Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions, 65395-65396 [2018-27534]

Download as PDF khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 244 / Thursday, December 20, 2018 / Notices interests in foreign financial accounts (31 CFR 1010.350, 1010.420) and FinCEN Form 114, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts. OMB Control Number: 1506–0009. Form Number: FinCEN Form 114. Abstract: Each U.S. person having a financial interest in, or signature or other authority over, a bank, securities, or other financial account in a foreign country shall report such relationship to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue for each year in which such relationship exists and shall provide such information as shall be specified in a reporting form prescribed under 31 U.S.C. 5314 to be filed by such persons. This information will be provided on the FinCEN Form 114. Records of accounts required by § 1010.350 to be reported shall be retained by each person having a financial interest in or signature or other authority over any such account. Such records shall be retained for a period of 5 years and shall be kept at all times available for inspection as authorized by law. Type of Review: Renewal without change to a currently approved information collection. Affected Public: Individuals, businesses or other for-profit institutions, and non-profit institutions. Burden: • Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,090,774.5 • Estimated Number of Responses: 1,090,774. • Estimated Average Annual Burden Per Response: The estimated average burden associated with the recordkeeping requirements in the rules will vary depending on the number of reportable accounts. We estimate that the recordkeeping burden will range from five minutes to sixty minutes, and that the average burden will be 30 minutes. The estimated average burden associated with the reporting requirement (i.e., FBAR form completion) will also vary depending on the number of reportable accounts and whether the filer will be able to take advantage of the exceptions provided in the rule. We estimate that the average reporting burden will range from approximately 15 minutes to 50 minutes and that the average reporting burden will be approximately 30 minutes. The estimated total annual recordkeeping and reporting burden per response will be 1 hour. • Estimated Total Annual Respondent Burden: 1,090,774 hours (one hour per report). 5 The total number of FBARs reported for foreign financial accounts reported for calendar year 2016 is 1,090,774. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:21 Dec 19, 2018 Jkt 247001 An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Records required to be retained under the BSA must be retained for five years. Generally, information collected pursuant to the BSA is confidential but may be shared as provided by law with regulatory and law enforcement authorities. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information 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 11, 2018. Jamal El-Hindi, Deputy Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. [FR Doc. 2018–27513 Filed 12–19–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–02–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. 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 based on OFAC’s determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. 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. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65395 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel.: 202–622–2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202–622–2490; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202–622–2480; Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel. 202–622–4855; 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 Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC’s website (www.treasury.gov/ofac). Notice of OFAC Action(s) On December 14, 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. DIMITRY, Gregory Vasili (a.k.a. ADUOL, Gregory Deng Kuac; a.k.a. KUAC, Gregory Deng; a.k.a. KUACH, Gregory Deng; a.k.a. YALOURIS, Gregory Vasilis Dimitry), Juba, South Sudan; DOB 01 Jan 1961; POB Ajogo, South Sudan; nationality South Sudan; Gender Male (individual) [SOUTH SUDAN]. Designated pursuant to Section 1(a)(i)(A) of Executive Order 13664 of April 3, 2014, ‘‘Blocking Property of Certain Persons With Respect to South Sudan’’ (E.O. 13664) for being responsible for or complicit in, or having engaged in, directly or indirectly, in or in relation to South Sudan, actions or policies that threaten the peace, security, or stability of South Sudan. 2. ZIV, Israel (a.k.a. ZILBERSTEIN, Israel Baruch; a.k.a. ZIV, Israel Baruch; a.k.a. ZIV, Yisrael), Haela 16, Har Hadar, Israel; Haela 40, Har Adar, Israel; DOB 06 Jul 1957; nationality Israel; Gender Male; Passport 29037166 (Israel); National ID No. 5490537 (individual) [SOUTH SUDAN]. Designated pursuant to Section 1(a)(ii) of E.O. 13664 for being a leader of an entity that has, or whose members have, engaged in actions or policies that have the purpose or effect of expanding or extending the conflict in South Sudan or obstructing reconciliation or peace talks or processes. 