‘Momentous error’: Italian businessman mistakenly blacklisted by Trump to sue

‘Momentous error’: Italian businessman mistakenly blacklisted by Trump to sue

The Guardian

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Alessandro Bazzoni’s bank account was closed after he faced sanctions in a case of mistaken identity

A small business owner in Italy is preparing to sue the US Treasury after accidentally being put on a sanctions blacklist before Donald Trump left the presidency.

Alessandro Bazzoni, who owns a graphic design company in Sardinia, has been unable to trade since 19 January, when his business was slapped with sanctions as part of the Trump administration’s crackdown on blacklisted Venezuelan crude oil.

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