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Additional Designation of Individuals Pursuant to Executive Order 13224

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AGENCY:

Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) is publishing the names of three newly designated individuals whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, “Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism.”

DATES:

The designation by the Director of OFAC of the three individuals identified in this notice, pursuant to Executive Order 13224, is effective on December 4, 2008.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Assistant Director, Compliance Start Printed Page 76098Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: 202/622-2490.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Electronic and Facsimile Availability

This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC's Web site (http://www.treas.gov/​ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service, tel.: 202/622-0077.

Background

On September 23, 2001, the President issued Executive Order 13224 (the “Order”) pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, 50 U.S.C. 1701-1706, and the United Nations Participation Act of 1945, 22 U.S.C. 287c. In the Order, the President declared a national emergency to address grave acts of terrorism and threats of terrorism committed by foreign terrorists, including the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania, and at the Pentagon. The Order imposes economic sanctions on persons who have committed, pose a significant risk of committing, or support acts of terrorism. The President identified in the Annex to the Order, as amended by Executive Order 13268 of July 2, 2002, 13 individuals and 16 entities as subject to the economic sanctions. The Order was further amended by Executive Order 13284 of January 23, 2003, to reflect the creation of the Department of Homeland Security.

Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property that are in or hereafter come within the United States or the possession or control of United States persons, of: (1) Foreign persons listed in the Annex to the Order; (2) foreign persons determined by the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, to have committed, or to pose a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals or the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United States; (3) persons determined by the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security and Justice, to be owned or controlled by, or to act for or on behalf of those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or those persons determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d)(i) of the Order; and (4) except as provided in section 5 of the Order and after such consultation, if any, with foreign authorities as the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, deems appropriate in the exercise of his discretion, persons determined by the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security and Justice, to assist in, sponsor, or provide financial, material, or technological support for, or financial or other services to or in support of, such acts of terrorism or those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or determined to be subject to the Order or to be otherwise associated with those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or those persons determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d)(i) of the Order.

On December 4, 2008, the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security, Justice and other relevant agencies, designated, pursuant to one or more of the criteria set forth in subsections 1(b), 1(c) or 1(d) of the Order, three individuals whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224.

The list of designees is as follows:

1. GELOWICZ, Fritz Martin (a.k.a. GEBERT, Markus; a.k.a. GELOWICZ, Abdullah; a.k.a. GELOWICZ, Fritz Martin Abdullah; a.k.a. GELOWITZ, Fritz Martin Abdullah; a.k.a. KONARS, Robert; a.k.a. “BENZL”), Boefinger Weg 20, Ulm 89075, Germany; Eberhardstrasse 70, Ulm 89073, Germany; DOB 1 Sep 1979; alt. DOB 10 Apr 1979; POB Munich, Germany; alt. POB Liege, Belgium; citizen Germany; Passport 7020069907 (Germany); Personal ID Card 7020783883; currently incarcerated at Stuttgart-Stammheim, Germany (individual) [SDGT].

2. SCHNEIDER, Daniel Martin (a.k.a. SCHNEIDER, Martin Daniel), Petrusstrasse 32, Herrensohr Dudweiler, Saarbruecken 66125, Germany; zum Gruehlingsstollen 1A, Friedrichstahl 66299, Germany; Rosenstrasse 2, Friedrichstahl 66299, Germany; DOB 9 Sep 1985; POB Neunkirchen, Germany; citizen Germany; Federal ID Card 2318229333; Passport 2318047793 (Germany); currently incarcerated at Schwalmstadt, Germany (individual) [SDGT].

3. YILMAZ, Adem, Sudliche Ringstrasse 133, Langen 63225, Germany; DOB 4 Nov 1978; alt. DOB 11 Apr 1978; POB Bayburt, Turkey; citizen Turkey; Passport TR-P 614166 (Turkey); alt. Passport 0018850 (Turkey); currently incarcerated at Weiterstadt, Germany (individual) [SDGT].

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Dated: December 4, 2008.

Adam J. Szubin,

Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.

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[FR Doc. E8-29596 Filed 12-12-08; 8:45 am]

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