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Cablegate: Terrorism Finance: Designation of Five Individuals and Two

Published: Tue 14 Oct 2008 10:18 AM
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DE RUEHIN #1467 2881018
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 141018Z OCT 08
FM AIT TAIPEI
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 0116
RUEATRS/DEPT OF TREASURY WASHDC
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0091
UNCLAS AIT TAIPEI 001467
SIPDIS
STATE FOR INS, NEA/IR, EEB/ESC/TFS/DBENDANA, NEA/I/JKONDOS, AND
S/CT/TDROZDENKO
TREASURY FOR TFFC LADAN ARCHIN
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EFIN KTFN PTER ETTC PREL UNSC ECON IZ IR SY TW
SUBJECT: TERRORISM FINANCE: DESIGNATION OF FIVE INDIVIDUALS AND TWO
ENTITIES UNDER IRAQ EO 13438
REF: STATE 101037
1. (U) Per reftel, Taiwan's Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC)
issued a formal instruction on October 3, 2008, providing all
banking institutions with information on an additional five
individuals and two entities pursuant to E.O. 13438 for threatening
the peace and stability of Iraq and the Government of Iraq.
2. (U) In the instruction, the FSC directs Taiwan banking
institutions to treat transactions with the designated individuals
and their beneficiaries as suspected money laundering transactions,
and instantly report these transactions to the Ministry of Justice
Investigation Bureau for further investigation and action.
3. (U) The FSC also asked the following industry associations to ask
their members to comply with the October 3, 2008 instructions:
--Credit Cooperation Association
--Bills Finance Association
--Securities Firms Association
--Securities Investment Trust and Consultant Association
--Futures Commissioners Association
--Life Insurance Association
--Non-life Insurance Association
--all jewelry associations
--Credit Card Firms Association
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