OFAC designates Waleed Zein as global terrorist

OFAC has designated Waleed Ahmed Zein as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist, pursuant to Executive Order 13224 (assets freeze imposed). According to the US Treasury press release, Mr Zein is a “terrorist in East Africa who established an intricate worldwide financial network to facilitate funds transfers for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)”. OFAC Notice here.

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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