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United States Department of the Treasury

The department of the federal government responsible for the printing of money, the collection of taxes, the regulation of banks, and the management of public debt. Created in 1789, the U.S. Treasury issues Treasury securities, which is debt that the American government uses to pay for some of its functions. It also administers the Internal Revenue Service, which collects taxes and decides how tax laws and regulations are enforced, and the U.S. Mint, which prints and disburses currency. The Treasury Department is responsible for investigating and prosecuting certain financial crimes, such as tax evasion and counterfeiting. It is headed by the Secretary of the Treasury, who is appointed by the President with the consent of the Senate.
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Washington, July 10 (BNA): The US Department of the Treasury has announced imposing fresh sanctions on three officials of Iranian-backed Lebanese terrorist Hezbollah, for exploiting political as well as financial systems, in Lebanon.
Washington, July 09, 2019, SPA -- US Department of the Treasury announced here today imposing fresh sanctions on three officials of Iranian-backed Lebanese terrorist Hezbollah, for exploiting political as well as financial systems, in Lebanon.
The US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has announced three separate agreements with Italy-based UniCredit (UCG.MI).
He previously worked in the US Department of the Treasury as Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Middle East and Africa and as White House Fellow and Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury.
"The US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated five officials aligned with illegitimate former President Nicolas Maduro, who continue to repress democracy and democratic actors in Venezuela and engage in significant corruption and fraud against the people of Venezuela," the department said in a statement.
"The US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today lifted sanctions imposed on En+ Group plc ("En+"), UC Rusal plc ("Rusal"), and JSC EuroSibEnergo ("ESE"), following an earlier notification submitted to Congress on December 19, 2018," the document read, according to TASS.
In September, the figure reached was $14.4 bln, according to data published by the US Department of the Treasury, Trend reports referring toTASS.
WASHINGTON, August 3 (KUNA) -- The US Department of the Treasury announced Friday additional sanctions on a Russian bank and other facilitators related to North Korea, continuing the enforcement of existing UN and US sanctions.
"The US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control sanctioned the leader of the Houthi movement, Abdul Malik al-Houthi, and a key supporter of the Houthis, Ahmed Ali Saleh, for being a political or military leader of a group that has engaged in acts that directly or indirectly threaten the peace, security, or stability of Yemen and for engaging in such acts," the statement said.
In February, the US Department of the Treasury released a statement in which they said an al-Qaeda network based in Iran is helping transport fighters and money to Syria via Turkey.
27 September 2013 a[euro]" The US Department of the Treasury has commenced the third stage of the plan to shed its entire stake in carmaker General Motors Co (NYSE:GM), which currently stands at 7.3%.

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