E.g., 2024-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
EU Commission Discusses Need to Improve Action Against Fiscal Fraud On May 31, 2006, the European Commission adopted a communication to start a debate on a European strategy to combat tax fraud. The communication proposes new EU mechanisms and a new Community... Bruce Zagaris 22 8 2006-08-01 Europe Taxation, European Union, Fraud
U.S, Germany Sign Bilateral Agreements for Mutual Legal Assistance On April 18, 2006, U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and Germany Minister of Justice Brigitte Zypries signed agreements supplementing the U.S.-German Extradition Treaty and Mutual Legal... Henry Gollisky 22 8 2006-08-01 Germany, United States Mutual Legal Assistance
Book Review: Regulatory Frameworks for Hawala and Other Remittance Systems In the last five years the international community and especially the organizations responsible for anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financial enforcement have focused attention on the... Bruce Zagaris 22 8 2006-08-01 World Due Diligence, Money Laundering
International Operation Results in Arrests of Alleged Kingpins, Asset Forfeiture On May 17, 2006, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced the results of Operation Twin Oceans, a multi-jurisdictional, international investigation targeting the Pablo Rayo-Montano... Bruce Zagaris 22 8 2006-08-01 United States, Latin America and South America, Brazil, Colombia, Europe, Panama, Uruguay Drugs & Trafficking, Mutual Legal Assistance
U.K. Detains Al-Qaeda Suspect for Potential U.S. Extradition On June 7, 2006, a British court ordered U.S. citizen Syed Hashmi held without bail. Hashmi, 26, faces U.S criminal charges in connection with his alleged procurement of military equipment for al... Bruce Zagaris 22 8 2006-08-01 United States, United Kingdom, Pakistan Extradition, Terrorism
U.S. Detention Policies Continue to Define Counterterrorism Debate On June 8, 2006, the U.S. military released 33 Afghans from detention at Bagram Air base, handing them over to Afghan authorities. Approximately 500 detainees are currently held at Bagram. The great... Bruce Zagaris 22 8 2006-08-01 United States Human Rights, Law of War, Terrorism
U.S. Enforcement Updates The IELR periodically publishes an updated list of U.S. Extradition and Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Treaties. Changes since the last update (the March 1, 2006 issue of the IELR) are in... Jed Borod 22 8 2006-08-01 United States Extradition, Mutual Legal Assistance
U.S. Indicts Antiguan Company, U.S. Owners for Internet Sports Betting On May 17, 2006, the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia announced a grand jury indictment of a former U.S. citizen who expatriated, his companies, and a U.S. citizen employee for conspiracy... Bruce Zagaris 22 8 2006-08-01 United States, Antigua & Barbuda Money Laundering, International Gaming, Taxation
Austrian Bank Forfeits $337.5 Million to U.S. to Avoid Prosecution in Refco Fraud Case On June 5, 2006, Michael J. Garcia, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that BAWAG P.S.K., formally known as Bank Für Arbeit Under Wirtschaft Und Österreichische... Bruce Zagaris 22 8 2006-08-01 United States, Austria Fraud, White Collar Crime
Brazil Uncovers Complex International Fraud, Money Laundering in Banco Santos Collapse Brazilian authorities are uncovering a complex series of international links surrounding the apparent fraud and money laundering that led to the collapse and bankruptcy of Banco Santos. Prosecutors... Bruce Zagaris 22 8 2006-08-01 Caribbean, Brazil, Virgin Islands, Antigua & Barbuda Money Laundering, Securities Law, Fraud
U.S. Appellate Court Reverses Lower Court, Upholds Specialty in Venezuelan Extradition On May 23, 2006, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit unanimously upheld the condition of a Venezuelan grant of extradition that a relator could not be sentenced to more than thirty years... Bruce Zagaris 22 8 2006-08-01 United States, Venezuela Extradition, Murder
Council of Europe Report Shows 14 European Countries Aided CIA Renditions On June 7, 2006, the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights of the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly issued a report examining the participation of at least fourteen Council member... Bruce Zagaris 22 8 2006-08-01 United States, Europe, Poland Human Rights, Terrorism, European Union
European Court of Justice Rules U.S.-EU Passenger Data Sharing Violates Privacy Rights On May 30, 2006, the European Court of Justice ruled that an agreement requiring European airlines to forward personal details of passengers on trans-Atlantic flights was invalid because it violates... Bruce Zagaris 22 8 2006-08-01 United States, Europe European Union, Privacy