August 21, 2013
Counter Terrorism Designations; Kingpin Act Designations
Treasury has announced the designation of a Venezuelan national, Vassyly Kotosky Villarroel Ramirez, as a drug kingpin pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act. He was indicted in 2011 by the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Eastern District of New York on multiple cocaine trafficking charges. In a separate action, Mohamed Lahbous, a Mali national, was also designated as a SDGT.
The following individuals have been added to OFAC's SDN List:
LAHBOUS, Mohamed (a.k.a. ENNOUINI, Mohamed), Algeria; Mali; DOB 1978; nationality Mali (individual) [SDGT].
VILLARROEL RAMIREZ, Vassyly Kotosky (a.k.a. VILLARROEL KOTOSKY, Angel); DOB 27 Mar 1972; POB Caracas, Venezuela; nationality Venezuela; citizen Venezuela; Cedula No. 11295239 (Venezuela) (individual) [SDNTK].