Articles

E.g., 2024-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Canadian Police Arrest Three Indian Nationals Suspected of Murdering Hardeep Nijar, a Sikh Separatist Leader               On Friday, May 3, 2024, Canadian police arrested three Indian nationals — Karan Brar, Kamalpreet Singh, and Karanpreet Singh — for... Morinsola Tinubu 40 5 2024-05-17 Canada Targeted Killings
Rep. Henry Cuellar and Wife Charged with Bribery, Unlawful Foreign Influence, and Money Laundering              On May 3, 2024, the U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of Texas unsealed an indictment charging U.S. Congressman Enrique Roberto “Henry... Bruce Zagaris 40 5 2024-05-17 United States Money Laundering
U.S. Law Enforcement Completes Annual Money Mule Initiative Against Transnational Fraud        On May 10, the United States Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS), and other federal law enforcement... Bruce Zagaris 40 5 2024-05-17 United States Fraud
Mexico Extradited CJNG’s Precursor Chemical Broker to the U.S.                         On May 10, 2024, the Mexican government extradited to the U.S. Francisco Pulido Caracero, 66 and a Mexican national, to the United States.  Pulido Corocoro is charged with... Bruce Zagaris 40 5 2024-05-17 Mexico Drug Enforcement
Beyond the Alps: Understanding Fishing Expeditions and Attorney-Client Privilege in U.S.-Swiss Tax Administrative Assistance         On April 3, 2024, the Swiss Federal Administrative Court rendered a judgement on tax administrative assistance, regarding the topics of fishing expeditions and attorney-... Paul Gully-Hart and Adrienne Hababou 40 5 2024-05-11 Switzerland Tax Enforcement
European Parliament Adopts New Regulation on the Transfer of Proceedings in Criminal Matters         On April 23, 2024, the European Parliament adopted a legislative resolution on the proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the... Michael Plachta 40 5 2024-05-11 Europe Criminal Procedure/Proceedings
Commerce Interim Final Ruling Tightening Firearm Exports Excludes Haiti from License Restrictions, Acknowledges Urgency of Haitian & Caribbean Firearm Smuggling         Amid concern from Caribbean governments over the destabilizing potential of U.S. firearm exportations, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and... Kenneth Boggess 40 5 2024-05-11 United States U.S. Federal Government
ICJ Refuses to Indicate Provisional Measures Against Germany         On April 30, 2024, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) issued an 15–1 Order rejecting a request by Nicaragua for the indication of provisional measures in... Michael Plachta 40 5 2024-05-11 Germany, Israel Geneva Convention
The Establishment of Special Courts in Liberia and the Gambia: Recent Developments         In recent months, there has been considerable activity in Liberia and in The Gambia towards establishing courts of a criminal remit to prosecute and try those allegedly... Konstantinos D. Magliveras 40 5 2024-05-11 Gambia, Liberia Crimes against Humanity, War Crimes
Liberia Establishes a War Crimes Court for Human Rights Violations Committed During the Liberian Civil Wars         On Thursday, May 2, 2024, President Joseph Bokai signed an executive order to establish a war crimes court in Liberia. The establishment of this court is in direct... Morinsola Tinubu 40 5 2024-05-11 Liberia War Crimes
U.S. Unseals Indictment against Russian Charged with Developing LockBit Ransomware         On May 7, 2024, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the unsealing of charges against a Russian national for his alleged role as the creator,... Brewster Zaras 40 5 2024-05-11 United States Cybercrime
The Met Initiates Return of Sumerian Sculpture to Iraq and Signs MOU with Thai Government                 In April 2024, the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) took two actions with respect to recovering and returning stolen and embezzled... Bruce Zagaris 40 5 2024-05-03 Iraq, Thailand, United States Art and Cultural Property, Property Restitution
Spain Arrests Bitcoin Investor on U.S. Tax Fraud Charges                 On April 29, 2024, Spain arrested Roger Ver, an early investor in bitcoins, on a U.S. extradition warrant.  In an indictment... Bruce Zagaris 40 5 2024-05-03 Spain, United States Extradition, Tax Enforcement
European Parliament Adopts AML/CFT Package, including 6th AML Directive         On April 24, 2024, the European Parliament adopted a package of laws buttressing the European Union’s mechanisms to combat money laundering and terrorist financing... Bruce Zagaris 40 5 2024-05-03 European Union Financial Enforcement, Money Laundering
European Parliament Adopts New Regulation on the Transfer of Proceedings in Criminal Matters         On April 23, 2024, the European Parliament adopted a legislative resolution on the proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the... Michael Plachta 40 5 2024-05-03 Europe Criminal Procedure/Proceedings
The Commission for the Control of INTERPOL’s Files’ Mandate Over Government Requests for International Police Cooperation: When Does It Begin and When Does It End?         Those who have tried to warn INTERPOL of a potentially incoming abusive Red Notice, diffusion or other government request most probably already know that the Commission... Yuriy L. Nemets 40 5 2024-05-03 Europe INTERPOL
Miami Jury Convicts Former Comptroller General of Ecuador in Bribery and Laundering Scheme         After the bribery and money laundering accusations, Polit was arrested in March 2022. Court documents and evidence presented at the trial show that, between 2010 to 2015,... Bruce Zagaris 40 5 2024-05-03 Ecuador, United States Corruption
Europol, EU Partners, and U.S. Take Down Organized Crime and Corrupt Offices in Bosnia-Herzegovina         On April 22, 204, Europol led a large-scale raid in Bosnia and Herzegovina on the homes and offices of 23 persons suspected as participants of the “inner circle... Bruce Zagaris 40 4 2024-04-26 Bosnia, Herzegovina Drugs & Trafficking, Europol, Organized Crime
EU General Court Annuls Sanctions on Two High-Profile Russian Oligarchs         On April 10, 2024, Russian billionaires Petr Aven and Mikhail Fridman won their appeal in the European General Court to have their inclusion on the European Union (EU)... Austin Wahl 40 4 2024-04-26 European Union Sanctions
E.U. Directive Highlights Action Toward Addressing Unexplained Wealth and Money Laundering         On April 15, 2024, a directive issued by the Council of the European Union set forth a new policy for member states on unexplained wealth, including conditions for... Kenneth Boggess 40 4 2024-04-26 European Union Money Laundering

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