By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

OFAC lists Lebanese narcotics trafficker under Kingpin Act

OFAC has designated a Lebanese individual, Kassem Chams and the Chams Money Laundering Organisation as specially designated foreign narcotics traffickers pursuant to the US Kingpin Act (asset freeze). His company, Chams Exchange, a money service business, was also designated.   Chams is described as operating an “international money laundering network” which “launders drug proceeds throughout the world on behalf of…...

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

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