E.g., 2024-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Organized Crime Makes Inroads into Banking On February 28, 1996, the Committee on Banking and Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives held a hearing on organized crime and banking...(more) Bruce Zagaris 12 4 1996-04-01 United States Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Fraud, Theft, Financial Supervision
German Government Authorizes Arrest for Iran Minister on Anti-terrorism On March 15, 1996, the German public prosecutor issued a warrant for the arrest of Mr. Ali Fallahiyan, the Iranian minister suspected of ordering the 1992 bombing of a Berlin restaurant that killed... Bruce Zagaris 12 4 1996-04-01 United States, Germany, Belgium, Iran Extradition, Terrorism, Murder, International Convention
U.S. Adds Another 198 To List of Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers On March 8, 1996, the Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of Treasury issued a notice of blocking for 138 additional individuals and 60 entities and revising information for eight... Bruce Zagaris 12 4 1996-04-01 United States, Colombia Drugs & Trafficking, Drug Enforcement
Canadian Appeals Court Refuses to Extradite for U.S. Money Laundering Sting The Ontario Court of Appeals, the highest court in the Province of Ontario, Canada, set aside an extradition order to the United States on September 8, 1995, concluding that a failed money laundering... Kirk W. Munroe 12 4 1996-04-01 Canada, United States Money Laundering, Administration of Justice, Extradition, Treaties
U.S. Appellate Court Again Affirms Jurisdiction over Criminal Case Where Custody Is Gained by Kidnapping On December 1, 1995, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the conviction of Juan Ramon Matta-Ballesteros for his role in the kidnapping and murder of Kiki Camarena, rejecting arguments that the... Bruce Zagaris 12 4 1996-04-01 United States, Mexico, Honduras Administration of Justice, Extradition, Jurisdiction, Kidnaping, Drugs & Trafficking
U.S. Court Dismisses Deportation of Ruiz Massieu and Grants Release on Bail On February 28, 1996, the Zedillo Administration suffered another setback in its efforts to gain custody of Mario Ruiz Massieu when a U.S. court dismissed the deportation case against the former... Bruce Zagaris 12 4 1996-04-01 United States, Mexico Extradition, Deportation
More than 45 Futures Exchanges Sign Global Information Sharing Accord On March 15, 1996, more than 45 futures exchanges and clearing entities from throughout the world signed a global information sharing accord, referred to as the "International Information Sharing... Bruce Zagaris 12 4 1996-04-01 World, United States International Organizations, Securities Trade Enforcement, International Cooperation
Book Review: CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN EUROPE A COMPARATIVE STUDY The book contains a number of comparative studies of selected aspects of criminal justice in the Netherlands and in England and Wales, focusing on the central themes of convergence and... Bruce Zagaris 12 4 1996-04-01 Europe, United Kingdom, Netherlands Administration of Justice, Human Rights, European Union, International Courts, Prisoner Rights, Book Review, Treaties, Comparative and International Law, International Convention
Greek Government Refuses to Ratify Schengen Accord Due to Requirement to Maintain Electronic Files and Infringement on Greek Privacy Law On March 15, 1996, the Greek Justice Minister Mr. Evangelos Venizelos told the European Parliament that, notwithstanding the signing by its conservative predecessor, the current Greek (socialist)... Bruce Zagaris 12 4 1996-04-01 United Kingdom, Greece International Organizations, European Union, International Courts, Privacy
Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia Brings First Charges for Crimes against Serbs On March 22, 1996, the international tribunal for war crimes in the former Yugoslavia issued its first indictments for crimes against Serbs, charging three Bosnian Muslims and a Bosnian Croat with... Bruce Zagaris 12 4 1996-04-01 United States, Germany, Austria, Croatia, Serbia, Former Yugoslavia, Bosnia Human Rights, Jurisdiction, Law of War, United Nations, War Crimes, International Courts, Crimes against Humanity
Rwanda Requests Extradition of Former Colonel from Cameroon On March 12, 1996 the Rwandan Government sought the extradition of Theoneste Bagosora, a former Rwandan army colonel accused of helping plan the 1994 killings of at least half a million people...(... Bruce Zagaris 12 4 1996-04-01 Belgium, Rwanda, Cameroon Extradition, Jurisdiction, Law of War, United Nations, War Crimes, International Courts
U.S. and China Discuss Criminal Prosecution Against Offenders of Intellectual Property On January 17, 1996, U.S. Trade Representative Mickey Kantor announced that U.S. and Chinese officials would have two meetings on the compliance with the U.S.-China agreement on enforcement of... Bruce Zagaris 12 4 1996-04-01 United States, China Economic Sanctions, Intellectual Property, Piracy
Bahamas Freezes Assets for U.S. Agency in Telemarketing Fraud Investigation On March 4, 1996, the Bahamas Supreme Court entered an order freezing a bank account in Nassau, Bahamas, the alleged hiding place, according to the U.S. Department of Justice, of $470,000 in ill-... Bruce Zagaris 12 4 1996-04-01 United States, Bahamas Fraud, Asset Seizure
Russia Will Initiate Private Inspectors to Combat Bill of Lading/Trade Fraud On February 29, 1996, the media reported that Russia will take an initiative to combat scams involving fraudulent bills of lading that Russian businesses use to channel billions of dollars into... Bruce Zagaris 12 4 1996-04-01 Switzerland, Russia, Antigua & Barbuda, Gibraltar, Cyprus Customs Enforcement, Jurisdiction, Fraud, Export Enforcement , Trade Crimes
Court Reverses Laundering and Forfeiture Judgments in Bicycle Club Case On January 16, 1996, in the well-known cases involving the Bell Gardens Bicycle Club (BGBC) the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit reversed the convictions of Michael Gilbert for money... Bruce Zagaris 12 4 1996-04-01 United States, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg Money Laundering, Asset Forfeiture
Mexico Files New Charge of Illegal Enrichment against Raul Salinas with Respect to Money Frozen in Swiss Bank Accounts On March 19, 1996, Mexican prosecutors filed a new charge against the brother of former president Carlos Salinas de Gortari, accusing him of illegal enrichment arising from the discovery by Swiss... Bruce Zagaris 12 4 1996-04-01 United States, Mexico, Switzerland, Venezuela, Ecuador Bank Secrecy, Asset Forfeiture, Financial Crimes, Financial Supervision
U.S. Brings First Indication of "Defense Services" Part of U.S. Arms Control Export Regulations On March 4, 1996, a thirteen count indictment containing the first violation of the so-called "defense services" portion of U.S. arms control export regulations was brought in Newark, New Jersey... Bruce Zagaris 12 4 1996-04-01 United States, Russia, Ukraine, Former Soviet Union Arms Trafficking, Export Enforcement
The Recent Legislation to Combat Money Laundering in Greece Greece was the last Member State of the European Community to implement comprehensive legislation in the area of money laundering. Although a legislative framework had existed since 1993, when the... Konstantinos D. Magliveras 12 4 1996-04-01 Spain, Greece Money Laundering