An alleged Guatemalan drug lord and Peter Madoff are the subjects of the May 26th “Asset Search News Roundup”:

Suing Peter Madoff For Bernard Madoff’s Securities Fraud” described plaintiffs’ summary judgment motion pending against Peter Madoff in The Lautenberg Foundation v. Madoff, 09-Civ-00816.  Pages 8-10 of a May 20th reply memorandum shows that the Madoff plaintiffs are relying heavily on their claim that Peter Madoff was liable as a “control person“.

U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control recently added Waldemar Lorenzana Lima to its list of Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act.  A press release characterizes Mr. Lorenzana as a Guatemalan drug lord with ties to Mexico’s Sinaloa narco-traffickers.  The instant Treasury designation freezes any of Mr. Lorenzana’s assets subject to U.S. jurisdiction.  The image which follows, depicts Mr. Lorenzana’s alleged trafficking organization.


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Image: U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control

Copyright Fred L. Abrams 2010