Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions, 46256-46257 [2018-19819]

Download as PDF 46256 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 177 / Wednesday, September 12, 2018 / Notices 290333974 (Korea, North) (individual) [DPRK3]. Designated pursuant to section 2(a)(v) of Executive Order 13722 of March 15, 2016, ‘‘Blocking Property of the Government of North Korea and the Workers’ Party of Korea, and Prohibiting Certain Transactions With Respect to North Korea’’ (E.O. 13722) for having engaged in significant activities undermining cybersecurity through the use of computer networks or systems against targets outside of North Korea on behalf of the Government of North Korea or the Workers’ Party of Korea. Entity 1. KOREA EXPO JOINT VENTURE (a.k.a. CHOSUN EXPO; a.k.a. CHOSUN EXPO JOINT VENTURE; a.k.a. KOREA EXPO JOINT VENTURE CORPORATION), Pyongyang, Korea, North [DPRK3]. Identified as meeting the definition of the Government of North Korea as set forth in section 9(d) of E.O. 13722 and section 510.311 of the North Korean Sanctions Regulations, 31 CFR part 510. Dated: September 6, 2018. Andrea M. Gacki, Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2018–19785 Filed 9–11–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. SUB–AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List pursuant to Executive Order 13582 of August 17, 2011, ‘‘Blocking Property of the Government of Syria and Prohibiting Certain Transactions With Respect to Syria.’’ All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel.: 202–622–2420; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202–622– 2480; Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel.: 202–622–4855; Assistant daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:41 Sep 11, 2018 Jkt 244001 Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202–622–2490; or the Department of the Treasury’s Office of the General Counsel: Office of the Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), tel.: 202–622–2410. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Availability The list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN List) and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC’s website (http:// www.treasury.gov/ofac). Notice of OFAC Actions On September 5, 2018, OFAC determined that the property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of the following persons are blocked under the relevant sanctions authorities listed below. Individuals 1. ‘ABBAS, Yasir (a.k.a. ‘ABBAS, Yasir ’Aziz); DOB 22 Aug 1978; nationality Syria; Gender Male (individual) [SYRIA]. Designated pursuant to section 1(b)(i) of Executive Order 13582 of August 17, 2011, ‘‘Blocking Property of the Government of Syria and Prohibiting Certain Transactions With Respect to Syria’’ (E.O. 13582) for having materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods or services in support of, the GOVERNMENT OF SYRIA, an entity whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13582. 2. AL–ALI, Adnan (a.k.a. AL ALI, Adnan; a.k.a. AL-‘ALI, ’Adnan), Baniyas, Syria; DOB 17 Jun 1968; POB Lattakia, Syria; nationality Syria; Gender Male; Passport 6066827 (Syria) expires 09 Mar 2017 (individual) [SYRIA] (Linked To: ABAR PETROLEUM SERVICE SAL). Designated pursuant to section 1(b)(i) of E.O. 13582 for having materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods or services in support of, ABAR PETROLEUM SERVICE SAL, an entity whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13582. 3. AL–QATIRJI, Muhammad (a.k.a. AL–QATIRJI, Bara’; a.k.a. KATARJI, Bara’; a.k.a. KHATARJI, Bara Ahmad; a.k.a. KHATIRJI, Bara Ahmad; a.k.a. QATARJI, Abu al-Bara’; a.k.a. QATIRJI, Muhammad Bara’; a.k.a. QATIRJI, Muhammad Bara; a.k.a. QATIRJI, Muhammad Bara Ahmad Rushdi; a.k.a. QATRJI, Muhammad Nur al-Din; a.k.a. PO 00000 Frm 00121 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ‘‘Abu Bara’’); DOB 10 Nov 1976; POB Raqqah; nationality Syria; Gender Male; National ID No. 11010046398 (Syria); Registration Number 11824466 (Syria) (individual) [SYRIA]. Designated pursuant to section 1(b)(i) of E.O. 13582 for having materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods or services in support of, the GOVERNMENT OF SYRIA, an entity whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13582. 4. NASSER, Fadi Nabih (a.k.a. NASSER, Fadi), Nasser Building, Menchieh Area, Bourj Brajneh (Baabda), Lebanon; DOB 19 Nov 1963; nationality Lebanon; Gender Male; Passport RL2432659 (Lebanon) issued 22 Jan 2013 expires 22 Jan 2018; alt. Passport RL1239879 (Lebanon) expires 05 Mar 2013; Chairman of Nasco Polymers & Chemicals Co. Sal (Off-shore) (individual) [SYRIA] (Linked To: NASCO POLYMERS & CHEMICALS CO SAL (OFF–SHORE); Linked To: SYRIAN COMPANY FOR OIL TRANSPORT). Designated pursuant to section 1(b)(i) of E.O. 13582 for having materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods or services in support of, SYRIAN COMPANY FOR OIL TRANSPORT, an entity identified as meeting the definition of the GOVERNMENT OF SYRIA as set forth in section 8(d) of E.O. 13582 and section 542.305 of the Syrian Sanctions Regulations, 31 CFR part 542. Also designated pursuant to section 1(b)(ii) of E.O. 13582 for having acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, NASCO POLYMERS & CHEMICALS CO SAL (OFF–SHORE), an entity whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13582. Entities 1. ABAR PETROLEUM SERVICE SAL (a.k.a. ABAR PETROLEUM SERVICE SAL (OFFSHORE); a.k.a. ABAR PETROLEUM SERVICES LTD SAL (OFFSHORE)), Azarieh Building, Block 03, 5th floor, Azarieh Street, Beirut, Lebanon [SYRIA]. Designated pursuant to section 1(b)(i) of E.O. 13582 for having materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods or services in support of, the GOVERNMENT OF SYRIA, an entity whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13582. 