Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions, 16551-16552 [2022-06143]

Download as PDF 16551 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 56 / Wednesday, March 23, 2022 / Notices industry benefits factor of 1.42).17 FinCEN estimates the annual compliance cost of CMIRs filed by travelers reporting transactions involving their own currency or monetary instruments at $1,637,669 (170,413 reports multiplied by the average fully loaded wage rate of $38.44 per hour, multiplied by the ratio of 15 minutes/60 minutes, rounded up to the nearest hour and dollar). currency transporters, FinCEN calculated an average weighted fully loaded wage rate representing the participation of two different employee levels in the preparation of the report: An operational level that fills in the report, and a direct supervision level that controls it. 3. Estimated Cost for Currency Transporters Reporting Transactions Involving Currency or Monetary Instruments Belonging to Others To estimate the cost of compliance with CMIR reporting requirements for TABLE 3—FULLY-LOADED HOURLY WAGE PER ROLE AND BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS (BLS) JOB POSITION Role BLS-code Direct Supervision ............................. Operations ........................................ 13–1041 43–3071 Based on an allocation of twenty minutes (approximately 67% of the total estimated time to complete and file a CMIR) for the operational level to Median hourly wage BLS-name Compliance Officer ........................... Teller ................................................. complete and store a copy of the report, and ten minutes (approximately 33% of the total estimated time to complete and file a CMIR) for the direct supervision Benefit factor $34.18 15.68 Fully-loaded hourly wage 1.42 1.42 $48.54 22.27 level to compare the completed report against transportation documents, the weighted fully loaded wage would be: TABLE 4—WEIGHTED FULLY LOADED PROPORTIONAL COST Direct supervision Component jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 Recordkeeping and reporting .................................................................. Percent time 33% Hourly cost Percent time Hourly cost Weighted average hourly cost $48.54 67% $22.27 $31.03 FinCEN estimates the annual compliance cost of CMIRs filed by currency transporters reporting transactions conducted on behalf of others, at $221,802 (14,296 reports multiplied by the weighted fully loaded wage rate of $31.03, multiplied by the ratio of 30 minutes/60 minutes, rounded up to the nearest hour and dollar). Estimated Number of Respondents: 184,709 (average number of CMIRs filed over the period 2017–2019). Estimated Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes per report filed by travelers reporting transactions involving their own currency or monetary instruments, and 30 minutes per report filed by currency transporters reporting transactions on behalf of others. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 49,751 hours.18 Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Public: $1,859,471 ($1,637,669 for travelers and $221,802 for currency transporters). Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Government: $1,434,835.29, resulting from: (a) CBP’s processing cost: $1,416,364.39.19 (b) FinCEN’s upload and storing cost: $18,470.90 (the estimated annual cost to FinCEN is $0.10 per report, times the estimated number of annual reports (184,709 reports)).20 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. 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: (i) 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; (ii) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (iii) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the (May 2020), available at https://www.bls.gov/oes/ current/oes_nat.htm. 17 The ratio between benefits and wages for private industry workers is $10.83 (hourly benefits)/ $25.80 (hourly wages) = 0.42. The benefit factor is 1 plus the benefit/wages ratio, or 1.42. See U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Table 4. Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for private industry workers by occupational and industry group, (March 2021), available at https://www.bls.gov/ news.release/ecec.t04.htm. 18 The sum of 170,413 reports * 15 minutes/60 minutes per hour, and 14,296 reports * 30 minutes/ 60 minutes per hour, rounded up to the nearest hour. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:07 Mar 22, 2022 Jkt 256001 PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Operations information to be collected; (iv) 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 (v) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Himamauli Das, Acting Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. [FR Doc. 2022–06157 Filed 3–22–22; 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 U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names SUMMARY: 19 According to CBP, between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021, processing paper CMIRs cost $1,116,364.39. According to CBP, the annual cost to process electronic CMIRs is $300,000. ($1,116,364.39 + $300,000 = $1,416,364.39). 20 The estimated cost to FinCEN per BSA report submitted to FinCEN is $0.10. E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM 23MRN1 16552 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 56 / Wednesday, March 23, 2022 / Notices of one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List (SDN 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 effective date(s). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Andrea Gacki, Director, tel.: 202–622–2490; 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; or the Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202–622– 2490. 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 Actions On March 18, 2022, 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. jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 Individuals 1. MOLINA MONTEJO, Werner Dario, Aldea Agua Zarca, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; Canton La Candelaria Z.0, La Democracia, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; DOB 12 Nov 1984; POB Santa Ana Huista, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; nationality Guatemala; Gender Male; Cedula No. Cedula: M–137560 (Guatemala); Passport 111331000075604 (Guatemala) issued 08 Feb 2007 expires 26 Oct 2012; NIT # 27751171 (Guatemala); Driver’s License No. 20332679 (Guatemala); C.U.I. 1785205271331 (Guatemala) (individual) [ILLICIT–DRUGS– E.O.]. Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(b)(iii) of Executive Order 14059 of December 15, 2021, ‘‘Imposing Sanctions on Foreign Persons Involved in the Global Illicit Drug Trade,’’ (the ‘‘Order’’), for being owned, controlled, or directed by, or having acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, LOS HUISTAS DRUG TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATION, a sanctioned person. 2. MOLINA LOPEZ, Eugenio Dario, La Democracia, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; Agua Zarca, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; Santa Ana Huista, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; San Antonio Huista, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; DOB 02 Jun 1964; POB Guatemala; nationality Guatemala; VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:07 Mar 22, 2022 Jkt 256001 Gender Male; NIT # 6574734 (Guatemala); C.U.I. 1798585561331 (Guatemala) (individual) [ILLICIT–DRUGS–E.O.]. Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(a)(i) of the Order for having engaged in, or attempted to engage in, activities or transactions that have materially contributed to, or pose a significant risk of materially contributing to, the international proliferation of illicit drugs or their means of production. 3. MONTEJO SAENZ, Axel Bladimir (a.k.a. ‘‘MOSH’’), Guatemala; DOB 26 Oct 1986; POB Santa Ana Huista, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; nationality Guatemala; Gender Male; Cedula No. M–138057 (Guatemala); NIT # 35348208 (Guatemala); C.U.I. 1613087591331 (Guatemala) (individual) [ILLICIT–DRUGS–E.O.]. Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(a)(i) of the Order for having engaged in, or attempted to engage in, activities or transactions that have materially contributed to, or pose a significant risk of materially contributing to, the international proliferation of illicit drugs or their means of production. 4. MORENO LOPEZ, Ervin Rene, Canton La Candelaria Z.0, La Democracia, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; DOB 26 Jan 1976; POB Guatemala; nationality Guatemala; Gender Male; NIT # 1654613K (Guatemala); C.U.I. 1596467901301 (Guatemala) (individual) [ILLICIT–DRUGS–E.O.]. Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(b)(iii) of the Order for being owned, controlled, or directed by, or having acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, LOS HUISTAS DRUG TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATION, a sanctioned person. 5. SALAZAR FLORES, Freddy Arnoldo (a.k.a. SALAZAR FLORES, Fredy Arnoldo; a.k.a. ‘‘BOICA’’; a.k.a. ‘‘BOYCA’’), Guatemala; DOB 14 Feb 1984; POB Guatemala; nationality Guatemala; Gender Male; NIT # 34746072 (Guatemala); C.U.I. 2639667390611 (Guatemala) (individual) [ILLICIT–DRUGS– E.O.]. Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(a)(i) of the Order for having engaged in, or attempted to engage in, activities or transactions that have materially contributed to, or pose a significant risk of materially contributing to, the international proliferation of illicit drugs or their means of production. 6. SAMAYOA MONTEJO, Roger Antulio (a.k.a. ‘‘TULI’’), Guatemala; DOB 07 Oct 1989; POB Guatemala; nationality Guatemala; Gender Male; NIT # 72405902 (Guatemala); C.U.I. 2344272801331 (Guatemala) (individual) [ILLICIT–DRUGS–E.O.]. SAMAYOA MONTEJO, Roger Antulio (a.k.a. ‘‘TULI’’), Guatemala; DOB 07 Oct 1989; POB Guatemala; nationality Guatemala; Gender Male; NIT # 72405902 (Guatemala); C.U.I. 2344272801331 (Guatemala) (individual) [ILLICIT–DRUGS–E.O.]. Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(b)(iii) of the Order for having acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, Aler Baldomero, SAMAYOA RECINOS and the LOS HUISTAS DRUG TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATION, all sanctioned persons. 7. SAMAYOA RECINOS, Aler Baldomero (a.k.a. ‘‘EL CHICHARRA’’), Aldea Cuatro Caminos, Santa Ana Huista, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; Aldea Yuxen, Santa Ana Huista, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; DOB 27 Feb PO 00000 Frm 00100 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1967; POB Santa Ana Huista, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; nationality Guatemala; Gender Male; Cedula No. M– 1300003118 (Guatemala); Passport 111331000031186 (Guatemala) issued 12 Feb 2001 expires 03 Jul 2012; NIT # 5566568 (Guatemala); Driver’s License No. 30791794 (Guatemala); C.U.I. 1892644891331 (Guatemala) (individual) [ILLICIT–DRUGS– E.O.]. Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(a)(i) of the Order for having engaged in, or attempted to engage in, activities or transactions that have materially contributed to, or pose a significant risk of materially contributing to, the international proliferation of illicit drugs or their means of production. Entities 1. COMPRADORES Y EXPORTADORES DE CAFE CAPTZIN, SOCIEDAD ANONIMA (a.k.a. ‘‘COMEXCAFE’’), Canton La Candelaria Z.0, La Democracia, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; NIT # 68897952 (Guatemala) [ILLICIT–DRUGS–E.O.]. Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(b)(iii) of the Order for having acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, Eugenio Dario MOLINA LOPEZ, a sanctioned person. 2. LOS HUISTAS DRUG TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATION (a.k.a. ‘‘LOS HUISTAS DTO’’), Santa Ana Huista, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; San Antonio Huista, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; La Democracia, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; Target Type Criminal Organization [ILLICIT–DRUGS– E.O.]. Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(a)(i) of the Order for having engaged in, or attempted to engage in, activities or transactions that have materially contributed to, or pose a significant risk of materially contributing to, the international proliferation of illicit drugs or their means of production. Dated: March 18, 2022. Andrea M. Gacki, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of the Treasury. [FR Doc. 2022–06143 Filed 3–22–22; 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. AGENCY: The U.S. 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 (SDN List) based on OFAC’s determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM 23MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 56 (Wednesday, March 23, 2022)]
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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 U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets 
Control (OFAC) is publishing the names

