E.g., 2024-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
U.S. Designates Sanctions Against Ukraine and Nauru for Lack of Anti-Laundering Laws On December 20, 2002, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued a notice advising the public that it designated Nauru and Ukraine as primary money laundering concerns pursuant to 31 U.S.C. § 5318A,... Bruce Zagaris 19 2 2003-02-01 United States, Nauru, Ukraine Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Economic Sanctions
ICTY Sets Aside Subpoena for War Correspondent On December 11, 2002, an Appeals Chamber for the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in an interlocutory appeal filed in the Brdjanin/Talic case by counsel for Mr.... Bruce Zagaris 19 2 2003-02-01 United States, Balkans International Courts
U.S. Indicts Five in Money Laundering Through Insurance Funds On December 6, 2002, U.S. Customs Service announced the first grand jury indictment connected with the use by Colombian drug cartels of international life insurance polices laundering millions of... Bruce Zagaris 19 2 2003-02-01 United States, Mexico, Colombia, Money Laundering, Customs Enforcement, Terrorism, Drugs & Trafficking
Judges for Ad Hoc Sierra Leone War Crimes Court Take Oaths On December 2, 2002, the eight judges comprising a United Nations special tribunal to try certain high level persons accused of responsibility for war crimes in Sierra Leone’s civil war were sworn... Bruce Zagaris 19 2 2003-02-01 Sierra Leone Human Rights, Law of War, War Crimes, Genocide, International Courts
Brazil Extradites Gloria Trevi to Mexico on Sex Abuse Charges On December 21, 2002, Brazil sent pop star Gloria Trevi to Mexico, her native country, on sex abuse charges after Brazil’s supreme court ordered her extradition December 6, 2002. The actual transfer... Bruce Zagaris 19 2 2003-02-01 Mexico, Brazil Extradition, Sex Crimes
UN Approves Congo Peacekeepers and Rejects U.S. Efforts to Block On December 4, 2002, the United Nations Security Council approved unanimously a resolution to send nearly 3,200 more peacekeepers to go to the eastern part of Congo as the civil war in the Congo... Bruce Zagaris 19 2 2003-02-01 World, United States, Congo Law of War, United Nations, International Courts
Denmark Denied Russian Extradition Request for Chechen Leader Zakayev and Britain Details and Grants Him Bail On December 3, 2002, the Danish Government denied a Russian request to extradite Mr. Akhmed Zakayev, a senior Chechen envoy, and freed him after he had spent one month in jail. Right after the... Bruce Zagaris 19 2 2003-02-01 United Kingdom, Russia, Extradition, Terrorism
Philippines Extradites Computer Executive on Campaign -Finance Charges On December 26, 2002, the Philippines Government extradited Mark Jimenez, a Filipino legislator, on charges that he made illegal campaign contributions and committed tax evasion, mail fraud,... Bruce Zagaris 19 2 2003-02-01 United States, Philippines Extradition, Taxation, Fraud
Mexico Expels to Italy Person Wanted For Bankruptcy Fraud On December 7, 2002, the Mexican Government expelled Italian national Giulio Semino to Italy in response to requests for his arrest made by the Italian Government to serve a five year prison sentence... Bruce Zagaris 19 2 2003-02-01 Mexico, Italy Extradition
U.N. Works to Improve Counterterrorism Enforcement Regime The United Nations is continuing its efforts to improve the design, implementation and enforcement of its counter terrorism enforcement regime. Although the U.N. has worked on the regime for decades... Bruce Zagaris 19 2 2003-02-01 World Terrorism, United Nations, Asset Forfeiture
The Inter-American Convention Against Terrorism: Do Such Instruments Contribute to the Effective Combat of Terrorism? In the global fight against terrorism the role and contributions of regional political organization cannot be underestimated. Regional organizations are characterized by a certain dynamic, which is... Konstantinos D. Magliveras 19 2 2003-02-01 North America, Latin America and South America, Caribbean International Organizations, Terrorism, Mutual Legal Assistance
U.S. Counterterrorism Initiatives Bring Legal Challenges The U.S. Government’s counterterrorism initiatives continue to bring a number of transformations of the law and encounter legal challenges. On December 4, 2002, U.S. District Judge Michael B.... Bruce Zagaris 19 2 2003-02-01 United States Human Rights, Law of War, National Security, Terrorism, Prisoner Rights
U.S. Indicts Two for Nauru Tax Scams On December 18, 2002, a federal grand jury in the Northern District of California (San Francisco) returned an indictment against Jerome Schneider, a U.S. citizen residing in Vancouver, B.C., and Eric... Bruce Zagaris 19 2 2003-02-01 Canada, United States, Nauru Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Taxation, Mutual Legal Assistance
U.S. Justice Department Indicts 10 Persons Allegedly Involved in Anderson’s Ark Scheme On December 1, 2002, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that a federal grand jury in Seattle has indicted ten persons connected with the Anderson’s Ark & Associates offshore tax shelter... Bruce Zagaris 19 2 2003-02-01 United States, Costa Rica Taxation, Fraud, White Collar Crime
Congo Bring ICJ Action to Stop French Human Rights Prosecution On December 9, 2002, the Republic of Congo filed a petition in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against the French Government with respect to proceedings for crimes against humanity and... Bruce Zagaris 19 2 2003-02-01 France, Congo Human Rights, Jurisdiction, Genocide, International Courts
EU Initiative on Fighting Organized Crime in South Eastern Europe On November 25, 2002, at a conference in London the European Union and the countries of south eastern Europe announced an initiative to combat organized crime in south eastern Europe. The EU and the... Bruce Zagaris 19 2 2003-02-01 Europe Customs Enforcement, Human Trafficking, European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance, Organized Crime
Justice and Home Affairs Act on Migration and Other Criminal Cooperation Issues On November 28-29, 2002, the European Council took action on migration and a host of other criminal cooperation and criminal justice issues. Determination of EU Member Responsible to Examine an... Bruce Zagaris 19 2 2003-02-01 Europe European Union
FATF Imposes Countermeasures Against Ukraine and Defers Them Against Nigeria On December 12, 2002, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) announced it will apply counter-measures to Ukraine, in addition to the current application of Recommendation 21 and defer any counter-... Bruce Zagaris 19 2 2003-02-01 World, Nigeria, Ukraine Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Economic Sanctions, International Organizations
Swiss, French, and Canadian Break Pedophile Group On December 14, 2002, the media reported that cooperation among law enforcement authorities succeeded in breaking a French-speaking pedophile ring of 40 suspected persons that spanned at least three... Bruce Zagaris 19 2 2003-02-01 Canada, United States, France, Switzerland Cybercrime, Sex Crimes
Brazil Prepares to Expedite the Fight Against the Crime of Money Laundering On December 16, 2002, the mixed Commission of the fight against the crime of money laundering, associated to the Council of Federal Justice and composed of members of the Public Prosecution, Federal... Jorge Nemr 19 2 2003-02-01 Brazil Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy