Designation of Four (4) Individuals Pursuant to Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, “Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism”, 36302 [2013-14303]

Download as PDF 36302 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 116 / Monday, June 17, 2013 / Notices Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at ‘‘www.stb.dot.gov.’’ Decided: June 12, 2013. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2013–14311 Filed 6–14–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Designation of Four (4) Individuals Pursuant to Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, ‘‘Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism’’ Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the names of four (4) individuals whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, ‘‘Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism.’’ DATES: The designations by the Director of OFAC of the 4 individuals in this notice, pursuant to Executive Order 13224, are effective on June 11, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: 202/622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site (www.treas.gov/ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service, tel.: 202/622–0077. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Background On September 23, 2001, the President issued Executive Order 13224 (the ‘‘Order’’) pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, 50 U.S.C. 1701–1706, and the United Nations Participation Act of 1945, 22 U.S.C. 287c. In the Order, the President declared a national emergency to address grave acts of terrorism and threats of terrorism committed by VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:38 Jun 14, 2013 Jkt 229001 foreign terrorists, including the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania, and at the Pentagon. The Order imposes economic sanctions on persons who have committed, pose a significant risk of committing, or support acts of terrorism. The President identified in the Annex to the Order, as amended by Executive Order 13268 of July 2, 2002, 13 individuals and 16 entities as subject to the economic sanctions. The Order was further amended by Executive Order 13284 of January 23, 2003, to reflect the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property that are in or hereafter come within the United States or the possession or control of United States persons, of: (1) Foreign persons listed in the Annex to the Order; (2) foreign persons determined by the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, to have committed, or to pose a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals or the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United States; (3) persons determined by the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security and Justice, to be owned or controlled by, or to act for or on behalf of those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or those persons determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d)(i) of the Order; and (4) except as provided in section 5 of the Order and after such consultation, if any, with foreign authorities as the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, deems appropriate in the exercise of his discretion, persons determined by the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security and Justice, to assist in, sponsor, or provide financial, material, or technological support for, or financial or other services to or in support of, such acts of terrorism or those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or determined to be subject to the Order or to be otherwise associated with those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or those persons determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d)(i) of the Order. On June 11, 2013 the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security, Justice and other relevant PO 00000 Frm 00143 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 agencies, designated, pursuant to one or more of the criteria set forth in subsections 1(b), 1(c) or 1(d) of the Order, four (4) individuals whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224. The listings for these individuals on OFAC’s list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons appear as follows: Individuals 1. AL–WATFA, Ali Ibrahim (a.k.a. AL– WAFA, Ali Ibrahim; a.k.a. AL– WAFA, Alie Ibrahim; a.k.a. AL– WATFA, Alie Ibrahim; a.k.a. IBRAHIM, Al Hajj Alie), 26 Malama Thomas Street, Freetown, Sierra Leone; DOB 1969; POB Al Qalamun, Lebanon (individual) [SDGT]. 2. CHEHADE, Ali Ahmad (a.k.a. CHEADE, Ali; a.k.a. CHEHADE, Abou Hassan Ali; a.k.a. JAWAD, Abou Hassan; a.k.a. JAWAD, Abu Hassan; a.k.a. SHIHADI, Ali), Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire; DOB 05 Jan 1961; POB Ansarie, Lebanon; citizen Lebanon; Passport RL0516070 (Lebanon) (individual) [SDGT]. 3. FAWAZ, Abbas Loutfe (a.k.a. FAWWAZ, ’Abbas Abu-Ahmad; a.k.a. FOUAZ, Abbas), Dakar, Senegal; DOB 07 Aug 1978; POB Jwaya, Lebanon; alt. POB Dakar, Senegal; citizen Lebanon; alt. citizen Senegal; Personal ID Card 096574S (Senegal) (individual) [SDGT]. 4. KHANAFER, Hicham Nmer (a.k.a. KANAFER, Hicham; a.k.a. KANAFER, Hisham; a.k.a. KHANAFAR, Hisham; a.k.a. KHANAFIR, Hisham); DOB 23 May 1965; POB Ainata, Lebanon; alt. POB Kuntair, The Gambia; nationality Lebanon; alt. nationality The Gambia; Passport 1617889 (Lebanon) (individual) [SDGT]. Dated: June 11, 2013. Adam J. Szubin, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Foreign Assets Control


Designation of Four (4) Individuals Pursuant to Executive Order 
13224 of September 23, 2001, ``Blocking Property and Prohibiting 
Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support 
Terrorism''

AGENCY: Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control 
(``OFAC'') is publishing the names of four (4) individuals whose 
property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive 
Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, ``Blocking Property and Prohibiting 
Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support 
Terrorism.''

