By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

OFAC sanctions Venezuela Military Counterintelligence Agency

OFAC has designated the Venezuelan government’s General Directorate of Military Counterintelligence (DGCIM), pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13850 (asset freeze), as amended, for operating in Venezuela’s defence and security sector. The sanctions were imposed in response to DGCIM’s detainment of Navy Captain Rafael Acosta Arévalo, following claims “he was involved in a plot to assassinate Maduro”, who subsequently died in …

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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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