Articles

E.g., 2019-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. Attorney General Announces Continued U.S. Funding of Law Enforcement Efforts at 3rd Ministerial of Northern Triangle Attorneys General, as Guatemala Prepares to Abolish Anti-Corruption Prosecutors On May 16, 2019, U.S. Attorney General William P. Barr, during the 3rd Ministerial of the Northern Triangle Attorneys General in El Salvador, announced that, as part of a coordinated law... Bruce Zagaris 35 6 2019-05-24 El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, United States International Cooperation, Law Enforcement, Organized Crime
U.S., Europol and European Law Enforcement Dismantle GozNym Cyber-Criminal Network in Eastern Europe On May 16, 2019, the U.S. Attorney Scott W. Brady of the Western District of Pennsylvania and Europol announced from Europol’s headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands that a joint law... Bruce Zagaris 35 6 2019-05-24 Europe, Russia, United States Cybercrime
Danish Prosecutors Change 10 Former High-Level Danske Bank Officials On May 8, 2019, Danish economic prosecutors charged ten former leading employees of Danske Bank in connection with Danish police economic unit SØIK’s investigation into money... Bruce Zagaris 35 6 2019-05-24 Denmark, Estonia, United States Money Laundering
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
1MDB Case: Malaysia Extradites Former Banker to the U.S. and U.S. Indicts Malaysian Financier for Foreign and Conduit Election Contributions On May 7, 2019, the United States government announced Malaysia has extradited Ng Chong Hwa, 46, and a Malaysian national, also known as “Roger Ng,” to face charges of conspiring to... Bruce Zagaris 35 5 2019-05-17 Malaysia, United States Bribery, Corruption, Extradition
Assistant Attorney General Heralds Progress in Global Competition Enforcement Cooperation On May 10, 2019, in remarks to the American Bar Association’s program on “Antitrust in the Americas,” in Buenos Ares, Argentina, Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim heralded... Bruce Zagaris 35 5 2019-05-17 Argentina, United States Antitrust Cooperation, International Cooperation
Chinese Hacking Groups Continue to Threaten U.S.-based Businesses and Personnel On May 9, 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice announced the federal grand jury indictment of a Chinese hacking group accused of stealing the information of more than 78 million individuals. The... Alex Psilakis 35 5 2019-05-17 China, United States Cybercrime
U.S. District Court Denies Justice Department’s Motion to Dismiss Emoluments Clause Case On April 30, 2019, U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Columbia Emmet  G. Sullivan issued a memorandum opinion, denying on behalf of President Donald J. Trump the Justice Department... Bruce Zagaris 35 5 2019-05-11 United States Corruption
ICC Rules on Al Bashir’s Immunity and Jordan’s Referral to the Security Council In a unanimous judgement made on May 6, 2019, the Appeals Chamber found Jordan did not fulfill its obligations as a State Party to the Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), as it... Michael Plachta 35 5 2019-05-11 Jordan, Sudan International Criminal Court
U.S. Court Enforces Grand Jury Subpoena for N. Korean Sanctions Violations against Chinese Banks On April 30, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia unsealed an opinion issued on March 18, 2019, by Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell enforcing grand jury subpoenas and an... Bruce Zagaris 35 5 2019-05-11 China, North Korea, United States Bank Secrecy, Money Laundering
US MUTUAL ASSISTANCE AND EXTRADITION TREATY UPDATES 2019-05-03
INTERPOL’s Power to Act Preemptively in Fighting Government Abuse In May 2018, Spanish authorities detained Bill Browder, a prominent critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin.  It has been alleged that Spain acted on an active Russian request disseminated... Yuriy L. Nemets 35 5 2019-05-03 Russia, Spain INTERPOL
Two Months Later, Questions Remain After the Raiding of the North Korean Embassy in Madrid On April 23, 2019, the U.S. arrested Christopher Philip Ahn, a U.S. citizen and former Marine, for his alleged involvement in the February 22 raid of the North Korean embassy in Madrid. Spain, who... Alex Psilakis 35 5 2019-05-03 North Korea, Spain, United States Extradition
European Parliament Approves New Directive on the Protection of Whistleblowers On April 16, 2019, the European Parliament adopted a legislative resolution by which it approved a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of whistleblowers. The... Michael Plachta 35 5 2019-05-03 European Union Whistle-blowing
EIA Releases Report Showing Illegal Logging and Wood Trade by Chinese Company in Congo and Gabon On March 25, 2019, the Environmental Investigation Agency, after four years of investigating the logging sector in Congo and Gabon, released a report and accompanying video, Toxic Trade:... Bruce Zagaris 35 5 2019-05-03 China, Congo, European Union, Gabon, United States Bribery, Corruption, Financial Crimes, Wildlife
U.S. Court Authorizes John Doe Summonses about Finnish Residents Using 3 U.S. Bank Payment Cards Linked to Non-Finnish Bank Accounts On May 1, 2019, a U.S. Court in North Carolina authorized the Internal Revenue Service to serve John Doe summonses on Bank of America, Charles Schwab, and TD Bank in an order that was unsealed on... Bruce Zagaris 35 5 2019-05-03 Finland, United States Financial Crimes
U.S. Announces New Sanctions against Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua On April 17, 2019, the United States government announced new sanctions against Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua. While giving a speech in Miami, National Security Advisor John Bolton announced that... Bruce Zagaris 35 5 2019-05-03 Cuba, Nicaragua, United States, Venezuela Sanctions
Family of Victim File Lawsuit against Former Sri Lankan Defense Minister for Human Rights Violations On April 15, 2019, a U.S. District Court for the Central District of California unsealed a civil lawsuit against former Sir Lankan Defense Minister Gotabay Rajapaska, a dual U.S.-Sri Lankan citizen... Bruce Zagaris 35 5 2019-04-27 Sri Lanka, United States Human Rights
Appearing Invested in Transitional Justice, Balkan States Remain Slow to Convict Their Own On April 10, 2019, Balkan Insight reported that the government of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Sarajevo Canton allocated over 350,000 euros of its 2019 budget to providing legal assistance to... Alex Psilakis 35 5 2019-04-27 Bosnia, Croatia, Serbia Crimes against Humanity, Genocide, Human Rights, International Criminal Tribunal
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

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