DATES: The designations by the Director of OFAC of the 4 individuals in 
this notice, pursuant to Executive Order 13224, are effective on June 
11, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance 
Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department 
of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: 202/622-2490.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Electronic and Facsimile Availability

    This document and additional information concerning OFAC are 
available from OFAC's Web site (www.treas.gov/ofac) or via facsimile 
through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service, tel.: 202/622-0077.

Background

    On September 23, 2001, the President issued Executive Order 13224 
(the ``Order'') pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers 
Act, 50 U.S.C. 1701-1706, and the United Nations Participation Act of 
1945, 22 U.S.C. 287c. In the Order, the President declared a national 
emergency to address grave acts of terrorism and threats of terrorism 
committed by foreign terrorists, including the September 11, 2001 
terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania, and at the Pentagon. The 
Order imposes economic sanctions on persons who have committed, pose a 
significant risk of committing, or support acts of terrorism. The 
President identified in the Annex to the Order, as amended by Executive 
Order 13268 of July 2, 2002, 13 individuals and 16 entities as subject 
to the economic sanctions. The Order was further amended by Executive 
Order 13284 of January 23, 2003, to reflect the creation of the 
Department of Homeland Security.
    Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all 
property and interests in property that are in or hereafter come within 
the United States or the possession or control of United States 
persons, of: (1) Foreign persons listed in the Annex to the Order; (2) 
foreign persons determined by the Secretary of State, in consultation 
with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of 
Homeland Security and the Attorney General, to have committed, or to 
pose a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten 
the security of U.S. nationals or the national security, foreign 
policy, or economy of the United States; (3) persons determined by the 
Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, 
Homeland Security and Justice, to be owned or controlled by, or to act 
for or on behalf of those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or 
those persons determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 
1(d)(i) of the Order; and (4) except as provided in section 5 of the 
Order and after such consultation, if any, with foreign authorities as 
the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the 
Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the 
Attorney General, deems appropriate in the exercise of his discretion, 
persons determined by the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the 
Departments of State, Homeland Security and Justice, to assist in, 
sponsor, or provide financial, material, or technological support for, 
or financial or other services to or in support of, such acts of 
terrorism or those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or 
determined to be subject to the Order or to be otherwise associated 
with those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or those persons 
determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d)(i) of the 
Order.
    On June 11, 2013 the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the 
Departments of State, Homeland Security, Justice and other relevant 
agencies, designated, pursuant to one or more of the criteria set forth 
in subsections 1(b), 1(c) or 1(d) of the Order, four (4) individuals 
whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to 
Executive Order 13224.
    The listings for these individuals on OFAC's list of Specially 
Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons appear as follows:

Individuals

1. AL-WATFA, Ali Ibrahim (a.k.a. AL-WAFA, Ali Ibrahim; a.k.a. AL-WAFA, 
Alie Ibrahim; a.k.a. AL-WATFA, Alie Ibrahim; a.k.a. IBRAHIM, Al Hajj 
Alie), 26 Malama Thomas Street, Freetown, Sierra Leone; DOB 1969; POB 
Al Qalamun, Lebanon (individual) [SDGT].
2. CHEHADE, Ali Ahmad (a.k.a. CHEADE, Ali; a.k.a. CHEHADE, Abou Hassan 
Ali; a.k.a. JAWAD, Abou Hassan; a.k.a. JAWAD, Abu Hassan; a.k.a. 
SHIHADI, Ali), Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire; DOB 05 Jan 1961; POB Ansarie, 
Lebanon; citizen Lebanon; Passport RL0516070 (Lebanon) (individual) 
[SDGT].
3. FAWAZ, Abbas Loutfe (a.k.a. FAWWAZ, 'Abbas Abu-Ahmad; a.k.a. FOUAZ, 
Abbas), Dakar, Senegal; DOB 07 Aug 1978; POB Jwaya, Lebanon; alt. POB 
Dakar, Senegal; citizen Lebanon; alt. citizen Senegal; Personal ID Card 
096574S (Senegal) (individual) [SDGT].
4. KHANAFER, Hicham Nmer (a.k.a. KANAFER, Hicham; a.k.a. KANAFER, 
Hisham; a.k.a. KHANAFAR, Hisham; a.k.a. KHANAFIR, Hisham); DOB 23 May 
1965; POB Ainata, Lebanon; alt. POB Kuntair, The Gambia; nationality 
Lebanon; alt. nationality The Gambia; Passport 1617889 (Lebanon) 
(individual) [SDGT].

    Dated: June 11, 2013.
Adam J. Szubin,
Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
[FR Doc. 2013-14303 Filed 6-14-13; 8:45 am]
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