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of one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC's Specially 
Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List (SDN 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 effective date(s).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Andrea Gacki, Director, tel.: 
202-622-2490; 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; or the Assistant 
Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202-622-2490.

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 Actions

    On March 18, 2022, 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. MOLINA MONTEJO, Werner Dario, Aldea Agua Zarca, 
Huehuetenango, Guatemala; Canton La Candelaria Z.0, La Democracia, 
Huehuetenango, Guatemala; DOB 12 Nov 1984; POB Santa Ana Huista, 
Huehuetenango, Guatemala; nationality Guatemala; Gender Male; Cedula 
No. Cedula: M-137560 (Guatemala); Passport 111331000075604 
(Guatemala) issued 08 Feb 2007 expires 26 Oct 2012; NIT # 27751171 
(Guatemala); Driver's License No. 20332679 (Guatemala); C.U.I. 
1785205271331 (Guatemala) (individual) [ILLICIT-DRUGS-E.O.]. 
Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(b)(iii) of Executive Order 14059 of 
December 15, 2021, ``Imposing Sanctions on Foreign Persons Involved 
in the Global Illicit Drug Trade,'' (the ``Order''), for being 
owned, controlled, or directed by, or having acted or purported to 
act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, LOS HUISTAS DRUG 
TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATION, a sanctioned person.
    2. MOLINA LOPEZ, Eugenio Dario, La Democracia, Huehuetenango, 
Guatemala; Agua Zarca, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; Santa Ana Huista, 
Huehuetenango, Guatemala; San Antonio Huista, Huehuetenango, 
Guatemala; DOB 02 Jun 1964; POB Guatemala; nationality Guatemala; 
Gender Male; NIT # 6574734 (Guatemala); C.U.I. 1798585561331 
(Guatemala) (individual) [ILLICIT-DRUGS-E.O.]. Sanctioned pursuant 
to section 1(a)(i) of the Order for having engaged in, or attempted 
to engage in, activities or transactions that have materially 
contributed to, or pose a significant risk of materially 
contributing to, the international proliferation of illicit drugs or 
their means of production.
    3. MONTEJO SAENZ, Axel Bladimir (a.k.a. ``MOSH''), Guatemala; 
DOB 26 Oct 1986; POB Santa Ana Huista, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; 
nationality Guatemala; Gender Male; Cedula No. M-138057 (Guatemala); 
NIT # 35348208 (Guatemala); C.U.I. 1613087591331 (Guatemala) 
(individual) [ILLICIT-DRUGS-E.O.]. Sanctioned pursuant to section 
1(a)(i) of the Order for having engaged in, or attempted to engage 
in, activities or transactions that have materially contributed to, 
or pose a significant risk of materially contributing to, the 
international proliferation of illicit drugs or their means of 
production.
    4. MORENO LOPEZ, Ervin Rene, Canton La Candelaria Z.0, La 
Democracia, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; DOB 26 Jan 1976; POB 
Guatemala; nationality Guatemala; Gender Male; NIT # 1654613K 
(Guatemala); C.U.I. 1596467901301 (Guatemala) (individual) [ILLICIT-
DRUGS-E.O.]. Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(b)(iii) of the Order 
for being owned, controlled, or directed by, or having acted or 
purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, LOS 
HUISTAS DRUG TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATION, a sanctioned person.
    5. SALAZAR FLORES, Freddy Arnoldo (a.k.a. SALAZAR FLORES, Fredy 
