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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Clinton Pardons Long-Time Fugitive Mark Rich On January 20, 2001, outgoing U.S. President William Jefferson Clinton pardoned two financiers Marc Rich, a billionaire commodities trade who has been a fugitive from U.S. justice for almost... Bruce Zagaris 17 3 2001-03-01 United States Extradition, Fraud
Philippines Deport French Fugitive Wanted in Elf Aquitaine Matter On February 2, 2001, Philippine immigration officials deported Alfred Sirven, 74, formerly the second highest official of the French company Elf Aquitaine, to France where he is wanted in a... Bruce Zagaris 17 3 2001-03-01 France, Philippines Extradition
Mexico’s Supreme Court Allows the Extradition of Mexican Nationals On January 18, Mexico’s Supreme Court of Justice (SCJN) ruled by a majority vote (10-1) that the extradition of Mexican nationals is in accordance with Mexico’s Constitution. The ruling definitely... Rodrigo Labardini 17 3 2001-03-01 United States, Mexico Extradition
Peru Searches for Montesinos Some months after the disappearance of Vladimiro Montesinos, one of the most powerful officials in Peru, an intensive search rages in Peru and other parts of Latin America in the aftermath of various... Bruce Zagaris 17 3 2001-03-01 Latin America and South America, Peru Corruption, Arms Trafficking, Drugs & Trafficking, Fraud, Bribery
German Court Outlaws Foreign Nazi Websites On December 12, 2000 the Bundesgerichtshof – Germany’s Supreme Court – held that Germany’s domestic laws on Nazi propaganda are also applicable to web sites located on servers abroad, thus reversing... Tom Scheirs 17 3 2001-03-01 Germany Cybercrime
Lockerbie Trial Ends with Conviction, Acquittal On January 31, 2001, the Scottish High Court of Justiciary sitting in Camp Zeist in the Netherlands, pursuant to the Agreement Between the Government of Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Government... Bruce Zagaris 17 3 2001-03-01 United States, Europe, Terrorism
Relatives of Murdered Belgian Priests Initiate Criminal Investigation into Crimes Against Humanity while Spanish Court Dismisses Complaint of Rigoberta Menchu On December 2, 1999 Nobel Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu filed a complaint with the Spanish National Court of Justice. The complaint accuses eight Guatemalan military and political leaders – amongst... Tom Scheirs 17 3 2001-03-01 Belgium, Spain, Guatemala Human Rights
Federal Judge Reversals Ruling and Allows Defendants’ Statements in Kenya in US Trial On January 29, 2001, Judge Leonard B. Sand, U.S. District Court in Manhattan, ruled that United States prosecutors could use statements obtained in Kenya from three defendants in the 1998 bombings of... Bruce Zagaris 17 3 2001-03-01 United States, Kenya Human Rights
International Aspects of ABA/ABA 12th Annual Money Laundering Enforcement Seminar On October 29-31, 2000, the American Bankers Association/American Bar Association held their Twelfth Annual Money Laundering Enforcement Seminar in Arlington, Virginia. This review discusses the... Bruce Zagaris 17 3 2001-03-01 United States Money Laundering
Mexican Court and Foreign Minister Order Cavallo Extradited to Spain for Argentine Atrocities On January 12, 2001, Jesús Guadalupe Lupa, a federal judge in Mexico City, ordered Ricardo Miguel Cavallo, 49 years of age and an Argentine national, extraditable to Spain to face charges of human... Bruce Zagaris 17 3 2001-03-01 Mexico, Spain, Argentina Extradition, Human Rights
FATF Decides Not to Revise Non-Cooperative Country List On February 1, 2001, during a presentation of its annual report the Financial Action Task Force announced it was “not yet satisfied” that any of the15 jurisdictions cited for noncooperation in the... Bruce Zagaris 17 3 2001-03-01 World Money Laundering, International Organizations
Jersey Issues Guidelines on Use of Offshore Centers by Public Figures In mid-January, 2001, the Jersey Financial Services Commission, the regulator of the largest of the Channel Islands, issued guidelines on the use of offshore centers by public figures to conceal... Bruce Zagaris 17 3 2001-03-01 Corruption, Due Diligence
U.S. Congressional Subcommittee Recommends Strengthening Due Diligence on Correspondent Banking On February 5, 2001, the Minority Staff of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations released a report, recommending the executive and legislative branches require banks to strengthen due... Bruce Zagaris 17 3 2001-03-01 United States Money Laundering, Due Diligence
U.S. Issues Guidance on Transactions Involving Proceeds of Foreign Official Corruption On January 16, 2001, the U.S. Department of Treasury, the Federal Reserve Board, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Office of Thrift... Bruce Zagaris 17 3 2001-03-01 United States Money Laundering, Corruption
OFCs to Participate in Global Program on Financial Regulations On October 25, 2001, the United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention (ODCCP) announced that thirty-one offshore financial centers (OFCs) have made political commitments to the ODCCP... Bruce Zagaris 17 3 2001-03-01 World Money Laundering, United Nations
Russian Insider Detained En Route to Bush Inauguration on Swiss Charges On January 17, 2001, Pavel Borodin, on his way to Washington to attend celebrations for President-elect’s inauguration, was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Swiss money laundering... Bruce Zagaris 17 3 2001-03-01 Switzerland, Russia Money Laundering, Corruption
U.S. Freezes Funds and Arrests Montesinos Aide on Peruvian Warrant On January 29, 2001, a U.S. District Court in Miami held an initial hearing for Victor Alberto Venero Garrido, a suspected arms dealer accused of skimming more than $100 million from a government... Bruce Zagaris 17 3 2001-03-01 United States, Peru Money Laundering, Bribery
Austria and U.S. Agree on Holocaust Settlement On January 17, 2001, three days before the end of the Clinton Administration, the Austrian and U.S. negotiators agreed to a settlement of the Holocaust litigation and claims. Stuart Eizenstat, the... Bruce Zagaris 17 3 2001-03-01 United States, Europe Law of War
Bank for International Settlements Issues Guidance for Increased Due Diligence On February 2, 2001, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) issued a consultative paper, calling for increased anti-money laundering due diligence procedures. The paper’s goal is to provide... Bruce Zagaris 17 3 2001-03-01 World, United States Money Laundering, Due Diligence
Cambodian Senate Passes Bill to Establish War Crimes Tribunal On January 15, 2001, the Cambodian Senate passed a bill to establish a tribunal to prosecute former top members of the Khmer Rouge Government who are accused of genocide. Two weeks before the... Bruce Zagaris 17 3 2001-03-01 Cambodia War Crimes, Genocide