2. AL–QATIRJI COMPANY (a.k.a. AL–SHAM AND AL–DARWISH E:\FR\FM\12SEN1.SGM 12SEN1 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 177 / Wednesday, September 12, 2018 / Notices COMPANY; a.k.a. KHATIRJI GROUP), Mazzah, Damascus, Syria [SYRIA]. Designated pursuant to section 1(b)(i) of E.O. 13582 for having materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods or services in support of, the GOVERNMENT OF SYRIA, an entity whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13582. 3. INTERNATIONAL PIPELINE CONSTRUCTION FZE, Fujairah, United Arab Emirates [SYRIA] (Linked To: HESCO ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION CO). Designated pursuant to section 1(b)(i) of E.O. 13582 for having materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods or services in support of, HESCO ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION CO, an entity whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13582. Also designated pursuant to section 1(b)(ii) of E.O. 13582 for being owned or controlled by HESCO ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION CO, an entity whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13582. 4. NASCO POLYMERS & CHEMICALS CO SAL (OFF–SHORE) (a.k.a. NASCO POLYMERS & CHEMICALS; a.k.a. NASCO POLYMERS AND CHEMICALS), 2nd Floor, Nasco Center, Unesco Street, Unesco Sector, Beirut, Lebanon; Postal Box 1800629, Beirut, Lebanon; 2nd Flr, Unesco Center, Verdun Street, Beirut, Lebanon; website www.nascopolymers.com; Registration Number 1800629; International Maritime Organization No. (5777731) [SYRIA] (Linked To: SYRIAN COMPANY FOR OIL TRANSPORT). Designated pursuant to section 1(b)(i) of E.O. 13582 for having materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods or services in support of, SYRIAN COMPANY FOR OIL TRANSPORT, an entity identified as meeting the definition of the GOVERNMENT OF SYRIA as set forth in section 8(d) of E.O. 13582 and section 542.305 of the Syrian Sanctions Regulations, 31 CFR part 542. 5. SONEX INVESTMENTS LTD. (a.k.a. SONEX INVESTMENTS LIMITED; a.k.a. SONNEX INVESTMENTS LTD.), P.O. Box 7191, Dubai, United Arab Emirates [SYRIA] (Linked To: SYRIAN COMPANY FOR OIL TRANSPORT). Designated pursuant to section 1(b)(i) of E.O. 13582 for having materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods or services in VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:41 Sep 11, 2018 Jkt 244001 support of, SYRIAN COMPANY FOR OIL TRANSPORT, an entity identified as meeting the definition of the GOVERNMENT OF SYRIA as set forth in section 8(d) of E.O. 13582 and section 542.305 of the Syrian Sanctions Regulations, 31 CFR part 542. Dated: September 6, 2018. Andrea M. Gacki, Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2018–19819 Filed 9–11–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Members of Senior Executive Service Performance Review Boards Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Department of the Treasury (Treasury). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The purpose of this notice is to publish the names of those IRS employees who will serve as members on IRS’s Fiscal Year 2018 Senior Executive Service (SES) Performance Review Boards. DATES: This notice is applicable September 1, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Willie Beard, IRS, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 3518, Washington, DC 20224, (202) 317–3828. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 4314(c)(4), this notice announces the appointment of members to the IRS’s SES Performance Review Boards. The names and titles of the executives serving on the boards are as follows: Kirsten B. Wielobob, Deputy Commissioner for Services and Enforcement Jeffrey J. Tribiano, Deputy Commissioner for Operations Support Justin L. Abold-LaBreche, Deputy Director Accounts Management, Wage & Investment David P. Alito, Deputy Division Commissioner, Wage & Investment William H. Ankrum, Deputy Associate Chief Information Officer for User and Network Services, Information Technology Lisa J. Beard-Niemann, Director, Government Entities/Shared Services, Tax Exempt and Government Entities Robert J. Bedoya, Director, Submission Processing, Information Technology Michael C. Beebe, Director, Return Integrity and Compliance Services, Wage & Investment Thomas A. Brandt, Chief Risk Officer SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00122 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46257 Linda J. Brown, Director Submission Processing, Wage & Investment Carol A. Campbell, Director, Return Preparer Office John V. Cardone, Director, Withholding and International Individual Compliance, Large Business & International Robert Choi, Director, Employee Plans, Tax Exempt & Government Entities Elita I. Christiansen, Chief Diversity Officer James P. Clifford, Director, Customer Account Services, Wage & Investment Katherine M. Coffman, IRS Human Capital Officer Amalia C. Colbert, Chief of Staff Kenneth C. Corbin, Commissioner, Wage & Investment Robert S. Cox, Deputy Associate Chief Information Officer for Cybersecurity, Information Technology Division Brenda A. Dial, Director, Examination, Small Business/Self-Employed Pamela Drenthe, Director, Examination Planning and Performance Analysis, Small Business/Self-Employed Alain Dubois, Deputy Chief Financial Officer John C. Duder, Project Director, Deputy Commissioner for Services and Enforcement Elizabeth A. Dugger, Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Operations Support Kimberly A. Edwards, Project Director, Large Business & International Nikole C. Flax, Deputy Commissioner, Large Business & International John D. Fort, Chief Criminal Investigation Silvana G. Garza, Chief Information Officer, Information Technology Ursula S. Gillis, Chief Financial Officer Linda K. Gilpin, Associate Chief Information Officer, Enterprise IT Program Management Office, Information Technology Dietra D. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 177 (Wednesday, September 12, 2018)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Foreign Assets Control


Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions

SUB-AGENCY:  Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets 
Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons that have 
been placed on OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked 
Persons List pursuant to Executive Order 13582 of August 17, 2011, 
``Blocking Property of the Government of Syria and Prohibiting Certain 
Transactions With Respect to Syria.'' All property and interests in 
property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and 
U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions 
with them.

DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global 
Targeting, tel.: 202-622-2420; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 
202-622-2480; Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel.: 202-622-
4855; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 
202-622-2490; or the Department of the Treasury's Office of the General 
Counsel: Office of the Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), tel.: 
202-622-2410.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Electronic Availability

    The list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN 
List) and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are 
available on OFAC's website (http://www.treasury.gov/ofac).

Notice of OFAC Actions

    On September 5, 2018, OFAC determined that the property and 
interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of the following 
persons are blocked under the relevant sanctions authorities listed 
below.

Individuals

    1. `ABBAS, Yasir (a.k.a. `ABBAS, Yasir 'Aziz); DOB 22 Aug 1978; 
nationality Syria; Gender Male (individual) [SYRIA].
    Designated pursuant to section 1(b)(i) of Executive Order 13582 of 
August 17, 2011, ``Blocking Property of the Government of Syria and 
Prohibiting Certain Transactions With Respect to Syria'' (E.O. 13582) 
for having materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, 
material, or technological support for, or goods or services in support 
of, the GOVERNMENT OF SYRIA, an entity whose property and interests in 
property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13582.
    2. AL-ALI, Adnan (a.k.a. AL ALI, Adnan; a.k.a. AL-`ALI, 'Adnan), 
Baniyas, Syria; DOB 17 Jun 1968; POB Lattakia, Syria; nationality 
Syria; Gender Male; Passport 6066827 (Syria) expires 09 Mar 2017 
(individual) [SYRIA] (Linked To: ABAR PETROLEUM SERVICE SAL).
    Designated pursuant to section 1(b)(i) of E.O. 13582 for having 
materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or 
technological support for, or goods or services in support of, ABAR 
PETROLEUM SERVICE SAL, an entity whose property and interests in 
property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13582.
    3. AL-QATIRJI, Muhammad (a.k.a. AL-QATIRJI, Bara'; a.k.a. KATARJI, 
Bara'; a.k.a. KHATARJI, Bara Ahmad; a.k.a. KHATIRJI, Bara Ahmad; a.k.a. 
QATARJI, Abu al-Bara'; a.k.a. QATIRJI, Muhammad Bara'; a.k.a. QATIRJI, 
Muhammad Bara; a.k.a. QATIRJI, Muhammad Bara Ahmad Rushdi; a.k.a. 
QATRJI, Muhammad Nur al-Din; a.k.a. ``Abu Bara''); DOB 10 Nov 1976; POB 
Raqqah; nationality Syria; Gender Male; National ID No. 11010046398 
(Syria); Registration Number 11824466 (Syria) (individual) [SYRIA].
    Designated pursuant to section 1(b)(i) of E.O. 13582 for having 
materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or 
technological support for, or goods or services in support of, the 
GOVERNMENT OF SYRIA, an entity whose property and interests in property 
are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13582.
    4. NASSER, Fadi Nabih (a.k.a. NASSER, Fadi), Nasser Building, 
Menchieh Area, Bourj Brajneh (Baabda), Lebanon; DOB 19 Nov 1963; 
nationality Lebanon; Gender Male; Passport RL2432659 (Lebanon) issued 
22 Jan 2013 expires 22 Jan 2018; alt. Passport RL1239879 (Lebanon) 
expires 05 Mar 2013; Chairman of Nasco Polymers & Chemicals Co. Sal 
(Off-shore) (individual) [SYRIA] (Linked To: NASCO POLYMERS & CHEMICALS 
CO SAL (OFF-SHORE); Linked To: SYRIAN COMPANY FOR OIL TRANSPORT).
    Designated pursuant to section 1(b)(i) of E.O. 13582 for having 
materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or 
technological support for, or goods or services in support of, SYRIAN 
COMPANY FOR OIL TRANSPORT, an entity identified as meeting the 
definition of the GOVERNMENT OF SYRIA as set forth in section 8(d) of 
E.O. 13582 and section 542.305 of the Syrian Sanctions Regulations, 31 
CFR part 542.
    Also designated pursuant to section 1(b)(ii) of E.O. 13582 for 
having acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or 
indirectly, NASCO POLYMERS & CHEMICALS CO SAL (OFF-SHORE), an entity 
whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 
13582.

