Additional Designations, Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act, 17823-17824 [2015-07635]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 63 / Thursday, April 2, 2015 / Notices Peachtree St. NW., Suite 1645, Stop 420–D, Atlanta, GA 30308. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Grant Program Office via their email address at Grant.Program.Office@irs.gov. Authority for the Community Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Matching Grant Program is contained in the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113–235, signed December 16, 2014. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: March 23, 2015. Mikki Betker, Chief, Grant Program Office, IRS, Stakeholder Partnerships, Education & Communication. [FR Doc. 2015–07589 Filed 4–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Additional Designations, Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of four individuals and five entities whose property and interests in property have been blocked pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act) (21 U.S.C. 1901–1908, 8 U.S.C. 1182). In addition, OFAC is updating the identifying information for one individual who was previously identified pursuant to the Kingpin Act. SUMMARY: The designation by the Director of OFAC of the four individuals and five entities identified and one update in this notice pursuant to section 805(b) of the Kingpin Act is effective on March 24, 2015. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, Tel: (202) 622–2490. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available on OFAC’s Web site at http://www.treasury.gov/ofac or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-ondemand service at (202) 622–0077. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:52 Apr 01, 2015 Jkt 235001 Background The Kingpin Act became law on December 3, 1999. The Kingpin Act establishes a program targeting the activities of significant foreign narcotics traffickers and their organizations on a worldwide basis. It provides a statutory framework for the imposition of sanctions against significant foreign narcotics traffickers and their organizations on a worldwide basis, with the objective of denying their businesses and agents access to the U.S. financial system and the benefits of trade and transactions involving U.S. companies and individuals. The Kingpin Act blocks all property and interests in property, subject to U.S. jurisdiction, owned or controlled by significant foreign narcotics traffickers as identified by the President. In addition, the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General, the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of State, and the Secretary of Homeland Security may designate and block the property and interests in property, subject to U.S. jurisdiction, of persons who are found to be: (1) Materially assisting in, or providing financial or technological support for or to, or providing goods or services in support of, the international narcotics trafficking activities of a person designated pursuant to the Kingpin Act; (2) owned, controlled, or directed by, or acting for or on behalf of, a person designated pursuant to the Kingpin Act; or (3) playing a significant role in international narcotics trafficking. On March 24, 2015, the Director of OFAC designated the following four individuals and five entities whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to section 805(b) of the Kingpin Act. Individuals 1. KELMENDI, Besnik (a.k.a. KELJMENDI, Besnik); DOB 30 Oct 1980; POB Pec, Kosovo; Passport 5661746 (Bosnia and Herzegovina) (individual) [SDNTK] (Linked To: N.P.T.T. DONA–SHELL). 2. KELMENDI, Donata, Pec (Peje), Kosovo; DOB 16 Sep 1992 (individual) [SDNTK] (Linked To: HOTEL CASA GRANDE–ULCINJ, MONTENEGRO). 3. KELMENDI, Elvis (a.k.a. KELJMENDI, Elvis), Pec, Kosovo; DOB 03 May 1978; POB Prizren, Kosovo; Personal ID Card 0305978934868 (Montenegro) (individual) [SDNTK]. PO 00000 Frm 00110 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17823 4. KELMENDI, Liridon (a.k.a. KELJMENDI, Liridon); DOB 01 Jan 1983; POB Pec, Kosovo; Passport 5239319 (Bosnia and Herzegovina); alt. Passport 005452254 (Bosnia and Herzegovina) (individual) [SDNTK]. Entities 1. DONATA COMPANY D.O.O., Totosi B.B., Ulcinj, Montenegro; Company Number 50461890 [SDNTK]. 2. HOTEL CASA GRANDE–SARAJEVO, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, Velika Aleja 2, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina [SDNTK]. 3. HOTEL CASA GRANDE–ULCINJ, MONTENEGRO, Donji Stoj B.B., Ulcinj 85360, Montenegro; Web site www.casagrande-mne.com [SDNTK]. 4. N.P.T.T. DONA–SHELL (a.k.a. DONASHELL; a.k.a. DONNA SHELL), Pec, Kosovo; Company Number 80386621 (Kosovo) [SDNTK]. 