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Alert 2001-13

Terrorist Additions to the OFAC SDN List

To: Chief Executive Officers of All National Banks; All State Banking Authorities; Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Conference of State Bank Supervisors; Deputy Comptrollers (Districts); Assistant Deputy Comptrollers; District Counsel and Examining Personnel

FOR IMMEDIATE IMPLEMENTATION

October 16, 2001

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has added the names of 39 terrorists to its list of Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGTs). OFAC's material on Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) has been revised accordingly. For further information, see OFAC's home page on the Internet, fax-on-demand service (202) 622-0077, or any of OFAC's other sites.

Assets of the 39 terrorists added to the SDN list must be immediately blocked and immediate notice given to OFAC when a financial institution identifies potential or actual assets on any of the listed entities. If verified by OFAC as a blockable transaction/asset, a blocking report must be immediately faxed to OFAC. Banks should call OFAC's hotline at 1 (800) 540-6322 to report any hits.

 

Daniel P. Stipano
Deputy Chief Counsel

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