Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Brazilian-U.S. Financial Cooperation Under Basle Accord Alarms Brazilian Banking Community and Indicates the Desirability of Action by the Brazil Private Sector During September and October 1995, five officials of the Brazilian Central Bank have visited New York to investigate Brazilian bank agencies. It is the first investigation between the United States... Bruce Zagaris 11 11 1995-11-01 United States, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay, Cayman Islands, Uruguay Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, United Nations, Drugs & Trafficking, Fraud, Asset Forfeiture, Asset Seizure, International Cooperation, Tax Crimes, Financial Crimes, International Convention, International Banking Supervision
Serious Fraud Office Prosecutes International Advance Fee Frauds On October 3, 1995, a London court heard representations from the Serious Fraud Office about two international "advance fee" frauds that elucidate some of the problems that confront businesses trying... Bruce Zagaris 11 11 1995-11-01 United States, Germany, United Kingdom Fraud, Financial Crimes
U.S. Customs Raids Korean Organized Crime Apparel Counterfeit Operations On September 27, 1995, the U.S. Customs Service raided factories, warehouses and shops in New York City and Los Angeles, striking at a Korean organized crime rang that manufactured clothing, handbags... Bruce Zagaris 11 11 1995-11-01 United States, Korea Counterfeiting, Customs Enforcement, Immigration, Organized Crime, Law Enforcement, Customs
U.S. and U.K. Block Proposed Expansion of Activities of Russian Financial Institutions The United Kingdom and United States financial authorities are endeavoring to utilize their new authority and obligations under the Basle Committee to limit the proposed expansion of activities of a... Bruce Zagaris 11 11 1995-11-01 United States, United Kingdom, Russia, Former Soviet Union Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Organized Crime, Banking Supervision
Dutch Government Will Tighten its Drug Policy On September 8, 1995, the Dutch Government announced that it will consider proposals to tighten its liberal drugs policy...(more) Bruce Zagaris 11 11 1995-11-01 France, Germany, Netherlands European Union, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Drug Enforcement
EU and Andean Countries Agree to Combat Precursor Chemicals On September 26, 1995, the European Union (EU) and the Andean Pact countries agreed to seek an urgent agreement on rules to control trade in precursor chemicals used to make illegal drugs...(more) Bruce Zagaris 11 11 1995-11-01 Bolivia, Colombia, Peru, France, Venezuela, Italy, Spain, Ecuador Money Laundering, Intelligence, European Union, United Nations, Drugs & Trafficking, Mutual Legal Assistance, Asset Seizure, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement, International Convention, Law Enforcement
EU Adopts Regulation on Assistance to Developing Countries in Combatting Narcotics Trafficking On September 22, 1995, a new Council Regulation providing for technical and financial assistance to developing countries in combating drug trafficking became effective indicating a further extension... Bruce Zagaris 11 11 1995-11-01 Europe Immunity, European Union, United Nations, Drugs & Trafficking, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement, International Convention, Law Enforcement
U.S.-Mexico Narcotics Cooperation Resumes Dilemma over Proper Course to Cooperate The conjunction of increased roles of Mexican organized crime groups in trafficking narcotics into the U.S., the increasing evidence of their penetration in the higher echelons of the Mexican federal... Bruce Zagaris 11 11 1995-11-01 United States, Mexico Customs Enforcement, Intelligence, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Drug Enforcement
Norway Ministry of Justice Will Extradite to Germany Woman for 1977 Plane Hijacking On October 17, 1995, after protracted litigation and continuing controversy, the Norwegian Ministry of Justice has announced that it will extradite to Germany Souhaila Andrawes, the sole surviving... Bruce Zagaris 11 11 1995-11-01 Germany, Iraq, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Palestine, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Bahrain, Cyprus, Norway Extradition, Terrorism, Murder, Extortion
U.S. Military Turn Over GIs to Japan under SOFA On September 29, 1995, the U.S. military turned over three U.S. servicemen accused of raping a 12-year-old girl to Okinawa police after they were indicted by Japanese prosecutors...(more) Bruce Zagaris 11 11 1995-11-01 United States, Japan Extradition, Jurisdiction, Rape
U.S. Appellate Court Stays Ruling Enjoining U.S. Extradition On September 29, 1995, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia granted a stay of the decision of U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth, who held that the 150-year-old federal... Bruce Zagaris 11 11 1995-11-01 United States, Mexico, Germany, Israel, Palestine Extradition, Terrorism
Oil Tankers Used to Transport Stolen Autos from Mexico According to a media report, Enrique Olmedo, a spokesman for the Mexican Association of Insurance Institutions, has revealed that oil tankers from several different countries are being used to... Bruce Zagaris 11 11 1995-11-01 United States, Mexico, Latin America and South America Treaties, International Cooperation, Law Enforcement, Vehicles
British Securities Authority Proceeds with Enforcement Action in Barings Case While Singapore Contemplates Additional Enforcement Action and Leeson Appeals Extradition On October 4, 1995, the financial media reported that the Securities and Futures Authority (SFA), the regulatory body that oversees U.K. securities houses, has begun questioning former Barings... Bruce Zagaris 11 11 1995-11-01 Germany, United Kingdom, Singapore Extradition, Fraud, Securities Trade Enforcement, International Cooperation, Economic Crimes
Hong Kong Concludes Enforcement Cooperation Agreements with U.S. SEC and CFTC On October 5, 1995, the head of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) signed new mutual cooperation agreements with the heads of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the... Bruce Zagaris 11 11 1995-11-01 United States, United Kingdom, China, Hong Kong Fraud, Securities Trade Enforcement, International Cooperation, Law Enforcement