, OFAC has removed [SDNTK] Entries from the Specially Designated Nationals List (SDN List):

The following [SDNTK] entries have been removed:

AGROPECUARIA LA CRUZ S.A., Calle 137 No. 88-76 Int. 2 Apto. 143, Bogota, Colombia; NIT # 813004216-1 (Colombia) [SDNTK].

CRIADERO LAS CABANAS LTDA., Calle 137 No. 88-76 Int. 2 Apto. 143, Bogota, Colombia; NIT # 816005110-5 (Colombia) [SDNTK].

MARTINEZ GALINDO, Alicia (a.k.a. MARTINEZ, Alicia), c/o AMG RICAS PIZZA, Bogota, Colombia; DOB 26 Mar 1948; Cedula No. 41386662 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNTK].

MARTINEZ, Alicia (a.k.a. MARTINEZ GALINDO, Alicia), c/o AMG RICAS PIZZA, Bogota, Colombia; DOB 26 Mar 1948; Cedula No. 41386662 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNTK].

SARABIA DIAZ, Carlos Cristino, Calle Dalia No. 37, Colonia Aguaruto, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico; c/o TOYS FACTORY, S.A. DE C.V., Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico; c/o COMERCIAL JOANA, S.A. DE C.V., Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico; c/o COMERCIALIZADORA BRIMAR’S, S.A. DE. C.V., Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico; c/o COMERCIAL DOMELY, S.A. DE C.V., Toluca, Mexico, Mexico; DOB 24 Jul 1971; POB Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico; nationality Mexico; citizen Mexico; R.F.C. SADC710724I71 (Mexico); C.U.R.P. SADC710724HSLRZR03 (Mexico) (individual) [SDNTK].

TARAZONA ENCISO, Nestor Alonso, c/o AGROPECUARIA LA CRUZ S.A., Bogota, Colombia; c/o CRIADERO LAS CABANAS LTDA., Bogota, Colombia; Calle 137 No. 52-37, Rincon Iberia, Bogota, Colombia; San Martin, Meta, Colombia; DOB 13 Jun 1965; Cedula No. 79344969 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNTK].

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Specially Designated Narcotics Trafficker [SDNT] and Specially Designated Narcotics Trafficking Kingpin [SDNTK] Entries Changed on OFAC’s SDN List on August 29, 2012

August 29, 2012

Today, OFAC has changed [SDNT] and [SDNTK] Entries on the Specially Designated Nationals List (SDN List):

The following [SDNT] entries have been changed:

HODWALKER MARTINEZ, Martin David (a.k.a. “TILO”), c/o VERANILLO DIVE CENTER LTDA., Barranquilla, Colombia; c/o MARTIN HODWALKER M. Y CIA. S. EN C., Barranquilla, Colombia; c/o YAMAHA VERANILLO DISTRIBUIDORES, Barranquilla, Colombia; c/o DESARROLLO GEMMA CORPORATION, Panama City, Panama; c/o HODWALKER Y LEAL Y CIA. S.C.A., Barranquilla, Colombia; c/o YAMAHA MUNDIAL LIMITADA, Santa Marta, Colombia; DOB 26 Dec 1968; POB Colombia; Cedula No. 8534760 (Colombia); Passport AF465508 Colombia (individual) [SDNT]. -to- HODWALKER MARTINEZ, Martin David (a.k.a. “TILO”); DOB 26 Dec 1968; POB Colombia; Cedula No. 8534760 (Colombia); Passport AF465508 Colombia(individual) [SDNT] Linked To: YAMAHA VERANILLO DISTRIBUIDORES; Linked To: VERANILLO DIVE CENTER LTDA.; Linked To: MARTIN HODWALKER M. & CIA. S. EN C.; Linked To: DESARROLLO GEMMA CORPORATION; Linked To: HODWALKER Y LEAL Y CIA. S.C.A..

“TILO” (a.k.a. HODWALKER MARTINEZ, Martin David), c/o VERANILLO DIVE CENTER LTDA., Barranquilla, Colombia; c/o MARTIN HODWALKER M. Y CIA. S. EN C., Barranquilla, Colombia; c/o YAMAHA VERANILLO DISTRIBUIDORES, Barranquilla, Colombia; c/o DESARROLLO GEMMA CORPORATION, Panama City, Panama; c/o HODWALKER Y LEAL Y CIA. S.C.A., Barranquilla, Colombia; c/o YAMAHA MUNDIAL LIMITADA, Santa Marta, Colombia; DOB 26 Dec 1968; POB Colombia; Cedula No. 8534760 (Colombia); Passport AF465508 Colombia (individual) [SDNT]. -to- “TILO” (a.k.a. HODWALKER MARTINEZ, Martin David); DOB 26 Dec 1968; POB Colombia; Cedula No. 8534760 (Colombia); Passport AF465508 Colombia(individual) [SDNT] Linked To: YAMAHA VERANILLO DISTRIBUIDORES; Linked To: VERANILLO DIVE CENTER LTDA.; Linked To: MARTIN HODWALKER M. & CIA. S. EN C.; Linked To: DESARROLLO GEMMA CORPORATION; Linked To: HODWALKER Y LEAL Y CIA. S.C.A..

