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Financial Sanctions: Liberia

Wednesday, 29 August 2012

This news release is issued in respect of the restrictive measures taken against certain persons and entities relating to Liberia.

Following the decisions made on 3, 10 and 20 July 2012 by the United Nations Sanctions Committee on Liberia established pursuant to resolution 1521 (2003), 12 individuals have been removed from the UN list maintained under resolution 1532 (2004).

The individuals listed below are therefore no longer subject to the freezing of funds and economic resources.



ALLEN, Cyril, A

DOB: 26/07/1952

Other Information: Former Chairman, National Patriotic Party

Group ID: 8037

COOPER, Randolph

DOB: 28/10/1950

a.k.a.: COOPER, Randolf

Other Information: Former Managing Director of Robertsfield International Airport

Group ID: 8039

GEORGE, Martin

Other Information: Former Ambassador of Liberia to the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Associate of former President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to him. Alleged to have provided funds to former President Taylor.

Group ID: 8432

GIBSON, Myrtle, Francelle

DOB: 03/11/1952

Other Information: Former Senator, Advisor to former Liberian President Charles Taylor

Group ID: 8041

GOODRIDGE, Reginald, B

DOB: 11/11/1952

a.k.a.: GOODRICH, Reginald, B

Other Information: Reginald B Goodridge/Goodrich Senior. Former Minister for Culture, Information, Tourism

Group ID: 8042

MININ, Leonid, Yukhimovich


  1. 14/12/1947
  2. 18/10/1946

POB: Odessa, USSR (now Ukraine)


  1. BRESLAN, Wulf
  2. KERLER, Vladamir, Abramovich
  3. KERLER, Vladimir, Abramovich
  4. OSOLS, Igor
  5. POPELA, Vladimir, Abramovich
  6. POPELO, Vladimir, Abramovich
  7. POPILOVESKI, Vladimir, Abramovich
  8. POPILO-VESKI, Vladimir, Abramovich

Nationality: Israeli

Passport Details:

  1. 5280007248D (Forged German) (Minin)
  2. 18106739D (Forged German) (Minin)
  3. 6019832. Valid 6 Nov 1994 to 5 Nov 1999 (Israeli)
  4. 9001689. Valid 23 Jan 1997 to 22 Jan 2002 (Israeli)
  5. 90109052. Issued on 26 Nov 1997. (Israeli)
  6. K10861177 (Russian)
  7. 65118 (Bolivian)
  8. Greek

Other Information: Owner of Exotic Tropical Timber Enterprises. UN list includes additional DOB of 10 July. Also referred to as Blavstein, Bluvshtein, Blyafshtein, Blyufshtein and Blyuvshtein.

Group ID: 8029

NAYDO, Valeriy

DOB: 10/08/1957

a.k.a.: NAIDO, Valerii

Nationality: Ukraine

Passport Details:

  1. AC251295 (Ukraine)
  2. KC024178 (Ukraine)

Address: c/o CET Aviation, PO Box 932-20C, Ajman, United Arab Emirates.

Other Information: A pilot. One of the directors of Air Pass (Pietersburg Aviation Services and Systems). Chief Executive Officer of CET Aviation.

Group ID: 8748

SHAW, Emmanuel


  1. 26/07/1956
  2. 26/07/1946

Other Information: Emmanuel Shaw II. Director of Lonestar Airways. Associated with Lone Star Communications Cooperation

Group ID: 8045

SNOWE JR, Edwin, Melvin

DOB: 11/02/1970

POB: Mano River, Grand Cape Mount, Liberia

Nationality: Liberian

Passport Details:

  1. OR/0056672-01
  2. D/005072
  3. D-00172 (ECOWAS-DPL). Valid 7 Aug 2008 to 6 July 2010
  4. D005640 (Liberian Diplomatic)

Address: Elwa Road, Monrovia, Liberia

Other Information: Representative, Liberian House of Representatives. Managing Director of the Liberian Petroleum and Refining Corporation (LPRC)

Group ID: 8434

TAYLOR, Agnes, Reeves

DOB: 27/09/1965

a.k.a.: REEVES-TAYLOR, Agnes

Nationality: Liberian

Address: United Kingdom

Other Information: Former wife of former President Charles Taylor with ongoing ties to him. Former Permanent representative of Liberia to the International Maritime Organisation. Former senior member of the Liberian Government. Resident in the UK.

Group ID: 8049

TAYLOR, Jewell, Howard

DOB: 17/01/1963

a.k.a.: HOWARD TAYLOR, Jewell

Passport Details:

  1. D/003835-04. Valid 4 June 2004 to 3 June 2006 (Liberian Diplomatic)
  2. D/00536307

Other Information: Wife of former President Charles Taylor. UN list has alternative spelling of Jewel

Group ID: 8050

TAYLOR, Tupee, Enid


  1. 17/12/1962
  2. 17/12/1960

POB: Harbel, Margibi County, Liberia

Passport Details:

  1. D/002216 (Liberian Diplomatic) Issued 17 Oct 2007. Valid until 17 Oct 2009
  2. L014670 (Liberian). Issued 28 Dec 2009. Valid until 28 Dec 2014

Other Information: Former wife of former Liberian President Charles Taylor

Group ID: 8048

Further details of the sanctions regime related to Liberia and links to the consolidated list of individuals and entities subject to these and other financial sanctions regimes may be found on the Customs and Excise pages of the Isle of Man Government website.

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