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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Discovery of Stowaways Continue amid Promise of Better Enforcement by Hong Kong On January 10, 2000, officials in Seattle found a container on the giant freighter Cape May that housed 18 men, only 15 of which survived the trip from Hong Kong. Bruce Zagaris 16 2 2000-02-01 Hong Kong Smuggle
Cuba and U.S. Agree on Deportation of Cuban Inmates from U.S. After Kidnapping On December 19, 1999, U.S. officials ended a hostage standoff at a detention facility in St. Martinville, Louisiana after it reached an agreement with the Cuban Government that allowed the U.S. to... Bruce Zagaris 16 2 2000-02-01 Cuba Deportation
Arrest of 10 Young Chinese Girls on U.S.-Canada Borders Points to Growing Use of Native Border Ring for Smuggling On January 5, 2000, Canadian police arrested ten young Chinese women who were being smuggled into the U.S. by a growing group that operate from a native reserve on the Canadian-U.S. border. Bruce Zagaris 16 2 2000-02-01 Canada Smuggle
Australian Court Orders Malta Representative Office to Produce Bank Documents in Malta In June 1999, the Federal Court of Australia ordered a representative office of a Malta bank in Australia to produce documents and give information in connection with a money laundering investigation... Bruce Zagaris 16 2 2000-02-01 Australia Money Laundering
U.S. Proposals $1.3 Billion of Urgent Aid for Colombia Counter-Drug Efforts On January 11, 2000, the Clinton Administration announced a proposed two-year, $1.3 billion aid program for Colombian counterdrug efforts. Bruce Zagaris 16 2 2000-02-01 Colombia Drug Enforcement
DOJ/CEELI Criminal Law Reform Project Activities Fall/Winter 1999-2000 CEELI completed two installments of its criminal codes training program for Albanian judges and lawyers.  Catherine Newcombe 16 2 2000-02-01 World Criminal Procedure/Proceedings
New Argentine Government Rejects Spanish Extradition Requests On January 4, 2000, the de la Rua Administration in Argentina rejected a Spanish extradition request for 48 men accused of human rights crimes during the "dirty war" of the 1970s on the basis that... Bruce Zagaris 16 2 2000-02-01 Argentina Extradition
Doctors' Unanimous Finding Facilitates Imminent End of Pinochet Extradition on Humanitarian Grounds On January 11, 2000, four physicians who examined during the prior week Augusto Pinochet, the 84-year general, concluded his health is too frail to withstand the rigors of a criminal trial,... Bruce Zagaris 16 2 2000-02-01 Chile Extradition
U.S. Arrests Merchant on International Bank Fraud and Money Laundering Charges On December 22, 1999, agents of the Internal Revenue Service and Customs arrested Sarkis Soghanalian, a 70-year-old national of Lebanon, in Miami under a year-old indictment that was unsealed in Los... Bruce Zagaris 16 2 2000-02-01 United States Money Laundering
U.S. Court Imposes Maximum Fine After Taiwan Firm Is Convicted of Economic Espionage On January 5, 2000, U.S. District Judge Peter C. Economus, in Youngstown, Ohio, imposed the maximum fine under the Economic Espionage Act (EEA) of $5 million after Four Pillars Enterprise Ltd., a... Bruce Zagaris 16 2 2000-02-01 Taiwan Economic Espionage
European Council Adopts Recommendations on Cooperation in Combatting the Financing of Terrorist Groups On December 9, 1999, the European Council adopted a recommendation on cooperation in combatting the financing of terrorist groups.  Bruce Zagaris 16 2 2000-02-01 Europe Counter-terrorism
U.N. General Assembly Passes Anti-Terrorism Convention At the end of this fall's General Assembly session, a majority of members voted to establish the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism, an anti-terrorism... Bruce Zagaris 16 2 2000-02-01 World Counter-terrorism
Return of Konrad Kalejs Calls Attention to Australian Lack of Action Against War Crimes During the first week of January 2000, the return of Konrad Kalejs to Melbourne, Australia brought attention to the inability of the Australian Government to take action against the many war... Bruce Zagaris 16 2 2000-02-01 Australia War Crimes
Clinton Administration Signs Law Renewing Holocaust Commission On December 9, 1999, President William J. Clinton signed into law a bill renewing the Presidential Advisory Commission on Holocaust Assets in the U.S. for another year. Bruce Zagaris 16 2 2000-02-01 United States Holocaust
Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal Work Continues with New Arrests and Investigations On December 20 and 23, 1999, NATO peacekeepers in Bosnia arrested Maj. Gen. Stanislav Galic, commander of the Bosnian Serb forces that besieged Sarajevo from 1992 to 1994, under a sealed indictment... Bruce Zagaris 16 2 2000-02-01 Former Yugoslavia Arrest
U.S. Court Rules that Nigerian Governmental Entities Have No Immunity Over Civil Racketeering Charges for Advance Fee Accusations On December 9, 1999, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit affirmed a district court's opinion that jurisdiction existed over the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the Republic of... Bruce Zagaris 16 2 2000-02-01 United States Racketeering/RICO
OAS Establishes Justice Study Center for the Americas As part of the implementation on the "Strenghtening of Justice Systems and Judiciaries" during the meeting of the heads of state and government at the Second Summit of the Americas, held in Santiago... Bruce Zagaris 16 2 2000-02-01 Latin America and South America Investigation
Canadian and U.S. Officials Threaten Enforcement Action Against Expatriates and Economic Citizenship Programs and Draw Response On December 27, 1999, the media reported that Dominica's Opposition Leader, Rosie Douglas, has stated he will visit Canada early in 2000 to discuss his government's economic citizenship program. Bruce Zagaris 16 2 2000-02-01 Canada Economic Integration
EU Publishes Annual Report 1998 on Protecting Community Against Fraud The European Union has published its annual report for 1998 on protecting the Communities' financial interests and the fight against fraud, which contains a summary of initiatives and proposals in... Bruce Zagaris 16 2 2000-02-01 European Union Fraud
Canada Sues Tobacco Mogul in the U.S. for Civil Tax Fraud and Racketeering On December 21, 1999, the Canadian Government creatively sued R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Inc. and affiliates, in U.S. District Court in Syracuse, New York under the Racketeer Influenced and... Bruce Zagaris 16 2 2000-02-01 Canada Fraud