The following [SDNTK] entries have been changed:

FLORES CACHO, Javier, c/o LA NUMERO UNO DE CUAUHTEMOC S.A. DE C.V., Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico; Avenida del Taller No. 23, Ret. 17, Colonia Jardin Balbuena, Delegacion Venustiano Carranza, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico; Martin Luis Guzman No. 259, Colonia Villa de Cortez, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico; DOB 30 Aug 1969; POB Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico; nationality Mexico; citizen Mexico; R.F.C. FOCJ-690830 (Mexico); C.U.R.P. FOCJ690830HDFLCV03 (Mexico) (individual) [SDNTK]. -to- FLORES CACHO, Javier, Avenida del Taller No. 23, Ret. 17, Colonia Jardin Balbuena, Delegacion Venustiano Carranza, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico; Martin Luis Guzman No. 259, Colonia Villa de Cortez, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico; DOB 30 Aug 1969; POB Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico; nationality Mexico; citizen Mexico; R.F.C. FOCJ-690830 (Mexico); C.U.R.P. FOCJ690830HDFLCV03 (Mexico)(individual) [SDNTK].

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Specially Designated Narcotics Trafficking Kingpin [SDNTK] Entries Added and Changed to OFAC’s SDN List on August 29, 2012

August 29, 2012

Today, OFAC has added [SDNTK] Entries and changed [SDNTK] Entries to the Specially Designated Nationals List (SDN List):

The following [SDNTK] entries have been added to OFAC’s SDN list:

ADT PETROSERVICIOS, S.A. DE C.V., Carretera Federal Mexico – Tuxpan Km. 255 S/N, Santiago de la Pena, Tuxpan, Veracruz 92770, Mexico; Calle Panama #509, Colonia 27 De Septiembre, Poza Rica, Veracruz 93220, Mexico; Calle Rafael Nieto #187, Colonia El Cuatro, Cero Azul, Veracruz 82510, Mexico; Calle Francita #202, Colonia Guadalupe, Tampico, Tamaulipas 89120, Mexico; Veracruz, Veracruz, Mexico; Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico; R.F.C. APE010515F17 (Mexico) [SDNTK].

The following [SDNTK] entries have been changed:

COLORADO CESSA, Francisco Antonio, C Rio Tonala #3, Colonia Jardines, Tuxpan, Veracruz 92890, Mexico; Rio Palma 10, Jardines, Tuxpan, Veracruz 92890, Mexico; La Flor De Maria, Carretera Mexico-Tuxpan, Tuxpan, Veracruz, Mexico; DOB 10 Oct 1960; POB Tuxpan, Veracruz, Mexico; nationality Mexico; citizen Mexico; Passport 04060004616 (Mexico); C.U.R.P. COCF601010HVZLSR05 (Mexico) (individual) [SDNTK]. -to- COLORADO CESSA, Francisco Antonio, C Rio Tonala #3, Colonia Jardines, Tuxpan, Veracruz 92890, Mexico; Rio Palma 10, Jardines, Tuxpan, Veracruz 92890, Mexico; La Flor De Maria, Carretera MexicoTuxpan, Tuxpan, Veracruz, Mexico; DOB 10 Oct 1960; POB Tuxpan, Veracruz, Mexico; nationality Mexico; citizen Mexico; Passport 04060004616 (Mexico); C.U.R.P. COCF601010HVZLSR05 (Mexico) (individual) [SDNTK] Linked To: ADT PETROSERVICIOS, S.A. DE C.V..

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Treasury Targets Los Zetas Linked Oil Services Company

8/29/2012
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today announced the designation of ADT Petroservicios, S.A. De C.V., an oil services company owned by narcotics trafficker Francisco Antonio Colorado Cessa who is tied to Los Zetas. Today’s action, taken pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act), prohibits U.S. persons from engaging in any transactions with ADT Petroservicios, S.A. De C.V. and freezes any assets the company may have under U.S. jurisdiction.

On June 12, 2012, OFAC designated Mexican national Francisco Antonio Colorado Cessa as a specially designated narcotics trafficker for materially assisting the international narcotics trafficking of Los Zetas and its leaders Miguel Angel Trevino Morales and Omar Trevino Morales. Colorado Cessa owns and controls ADT Petroservicios, S.A. De C.V., which is located in Veracruz, Mexico. Also on that date, the U.S. Attorneys’ Office for the Western District of Texas charged Colorado Cessa, Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, and Omar Trevino Morales with money laundering on behalf of Los Zetas and its senior leadership. Colorado Cessa is currently in U.S. custody awaiting trial.

“By exposing this business of Francisco Antonio Colorado Cessa, which is tied to the violent Los Zetas group, we are depriving their organization of an avenue to launder their illicit proceeds,” said OFAC Director Adam J. Szubin. “We will continue to target individuals and businesses linked to Los Zetas wherever they attempt to conceal their illegal activities.”

Los Zetas is a Mexican drug trafficking organization that the President identified as a significant foreign narcotics trafficker pursuant to the Kingpin Act in April 2009. OFAC subsequently designated Miguel Angel Trevino Morales and Omar Trevino Morales as specially designated narcotics traffickers pursuant to the Kingpin Act in July 2009 and March 2010, respectively.

Today’s action is part of ongoing efforts pursuant to the Kingpin Act to apply financial measures against significant foreign narcotics traffickers and their organizations worldwide. The Treasury Department has designated more than 1,100 individuals and entities pursuant to the Kingpin Act since June 2000.

Penalties for violations of the Kingpin Act range from civil penalties of up to $1.075 million per violation to more severe criminal penalties. Criminal penalties for corporate officers may include up to 30 years in prison and fines up to $5 million. Criminal fines for corporations may reach $10 million. Other individuals face up to 10 years in prison and fines pursuant to Title 18 of the United States Code for criminal violations of the Kingpin Act.”

OFAC’s Los Zetas Linked Oil Services Company chart.

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