Articles

E.g., 2020-04
Title Abstract Author Volumesort ascending Issue Date Published Geography Subject Areas
Mexico Extradites Alleged Barrio Azteca Shooter to U.S. on Charges re U.S. Consulate Murders in Juarez On November 14, 2019, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Mexico’s extradition of Jose Guadalupe Diaz Diaz, aka “Zorro,” an alleged shooter and member of the... Bruce Zagaris 35 11 2019-11-22 Extradition
Pennsylvania Missionary Indicted for Alleged Sexual Abuse of Children at Kenyan Orphanage On July 12, 2019, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, William M. McSwain, announced that Gregory Dow, 60, of Lancaster, PA was arrested and charged by Indictment with... Bruce Zagaris 35 7 2019-07-26 Kenya, United States Abuse of Children, Sex Crimes
As the International Community Unifies their Policy Towards North Korea, the White House Stands Alone On March 12, 2019, the United Nations Security Council released a report outlining how North Korea has steadily and continually evaded sanctions imposed against it. Initiated by resolution 2407 (... Alex Psilakis 35 4 2019-03-30 China, North Korea, Russia, United States Freezing of Assets, International Cooperation, Sanctions, United Nations
Cultures of Impunity: Eddie Gallagher and the Trump Administration Campaign to Undermine International Law and the Military Justice System On November 21, President Donald Trump tweeted that he would personally intervene to ensure that Edward Gallagher, a Navy Seal convicted of a war crime, would not lose his membership in an elite... Evan Schleicher 35 12 2019-12-06 War Crimes
U.S. Court of Appeals Affirms Contempt Order Against 3 Chinese Banks for Subpoena Noncompliance On July 30, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit unanimously affirmed a contempt order against three Chinese banks that failed to comply with subpoenas from the U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 35 8 2019-08-17 China, North Korea, United States Extradition
Former Manager for International Airline Pleads Guilty to Acting as an Agent of the Chinese Government without Notifying the Attorney General On April 17, 2019, Ying Lin pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court in Brooklyn, New York to serving as an agent for the People’s Republic of China without notifying the Attorney General,... Bruce Zagaris 35 5 2019-04-26 China, United States National Security
U.S. Charges 2 Flynn Associates with Foreign Lobbying Violations on Gulen Extradition On December 17, 2018, the U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia announced the unsealing of an indictment, charging two men associated with former Trump National Security Advisor Michael... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2018-12-29
AMERICAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE: AN INTRODUCTION by Frederick T. Davis (Cambridge U. Press. 2019 ISBN 978-1-108-71747-2 165 pp.) The book gives a general and practical overview of how criminal justice in the United States operates.  The book targets readers who have not studied the subject and who may not have a... Bruce Zagaris 35 9 2019-09-10 Book Review
NCA Civil Asset Recovery Investigation Nets £6 Million Worth of Assets On May 12, 2019, the National Crime Agency in the United Kingdom recovered approximately £6 million worth of assets, including an award-winning luxury hotel and a £100,000 Bentley from... Bruce Zagaris 35 5 2019-05-17 Russia, United Kingdom Asset Forfeiture, Money Laundering
Canadian Supreme Court Confirms Law Enforcement Power to Collect Terrorist Communications On November 30, 2018, a unanimous Supreme Court of Canada issued its decision in R v Vice Media Inc, which will support law enforcement officials in terrorism investigations and prosecutions.... Peter Bowal, Carter Czaikowski, and Marcus Smith 35 1 2019-01-25
British Prime Minister Demands Return of U.S. Diplomat’s Wife for Auto Collision Killing Motorcyclist On October 7, 2019, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called for the wife of a United States diplomat involved in an automobile crash that killed a British teenager riding a motorcycle to return... Bruce Zagaris 35 10 2019-10-09 United Kingdom, United States International Cooperation
Airport Seizures Emphasize the Role of the Illicit Wildlife Trade in India One day they found an African horn pit viper, two rhinoceros iguanas, and three rock iguanas. Less than two weeks before that, they discovered 18kg of peacock feathers. A month before that, they... Alex Psilakis 35 6 2019-06-14 China, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka Environment, Wildlife, Wildlife Smuggle
Laredo, Texas Jury Convicts 6 Persons for Black Market Peso Exchange Laundering Scheme On February 12, 2019, a federal jury in Laredo, Texas found four men and two women guilty for participating in a two-year multi-million dollar black market peso exchange (BMPE) money-laundering... Bruce Zagaris 35 2 2019-02-23 United States Drug Enforcement, Money Laundering
FATF Plenary Deals with Money Laundering from “Stablecoins,” the Use of Digital Identity, and Beneficial Ownership On October 18, 2019, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) President Xiangmin Liu of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) chaired the first meeting under the Chinese presidency.  It... Bruce Zagaris 35 11 2019-10-30 Money Laundering
Council of Europe Calls on Russia to Re-open and Continue Investigation Into the Murder of Boris Nemtsov At its 26th sitting held on June 27, 2019, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted Resolution 2297 (2019) calling on the Russian authorities to “re-open and... Michael Plachta 35 7 2019-07-03 Europe, Russia Evidence Gathering, International Organizations, Murder
Effectiveness of Asset Recovery in the European Union On February 12, 2019, Eurojust, the European Union's Judicial Cooperation Unit, released its report on asset recovery. The report takes an in-depth look at the EU’s experience on the... Michael Plachta 35 3 2019-03-09 European Union Asset Seizure, Europol, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing
Antigua Extradites Former Chief of Financial Services Commission in Stanford Bank Case On November 12, 2019, The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Antigua and Barbuda extradited to the United States the former chief of its Financial Services Regulatory... Bruce Zagaris 35 11 2019-11-22 Fraud
European Commission Proposes Enhanced Implementation of AML/CFT Framework On July 24, 2019, the European Commission adopted a Communication and four reports to support European and national authorities in strengthening their responses to money laundering and terrorist... Bruce Zagaris 35 8 2019-08-03 European Union, Europe European Union, Money Laundering
Security Council Adopts Binding Resolution on Financing of Terrorism On March 28, 2019, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2462 in an effort to counter the financing of terrorism while avoiding unintended consequences for humanitarian activities in areas... Michael Plachta 35 4 2019-04-06 European Union Counter-terrorism, Freezing of Assets, International Organizations
U.S. Indicts Ten Persons in Nigerian Romance Scams for Money Laundering Conspiracy On November 13, 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the unsealing of a grand jury indictment against ten men charged with conspiring to launder illegal proceeds that were... Bruce Zagaris 35 12 2019-12-06 Money Laundering

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