Just this afternoon the US Treasury Department added Venezuelan Vicepresident, Tareck El Aissami, to the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Special Designated National (SDN) list under the Foreign Narcotics Designation Act (Kingpin Act!). In other words, the White House just tagged Tareck as a major drug dealer.
All of the Venezuelan Veep’s assets in the US have been frozen, along with Samark López‘s. López is believed to be El Aissami’s main testaferro (front man) — and the presumed buyer of Grupo Últimas Noticias, among others.
What assets may El Aissami have in the US? Who knows…
But here’s a little list to have fun speculating with.
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