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Financial Sanctions: ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida

Monday, 21 October 2019

This news release is issued in respect of the restrictive measures directed against the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida organisations.

Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 has been amended with effect from 18 October 2019  following the publication of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2019/1731 “the Amending Regulation”). The Amending Regulation reflects the decision made on 11 October 2019 by the Sanctions Committee of the United Nations Security Council to amend the identifying information of an existing entry.

The following entry has been amended and is still subject to an asset freeze.

Amendment

Individual

CHOUDARY, ANJEM

DOB: 18/01/1967.

POB: Welling, London, United Kingdom

a.k.a: LUQMAN, Abu

Nationality: British

Passport Details: British Passport number 516384722, issued on 6 May 2013 by Passport Office Glasgow and expires on 6 June 2023

Address: [Frankland Prison], London, United Kingdom.

Other Information: UN Ref QDi.419. UN Listing (formerly temporary listing, in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017). Pledged allegiance to Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115) in July 2014. Imprisoned in the United Kingdom in September 2014 [with a tentative release in October 2018] and subsequently released on licence in October 2018 which expires in July 2021. Photo available for inclusion in the INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice.

Listed on: 16/10/2018 Last Updated:[19/10/2018] 18/10/2019 Group ID: 13714.

 

Financial institutions and other persons are requested to check whether they maintain any accounts or otherwise hold funds or economic resources for, or provide financial services to, the designated individual. If so, they must freeze such accounts or other funds and, unless licensed by the Treasury, refrain from dealing with said funds or economic resources, and suspend the provision of any financial services. They must also report their findings to the FIU.

Where a relevant institution has already reported details of accounts, other funds or economic resources held frozen for the designated individual they are not required to report these details again. Failure to comply with financial sanctions legislation or to seek to circumvent its provisions is a criminal offence.

Further details of the sanctions regime related to ISIL and Al-Qaida and links to the UK’s Consolidated List of Individuals and entities subject to other financial sanctions regimes may be found on the Customs and Excise pages of the Isle of Man Government website.

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