US designates Waked network (including its lawyers!)

OFAC has imposed sanctions on the Waked Money Laundering Organisation, its leadership, 6 of its associates, and 68 related companies, designating them as Specially Designated Narcotics Trafficking Kingpins. Waked Hatum and Waked Fares are said to lead the organisation, which allegedly uses trade-based money laundering schemes, such as false commercial invoices, to launder drug proceeds on behalf of multiple international...

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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