The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the US Department of the Treasury administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions based on US foreign policy and national security goals against targeted foreign countries and regimes, terrorists, international narcotics traffickers, those engaged in activities related to the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and other threats to the national security, foreign policy or economy of the United States. OFAC acts under Presidential national emergency powers, as well as authority granted by specific legislation, to impose controls on transactions and freeze assets under US jurisdiction. Many of the sanctions are based on United Nations and other international mandates, are multilateral in scope, and involve close cooperation with allied governments.
The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) and Blocked Persons List of Treasury's OFAC is designed as a reference tool providing actual notice of actions by OFAC with respect to Specially Designated Nationals and other persons (which term includes both individuals and entities) whose property is blocked, to assist the public in complying with the various sanctions programs administered by OFAC.
The Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) and Blocked Persons List is made available by the US Department of the Treasury and the latest list can be found by clicking here.
If you have been placed on the OFAC SDN list or are suspected of a international or transnational crime , your best defense is early, capable representation by an experienced attorney who can act as a firewall between you and investigators, protecting your rights throughout the case. Consult an experienced criminal defense attorney at Joffe Law.
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Kenya: Deputy President Promises to Cooperate With International Court
Wednesday May 15, 2013 from NYT > International Criminal Court
William Ruto promised the International Criminal Court on Tuesday that he and President Uhuru Kenyatta would cooperate, despite calling the charges against them the result of a “conspiracy of lies.” ..more
Tuesday May 14, 2013 from NYT > International Criminal Court
A Nuremberg prosecutor writes about the conviction of a former leader of Guatemala. ..more
Partnering for Peace and International Security
Monday April 29, 2013 from NYT > International Criminal Court
Fatou Bensouda, chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court, in conversation with Marlise Simons, correspondent for The New York Times. ..more
Silence on Awkward Topics at Inauguration of Kenya's President
Wednesday April 10, 2013 from NYT > International Criminal Court
Uhuru Kenyatta, son of Kenya's first president, has taken the reins of power, despite accusations of war crimes. ..more
U.S. Grows More Helpful to International Criminal Court, a Body It First Scorned
Wednesday April 3, 2013 from NYT > International Criminal Court
On Wednesday, Washington is expected to give a boost to the court when the State Department offers a reward for information on fugitives in atrocity cases and issues a list of names that will include the court's most-wanted. ..more
Spurts of Violence Punctuate Calm After Kenyan Vote Is Upheld
Monday April 1, 2013 from NYT > International Criminal Court
The clashes that erupted Saturday night after the Supreme Court ruled that Uhuru Kenyatta was legitimately elected president were nowhere near as chaotic as the 2007 disputed election. ..more
Congolese Rebel Commander Tells War Crimes Court He Was Just ‘a Soldier’
Wednesday March 27, 2013 from NYT > International Criminal Court
Bosco Ntaganda, the Congolese rebel commander, appeared timid and anxious in his first appearance before the International Criminal Court on war crimes charges. ..more
Rebel Leader in Congo Is Flown to The Hague
Saturday March 23, 2013 from NYT > International Criminal Court
Bosco Ntaganda, a rebel commander accused of massacring Congolese civilians, was flown out of Rwanda bound for the International Criminal Court at The Hague. ..more
Team on the Way to Collect Congo War Crimes Suspect
Thursday March 21, 2013 from NYT > International Criminal Court
Bosco Ntaganda, who has been accused of massacring villagers and recruiting child soldiers in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, showed up unexpectedly at the American Embassy in Rwanda. ..more
International Justice and Diplomacy
Wednesday March 20, 2013 from NYT > International Criminal Court
Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin. The road to peace should be seen as running via justice. ..more
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Latest Verdict: Trial attorney David Joffe is granted an acquittal for his client who was facing a mandatory life sentence if convicted in a federal drug importation case
As a result of masterful cross examination of six (6) key witnesses at trial, Mr. Joffe’s motion was granted to acquit his client of all charges in a federal drug importation case. The case involved 26 kilograms of cocaine and 5 kilograms of heroin. The Judge, a former prosecutor has not granted such a request in more than twenty (20) years of service on the bench. Mr. Joffe received positive written comments from more than twenty (20) peer attorneys.
David J. Joffe obtains not guilty jury verdict in federal drug case in forty (40) minutes after one (1) day trial. Client acquitted of 10 year mandatory jail sentence.
Defendant was convicted of two counts. The law firm again represented defendant on the direct appeal to the United States Court of Appeals in and for the Eleventh Circuit. The law firm was successful in having one count vacated and defendant was remanded for re-sentencing before the District Court. The Court sentenced defendant to non-reporting probation.
State Attorney dismissed marijuana possession case after reading one motion detailing improper search and seizure.
Male Charged with Mortgage Fraud Gets No Prison Time
Miami: 29 defendants charged in drug importation and credit card scheme and only ONE goes free! His attorney was David J Joffe!
20 year old female Gets Reduced Sentence for Drug Charge
Charges Dismissed on Battery of a Law Enforcement Officer
Ex-banker not charged with theft of goods through interstate commerce
Florida criminal defense lawyer, David J. Joffe successfully reduces sentence of Colombian crew men on freighter with two tons of cocaine