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Unblocking of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons Pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act

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ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

The Department of the Treasury 's Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) is publishing the names of individuals and entities whose property and interests in property have been unblocked pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (“Kingpin Act”) (21 U.S.C. Sections 1901-1908, 8 U.S.C. Section 1182).

DATES:

The unblocking and removal from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (“SDN List”) of the individuals and entities identified in this notice whose property and interests in property were blocked pursuant to the Kingpin Act, is effective on May 24, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Assistant Director, Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Washington, DC 20220, Tel: (202) 622-2420.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Electronic and Facsimile Availability

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

Background

On December 3, 1999, the Kingpin Act was signed into law by the President of the United States. The Kingpin Act provides a statutory framework for the President to impose sanctions against significant foreign narcotics traffickers and their organizations on a worldwide basis, with the objective of denying their businesses and agents access to the U.S. financial system and to the benefits of trade and transactions involving U.S. persons and entities.

The Kingpin Act blocks all property and interests in property, subject to U.S. jurisdiction, owned or controlled by significant foreign narcotics traffickers as identified by the President. In addition, the Secretary of the Treasury consults with the Attorney General, the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of State, and the Secretary of Homeland Security when designating and blocking the property or interests in property, subject to U.S. jurisdiction, of persons or entities found to be: (1) Materially assisting in, or providing financial or technological support for or to, or providing goods or services in support of, the international narcotics trafficking activities of a person designated pursuant to the Kingpin Act; (2) owned, controlled, or directed by, or acting for or on behalf of, a person designated pursuant to the Kingpin Act; and/or (3) playing a significant role in international narcotics trafficking.

On May 24, 2012, the Director of OFAC removed from the SDN List the individuals and entities listed below, whose property and interests in property were blocked pursuant to the Kingpin Act:

Individuals

1. GONZALEZ MUNOZ, Daniel, c/o MEGA DOLAR, S.A. DE C.V., Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico; Blvd. Cuahutemoc 1499 L C 7BI, Colonia Zona Rio, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico; Calle Carrasco 3895 No. 2, Chapultepec, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico; c/o MULTISERVICIOS BRAVIO, S.A. DE C.V., Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico; c/o MULTISERVICIOS DEL NOROESTE DE MEXICO, S.A. DE C.V., Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico; DOB 20 Jun 1958; POB Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico; R.F.C. GOMD-580620-SX9 (Mexico) (individual) [SDNTK]

2. ROBLEDO CORONEL, Baldemar, c/o COMERCIALIZADORA BRIMAR'S, S.A. DE. C.V., Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico; Prol. Sta. Tecla No. 51, Casa 12. Cond. Viole, Los Reyes, Coyoacan, Mexico; Blvd. FCO I Madero Pte. No. 650, Col. Centro, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico; c/o COMERCIAL JOANA, S.A. DE C.V., Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico; DOB 27 Jan 1974; POB Santiago Papasquiaro, Durango, Mexico; citizen Mexico; nationality Mexico; C.U.R.P. ROCB740127HDGBRL07 (Mexico); Passport 420005453 (Mexico); R.F.C. ROCB740127KZ0 (Mexico) (individual) [SDNTK]

3. VILLALOBOS ALVARADO, Juan Pablo, c/o PV STAR, S.A. DE C.V., Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico; Calle Cedro No. 804, Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico; DOB 14 Mar 1960; POB Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico; citizen Mexico; nationality Mexico; C.U.R.P. VIAJ600314HCHLLN00 (Mexico) (individual) [SDNTK]

Entities

1. MEGA DOLAR, S.A. DE C.V. (a.k.a. MEGA DOLAR MULTISERVICIOS), Local C-25 Plaza Rio, Colonia Zona Rio, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico; Av. Via Rapida 25-E, Colonia Zona Rio, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico; R.F.C. MDO-940316-RTA (Mexico) [SDNTK]

2. MULTISERVICIOS BRAVIO, S.A. DE C.V. (a.k.a. BRAVIO ARMORED GROUP), Local C-25 Plaza Rio, Colonia Zona Rio, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico; Av. Via Rapida 26, Colonia Zona Rio, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico; R.F.C. MBR-961115-4M6 (Mexico) [SDNTK]

3. MULTISERVICIOS DEL NOROESTE DE MEXICO, S.A. DE C.V., Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico [SDNTK]

4. PV STAR, S.A. DE C.V., Ohio No. 4123, Col. Quintas Del Sol, Chihuahua, Chihuahua 31214, Mexico; R.F.C. PST98081 (Mexico) [SDNTK]

Dated: May 24, 2012.

Barbara C. Hammerle,

Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.

[FR Doc. 2012-13710 Filed 6-5-12; 8:45 am]

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