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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 241 / Wednesday, December 16, 2015 / Notices (d) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) Estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Dated: December 10, 2015. Stuart E. Feldstein, Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. [FR Doc. 2015–31583 Filed 12–15–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Additional Designations, Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of three individuals and two 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). DATES: The designation by the Acting Director of OFAC of the three individuals and two entities identified in this notice pursuant to section 805(b) of the Kingpin Act is effective on December 10, 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: SUMMARY: tkelley on DSK9F6TC42PROD with NOTICES 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. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:21 Dec 15, 2015 Jkt 238001 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 December 10, 2015, the Acting Director of OFAC designated the following three individuals and two entities whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to section 805(b) of the Kingpin Act. Individuals 1. BURITICA HINCAPIE, Geova (a.k.a. ‘‘CAMILO CHATA’’; a.k.a. ‘‘MI VIEJO’’); DOB 18 Sep 1970; POB San Rafael, Antioquia, Colombia; Cedula No. 71215823 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNTK]. Designated for acting for or on behalf of Juan Carlos MESA VALLEJO, LA OFICINA DE ENVIGADO, and/or LOS CHATAS pursuant to section 805(b)(3) of the Kingpin Act, 21 U.S.C. 1904(b)(3). 2. MAYA RIOS, Edison (a.k.a. ‘‘GOMELO’’); DOB 01 Apr 1974; POB Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia; Cedula No. 98568816 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNTK]. Designated for acting for or on behalf of Juan Carlos MESA VALLEJO, LA OFICINA DE ENVIGADO, and/or LOS CHATAS pursuant to section 805(b)(3) of the Kingpin Act, 21 U.S.C. 1904(b)(3). 3. ZAPATA BERRIO, Jorge Oswaldo (a.k.a. ‘‘JONAS’’); DOB 15 May 1979; POB Bello, Antioquia, Colombia; Cedula No. 71216000 (Colombia) (individual) PO 00000 Frm 00129 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 78289 [SDNTK] (Linked To: MOTOS Y REPUESTOS JOTA). Designated for acting for or on behalf of Juan Carlos MESA VALLEJO, LA OFICINA DE ENVIGADO, and/or LOS CHATAS pursuant to section 805(b)(3) of the Kingpin Act, 21 U.S.C. 1904(b)(3). Entities 4. LOS CHATAS, Bello, Antioquia, Colombia [SDNTK]. Designated for being controlled, directed by, or acting for or on behalf of, Juan Carlos MESA VALLEJO and/or LA OFICINA DE ENVIGADO pursuant to section 805(b)(3) of the Kingpin Act, 21 U.S.C. 1904(b)(3). 5. MOTOS Y REPUESTOS JOTA, Calle 49 AA 99 EE 58, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia; Matricula Mercantil No. 21–567083–02 (Medellin) [SDNTK]. Designated for being owned, controlled, or directed by Jorge Oswaldo ZAPATA BERRIO pursuant to section 805(b)(3) of the Kingpin Act, 21 U.S.C. 1904(b)(3). Dated: December 10, 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 three individuals and two 
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).

DATES: The designation by the Acting Director of OFAC of the three 
individuals and two entities identified in this notice pursuant to 
section 805(b) of the Kingpin Act is effective on December 10, 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 December 10, 2015, the Acting Director of OFAC designated the 
following three individuals and two entities whose property and 
interests in property are blocked pursuant to section 805(b) of the 
Kingpin Act.

Individuals

    1. BURITICA HINCAPIE, Geova (a.k.a. ``CAMILO CHATA''; a.k.a. ``MI 
VIEJO''); DOB 18 Sep 1970; POB San Rafael, Antioquia, Colombia; Cedula 
No. 71215823 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNTK]. Designated for acting for 
or on behalf of Juan Carlos MESA VALLEJO, LA OFICINA DE ENVIGADO, and/
or LOS CHATAS pursuant to section 805(b)(3) of the Kingpin Act, 21 
U.S.C. 1904(b)(3).
    2. MAYA RIOS, Edison (a.k.a. ``GOMELO''); DOB 01 Apr 1974; POB 
Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia; Cedula No. 98568816 (Colombia) 
(individual) [SDNTK]. Designated for acting for or on behalf of Juan 
Carlos MESA VALLEJO, LA OFICINA DE ENVIGADO, and/or LOS CHATAS pursuant 
to section 805(b)(3) of the Kingpin Act, 21 U.S.C. 1904(b)(3).
    3. ZAPATA BERRIO, Jorge Oswaldo (a.k.a. ``JONAS''); DOB 15 May 
1979; POB Bello, Antioquia, Colombia; Cedula No. 71216000 (Colombia) 
(individual) [SDNTK] (Linked To: MOTOS Y REPUESTOS JOTA). Designated 
for acting for or on behalf of Juan Carlos MESA VALLEJO, LA OFICINA DE 
ENVIGADO, and/or LOS CHATAS pursuant to section 805(b)(3) of the 
Kingpin Act, 21 U.S.C. 1904(b)(3).

Entities

    4. LOS CHATAS, Bello, Antioquia, Colombia [SDNTK]. Designated for 
being controlled, directed by, or acting for or on behalf of, Juan 
Carlos MESA VALLEJO and/or LA OFICINA DE ENVIGADO pursuant to section 
805(b)(3) of the Kingpin Act, 21 U.S.C. 1904(b)(3).
    5. MOTOS Y REPUESTOS JOTA, Calle 49 AA 99 EE 58, Medellin, 
Antioquia, Colombia; Matricula Mercantil No. 21-567083-02 (Medellin) 
[SDNTK]. Designated for being owned, controlled, or directed by Jorge 
Oswaldo ZAPATA BERRIO pursuant to section 805(b)(3) of the Kingpin Act, 
21 U.S.C. 1904(b)(3).

    Dated: December 10, 2015.
John E. Smith,
Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
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