Last month the United States government announced sanctions against a Venezuelan state-owned petroleum company over allegations that it has become a vector for corrupt government officials to move ill-gotten gains out of the country.
The United States government levied sanctions last week upon a pair of Syrian militias and a civilian airline it says is involved in shipping weapons to Syrian militants.
The Federal government last week sanctioned over a dozen Russian Federation nationals due to allegations that they were involved in manipulating U.S. elections, hacking into the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) computer systems, and releasing a nerve agent in England.
The Federal government last week announced sanctions against three North Korean nationals over allegations that they are involved in the ongoing human rights abuses and censorship taking place in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
The Federal government placed sanctions last week on two Iranians they accuse of exchanging cryptocurrency generated from victims of ransomware for Iranian cash.