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Banks given red flags by US to spot, report financial support for Israeli settler violence

By Samuel Rubenfeld
  • 02 Feb 2024 20:33
  • 02 Feb 2024 20:33
Alongside an executive order from President Joe Biden authorizing sanctions on extremist Israeli settlers and their supporters, the US government this week also issued an alert to banks, providing them with red flags to help spot and report transactions backing the violence.
The executive order authorized sanctions on foreign nationals

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Samuel Rubenfeld


Samuel Rubenfeld is a reporter covering cases of bribery and corruption and some international trade issues. Prior to joining MLex, he was editor of the Kharon Brief, a news and data analysis platform focused on global security issues, including sanctions and export controls. Earlier in his career, Rubenfeld spent about a decade at The Wall Street Journal, including nearly nine years as a reporter covering corporate risk and compliance concerns such as bribery, money laundering, sanctions, terrorist financing and whistleblowers.

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