Analysis and Commentary on Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Financial Crime
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
US SANCTIONS CENTRAL BANK OF VENEZUELA
The Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has imposed sanctions upon Banco Central de Venezuela, the country's Central Bank. It was given an SDN tag, meaning Specially Designated National. Please note that the Bank's Director, Iliana Josefa Ruzza Terán was also sanctioned.
A Nicaraguan bank with close ties to Venezuela, Banco Corperativo SA, was also designated. It is more commonly known as Bancorp.