Articles

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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. District Court Grants French Extradition Request for Brazilian on Narcotics Charges On August 17, 1999, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York found that the French extradition request showed probable cause for narcotics charges and certified that Jose Germano... Bruce Zagaris 15 11 1999-11-01 United States, Brazil, France Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking
U.S., Mexico and Dominican Republic Crack Down on Juarez Cartel On September 22, 1999, U.S. and Mexican authorities conducted an operation that dealt a staggering blow to the Juarez cartel’s distribution of illegal drug network in the U.S., arresting 94 persons,... Bruce Zagaris 15 11 1999-11-01 United States, Mexico Drugs & Trafficking, Mutual Legal Assistance
OAS Agrees to Test Multilateral Evaluation Mechanism At a meeting of the Organization of American States from August 31 to September 2, 1999 in Ottawa, officials of the OAS approved the testing phase of the creation of a Mechanism for Multilateral... Bruce Zagaris 15 11 1999-11-01 Canada, United States, Chile International Organizations, Drugs & Trafficking, Mutual Legal Assistance, Treaties
OECD Delays and Strengthens Implementation of Tax Initiatives While Target Countries React The OECD has delayed slightly the implementation of the OECD harmful tax competition while strengthening cooperation with international organizations and informal groups friendly to the proposal.... Bruce Zagaris 15 11 1999-11-01 United States, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Bahamas, Luxembourg International Organizations, Jurisdiction, Taxation
Argentina Banishes Paraguay General to Interior While Paraguay Presses Argentina and Brazil to Extradite Oviedo and Cubas On September 28, 1999, the Argentine Government announced it will banish exiled Paraguayan coup leader and former General Lino Oviedo to a remote part of the country, far from Buenos Aires, for... Bruce Zagaris 15 11 1999-11-01 Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay Extradition, Human Rights, Prisoner Rights
Italy Arrests Fugitive Financier Parretti On October 11, 1999, Italian authorities arrested Giancarlo Parretti, an Italian national, on international arrest warrants from the U.S. for convictions on perjury and other frauds near Orvieto, a... Bruce Zagaris 15 11 1999-11-01 United States, France, Italy Money Laundering, Taxation, Fraud, White Collar Crime
U.S. Appellate Court Affirms Canada Extradition Request for Murder On August 30, 1999, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit affirmed the denial of a Canadian national’s motion to dismiss the extradition request of the Canadian Government on a murder... Bruce Zagaris 15 11 1999-11-01 Canada, United States Extradition, Murder, Prisoner Rights
U.S. Coast Guard Fires at Engines of Fleeing Boats to Increase Jurisdiction On September 30, 1999, a media report noted a new technique whereby the U.S. is expanding its unilateral extraterritorial jurisdiction, especially in narcotics cases: the use of small high-powered... Bruce Zagaris 15 11 1999-11-01 United States, Trinidad & Tobago, Haiti, Dominican Republic Customs Enforcement, Extradition, Jurisdiction, Maritime, Drugs & Trafficking
Swiss and U.S. Respond Positively to Requests by Nigerian Government to Help Prosecute Prior Corruptions and Forfeit Money On October 14, 1999, the Swiss Government announced it has frozen bank accounts belonging to Sani Abacha, the late Nigerian dictator, members of his family and his business associates, as a result of... Bruce Zagaris 15 11 1999-11-01 United States, Brazil, Germany, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Nigeria, Austria Corruption, Extradition, Asset Forfeiture
First African Anti-Money Laundering Group Established On August 27, 1999, at a meeting in Arusha, Tanzania, the Finance and Law Ministers from 9 countries in the Eastern and Southern African Region agreed to establish the Eastern and Southern Africa... Bruce Zagaris 15 11 1999-11-01 United Kingdom, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Kenya, tanzania, mauritius, malawi Money Laundering, International Organizations, White Collar Crime
Italy Requests Extradition of Chilean General on Assassination Attempt On October 8, 1999, the media reported that the Italian Government has requested the extradition of retired Gen. Manuel Contreras, the former head of the Chilean secret police, on charges he issued... Bruce Zagaris 15 11 1999-11-01 Italy, Chile Extradition, Human Rights, Murder
Britain Announces A Review of the Operations of the Offshore Financial Centers On September 20, 1999, the British Government announced that it will conduct a review by independent analysts of the operations of offshore financial centers in its Caribbean dependent territories... Bruce Zagaris 15 11 1999-11-01 United Kingdom, Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Bermuda Jurisdiction, Taxation, United Nations
Magistrate Finds Pinochet Extraditable On October 8, 1999, Mr. Ronald David Bartle, Metropolitan Magistrate in the Bow Street Magistrates’ Court, ruled that Gen. Augusto Pinochet can be extradited to Spain to stand trial on torture and... Bruce Zagaris 15 11 1999-11-01 United States, Italy, Chile Extradition, Human Rights, National Security
FATF Will Agree on Penalties for Non-Cooperating Countries At its next meeting, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is expected to prepare a list of approximately twenty criteria to define non-cooperative countries when it meets in Oporto, Portugal on... Bruce Zagaris 15 11 1999-11-01 Mexico, Brazil, Europe, France, Argentina, Portugal Money Laundering, International Organizations, White Collar Crime, Treaties
U.S. Indicts Frankel on 36 Counts of Fraud, Money Laundering and Racketeering On October 7, 1999, a U.S. grand jury in the District of Connecticut returned an indictment of Martin R. Frankel, who fled the U.S. in May 1999 when his Greenwich, Connecticut mansion caught fire,... Bruce Zagaris 15 11 1999-11-01 United States, Germany Money Laundering, Extradition, Fraud
Multiple Investigations into Financial Crimes in the Former Soviet Union Mushroom Investigations of questionable financial transactions from the former Soviet Union by multiple law enforcement agencies continue to capture headlines and have enormous law enforcement and political... Bruce Zagaris 15 11 1999-11-01 United Kingdom, Switzerland, Russia, Kazakhstan Money Laundering, Taxation, Organized Crime, Fraud, White Collar Crime
U.S. Attorney in Los Angeles Charges Syndicate of Asian Women Smugglers On August 20, 1999, the U.S. Attorney in Los Angeles announced indictments against a syndicate of smugglers and pimps that imported hundreds of young Asian women into the U.S. to work as prostitutes... Bruce Zagaris 15 11 1999-11-01 United States, Asia, China, South Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia Customs Enforcement, Human Rights, Immigration, Sex Crimes
U.S. Congress Hearings on Financial Irregularities On September 21-22, 1999, the Committee on Banking and Financial Services, House of Representatives, held a hearing on Russian money laundering. Rep. James A. Leach, R-Iowa and Committee Chair, in... Bruce Zagaris 15 11 1999-11-01 World, United States, Russia Money Laundering, Corruption, Economic Sanctions, International Organizations, United Nations, Securities Law, Economic Integration
EU Justice and Home Affairs Meets in Luxembourg On October 4, 1999, the European Justice and Home Affairs Council held its 2203rd meeting in Luxembourg. 1. Final Report of the High-Level Group on Asylum and Migration The Council noted the... Bruce Zagaris 15 11 1999-11-01 Europe, Luxembourg, Human Rights, International Organizations, European Union, Drugs & Trafficking, Conferences
U.S. First Anti-Money Laundering Strategy Has Many International Goals On September 23, 1999, the U.S. Government released its first national money laundering strategy, containing a multitude of international initiatives and consequences. The report, the first of five... Bruce Zagaris 15 11 1999-11-01 United States, Mexico, Russia Money Laundering, United Nations, Organized Crime

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