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Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Division of Supervision

550 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20429

Foreign Assets Control Act
FIL-14-96
March 22, 1996
TO:
SUBJECT:

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Blocking of Accounts Associated
With Narcotics Traffickers

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Executive Order 12978 recently added 198 international narcotics traffickers to the Department
of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control's (OFAC) listing of Specially Designated
Nationals and Blocked Persons. The listing, with 60 new entities and 138 new individuals, is
attached and supplements the listing provided by the FDIC on April 3, 1995, in FIL-26-95.

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The FDIC on May 19, 1995 (FIL-36-95), provided information about OFAC, and a series of laws
administered by OFAC that impose economic sanctions against targeted hostile foreign
countries to further U.S. foreign policy and national security objectives. Also provided in FIL-3695 were details about the availability of computer-based, up-to-date OFAC data.
Please distribute the attached list to the appropriate persons in your institution. For questions
about this list or the procedures to block accounts, please call OFAC's Compliance Programs
Division on 202-622-2490.
Nicholas J. Ketcha Jr.

Director

Attachment: PDF Format (76 kb, PDF help or hard copy),
Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

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Last Updated 07/13/1999

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