3. OLAWO, Obac William (a.k.a. OLAH, Ubac William; a.k.a. OLAU, Obaj William), South Sudan; DOB 01 Jan 1962; POB Malakal, South Sudan; Gender Male; Passport M6200000021304 (South Sudan) (individual) [SOUTH SUDAN]. Designated pursuant to Section 1(a)(ii) of E.O. 13664 for being a leader of an entity that has, or whose members have, engaged in actions or policies that have the purpose or effect of expanding or extending the conflict in South Sudan or obstructing reconciliation or peace talks or processes. E:\FR\FM\20DEN1.SGM 20DEN1 65396 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 244 / Thursday, December 20, 2018 / Notices khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Entities 4. GLOBAL IZ GROUP LTD (a.k.a. ZIV HG LTD), 7 Metzada, Bnei Brak 5126112, Israel; Business Registration Number 514033703 (Israel) [SOUTH SUDAN] (Linked To: ZIV, Israel). Designated pursuant to Section 1(a)(iv) of E.O. 13664 for being owned or controlled by, or having acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, Israel Ziv, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13664. 5. GLOBAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AND SECURITY LTD (a.k.a. ‘‘GLS’’), 2 Granit, Petah Tikva 4951446, Israel; Business Registration Number 514151331 (Israel) [SOUTH SUDAN] (Linked To: GLOBAL N.T.M LTD). Designated pursuant to Section 1(a)(iv) of E.O. 13664 for being owned or controlled by, or having acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, GLOBAL N.T.M LTD, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13664. 6. GLOBAL N.T.M LTD (a.k.a. CST GLOBAL; a.k.a. GLOBAL CST; a.k.a. ‘‘GLOBAL GROUP’’; a.k.a. ‘‘GREEN HORIZON’’), 11 Granit Street, P.O. Box 3111, Petach-Tikva 49514, Israel; 2 Granit, Petah Tikva 4951446, Israel; Business Registration Number 513884569 (Israel) [SOUTH SUDAN] (Linked To: ZIV, Israel). Designated pursuant to Section 1(a)(iv) of E.O. 13664 for being owned or controlled by, or having acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, Israel Ziv, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13664. 7. AFRICANA GENERAL TRADING LTD, Plot No. 297, Block BYVI, 3rd Floor Office No. 33, Juba, South Sudan [SOUTH SUDAN] (Linked To: OLAWO, Obac William). Designated pursuant to Section 1(a)(iv) of E.O. 13664 for being owned or controlled by, Obac William Olawo, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13664. 8. CROWN AUTO TRADE (a.k.a. CROWN AUTO TRADING; a.k.a. CROWN AUTOMOBILES), Havana Street, Juba, South Sudan [SOUTH SUDAN] (Linked To: OLAWO, Obac William). Designated pursuant to Section 1(a)(iv) of E.O. 13664 for being owned or controlled by, Obac William Olawo, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13664. 9. GOLDEN WINGS AVIATION, Juba, South Sudan; Wau, South Sudan; Regency Hotel, Ground Floor, Khartoum, Sudan; Rumbek, South Sudan; Awel Grand Market, Awel, South Sudan; Yida Grand Market, Yida, South Sudan; Asmara, Eritrea [SOUTH SUDAN] (Linked To: OLAWO, Obac William). Designated pursuant to Section 1(a)(iv) of E.O. 13664 for being owned or controlled by, Obac William Olawo, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13664. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:21 Dec 19, 2018 Jkt 247001 Dated: December 14, 2018. Andrea Gacki, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2018–27534 Filed 12–19–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–NEW] Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for Veteran Employment through Technology Education Courses High Technology Program comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. AGENCY: Authority: P.L. 115–48, section 116; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521. Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed new collection of information, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before February 19, 2019. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M33), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or email to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–NEW in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green, Quality, Privacy and Risk, at (202) 421–1354. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995, Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites Title: Application for Veteran Employment through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC) High Technology Program. VA Form 22– 0994. OMB Control Number: 2900–NEW. Type of Review: New Information Collection. Abstract: On August 16, 2017, the President signed into law the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 (‘‘Forever GI Bill’’), Public Law 115–48, which amends Title 38, United States Code to make certain improvements in the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), and for other purposes. Section 116 of the law authorizes VA to establish a 5-year high technology pilot program for veterans as an educational program provided by leading technology employers. This program allows veterans to enroll in courses outside the traditional definition of higher education to obtain skillsets highly desired by employers. VA claims examiners use the information from this collection to help determine whether an applying individual qualifies for the Veteran Employment through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC) High Technology Program. The information on the form can be obtained only from the claimant, and a determination cannot be made without the information. Affected Public: Providers of High Technology Programs. Estimated Annual Burden: 550 hours. Estimated Average Burden: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: Once Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000. Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\20DEN1.SGM 20DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 244 (Thursday, December 20, 2018)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Foreign Assets Control


Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions

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 based on OFAC's determination that one or more applicable 
legal criteria were satisfied. 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 Sanctions 
Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202-622-2490; Assistant Director for 
Licensing, tel.: 202-622-2480; Assistant Director for Regulatory 
Affairs, tel. 202-622-4855; 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 Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and 
additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available 
on OFAC's website (www.treasury.gov/ofac).

Notice of OFAC Action(s)

    On December 14, 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. DIMITRY, Gregory Vasili (a.k.a. ADUOL, Gregory Deng Kuac; 
a.k.a. KUAC, Gregory Deng; a.k.a. KUACH, Gregory Deng; a.k.a. 
YALOURIS, Gregory Vasilis Dimitry), Juba, South Sudan; DOB 01 Jan 
1961; POB Ajogo, South Sudan; nationality South Sudan; Gender Male 
(individual) [SOUTH SUDAN].
    Designated pursuant to Section 1(a)(i)(A) of Executive Order 
13664 of April 3, 2014, ``Blocking Property of Certain Persons With 
Respect to South Sudan'' (E.O. 13664) for being responsible for or 
complicit in, or having engaged in, directly or indirectly, in or in 
relation to South Sudan, actions or policies that threaten the 
peace, security, or stability of South Sudan.
    2. ZIV, Israel (a.k.a. ZILBERSTEIN, Israel Baruch; a.k.a. ZIV, 
Israel Baruch; a.k.a. ZIV, Yisrael), Haela 16, Har Hadar, Israel; 
Haela 40, Har Adar, Israel; DOB 06 Jul 1957; nationality Israel; 
Gender Male; Passport 29037166 (Israel); National ID No. 5490537 
(individual) [SOUTH SUDAN].
    Designated pursuant to Section 1(a)(ii) of E.O. 13664 for being 
a leader of an entity that has, or whose members have, engaged in 
actions or policies that have the purpose or effect of expanding or 
extending the conflict in South Sudan or obstructing reconciliation 
or peace talks or processes.
    3. OLAWO, Obac William (a.k.a. OLAH, Ubac William; a.k.a. OLAU, 
Obaj William), South Sudan; DOB 01 Jan 1962; POB Malakal, South 
Sudan; Gender Male; Passport M6200000021304 (South Sudan) 
(individual) [SOUTH SUDAN].
    Designated pursuant to Section 1(a)(ii) of E.O. 13664 for being 
a leader of an entity that has, or whose members have, engaged in 
actions or policies that have the purpose or effect of expanding or 
extending the conflict in South Sudan or obstructing reconciliation 
or peace talks or processes.

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Entities

    4. GLOBAL IZ GROUP LTD (a.k.a. ZIV HG LTD), 7 Metzada, Bnei Brak 
5126112, Israel; Business Registration Number 514033703 (Israel) 
[SOUTH SUDAN] (Linked To: ZIV, Israel).
    Designated pursuant to Section 1(a)(iv) of E.O. 13664 for being 
owned or controlled by, or having acted or purported to act for or 
on behalf of, directly or indirectly, Israel Ziv, a person whose 
property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 
13664.
    5. GLOBAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AND SECURITY LTD (a.k.a. ``GLS''), 2 
Granit, Petah Tikva 4951446, Israel; Business Registration Number 
514151331 (Israel) [SOUTH SUDAN] (Linked To: GLOBAL N.T.M LTD).
    Designated pursuant to Section 1(a)(iv) of E.O. 13664 for being 
owned or controlled by, or having acted or purported to act for or 
on behalf of, directly or indirectly, GLOBAL N.T.M LTD, a person 
whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to 
E.O. 13664.
    6. GLOBAL N.T.M LTD (a.k.a. CST GLOBAL; a.k.a. GLOBAL CST; 
a.k.a. ``GLOBAL GROUP''; a.k.a. ``GREEN HORIZON''), 11 Granit 
Street, P.O. Box 3111, Petach-Tikva 49514, Israel; 2 Granit, Petah 
Tikva 4951446, Israel; Business Registration Number 513884569 
(Israel) [SOUTH SUDAN] (Linked To: ZIV, Israel).
    Designated pursuant to Section 1(a)(iv) of E.O. 13664 for being 
owned or controlled by, or having acted or purported to act for or 
on behalf of, directly or indirectly, Israel Ziv, a person whose 
property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 
13664.
    7. AFRICANA GENERAL TRADING LTD, Plot No. 297, Block BYVI, 3rd 
Floor Office No. 33, Juba, South Sudan [SOUTH SUDAN] (Linked To: 
OLAWO, Obac William).
    Designated pursuant to Section 1(a)(iv) of E.O. 13664 for being 
owned or controlled by, Obac William Olawo, a person whose property 
and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13664.
    8. CROWN AUTO TRADE (a.k.a. CROWN AUTO TRADING; a.k.a. CROWN 
AUTOMOBILES), Havana Street, Juba, South Sudan [SOUTH SUDAN] (Linked 
To: OLAWO, Obac William).
    Designated pursuant to Section 1(a)(iv) of E.O. 13664 for being 
owned or controlled by, Obac William Olawo, a person whose property 
and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13664.
    9. GOLDEN WINGS AVIATION, Juba, South Sudan; Wau, South Sudan; 
Regency Hotel, Ground Floor, Khartoum, Sudan; Rumbek, South Sudan; 
Awel Grand Market, Awel, South Sudan; Yida Grand Market, Yida, South 
Sudan; Asmara, Eritrea [SOUTH SUDAN] (Linked To: OLAWO, Obac 
William).
    Designated pursuant to Section 1(a)(iv) of E.O. 13664 for being 
owned or controlled by, Obac William Olawo, a person whose property 
and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13664.

    Dated: December 14, 2018.
Andrea Gacki,
Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
[FR Doc. 2018-27534 Filed 12-19-18; 8:45 am]
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