Arnoldo; a.k.a. ``BOICA''; a.k.a. ``BOYCA''), Guatemala; DOB 14 Feb 
1984; POB Guatemala; nationality Guatemala; Gender Male; NIT # 
34746072 (Guatemala); C.U.I. 2639667390611 (Guatemala) (individual) 
[ILLICIT-DRUGS-E.O.]. Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(a)(i) of the 
Order for having engaged in, or attempted to engage in, activities 
or transactions that have materially contributed to, or pose a 
significant risk of materially contributing to, the international 
proliferation of illicit drugs or their means of production.
    6. SAMAYOA MONTEJO, Roger Antulio (a.k.a. ``TULI''), Guatemala; 
DOB 07 Oct 1989; POB Guatemala; nationality Guatemala; Gender Male; 
NIT # 72405902 (Guatemala); C.U.I. 2344272801331 (Guatemala) 
(individual) [ILLICIT-DRUGS-E.O.]. SAMAYOA MONTEJO, Roger Antulio 
(a.k.a. ``TULI''), Guatemala; DOB 07 Oct 1989; POB Guatemala; 
nationality Guatemala; Gender Male; NIT # 72405902 (Guatemala); 
C.U.I. 2344272801331 (Guatemala) (individual) [ILLICIT-DRUGS-E.O.]. 
Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(b)(iii) of the Order for having 
acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or 
indirectly, Aler Baldomero, SAMAYOA RECINOS and the LOS HUISTAS DRUG 
TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATION, all sanctioned persons.
    7. SAMAYOA RECINOS, Aler Baldomero (a.k.a. ``EL CHICHARRA''), 
Aldea Cuatro Caminos, Santa Ana Huista, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; 
Aldea Yuxen, Santa Ana Huista, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; DOB 27 Feb 
1967; POB Santa Ana Huista, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; nationality 
Guatemala; Gender Male; Cedula No. M-1300003118 (Guatemala); 
Passport 111331000031186 (Guatemala) issued 12 Feb 2001 expires 03 
Jul 2012; NIT # 5566568 (Guatemala); Driver's License No. 30791794 
(Guatemala); C.U.I. 1892644891331 (Guatemala) (individual) [ILLICIT-
DRUGS-E.O.]. Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(a)(i) of the Order for 
having engaged in, or attempted to engage in, activities or 
transactions that have materially contributed to, or pose a 
significant risk of materially contributing to, the international 
proliferation of illicit drugs or their means of production.

Entities

    1. COMPRADORES Y EXPORTADORES DE CAFE CAPTZIN, SOCIEDAD ANONIMA 
(a.k.a. ``COMEXCAFE''), Canton La Candelaria Z.0, La Democracia, 
Huehuetenango, Guatemala; NIT # 68897952 (Guatemala) [ILLICIT-DRUGS-
E.O.]. Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(b)(iii) of the Order for 
having acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or 
indirectly, Eugenio Dario MOLINA LOPEZ, a sanctioned person.
    2. LOS HUISTAS DRUG TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATION (a.k.a. ``LOS 
HUISTAS DTO''), Santa Ana Huista, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; San 
Antonio Huista, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; La Democracia, 
Huehuetenango, Guatemala; Target Type Criminal Organization 
[ILLICIT-DRUGS-E.O.]. Sanctioned pursuant to section 1(a)(i) of the 
Order for having engaged in, or attempted to engage in, activities 
or transactions that have materially contributed to, or pose a 
significant risk of materially contributing to, the international 
proliferation of illicit drugs or their means of production.

    Dated: March 18, 2022.
Andrea M. Gacki,
Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of the 
Treasury.
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