Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
FATF Issues Annual Report with Watershed Developments On June 20, 2003, the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) issued its annual report. A major preoccupation of FATF was the review and reissuance of the forty recommendations.... Bruce Zagaris 19 8 2003-08-01 World Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Due Diligence, Terrorism
FATF Issues New Set of 40 Recommendations Expanding Scope of Money Laundering On June 23, 2003, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) issued a new set of its Forty Recommendations. The Recommendations include: an expansion of predicate offenses, coverage of persons... Bruce Zagaris 19 8 2003-08-01 World Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Due Diligence, Terrorism
U.S. Indicts 11 in New York’s Jewelry District for Laundering Cash for Gold On June 5, 2003, James B. Comey, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced the unsealing of criminal Complaints charging eleven individuals at seven different retail or... Bruce Zagaris 19 8 2003-08-01 United States, Colombia Money Laundering, Customs Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking
European Anti-Fraud Office Helps Prosecute Cases Against Cigarette Smuggling The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) is increasingly active in the prosecution of cigarette smuggling, particularly a cases of smuggling through Montenegro into Italy and through the Balkans into... Bruce Zagaris 19 8 2003-08-01 Europe, Balkans, Italy Customs Enforcement, Fraud
Mexico Detain U.S. Fugitive Rapist and U.S. Bounty Hunters Who Captured On June 18, 2003, Mexican authorities detained Andrew Luster, a U.S. national convicted of rape after he was abducted in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, by a U.S. bounty hunter, who, along with his... Bruce Zagaris 19 8 2003-08-01 United States, Mexico Extradition, Jurisdiction, Transfer of Prisoners
Nicaragua Deports Marc Harris to the U.S. On June 10, 2003, the Nicaraguan Government deported to the United States U.S. citizen and fugitive Marc Mathew Harris, who is wanted by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida... Bruce Zagaris 19 8 2003-08-01 United States, Nicaragua Extradition, Transfer of Prisoners, Securities Law, White Collar Crime
Uruguay Supreme Court Approves Extradition of Suspected Terrorist to Egypt The Supreme Court of Uruguay recently upheld the extradition of a suspected Egyptian terrorist, Al Said Mohammed Ali Mokles. The Egyptian Government has requested the extradition of Mokles for... Bruce Zagaris 19 8 2003-08-01 Egypt Extradition, Terrorism, Transfer of Prisoners
U.S. Appellate Court Affirms Right to Bring Alien Tort Claim against Kidnappers & U.S. On June 3, 2003, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, sitting en banc, affirmed in a split decision the judgment in favor of Mexican national Dr. Humberto Alvarez-Machain and recognizing... Bruce Zagaris 19 8 2003-08-01 United States, Mexico Human Rights, Kidnaping, Drugs & Trafficking
Soccer Entrepreneurs and Players Arrested in Rio de Janeiro Following the investigations on the illegal remittance of more than US$ 30 million by fiscal agents of Rio de Janeiro five persons were arrested in early June, charged with participation in a... Jorge Nemr 19 8 2003-08-01 United States, Brazil Money Laundering, Taxation, Fraud
Cayman Dossier A story involving famous Brazilian politicians, in a plot worthy of great thrillers, may be reaching an end. The outcome of the investigations is the indictment of 16 persons, among them the former... Jorge Nemr 19 8 2003-08-01 Brazil Money Laundering, Corruption
European Justice and Home Affairs Council Considers Accession Implications Luxembourg and dealt with a variety of issues, including issues of the expanded European Union and the consequences of enlargement. The meeting dealt with a range of border and immigration issues.... Bruce Zagaris 19 8 2003-08-01 Europe Immigration, National Security, European Union, Economic Integration
Sierra Leone Tribunal Indicts Liberian Leader Despite Surrender of Warlord’s Body On June 1, 2003, the Liberian Government turned over the body of Sam Bockarie, a Sierra Leone warlord indicted for atrocities by the Special Tribunal for Sierra Leone (STSL) in response to demands... Bruce Zagaris 19 8 2003-08-01 Liberia, Sierra Leone Human Rights, Law of War, International Courts
The UN-Cambodia Agreement Concerning the Prosecution of Crimes Committed During the Democratic Kampuchea My previous article for the International Enforcement Law Reporter discussed, on the one hand, the negotiations between the United Nations and Cambodia aiming at the establishment of a criminal court... Konstantinos Magliveras 19 8 2003-08-01 Cambodia Human Rights, United Nations, Genocide, International Courts
U.N. Security Council Extends for One Year U.S. Peacekeepers’ Immunity from the ICC On June 12, 2004, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution extending immunity for one more year to United States nationals serving in U.N.-authorized peacekeeping missions... Bruce Zagaris 19 8 2003-08-01 World, United States Human Rights, Jurisdiction, United Nations, International Courts