Articles

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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
9th Circuit Court Reverses District Court and Orders Extradition of IRA Member On July 27, 1995, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit reversed and remanded for order allowing extradition of James Joseph Smyth, an Irish Catholic fugitive convicted of attempted murder of... Bruce Zagaris 11 10 1995-10-01 United States, United Kingdom, Ireland Administration of Justice, Extradition, Terrorism
Dutch Increase Anti-Laundering and Financial Fraud Efforts The Dutch Government has taken two related initiatives in its efforts to combat money laundering and financial fraud: it is concluding bilateral agreements to exchange information about fraud and... Bruce Zagaris 11 10 1995-10-01 United States, France, United Kingdom, Belgium, Netherlands, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, monaco, Scandinavia, Baltic Region, Former Soviet Union Money Laundering, Intelligence, European Union, Drugs & Trafficking, Fraud, Asset Forfeiture, International Cooperation, Financial Crimes, International Convention, Financial Supervision
FATF Holds Meeting on Combating Cybercash Crime On September 21, 1995, the Financial Action Task Force held a meeting to discuss ways to combat money laundering with cybercash. It announced the start of consultations with bank and other financial... Bruce Zagaris 11 10 1995-10-01 France, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong Money Laundering, Organized Crime, Financial Supervision
Isle of Man Strengthens Supervisory Authority over Banks On September 5, 1995, it was reported that financial regulators on the Isle of Man have proposed to consolidate its banking laws and introduce new supervisory powers in a new banking act that will... Bruce Zagaris 11 10 1995-10-01 United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Isle of Man Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Banking Supervision
FinCEN Director Calls for New Enforcement Cooperation Efforts At the Fourth International Meeting on Assets Derived from Crime in Lyons, France, concerning the future of financial enforcement, Stanley E. Morris, Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement... Bruce Zagaris 11 10 1995-10-01 United States, Germany, United Kingdom, Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, Scandinavia Money Laundering, Intelligence, Organized Crime, Financial Crimes, Smuggle, Financial Supervision
U.S. Senate Holds Hearing on The Drug Trade in Mexico On August 8, 1995, the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, held a hearing on the drug trade in Mexico and implications for U.S.-Mexican relations. Thomas A. Constantine,... Bruce Zagaris 11 10 1995-10-01 United States, Mexico, Colombia, China, Switzerland, Czech Republic, India Money Laundering, Extradition, Intelligence, Transfer of Prisoners, Murder, Kidnaping, Arms Trafficking, Drugs & Trafficking, Torture, Organized Crime, White Collar Crime, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement, Theft, Smuggle
Argentine Government Arrest French Ex-Mayor for Corruption On August 18, 1995, the media reported that Mr. Jean-Michel Boucheron, a teacher who became the charismatic, high-living mayor of Angoulême in the south-west of France and then fled to Latin America... Bruce Zagaris 11 10 1995-10-01 France, Argentina Corruption, Extradition, International Cooperation
Interpol Issues Arrest Warrant for Former Peruvian President Alan Garcia On August 21, 1995, Interpol officials announced that Interpol has issued an arrest warrant for the former Peruvian President Alan Garcia, who has resided in Colombia and France. Since Garcia had... Bruce Zagaris 11 10 1995-10-01 Colombia, Peru, France Corruption, Extradition, International Organizations
Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters According to the Office of Treaty Affairs, U.S. Department of State, the following changes have occurred in U.S. mutual legal assistance treaties since our last update in July 1993…(more) Bruce Zagaris 11 10 1995-10-01 Barbados, United Kingdom, Hungary, Panama, Philippines, Uruguay Mutual Legal Assistance, Treaties
Report on Eastern European Organized Crime Underscores Unique Threat Posed to Canada A recent government report provides an overview of Eastern European organized crime in Canada, warning that these groups have unique skills and dangers; are rapidly expanding and networking with... Bruce Zagaris 11 10 1995-10-01 Canada, United States, Caribbean, Russia, Ukraine, Hong Kong, Former Soviet Union Money Laundering, Corruption, Counterfeiting, Intelligence, Murder, Arms Trafficking, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Fraud, Forgery, Embezzlement, Law Enforcement, Theft, Smuggle, Extortion
Privy Council Grants Stay of Execution to Two Belizeans On August 25, 1995, the Privy Council ordered an eleventh hour stay of execution to two convicted murders on death row in Belize…(more) Bruce Zagaris 11 10 1995-10-01 Caribbean, Belize Human Rights, Murder, Capital Punishment
Environmental NGOs Assist in Enforcing Illegal Trade in Endangered Species in Russia Environmental nongovernmental organizations are assisting in penetrating and enforcing various schemes in Siberia to engage in illegal trade in endangered species…(more) Bruce Zagaris 11 10 1995-10-01 United States, United Kingdom, China, Japan, Russia, Former Soviet Union, Korea Environment, International Organizations, Endangered Species, Wildlife Smuggle, Wildlife
New York Expels Aliens Convicted of Crimes On August 28, 1995, New York Governor George E. Pataki and federal officials announced that 86 illegal immigrants from Colombia were placed on an airplane and flown to their country under a new state... Bruce Zagaris 11 10 1995-10-01 United States, Colombia Immigration, Transfer of Prisoners, Treaties, Deportation
Swiss Prosecutor Approves Return of Marcos Funds On August 28, 1995, Zurich District Attorney, Peter Cosandey, announced that he had approved the transfer of $500 million in accounts of the late Philippine dictator, thereby raising hopes of other... Bruce Zagaris 11 10 1995-10-01 United States, Switzerland, Haiti, Philippines Asset Forfeiture
UN International Drug Program Provides Training in Commonwealth Caribbean Since March 1993, the United Nations International Drug Control Program has been providing training in the Commonwealth Caribbean to develop a more effective system for the prosecution and... Bruce Zagaris 11 10 1995-10-01 Caribbean, Trinidad & Tobago, France, Belize International Organizations, United Nations, Mutual Legal Assistance, Organized Crime, Asset Forfeiture, Treaties, Drug Enforcement, International Convention, Chemicals Smuggle
U.S. and China Confer over Agreement of China to Strengthen Its International Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement On August 20, 1995, following talks between Chinese and U.S. officials August 21-26, 1995 in Beijing, U.S. Government officials express serious concerns about Chinese implementation of the agreement... Bruce Zagaris 11 10 1995-10-01 United States, China, Russia Intellectual Property, International Cooperation, Piracy