Articles

E.g., 2021-01
Title Abstract Author Volumesort ascending Issue Date Published Geography Subject Areas
French Arrest Suspect in Rwandan Atrocities On May 16, 2020, French law enforcement authorities arrested Félicien Kabuga, a fugitive for 26 years who was an important figure in the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. ... Bruce Zagaris 36 5 2020-05-23 Arrest
UK Extradites Member of “The Dark Overlord” Hacking Group to the U.S. On December 18, 2019, a United Kingdom national, Nathan Wyatt, 39, appeared in United States District Court in St. Louis on charges of aggravated identity theft, threatening to damage a protected... Bruce Zagaris 36 1 2020-12-30 Fraud
CEO of Multibillion-Dollar Software Company Indicted for Largest-Ever Tax Evasion as Private Equity CEO Makes NPA to Cooperate in the Case On October 15, 2020, a federal grand jury in San Francisco, California, returned a 39 count indictment,[1] charging Robert T. Brockman, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of an Ohio-based software... Bruce Zagaris 36 10 2020-10-23 Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement
Sweden Extradites Former Chinese Official to the U.S. on Money Laundering Charges On May 29, 2020, Sweden extradited a former Chinese official who was a fugitive for over five years. On June 1, 2020, Jianjun Qiao, 56, attended his arraignment in United States District Court in... Bruce Zagaris 36 6 2020-06-20 Extradition, Money Laundering
U.S. Obtains another Guilty Plea to FCPA and Money Laundering in PetroEcuador Case On January 23, 2020, Armengol Alfosno Cevallos Diaz (Cevallos), an Ecuadorian businessman living in Miami, Florida, pleaded guilty in connection with a $4.4 million bribery and money laundering... Bruce Zagaris 36 2 2020-02-01
Airline Services Ltd. Agrees to DPA with SFO and to Pay Over £2.2 Million in Penalties On October 30, 2020, Mrs. Justice May DBE issued an  judgment in the Crown Court at Southwark approving the Deferred Prosecution Agreement made between the Director of the Serious Fraud Office... Bruce Zagaris 36 11 2020-11-14 Corruption
EU Parliament Adopts Resolution on Money Laundering to Follow-up the Commission Action Plan On July 10, 2020, the European Parliament adopted with 534 votes to 25 and 122 abstentions a resolution on a comprehensive Union policy on preventing money laundering and terrorist financing.[1... Michael Plachta 36 7 2020-07-16 European Union, Money Laundering
M.Y. Safra Bank Settles with OCC on AML Cryptocurrency Violations On January 30, 2020, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and M.Y. Safra Bank, FSB, New York, entered into a consent order concerning alleged violations  of the Bank Secrecy Act... Bruce Zagaris 36 3 2020-03-01
Switzerland Returns 26 Stolen Etruscan Artifacts to Italy On October 27, 2020, the Swiss government returned to Italy 26 Etruscan artifacts that were illegally acquired by a private Swiss collector between 1965 and 1968 and stored for 15 years in the... Miranda Bannister 36 12 2020-12-11 Cultural Property
U.S. Arrests Fugitive Wanted by South Korea on Sewol Ferry Matter   On July 22, 2020, the United States arrested Yoo Hyuk-kee, the second son of Semo Group’s late former chairman Yoo Byung-eun, on an extradition warrant for embezzlement offenses.[1... Bruce Zagaris 36 8 2020-07-30 Embezzlement
Five Countries Agree on Steps to Counter Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse On March 5, 2020, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States announced the publication of Voluntary Principles to Counter Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse... Bruce Zagaris 36 4 2020-03-28
Brazil Arrests Majority Shareholders of Avianca Holdings in Car Wash Corruption Investigation On August 19, 2020, the Federal Police in Brazil detained brothers German and Jose Efromovich, the majority shareholders of Colombia’s Avianca Holders, in the Car Wash corruption... Bruce Zagaris 36 9 2020-08-26 Money Laundering
El Salvador Judge Asks the U.S. for Confidential Documents on El Mozote Massacre In a letter dated January 27, 2020, Judge Jorge Guzmán Urquilla of the Examining Court of San Francisco Gotera asked U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for all the documentation that the U.... Alexandra Haris 36 4 2020-04-25 Investigation
Israel Court Rules Accused Israeli Pedophile Can Be Extradited to Australia On September 21, 2020, the Jerusalem District Court ruled Malka Leifer, a former educator who is accused of sexually abusing several former students, can be extradited to Australia on charges of... Bruce Zagaris 36 10 2020-09-25 Abuse of Children, Extradition
4th Circuit Court of Appeals Permits Emoluments Case against Trump to Continue On May 14, 2020, the United States Court of Appeals, sitting en banc, by a  9-6 decision, overturned the decision of a smaller panel of the court, to allow the case to continue... Bruce Zagaris 36 5 2020-05-23
U.S. Sanctions on Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream Pipeline Projects (NDAA 2020) On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (NDAA) into law. Title 75 of the NDAA contains the “Protecting Europe’s Energy... Hdeel Abdelhady 36 1 2020-01-02 Sanctions
French Court Sentences Diacks to Prison in IAAF Corruption Case On September 16, 2020, in the latest case involving French prosecution of international corruption, the Paris Criminal Court convicted and sentenced the former longtime head of the International... Jonathan J. Rusch 36 10 2020-10-23 Corruption
U.S. and Jersey Return $311.17 of Stolen Abacha Funds to Nigeria                 On May 4, 2020, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the transfer of $311,797.876.11 to the Nigerian government pursuant... Bruce Zagaris 36 6 2020-06-20 Cultural Property
Bulgaria Charges 3 Russians over Attempted Murder by Nerve Agents On January 23, 2020, Bulgarian prosecutors charged three Russians in absentia for the attempted murder of a weapons manufacturer, his son, and the production manager of the company.[1] According to... Bruce Zagaris 36 2 2020-02-01
Germany Requests the Extradition of Panama Paper Lawyers On October 19, 2020 the German government announced that it has issued international arrest warrants for Jürgen Mossack and Ramón Fonseca, the founders of Mossack Fonseca, the firm... Bruce Zagaris 36 11 2020-11-14 Extradition

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