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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
International Money Laundering Investigations Of Russians Come To The Fore On August 17, 1999, the revelation of a major investigation of the Bank of New York has spotlighted large international money laundering investigations by several countries involving prominent... Bruce Zagaris 15 8 1999-09-01 United States, United Kingdom, Russia Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy
New York State Court Issues Injunction Against Antiguan Internet Site On July 22, 1999, a New York Supreme Court Justice Charles Edward Ramos granted injunctive relief to New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer to stop an online gaming company based in Antigua from... Bruce Zagaris 15 8 1999-09-01 United States, Antigua & Barbuda Cybercrime, Jurisdiction
U.S. Considers Contribution to OECD Anti-Corruption Convention On June 30, 1999, Stuart Eizenstat, undersecretary of State for economic, business, and agricultural affairs, announced that the U.S. is considering a voluntary contribution to provide the... Bruce Zagaris 15 8 1999-08-01 World Corruption
French, U.S., and Spanish Finance Minister Calls for Punitive Action Against Offshore Centers On June 23, 1999, the French Finance Minister Dominque Strauss-Kahn called for punitive action against offshore financial centers. According to Mr. Strauss-Kahn, most of the world’s criminal money... Bruce Zagaris 15 8 1999-08-01 World Money Laundering, Taxation
G-7 Releases Statement to Further Action Against Financial Crimes On June 20, 1999, the Group of Seven released a statement at the conclusion of tier summit in Cologne, Germany, indicating further action against financial crime, harmful tax competition, and... Bruce Zagaris 15 8 1999-08-01 World Corruption, Taxation
War Crimes Investigations Proceed in Kosovo In the aftermath of the peace in Kosovo, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia has sent staff and investigators to Kosovo to start war crimes investigation. In addition, the... Bruce Zagaris 15 8 1999-08-01 Former Yugoslavia, Kosovo Law of War
War Crime Tribunal Continues to Obtain Custody over and Try Offenders On June 7, 1999, British troops in Bosnian arrested Drag Kulundzija, a former shift commander at the Keraterm concentration camp near Prijedor. Accroding to George Robertson, the UK defense... Bruce Zagaris 15 8 1999-08-01 Croatia, Bosnia, Kosovo Law of War
NATO Troops Arrest Serb Parliament Member on War Crimes On July 6, 1999, British NATO troops arrested Radoslav Brdjanin, a senior Bosnian Serb member of Parliament and former deputy prime minister of Bosnia’s peacetime Serb Republic, for charges of... Bruce Zagaris 15 8 1999-08-01 Serbia, Bosnia Law of War
Judge Hoeveler Dismisses All But One Charge and then Sentences Cali Cartel Lawyers On June 12 and 17, 1999, U.S. District Judge William Hoeveler sentenced William Moran and Michael Abbell, former defense counsel for the Cali cartel, after throwing out all but one charge, thereby... Bruce Zagaris 15 8 1999-08-01 United States, Colombia Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Drugs & Trafficking
Seattle and German Museums Return Looted Art and New York Museum Settles Increasingly, art museums are agreeing to return stolen cultural property and in some cases settling with private owners... [more] Bruce Zagaris 15 8 1999-08-01 United States, Germany Art and Cultural Property
France Convicts Noriega and Wife of Money Laundering On July 1, 1999, a French court convicted Gen. Manuel Noriega and his wife in absentia of laundering $2.7 million in drug profits through French banks for Colombia’s Medillin drug cartel in 1988 and... Bruce Zagaris 15 8 1999-08-01 France Money Laundering
British Arrests Two Suspects in U.S. Embassy Bombings as U.S. Applies Sanctions Against Afghanistan for Hosting Bin Laden On July 11, 1999, British police arrested two men in London on a U.S. warrant charging them with conspiring with Osama bin Laden in the deadly bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania on... Bruce Zagaris 15 8 1999-08-01 United States, United Kingdom, Kenya, tanzania, Afghanistan Terrorism
U.S. Court of Appeals Upholds U.S. International Counterrorism Law On June 25, 1999, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia upheld the designations of U.S. Secretary of State Madeline K. Albright for the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran and... Bruce Zagaris 15 8 1999-08-01 United States, Iran Terrorism
Jamaica Gang Leader to U.S. on Narcotics and Racketeering Charges On July 8, 1999, Jamaican officials extradited Vivian Blake, the alleged leader of the Shower Posse and one of the FBI’s most wanted fugitives, to the U.S. on eight counts of racketeering, drug... Bruce Zagaris 15 8 1999-08-01 United States, Jamaica Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking
Clinton Proposes Initiatives to Counter Bio- and Cyber-Terrorism On January 22, 1999, President Clinton announced he will undertake initiatives against biological and chemical as well cyber-terrorism, including spending $1.46 billion in his fiscal 2000 budget to... Bruce Zagaris 15 8 1999-08-01 United States Terrorism
Dutch Demand 16 Years Jail for Former Surinam Ruler for Drug Offenses On June 30, 1999, Dutch prosecutors demanded sixteen years imprisonment for Desi Bouterse, former military ruler of Surinam, in connection with accusations that he lead an organization responsible... Bruce Zagaris 15 8 1999-08-01 Netherlands Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking
Inter-American Port Security Training Program Helps to Combat Seaport Crime In June 1999, the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD), U.S. Department of Transportation, published a report about the Inter-American Port Security Training Program, which is a U.S./Organization of... Bruce Zagaris 15 8 1999-08-01 United States, Latin America and South America Maritime
Colombians Arrest 5 Persons Indicted in the U.S. for Cocaine Trafficking On July 8, 1999, in an operation sure to test the 1997 U.S.-Colombian extradition treaty, Colombian officials arrest five persons accused o masterminding a scheme to transport tons of cocaine into... Bruce Zagaris 15 8 1999-08-01 United States, Colombia Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking
Defending U.S. Citizens and Corporations in Cross Border Proceedings, Extradition, Mutual Assistance, and Asset Seizures: A French Perspective The small number of cases related to asset forfeiture made them all the more interesting. The validity of a search and seizure measure in execution of an international rogatory letter shall only be... Francois Serres and Miss Elodie LeGal 15 8 1999-08-01 United States, Europe, France Comparative and International Law
Mexico Extradites Major Drug-Trafficker to the U.S. and Recent Developments in U.S.-Mexico Extradition Extradition matters between Mexico and the United States have recently been of a mixed nature. On one hand, issues have arisen in Mexican courts that may eventually pose some difficulties. On the... Rodrigo Labardini 15 8 1999-08-01 United States, Mexico Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking