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17 July 2020 Security News

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  • Italian Mafia May Become Wealthier After Pandemic, Report Says Sputnik 17 Jul 2020 -- In April, chief of the State Police, Franco Gabrielli, said that during the coronavirus outbreak mafia groups managed to infiltrate various sectors of the national economy, primarily those dealing with the production of essential goods.
  • CIA conducted cyber attacks against Iran after secret Trump order in 2018: Report Press TV 17 Jul 2020 -- The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) conducted a series of covert cyber operations against Iran and other targets after US President Donald Trump issued a secret order in 2018 giving the agency power to undertake such activities, according to a report.
  • Designation of PRC Foreign Nationals and Entities under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act US Dept. of State 17 Jul 2020 -- The Department of State joins the Department of the Treasury in announcing the designation of four People's Republic of China foreign nationals Ji Songyan, Zhan Longbao, Cheng Guifeng, and Zheng Guangfu and one Chinese entity , and Global United Biotechnology Inc. for their support to and involvement in the international drug trafficking operations of Chinese synthetic opioid traffickers Zheng Fujing and Yan Xiaobing and the Zheng Drug Trafficking Organization (DTO).
  • Treasury Targets Chinese Persons Involved with Drug Trafficking Organization Moving Fentanyl US Treasury 17 Jul 2020 -- Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated four individuals and one entity pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act). The four individuals were designated for providing support to the Zheng Drug Trafficking Organization (DTO), which is run by Chinese synthetic opioid trafficker Fujing Zheng. These designations include Songyan Ji, Longbao Zhang, Guifeng Cheng, and Guangfu Zheng, all located in China. OFAC also designated Global United Biotechnology Inc. for being owned or controlled by the Zheng DTO. OFAC previously identified Fujing Zheng and the Zheng DTO as significant foreign narcotics traffickers pursuant to the Kingpin Act in August 2019.

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