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U.S. Department of the Treasury Press Release: Treasury Imposes Sanctions On Key Members Of The Yakuza And Brothers’ Circle Criminal Organizations

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  Press Center Home » Press Center » Press Releases » Treasury Imposes Sanctions On Key Members Of The Yakuza And Brothers’ Circle Criminal Organizations  Treasury Imposes Sanctions On Key Members Of The Yakuza And Brothers’ Circle Criminal Organizations 2/23/2012 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury today designated seven key members and associates of the Brothers' Circle crime syndicate as well as the largest group within the Japanese Yakuza, the Yamaguchi-gumi, and two Yamaguchi-gumi leaders. These are the first designations by Treasury pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13581, which President Obama issued in 2011 to target and disrupt significant transnational criminal organizations (TCOs). President Obama identified the Brothers' Circle and the Yakuza as significant TCOs in the Annex to E.O. 13581 (Blocking Property of Transnational Criminal Organizations) of July 24, 2011, and charged the Treasury Depa

U.S. Department Of The Treasury Press Release : Obama Administration September Housing Scorecard Shows Continued Advances in Housing Market. Sept.22nd., 2010

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Obama Administration September Housing Scorecard Shows Continued Advances in Housing Market September 22, 2010 TG-869 Obama Administration September Housing Scorecard Shows Continued Advances in Housing Market, but Challenges Remain WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury today released the September edition of the Obama Administration's Housing Scorecard ( www.hud.gov/scorecard ), a comprehensive report on the nation's housing market. The latest housing figures show continued signs of stabilization in house prices. Although existing and new home sales declined in July, recent data shows housing starts rebounded in August. "Over the last 17 months, the Obama Administration has taken comprehensive action to keep interest rates at record lows, provide incentives to responsible homebuyers, and help millions of families stay in their homes," said HUD Assistant Secretary Raphael Bost