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Cablegate: Demarche Request: Ofac Narcotics Kingpin Act

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EFIN KCRM PREL PTER SNAR KTFN VE LE CI
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE REQUEST: OFAC NARCOTICS KINGPIN ACT
DESIGNATION OF THREE SENIOR VENEZUELAN OFFICIALS

REF: STATE 097316

Per reftel, Econ officer delivered demarche to Julio Bravo,
Counselor for Special Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign
Relations. Bravo thanked Econ officer for the information.
Econ officer also shared the information with: Victor Ossa,
Director of Chile's Financial Intelligence Unit; Tamara
Agnic, Advisor to the Deputy Finance Minister and Chile's
GAFISUD (South America's Financial Action Task Force)
representative; Christian Cammano, Chief of Money Laundering
Investigations at the Department of Police Investigations;
Cristina Farah, Economic Advisor to Association of Banks and
Financial Institutions; and Francisco Leiva, Superintendent
of Games and Casinos. Post will advise the Department of any
substantive responses.
SIMONS

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