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The Obama administration unit central to enforcing economic sanctions on the regimes of Vladimir Putin and Bashar Assad has to contend with a nuisance closer to home: large banks poaching its staff.At least eight people of a staff of about 200 have left the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control in the past year, including no fewer than six in 2014 .The Treasury's OFAC has evolved from an obscure unit focused on enforcing rules against doing business with Cuba and North Korea to a key player in U.S. efforts to punish the financiers of terrorism and the governments of Russia, Syria and Iraq.
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