5. PREDSTAVNISTVO CASAGRANDE EXPORT–IMPORT, 2 A Kosovska, Surcin 11271, Serbia; Company Number 29025576 [SDNTK]. In addition, OFAC has made updates to the record for the following individual previously designated pursuant to the Kingpin Act: KELMENDI, Naser (a.k.a. KELJMENDI, Naser Meto), Edhema Eke Dzubura 20, Ilidza, Bosnia and Herzegovina; Velika Aleja Street, no. 2, Ilidza, Bosnia and Herzegovina; DOB 15 Feb 1957; POB Pec, Kosovo; citizen Bosnia and Herzegovina; Passport 4843868 (Bosnia and Herzegovina); National ID No. 1502957172694 (Bosnia and Herzegovina) (individual) [SDNTK] The listing for this individual now appears as follows: KELMENDI, Naser (a.k.a. KELJMENDI, Naser Meto), Edhema Eke Dzubura 20, Ilidza, Bosnia and Herzegovina; Velika Aleja Street, no. 2, Ilidza, Bosnia and Herzegovina; DOB 15 Feb 1957; POB Pec, Kosovo; citizen Bosnia and Herzegovina; Passport 4843868 (Bosnia and Herzegovina); National ID No. 1502957172694 (Bosnia and Herzegovina) (individual) [SDNTK] (Linked To: DONATA COMPANY D.O.O.; Linked To: N.P.T.T. DONA– SHELL; Linked To: HOTEL CASA GRANDE–SARAJEVO, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA; Linked To: HOTEL CASA GRANDE–ULCINJ, MONTENEGRO; Linked To: PREDSTAVNISTVO CASAGRANDE EXPORT–IMPORT). E:\FR\FM\02APN1.SGM 02APN1 17824 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 63 / Thursday, April 2, 2015 / Notices Dated: March 24, 2015. John E. Smith, Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2015–07635 Filed 4–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program Availability of Application Packages Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This document provides notice of the availability of Application Packages for the 2016 Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program. DATES: Application instructions are available electronically from the IRS on May 1, 2015 by visiting: IRS.gov (key word search—‘‘TCE’’) or through Grants.gov. The deadline for submitting an application package to the IRS for the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program is May 31, 2015. However, because this date falls on a non-workday the deadline is being extended until Monday, June 1, 2015. All applications must be submitted through Grants.gov. ADDRESSES: Internal Revenue Service, Grant Program Office, 5000 Ellin Road, NCFB C4–110, SE:W:CAR:SPEC:FO:GPO, Lanham, Maryland 20706. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Grant Program Office via their email address at tce.grant.office@irs.gov. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:52 Apr 01, 2015 Jkt 235001 Authority for the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program is contained in Section 163 of the Revenue Act of 1978, Public Law 95–600, (92 Stat. 12810), November 6, 1978. Regulations were published in the Federal Register at 44 FR 72113 on December 13, 1979. Section 163 gives the IRS authority to enter into cooperative agreements with private or public non-profit agencies or organizations to establish a network of trained volunteers to provide free tax information and return preparation assistance to elderly individuals. Elderly individuals are defined as individuals age 60 and over at the close of their taxable year. Because applications are being solicited before the FY 2016 budget has been approved, cooperative agreements will be entered into subject to the appropriation of funds. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: March 23, 2015. Mikki Betker, Chief, Grant Program Office, IRS, Stakeholder Partnerships, Education & Communication. [FR Doc. 2015–07588 Filed 4–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Veterans’ Rural Health Advisory Committee Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that the Veterans Rural Health PO 00000 Frm 00111 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Advisory Committee will meet on April 21–22, 2015, in Room 156, at the VA Medical Center, 17273 State Route 104, Chillicothe, Ohio from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on health care issues affecting enrolled Veterans residing in rural areas. The Committee examines programs and policies that impact the provision of VA health care to enrolled Veterans residing in rural areas, and discusses ways to improve and enhance VA services for these Veterans. The agenda will include updates from the Committee Chairman and the Director of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Office of Rural Health (ORH), as well as presentations on general health care access and quality topics. Public comments will be received at 4:30 p.m. on April 22, 2015. Interested parties should contact Mr. Elmer D. Clark, by mail at 810 Vermont Avenue, Mail Code 10P1R, Washington, DC 20420, or via email at VRHAC@va.gov, or by fax at (202) 632–8609. Individuals scheduled to speak are invited to submit a 1–2 page summary of their comments for inclusion in the official meeting record. Dated: March 27, 2015. 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 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Foreign Assets Control


Additional Designations, Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation 
Act

AGENCY: Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets 
Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of four individuals and five 
entities whose property and interests in property have been blocked 
pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act) 
(21 U.S.C. 1901-1908, 8 U.S.C. 1182). In addition, OFAC is updating the 
identifying information for one individual who was previously 
identified pursuant to the Kingpin Act.

DATES: The designation by the Director of OFAC of the four individuals 
and five entities identified and one update in this notice pursuant to 
section 805(b) of the Kingpin Act is effective on March 24, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Sanctions 
Compliance & Evaluation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. 
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 on OFAC's Web site at http://www.treasury.gov/ofac or via 
facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service at (202) 622-0077.

Background

    The Kingpin Act became law on December 3, 1999. The Kingpin Act 
establishes a program targeting the activities of significant foreign 
narcotics traffickers and their organizations on a worldwide basis. It 
provides a statutory framework for the imposition of sanctions against 
significant foreign narcotics traffickers and their organizations on a 
worldwide basis, with the objective of denying their businesses and 
agents access to the U.S. financial system and the benefits of trade 
and transactions involving U.S. companies and individuals.
    The Kingpin Act blocks all property and interests in property, 
subject to U.S. jurisdiction, owned or controlled by significant 
foreign narcotics traffickers as identified by the President. In 
addition, the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the 
Attorney General, the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, the 
Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Administrator of 
the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Secretary of Defense, the 
Secretary of State, and the Secretary of Homeland Security may 
designate and block the property and interests in property, subject to 
U.S. jurisdiction, of persons who are found to be: (1) Materially 
assisting in, or providing financial or technological support for or 
to, or providing goods or services in support of, the international 
narcotics trafficking activities of a person designated pursuant to the 
Kingpin Act; (2) owned, controlled, or directed by, or acting for or on 
behalf of, a person designated pursuant to the Kingpin Act; or (3) 
playing a significant role in international narcotics trafficking.
    On March 24, 2015, the Director of OFAC designated the following 
four individuals and five entities whose property and interests in 
property are blocked pursuant to section 805(b) of the Kingpin Act.

Individuals

1. KELMENDI, Besnik (a.k.a. KELJMENDI, Besnik); DOB 30 Oct 1980; POB 
Pec, Kosovo; Passport 5661746 (Bosnia and Herzegovina) (individual) 
[SDNTK] (Linked To: N.P.T.T. DONA-SHELL).
2. KELMENDI, Donata, Pec (Peje), Kosovo; DOB 16 Sep 1992 (individual) 
[SDNTK] (Linked To: HOTEL CASA GRANDE-ULCINJ, MONTENEGRO).
3. KELMENDI, Elvis (a.k.a. KELJMENDI, Elvis), Pec, Kosovo; DOB 03 May 
1978; POB Prizren, Kosovo; Personal ID Card 0305978934868 (Montenegro) 
(individual) [SDNTK].
4. KELMENDI, Liridon (a.k.a. KELJMENDI, Liridon); DOB 01 Jan 1983; POB 
Pec, Kosovo; Passport 5239319 (Bosnia and Herzegovina); alt. Passport 
005452254 (Bosnia and Herzegovina) (individual) [SDNTK].

Entities

1. DONATA COMPANY D.O.O., Totosi B.B., Ulcinj, Montenegro; Company 
Number 50461890 [SDNTK].
2. HOTEL CASA GRANDE-SARAJEVO, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, Velika Aleja 2, 
Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina [SDNTK].
3. HOTEL CASA GRANDE-ULCINJ, MONTENEGRO, Donji Stoj B.B., Ulcinj 85360, 
Montenegro; Web site www.casagrande-mne.com [SDNTK].
4. N.P.T.T. DONA-SHELL (a.k.a. DONASHELL; a.k.a. DONNA SHELL), Pec, 
Kosovo; Company Number 80386621 (Kosovo) [SDNTK].
5. PREDSTAVNISTVO CASAGRANDE EXPORT-IMPORT, 2 A Kosovska, Surcin 11271, 
Serbia; Company Number 29025576 [SDNTK].
    In addition, OFAC has made updates to the record for the following 
individual previously designated pursuant to the Kingpin Act:
    KELMENDI, Naser (a.k.a. KELJMENDI, Naser Meto), Edhema Eke Dzubura 
20, Ilidza, Bosnia and Herzegovina; Velika Aleja Street, no. 2, Ilidza, 
Bosnia and Herzegovina; DOB 15 Feb 1957; POB Pec, Kosovo; citizen 
Bosnia and Herzegovina; Passport 4843868 (Bosnia and Herzegovina); 
National ID No. 1502957172694 (Bosnia and Herzegovina) (individual) 
[SDNTK]
    The listing for this individual now appears as follows:
    KELMENDI, Naser (a.k.a. KELJMENDI, Naser Meto), Edhema Eke Dzubura 
20, Ilidza, Bosnia and Herzegovina; Velika Aleja Street, no. 2, Ilidza, 
Bosnia and Herzegovina; DOB 15 Feb 1957; POB Pec, Kosovo; citizen 
Bosnia and Herzegovina; Passport 4843868 (Bosnia and Herzegovina); 
National ID No. 1502957172694 (Bosnia and Herzegovina) (individual) 
[SDNTK] (Linked To: DONATA COMPANY D.O.O.; Linked To: N.P.T.T. DONA-
SHELL; Linked To: HOTEL CASA GRANDE-SARAJEVO, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA; 
Linked To: HOTEL CASA GRANDE-ULCINJ, MONTENEGRO; Linked To: 
PREDSTAVNISTVO CASAGRANDE EXPORT-IMPORT).


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    Dated: March 24, 2015.
John E. Smith,
Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
[FR Doc. 2015-07635 Filed 4-1-15; 8:45 am]
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