Articles

E.g., 2017-12
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
FATF Mandate Renewed for 8 More Years On May 14, 2004, the Financial Action Task Force held a Ministerial meeting on the margins of the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting. Its 33 members reaffirmed their commitment to its mandate to... Bruce Zagaris 20 7 2004-07-01 World Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, International Organizations, Terrorism, White Collar Crime
EU Commission Urges Members to Quickly Implement 2001 Framework Decision on European Anti-Money Laundering Convention On April 6, 2004, the European Commission adopted a draft report on the measures the European Union (EU) Member states must take to comply with the Council Framework Decision of June 26, 2001 on... Bruce Zagaris 20 7 2004-07-01 Europe Money Laundering, European Union, White Collar Crime
Analysis of Money Laundering Cases in Canada Published In March 2004, the Nathanson Centre for the Study of Organized Crime and Corruption published a study that provides a comprehensive review of money laundering cases in Canada. Updating a prior study... Bruce Zagaris 20 7 2004-07-01 Canada Money Laundering, Terrorism, Organized Crime, White Collar Crime
U.S. Continues Unilateral Crackdown to End Internet Gambling On April 4, 2004, bowing to pressure from the U.S. Government, Google and Yahoo, two of the most widely used Web search engines, announced they would cease running advertisements for online casinos... Bruce Zagaris 20 7 2004-07-01 United States, Antigua & Barbuda Cybercrime, International Gaming, Jurisdiction
U.S., UK, Canada and Australia Form Task to Combat Abusive Tax Shelters During the weekend of April 23, 2004, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Canada announced they are planning the creation of a Joint International Tax Shelter Information Centre (... Bruce Zagaris 20 7 2004-07-01 Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Australia International Organizations, Taxation
U.S. Announces Racketeering Indictment against Colombian Cartel Leaders On May 6, 2004, the U.S. Government announced the unsealing of the indictment filed on April 29, 2004 in the U.S. District Court in the District of Colombia against nine persons, including six... Bruce Zagaris 20 7 2004-07-01 United States, Colombia Money Laundering, Customs Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking
Canada and U.S. Arrest Over 140 for International Ecstasy Ring On March 31, 2004, the U.S. and Canadian law enforcement authorities announced the arrest of more than 140 persons in 18 cities for trafficking in Ecstasy or MDMA, and alleged the group supplied... Bruce Zagaris 20 7 2004-07-01 Canada, United States Customs Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking
First Japanese Denial of U.S. Extradition Request: Economic Espionage Case On March 29, 2004, the Tokyo High Court rejected the U.S. request that a Japanese scientist Takashi Okamoto be extradited to the U.S. to face economic espionage and other related charges. Presiding... Tetsuya Morimoto 20 7 2004-07-01 United States, Japan Extradition, Intelligence, National Security
U.N. Security Council Adopts Resolution to Prevent Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction On April 28, 2004, the United Nations Security Council adopted unanimously a non-proliferation resolution by which it decided that all States must refrain from supporting by any means non-State... Bruce Zagaris 20 7 2004-07-01 World National Security, United Nations
Iraq Coalition Provisional Authority Issues Rewards Program for Information on Recovery of Former Regime Assets On April 4, 2004, the Coalition Provisional Authority (CAP) issued a memorandum providing "conditions for the payment of rewards of information leading to the recovery of Iraqi state or regime-owned... Bruce Zagaris 20 7 2004-07-01 Iraq Art and Cultural Property, Asset Forfeiture
EU Decision to Adopt Vehicle Crime Enforcement Cooperation On February 7, 2004, the Council of the European Union (EU) issued a decision to adopt an initiative on combating international vehicle crime. The goal of the Decision is to take a common approach... Bruce Zagaris 20 7 2004-07-01 Europe European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance, Organized Crime
U.S. Detention Policy Comes Under Growing Pressure During May 2004, the media revelations of the abuses by the U.S. military at prisons in Iraq have resulted in military and Congressional investigations and expressions of deep concern by governments... Bruce Zagaris 20 7 2004-07-01 United States, Iraq Human Rights, Law of War, National Security, Prisoner Rights