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Treasury designates drug trafficker Fernain Rodriguez Vasquez

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Colombian Fernain Rodriguez Vasquez was designated a significant foreign narcotics trafficker subject to sanctions, the U.S. Treasury Department said Wednesday.

Treasury targets Afghan drug trafficker

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. Treasury Tuesday named an Afghan national with ties to the Taliban as an international drug dealer.

U.S. seeks to hurt Sinaloa drug cartel's 'Chino Anthrax' financially

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- The United States acted Wednesday to make financial dealings with a drug cartel leader known as "Chino Anthrax" illegal and to freeze his assets.

U.S. may press Iran to import nuclear fuel

GENEVA, Switzerland, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Washington may press Iran to import nuclear fuel rather than make it, an official said as talks to end the standoff over Tehran's nuclear program were to begin.

U.S. issues sanctions against cartel leader's family members

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. government said citizens are prohibited from doing business with two people and a banquet hall connected to a leader of a Mexican drug cartel.

U.S. imposes sanctions on family of Mexican drug lord

WASHINGTON, June 12 (UPI) -- The U.S. government imposed sanctions Wednesday on people and businesses that allegedly front for Mexican drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero.

SCB settles foreign sanctions charges

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. Treasury Department said Monday it has settled sanctions violations by Standard Chartered Bank for $132 million.
U.S. easing restrictions on Myanmar

U.S. easing restrictions on Myanmar

WASHINGTON, April 18 (UPI) -- Financial restrictions on humanitarian and other non-profit activity in Myanmar have been lifted, the U.S. Treasury Department declared.

Treasury designates Saadi Gadhafi backer

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- The U.S. Treasury Department said it acted to isolate Humayd Abd al-Salam, a facilitator for Saadi Gadhafi, son of the late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.

Treasury freezes FARC money exchange house

WASHINGTON, May 7 (UPI) -- Assets under U.S. jurisdiction of a Colombian money exchange house aiding drug trafficking activities have been frozen, the U.S. Treasury Department said.

Treasury hopes to disrupt drug kingpin

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- The U.S. Treasury Department has taken action it said should disrupt the financial network of Medellin, Colombia, drug lord Carlos Mario Jimenez Naranjo.

Al-Qaida leader's assets to be frozen

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- The U. S. Treasury Department said that it will freeze the assets of North African al-Qaida network chief Abdul Malek Droukdel.

U.S. imposes Myanmar sanctions

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Assets of 14 Myanmar junta leaders will be frozen under U.S. Treasury Department sanctions over the military government's violence against its citizens.

Brazil denounces 'Tri-border' sanctions

BRASILIA, Brazil, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Brazilian officials say there isn't enough proof to impose sanctions against supposed terror fundraisers in the "Tri-border" region, O Globo reported Friday.

Treasury fingers Hezbollah supports

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Treasury Department identified Wednesday nine individuals and two groups that have provided "financial and logistical" support to Hezbollah.
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