Treasury Sanctions Close Associate of Notorious Drug Trafficker Rafael Caro Quintero

Murderous Mexican drug lord remains a fugitive WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Mexican national Lucio Rodriguez Serrano (“Rodriguez Serrano”) as a Specially Designated Narcotics Trafficker pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act). Rodriguez Serrano engages in various activities on behalf of ...
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Treasury Targets Sanctions Evasion Network Supporting Corrupt Venezuelan Actors

Washington – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated three individuals and eight foreign entities, and identified two vessels as blocked property for their activities in or associated with a network attempting to evade United States sanctions on Venezuela’s oil sector. As the illegitimate Maduro regime has done before, ...
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Statement by TFI Undersecretary Mandelker

As Delivered   I want to begin by expressing my deep gratitude to the Mexican government, especially Secretary Urzua and Director Nieto for your vital cooperation with the U.S.  Department of the Treasury’s Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI) on matters that are of the utmost importance to both of our countries.  In today’s ...
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Treasury Sanctions the President of Venezuela

Washington – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated the President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro Moros, pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13692, which authorizes sanctions against current or former officials of the Government of Venezuela and others undermining democracy in Venezuela.  These sanctions come a day after the Maduro ...
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Readout from a Treasury Spokesperson on Secretary Mnuchin’s Meeting with Mexican Secretary of Finance and Public Credit Jose Antonio Meade

WASHINGTON – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin met with Secretary of Finance and Public Credit Jose Antonio Meade of Mexico.  Secretary Mnuchin and Secretary Meade discussed the importance of strengthening both the U.S. and Mexican economies and the opportunity to improve NAFTA, including in the financial services sector. Secretary Mnuchin and Secretary Meade highlighted the ...
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