By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

OFAC sanctions ‘Mexican heroin traffickers’

Pursuant to the US Kingpin Act, OFAC has sanctioned 8 Mexican individuals and 8 Mexican entities in order to target “heroin traffickers” linked with the “leadership of the Ruelas Torres drug trafficking organization” (asset freezes imposed). Ruelas Torres was identified by OFAC in May 2017 as a “Significant Foreign Narcotics Trafficker”; specifically, for being “involved in the manufacture and distribution...

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters & Peters LLP...

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