Circular
Office of Foreign Assets Control
August 27, 1998
Circular No. 11088

Assets of Additional Specially Designated Nationals Blocked

To All Depository Institutions, and Others Concerned, in the Second Federal Reserve District:

Following is a bulletin that the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the U.S. Department of the Treasury has sent to on-line depository institutions, notifying them that President Clinton has signed an Executive Order blocking the assets of additional Specially Designated Nationals:

"FOR IMMEDIATE ATTENTION--A BULLETIN FROM THE OFFICE OF FOREIGN ASSETS CONTROL"

THE PRESIDENT HAS SIGNED A NEW EXECUTIVE ORDER EFFECTIVE 12:01 A.M. EDT 08/21/98 BLOCKING THE ASSETS OF "USAMA BIN MUHAMMAD BIN AWAD BIN LADIN (A.K.A.: USAMA BIN LADIN)," "ISLAMIC ARMY (A.K.A.: AL-QAIDA; ISLAMIC SALVATI0N FOUNDATION; THE GROUP FOR THE PRESERVATION OF THE HOLY SITES; THE ISLAMIC ARMY FOR THE LIBERATION OF THE HOLY PLACES; THE WORLD ISLAMIC FRONT FOR JIHAD AGAINST JEWS AND CRUSADERS)," "ABU HAFS AL-MASRI," AND "RIFA'I AHMAD TAHA MUSA (A.K.A.: 'ABD-AL-'IZ; HAI AHMAD ABD-AL-WAHAB; ABU YASIR; a.k.a. MUHAMMAD 'ALI 'ABD ALLAH; a.k.a. SALAH 'ALI AL-KAMEL; a.k.a. RIFA'I AHMAD TAHA; a.k.a. THABIT 'IZ)." THEIR NAMES ARE BEING ADDED TO OFAC'S LIST OF SPECIALLY DESIGNATED NATIONALS AND BLOCKED PERSONS AS (SDT)'S. APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTS ON OFAC'S INTERNET WEBSITE AT USUAL BULLETIN BOARDS, AND OFAC'S FAX-ON-DEMAND SERVICE AT 202/622-0077, WILL BE UPDATED ON MONDAY 08/24/98. CALL OFAC COMPLIANCE AT 800/540-6322 IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.

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If you have any questions, contact OFAC, as specified above.