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El Aissami Maddah, Tareck Zaidan
Narcotics
Name El Aissami Maddah, Tareck Zaidan
Alias Tareck El Aissami/Tarek El Aissami
Date of Birth November 11, 1974
Place of Birth Venezuela
Skin Tone Light Brown
Height 6' 2"
Weight 190 lbs
Eyes Brown
Hair Black/gray
Gender Male
Scars/Marks N/A
Last Known Location Caracas, Venezuela
Occupation Minister of Industry and National Production for Venezuela
Reward N/A
Summary: 

In February 2017, the U.S Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Controls (OFAC) designated Tareck Zaidan El Aissami, a Venezuelan citizen, as a specially designated narcotics trafficker (SDNT) pursuant to the Kingpin Act for playing a significant role in international narcotics trafficking. El Aissami was appointed Executive Vice President of Venezuela in January 2017. He previously served as Governor of Venezuela's Aragua state from 2012 to 2017, as well as Venezuela's Minister of Interior and Justice starting in 2008. He facilitated shipments of narcotics from Venezuela, to include control over planes that left from a Venezuelan air base and drug routes through the ports in Venezuela. In his previous positions, he oversaw or partially owned narcotics shipments of more than 1,000 kilograms from Venezuela on multiple occasions, including those with the final destinations of Mexico and the United States.

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El Aissami Maddah, Tareck Zaidan