On April 15th, the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Asset Control targeted the financial and support networks of al-Qai'da and the Taliban by designating two individuals for providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism. Mohammed Mazhar, the director of al-Akhtar Trust, was designated for his fundraising activities and financial and other support for al-Qai'da and the Taliban, and Mufti Abdul Rahim, leader of al-Rashid Trust, was designated for his fundraising activities for the Taliban. Al-Akhtar Trust and al-Rashid Trust are both Pakistani charities previously identified as Specially Designated Global Terrorists. The designations freeze any assets that the designated entities and individuals have under U.S. jurisdiction, and prohibit U.S. persons from engaging in any transactions with those entities and individuals. Treasury Department Press Release.