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Spain Promulgates Anti-Laundering Law On December 28, 1994, the Spanish Government promulgated Law No. 19 of 1993 on measures to prevent money laundering. The new law took effect immediately. The new law regulates the obligations,... 10 5 1994-05-01 Spain Money Laundering, Terrorism, European Union, Organized Crime, Drug Enforcement, Economic Crimes, Financial Supervision
The European Community?s Anti-Drug Efforts This article is the third in a series, following a bibliographic and analytical survey of the EU?s anti-drug strategies after the Maastricht Treaty. This article examines the role of the European... Bertold L. Baer 10 5 1994-05-01 European Union Money Laundering, Immigration, European Union, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Drug Enforcement, Customs
Colombian High Court Legalizes Possession of Drugs On May 6, 1994, it was reported that a Colombia high court by a 5 to 4 vote has legalized the personal use of cocaine, marijuana and other drugs. The ruling can only be reversed with a constitutional... 10 5 1994-05-01 Colombia Drugs & Trafficking, Drug Enforcement
Mexico Successfully Extradites and Prosecutes Fraudster Mexico has successfully extradited from the United States and then obtained the conviction of a Mexican national, Mr. Kamel Nacif Borge. The amount of the agreed penalty, the equivalent of... 10 5 1994-05-01 United States, Mexico Extradition, Fraud, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes, Financial Crimes, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings
Saudi Arabia Retaliates against Thai Corruption and Crimes against Saudi Royal Family In an escalating spate of crimes, corruption, and unfortunate incidents, the Saudi Arabian Government has retaliated against the Thai Government. The Saudi Government has taken economic action... 10 5 1994-05-01 Saudi Arabia, Thailand Corruption, Economic Sanctions, Murder, Theft
Canada Establishes Proceeds of Crime Section In April 1994 the Royal Canadian Mounted Police combined its drug, enterprise, and customs and excise units into a new Proceeds of Crime Section. The Superintendent of the Economic Crime Directorate... 10 5 1994-05-01 Canada Money Laundering, Asset Forfeiture, Drug Enforcement, Customs, Smuggle, Economic Crimes
U.S. Appellate Court Upholds Forfeiture of Currency and Travelers Checks On February 22, 1994, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld the forfeiture of currency and travelers checks seized from Joseph Efiong Etim who later pled guilty to... 10 5 1994-05-01 United States Customs, Economic Crimes, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings
Russia?s Uncivil Society: The Russian Mafia Within and Beyond Borders Mafias have a tight hold on virtually every level of civil and economic life in Russia, strangling the weakening body of reform. The prevalence of organized crime has led the Yeltsin government to... 10 5 1994-05-01 Russia Corruption, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, International Cooperation, Extortion, Gambling
U.S. Coast Guard Targets 15 Countries in Move to Cut Substandard Ships On May 11, 1994, the U.S. Department of Transport issued a press release in which it specified 15 countries whose ships the U.S. Coast Guard has targeted for increased safety inspections when they... 10 5 1994-05-01 United States Environment, Maritime, Oversight
Discovery of Romanian Stowaways from Le Havre Intensifies Surveillance by Ship Industry and Governments On April 14, 1994, the discovery of approximately 20 Romanian stowaways on board a vessel which is majority-owned and operated by Sea-Land Services Inc. and had departed the French Port of Le Havre... 10 5 1994-05-01 United States, France, Romania Maritime, Immigration, Organized Crime, Smuggle, Asylum
California Sues U.S. Government for Reimbursement in Jailing Illegal Immigrants In the latest of a continuing battle between California and other state governments on the one hand and the federal government on the other hand, the State of California filed a suit on April 30,... 10 5 1994-05-01 United States Immigration, U.S. Federal Government
New Panamanian Government Faced with Resolving Alleged Terrorist Case The new administration of Ernesto Perez Balladares is faced with resolving a major thorn in the side of U.S.-Panama relations: the resolution of an alleged terrorism attack on June 10, 1992, in... 10 5 1994-05-01 United States, Panama Corruption, Terrorism, Drugs & Trafficking, International Cooperation