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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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The US Treasury Department listed the bank along with three of its insurance companies on the sanctions list.
A notification by the US Treasury Department identified the BLA as a militant organisation based in Pakistan and Afghanistan, noting that it was also known as the Baloch Liberation Army.
The US Treasury Department has removed India from its currency monitoring list of major trading partners.
BAGHDAD (NINA) - The US Treasury Department has imposed sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical group and a wide network of units and sales agents.
The permission to repatriate these clay tablets which belong to Persepolis has been issued by US Treasury Department, he said.
The US Treasury Department has blacklisted a Filipino and two other senior members of the Islamic State (IS) who were involved in recruitment activities for the terror group and had appeared in a beheading video.
WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (KUNA) -- The US Treasury Department targeted two Russian shipping companies on Tuesday under suspicion that they transferred petroleum products to North Korean vessels, a violation of UN Security Council Resolutions.
Khartoum, June.29 (SUNA) -- The National Congress Party (NC) has welcomed the decision taken by the US Treasury Department allowing funding of all medical and agricultural equipments exports to Sudan.
The US Treasury Department said four other individuals were also sanctioned, as was the group Daesh in the Greater Sahara, which was designated as a foreign terrorist organization
Summary: Moscow [Russia], Jan 30 (ANI): Dmitry Peskov, the chief spokesman to Russian President Vladimir Putin is unaffected by the release of the "Putin List" by the US Treasury Department that was made public late on Monday.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The US Treasury Department in continuation of its anti-Iran policies imposed fresh sanctions on five Iranian firms for their alleged involvement in the country's missile development program.
It re-imposes a ban on jade and rubies from Myanmar, requires a report on which individuals should be subjected to visa bans and targeted sanctions, and instructs the US Treasury Department to support only international financial assistance programs that do not partner with enterprises owned by the Myanmar military.