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We will be moving all OFAC content to a brand new website. OFAC's Sanctions List Search and sanctions list data will remain at the current URLs.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is OFAC and what does it do?  

Answer

The Office of Foreign Assets Control administers and enforces economic sanctions programs primarily against countries and groups of individuals, such as terrorists and narcotics traffickers. The sanctions can be either comprehensive or selective, using the blocking of assets and trade restrictions to accomplish foreign policy and national security goals.

Date Released
September 10, 2002