The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the United States Department of Treasury administers the sanctions programs of the United States Government. Pursuant to several national security, economic security, and specifically-targeted laws (such as the Kingpin Act concerning narcotics trafficking), OFAC lists or designates individuals as Specially Designated Nationals ("SDNs") and places them on the OFAC list. Once on the list, U.S. persons are prohibited from transacting with the designated individual or company. Further, financial institutions immediately block transactions and accounts of named individuals.
Do Campo & Thornton, P.A. is experienced in the representation of individuals and companies who have been placed on the OFAC list. As the source for the OFAC listing is often an investigation being conducted by another U.S. agency, these matters require careful treatment. do Campo & Thornton's experience in criminal investigations, and in the specific practices that are the subject of those investigations, comes to bear in helping the listed individual or entity. do Campo & Thornton can conduct a thorough investigation to determine the reason for the designation, and develop a strategy for challenging it.
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