On September 8th, the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control announced the designation of four Venezuelan government officials pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act for acting for or on behalf of the narco-terrorist organization the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. As a result of the designations, U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with the designees and any assets that they may have under U.S. jurisdiction are frozen. Treasury Department Press Release.