OFAC sanctions 4 Venezuelan government officials

Yesterday (25 February), OFAC sanctioned 4 Governors of Venezuelan states. They were designated pursuant to Executive Order 13692 (asset freeze and travel ban) for their alignment with President Maduro and their involvement “in endemic corruption and in blocking the delivery of critical humanitarian aid”. See OFAC Notice and US Treasury Press Release. The 4 officials: Omar Jose Prieto Fernandez (Governor …

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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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