Entities

    1. ABAR PETROLEUM SERVICE SAL (a.k.a. ABAR PETROLEUM SERVICE SAL 
(OFFSHORE); a.k.a. ABAR PETROLEUM SERVICES LTD SAL (OFFSHORE)), Azarieh 
Building, Block 03, 5th floor, Azarieh Street, Beirut, Lebanon [SYRIA].
    Designated pursuant to section 1(b)(i) of E.O. 13582 for having 
materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or 
technological support for, or goods or services in support of, the 
GOVERNMENT OF SYRIA, an entity whose property and interests in property 
are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13582.
    2. AL-QATIRJI COMPANY (a.k.a. AL-SHAM AND AL-DARWISH

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COMPANY; a.k.a. KHATIRJI GROUP), Mazzah, Damascus, Syria [SYRIA].
    Designated pursuant to section 1(b)(i) of E.O. 13582 for having 
materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or 
technological support for, or goods or services in support of, the 
GOVERNMENT OF SYRIA, an entity whose property and interests in property 
are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13582.
    3. INTERNATIONAL PIPELINE CONSTRUCTION FZE, Fujairah, United Arab 
Emirates [SYRIA] (Linked To: HESCO ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION CO).
    Designated pursuant to section 1(b)(i) of E.O. 13582 for having 
materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or 
technological support for, or goods or services in support of, HESCO 
ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION CO, an entity whose property and interests 
in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13582.
    Also designated pursuant to section 1(b)(ii) of E.O. 13582 for 
being owned or controlled by HESCO ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION CO, an 
entity whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to 
E.O. 13582.
    4. NASCO POLYMERS & CHEMICALS CO SAL (OFF-SHORE) (a.k.a. NASCO 
POLYMERS & CHEMICALS; a.k.a. NASCO POLYMERS AND CHEMICALS), 2nd Floor, 
Nasco Center, Unesco Street, Unesco Sector, Beirut, Lebanon; Postal Box 
1800629, Beirut, Lebanon; 2nd Flr, Unesco Center, Verdun Street, 
Beirut, Lebanon; website www.nascopolymers.com; Registration Number 
1800629; International Maritime Organization No. (5777731) [SYRIA] 
(Linked To: SYRIAN COMPANY FOR OIL TRANSPORT).
    Designated pursuant to section 1(b)(i) of E.O. 13582 for having 
materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or 
technological support for, or goods or services in support of, SYRIAN 
COMPANY FOR OIL TRANSPORT, an entity identified as meeting the 
definition of the GOVERNMENT OF SYRIA as set forth in section 8(d) of 
E.O. 13582 and section 542.305 of the Syrian Sanctions Regulations, 31 
CFR part 542.
    5. SONEX INVESTMENTS LTD. (a.k.a. SONEX INVESTMENTS LIMITED; a.k.a. 
SONNEX INVESTMENTS LTD.), P.O. Box 7191, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 
[SYRIA] (Linked To: SYRIAN COMPANY FOR OIL TRANSPORT).
    Designated pursuant to section 1(b)(i) of E.O. 13582 for having 
materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or 
technological support for, or goods or services in support of, SYRIAN 
COMPANY FOR OIL TRANSPORT, an entity identified as meeting the 
definition of the GOVERNMENT OF SYRIA as set forth in section 8(d) of 
E.O. 13582 and section 542.305 of the Syrian Sanctions Regulations, 31 
CFR part 542.

    Dated: September 6, 2018.
Andrea M. Gacki,
Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
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