Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury 's Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) is publishing the names of two individuals and one entity whose property and interests in property have been blocked pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (“Kingpin Act”) (21 U.S.C. 1901-1908, 8 U.S.C. 1182).
The designation by the Director of OFAC of the two individuals and one entity identified in this notice pursuant to section 805(b) of the Kingpin Act is effective on September 30, 2013.
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Assistant Director, Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, Tel: (202) 622-2490.
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This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available on OFAC's Web site at http://www.treasury.gov/ofac or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service at (202) 622-0077.
The Kingpin Act became law on December 3, 1999. The Kingpin Act establishes a program targeting the activities of significant foreign narcotics traffickers and their organizations on a worldwide basis. It provides a statutory framework for the imposition of 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 the benefits of trade and transactions involving U.S. companies and individuals.
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, in consultation 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 Start Printed Page 62947Defense, the Secretary of State, and the Secretary of Homeland Security may designate and block the property and interests in property, subject to U.S. jurisdiction, of persons who are 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; or (3) playing a significant role in international narcotics trafficking.
On September 30, 2013, the Director of OFAC designated the following two individuals and one entity whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to section 805(b) of the Kingpin Act.
1. PADRO PASTOR, Alvaro; DOB 09 Nov 1975; nationality Spain; R.F.C. PAPA751109870 (Mexico); C.U.R.P. PAPA751109HNEDSL04 (Mexico) (individual) [SDNTK] (Linked To: CASA V; Linked To: PISCILANEA, S.A. DE C.V.).
2. VALLARTA ESCALANTE, Luis Francisco, Calle Chilam Balam No. 279, Supermanzana 50, Manzana 14, Lote 17, Residencial San Angel, Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico; DOB 24 Nov 1979; POB Torreon, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Mexico; R.F.C. VAEL791124NXA (Mexico); C.U.R.P. VAEL791124HCLLSS07 (Mexico) (individual) [SDNTK] (Linked To: GRUPO IMPERGOZA, S.A. DE C.V.; Linked To: SOCIALIKA RENTAS Y CATERING, S.A. DE C.V.).
1. CASA V, Av. Vallarta 1339, Colonia Americana, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico [SDNTK].
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Dated: September 30, 2013.
Adam J. Szubin,
Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
[FR Doc. 2013-24692 Filed 10-21-13; 8:45 am]
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