U.S. Treasury Joins Others in Sanctions Former Central Bank Governor of Lebanon and Co-conspirators

Posted on 08/17/2023

Revealed on August 10, 2023, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is designating the former governor of Lebanon’s central bank, Riad Salameh (Salameh), whose actions have contributed to the breakdown of the rule of law in Lebanon. The U.S. believes that Salameh abused his position of power, likely in…

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