E.g., 2024-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Mexico Arrests Two Individuals Wanted for Extradition to the U.S. On September 28, 2007, Mexican authorities arrested two individuals wanted for extradition to the U.S. Authorities arrested Sandra Avila Beltrán, nicknamed “Queen of the Pacific” and her boyfriend... Bruce Zagaris 23 12 2007-12-01 United States, Mexico, Colombia Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking
Getty Artifacts are Returned to Italy, Civil Charges Dropped Against True The return of the first four artifacts from the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles to Italy has benefitted Marion True, the former Getty curator, in her trial. True is facing charges of conspiring... Anne Kelsey 23 12 2007-12-01 United States, Italy Art and Cultural Property
Trinidad & Tobago Ambassador Calls for Expansion of ICC Jurisdiction to Include Illegal Drug Trafficking On October 3, 2007, Philip Sealy, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to the United Nations, called for the International Criminal Court (ICC) to add narcotics trafficking... Bruce Zagaris 23 12 2007-12-01 Caribbean, Trinidad & Tobago United Nations, Drugs & Trafficking, International Courts
Council of European Union Announces Strategy On September 4, 2007, the Chairman of the Europol Management Board (MB) informed the Council of the European Union (EU) of the Strategy for Europol. Since 2000, EU Members have identified... Bruce Zagaris 23 12 2007-12-01 Europe Economic Sanctions, National Security, European Union
FATF Holds Consultation with Gatekeepers on Risk-Based Approach On September 11, 2007, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) held a meeting in London with approximately 40 participants, representing designated non-financial businesses and professions (DNFBPs),... Bruce Zagaris 23 12 2007-12-01 World Money Laundering, Due Diligence, International Organizations
U.S. Brings Civil Money Laundering Charges Against Lloyds TSB Bank PLC and Bank of Cyprus On October 15, 2007, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York filed civil money laundering charges against Lloyds TSB Bank PLC (Lloyds) and the Bank of Cyprus, alleging that both banks... Bruce Zagaris 23 12 2007-12-01 United States Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy
FATF Issues Guidance Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction On October 12, 2007, the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) issued guidance regarding the implementation of the activity-based financial prohibitions in United Nations Security... Bruce Zagaris 23 12 2007-12-01 World Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy
European Commissioner Highlights EU Counter-Terrorism Strategy On September 5 2007, Franco Frattini, European Commissioner responsible for Justice, Freedom and Security announced to the European Parliament the multi-pronged “EU counter-terrorism strategy,” which... Bruce Zagaris 23 12 2007-12-01 Europe Terrorism, Economic Integration
A German Perspective on Counter-terrorism Germany is challenged by the impact of 9/11 and the fight against terrorism. Even if Germany does not seem to be in the center of the terrorist threat, the arrest of three terrorist suspects on... Michael Nehring 23 12 2007-12-01 United States, Germany, Macedonia Terrorism
Barbados Foreign Minister Calls for Reopening the U.N. Anti-Drug Office On October 4, 2007, during a speech to the U.N. General Assembly, Barbados’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Dame Billie Miller called for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)... Bruce Zagaris 23 12 2007-12-01 Caribbean United Nations, Drugs & Trafficking, Economic Integration
Human Rights Groups Bring Torture Complaint against Rumsfeld On October 25, 2007, American and European human rights groups filed a criminal complaint with Jean-Claude Marin, the state prosecutor of France accusing former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald H.... Bruce Zagaris 23 12 2007-12-01 United States, France, Iraq Human Rights, Torture
Disclosure of Witnesses a Major Issue As Lubanga Case Prepares for Trial As the starting date for the trial of Thomas Lubanga grows nearer, the court is considering whether the prosecution must disclose at an early point the names of its witnesses and whether holding all... Bruce Zagaris 23 12 2007-12-01 Netherlands, Congo Human Rights, International Courts
Brazil Makes Arrests in Investigation of Cisco for $820 Million in Taxes On October 16, 2007, Brazilian law enforcement officials arrested at least forty four persons in connection with a tax fraud scheme involving top officials of the high technology multinational Cisco... Bruce Zagaris 23 12 2007-12-01 United States, Brazil Customs Enforcement, Taxation
U.S. Announces Counter-Proliferation Initiative On October 11, 2007, Kenneth L. Wainstein, Assistant Attorney General for National Security, along with other high-level officials, announced a national initiative that will target the counter-... Bruce Zagaris 23 12 2007-12-01 United States, China, Iran National Security, Terrorism, Trade Enforcement
ICC Makes 2d Arrest – Congolese Warlord Accused of Atrocities On October 16, 2007, Congolese authorities surrendered and transferred Germain Katanga, a Congolese warlord and alleged commander of the Force de résistance patriotique en Ituri (Patriotric... Bruce Zagaris 23 12 2007-12-01 Congo Human Rights, International Courts
More Companies Settle U.S. FCPA Charges In September and October 2007, Paradigm B.V. and York International agreed to settle charges that they violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and related laws. Both companies agreed to... Bruce Zagaris 23 12 2007-12-01 United States, Iraq Corruption, Due Diligence, Bribery
U.K. Accelerating Efforts to Move Foreign Prisoners On October 24, 2007, Douglas Alexander, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s Official Spokesman, reported that Britain is accelerating its efforts to transfer and deport foreign prisoners, including... Bruce Zagaris 23 12 2007-12-01 Jamaica, Europe, United Kingdom Transfer of Prisoners, European Union, Prisoner Rights
U.S. Operation Raw Deal Cracks Down on Steroid Trafficking from China On September 24, 2007, U.S. law enforcement officials announced the arrest of more than 124 individuals in the United States on federal charges resulting from an international investigation targeting... Bruce Zagaris 23 12 2007-12-01 United States, China Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime
U.S. Issues Regulations on Unlawful Internet Gambling On October 4, 2007, the Federal Reserve System and the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued a notice of joint proposed rule-making on the prohibition on funding of unlawful internet gambling… [more] Bruce Zagaris 23 12 2007-12-01 United States, Antigua & Barbuda Cybercrime
Victims’ Relatives Sue Former Bolivian Leaders in U.S. Courts for Human Rights Violations On September 26, 2007, relatives of victims of deadly force and violence by Bolivian security forces in quelling riots in September and October 2003 brought two lawsuits in the U.S. charging former... Bruce Zagaris 23 12 2007-12-01 United States, Bolivia Human Rights, War Crimes, Alien Tort Claims Act