US Sanctions Summary – April 2023

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US Treasury OFAC Sanctions Targets – April 2023

4/4: Lebanon – 2 Rahme Brothers for profiting from public corruption

4/5: Haiti – Former President of Chamber of Deputies

4/5: Russia, Cyber – Illicit Marketplace Genesis Market

4/6: Russia – Microsoft in $3.3M+ fine in to BIS & OFAC re apparent violations of US Export Controls & Sanctions

4/12: Russia – Usmanov’s global financial facilitators & sanctions evaders: 25 individuals & 29 entities in 20 jurisdictions incl.: Russia, Cyprus, Cayman Islands, UK, Isle of Man, France, Germany, Latvia, Slovakia, Israel, Uzbekistan, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Austria, China, HK, Turkey, UAE, Hungary

4/14: China, Guatemala – Suppliers of precursor chemicals for fentanyl production

4/18: Hezbollah – Money laundering and sanctions evasion network: 52 individuals & entities in Lebanon, UAE, South Africa, Angola, Côte d’Ivoire, DR Congo, Belgium, UK, HK

4/19: Iran – Procurement network (Iran, Malaysia, HK, China) supporting Iran’s UAV and military programs

4/24: North Korea – Actors in China facilitating illicit DPRK financial activity in support of weapons programs

4/24: Iran – IRGC, Police, Cyberspace senior officials overseeing violent protest suppression & censorship

4/25: North Korea, WMD: $508M UK British American Tobacco fine largest ever for non-financial institution

4/27: CJNG: US Treasury coordinates with Mexico Govt to disrupt CJNG timeshare fraud

4/27: Iran: Intelligence Agency officials responsible for detention of US nationals