Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. Deportation of Homicide Suspect to El Salvador Jeopardizes Racketeering Case "On August 3, 2008, the media focused on the problems to the prosecution of a racketeering case due to the precipitous deportation of an alleged member of Mara Salvatrucha who was under investigation... Bruce Zagaris 24 10 2008-10-01 El Salvador, United States Capital Punishment, Extradition, Murder, Transfer of Prisoners
Portugal Seizes Bemba’s Property at ICC Request "At the request of the International Criminal Court, the Portuguese government has seized the property of former Congolese vice-president, Senator Jean-Pierre Bemba. The Portuguese Public Prosecutor?... Bruce Zagaris 24 10 2008-10-01 Central African Republic, Congo, Portugal Asset Forfeiture, War Crimes
Serbia Extradites Karadzic to ICTY "On July 30, 2008, the Serb government extradited Radovan Karadzic, the former Bosnian Serb leader facing genocide and other charges for his role in the 1992-1995 Bosnian war, to the International... Bruce Zagaris 24 10 2008-10-01 Balkans, Serbia Genocide, International Courts, United Nations, War Crimes
U.S. Grand Jury in Denver Indicts Two for Smuggling Leopard Hides into the U.S. "On August 5, 2008, a U.S. grand jury in Denver returned an indictment charging two individuals with smuggling the hides and a skull of two leopards into the United States in violation of the... Bruce Zagaris 24 10 2008-10-01 Germany, South Africa, United States, Zimbabwe Endangered Species
Swedish Police Arrest Alleged Perpetrator in 1994 Rwandan Genocide "On July 19, 2008, police in Stockholm, Sweden arrested Sylvere Ahorugeze, the former Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority, for his alleged role in masterminding the 1994 genocide.... Bruce Zagaris 24 10 2008-10-01 Rwanda Genocide
U.S. Indicts 11 in Credit Card and Identity Fraud Ring "On August 5, 2008, two grand juries indicted eleven perpetrators allegedly involved in the hacking of nine major U.S. retailers and the theft and sale of more than 40 million credit and debit card... Bruce Zagaris 24 10 2008-10-01 Turkey, Ukraine, United States Counterfeiting, Customs Enforcement, Cybercrime, White Collar Crime
U.S. Grand Jury Indicts FARC Leader for Hostage-Taking of Three U.S. Citizens "On August 1, 2008, a federal grand jury in Washington, D.C. indicted Hely Mejia Mendoza, also known as Martin Sombra, on seven counts of terrorism and weapons charges arising out of his... Bruce Zagaris 24 10 2008-10-01 Colombia, United States Customs Enforcement, National Security, Terrorism
ABA White Collar Crime 2008 "On March 6-7, 2008, the American Bar Association held its 22nd Annual National Institute on White Collar Crime. The materials are encyclopedic and contain many items useful to international... Bruce Zagaris 24 10 2008-10-01 United States Conferences, White Collar Crime
American Bar Association Adopts Resolution Opposing Bills on Company Formation and Tax Havens On August 12, 2008, the American Bar Association?s House of Delegates adopted a Recommendation that opposes two bills, S. 2956 (the Incorporation Transparency and Law Enforcement Assistance Act and S... 24 10 2008-10-01 United States, Caribbean Bank Secrecy, Taxation, White Collar Crime
European Gaming and Betting Association Issues New Regulatory Standards On July 15, 2008, the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) issued a comprehensive set of standards on all aspects of Internet gaming, including player protection, fair gaming and... Bruce Zagaris 24 10 2008-10-01 Europe International Gaming, European Union, Fraud
Swiss Prosecute Bankers for Brazilian Tax, Money Laundering and Corruption Crimes During the first week of August 2008, a Swiss trial resumed against five Zurich bankers for allegedly helping a group of corrupt Brazilian tax officials launder $45 million. Although the trial... Bruce Zagaris 24 10 2008-10-01 Brazil, Switzerland Money Laundering, Corruption, Taxation
House of Lords Upholds Extradition of Alleged Hacker to the U.S. "On July 30, 2008, the House of Lords, Britain?s top court, upheld the extradition of Gary McKinnon, to the United States, where he is indicted for allegedly breaking into Pentagon and NASA computers... Bruce Zagaris 24 10 2008-10-01 United Kingdom Cybercrime
Eurojust Seminar Shows Best Practices for Joint Investigation Teams and Sharing Procedures On July 17-18, 2008, Eurojust held a seminar in Toulouse, France, on ways to improve and give new impetus joint investigation teams and sharing procedures. Joint investigation teams (JITs) combine... Bruce Zagaris 24 10 2008-10-01 Europe Due Diligence, International Organizations, Jurisdiction, European Union, Mutual Legal Assistance
FATF, Eurasian Group and Moneyval Evaluate Russian AML-CFT Progress "On June 20, 2008, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the Eurasian Group (EAG) and Moneyval issued their joint evaluation of the anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing measures of... Bruce Zagaris 24 10 2008-10-01 Russia Money Laundering, Terrorism
U.S.-Mexico Border Conference Focuses on U.S. Weapons Smuggling On August 15, 2008, a United States-Mexican conference of border-state governors focused on the transnational crime problems, including the problem of gun trafficking from the U.S. across the border... Bruce Zagaris 24 10 2008-10-01 United States, Mexico Customs Enforcement, Extradition, Jurisdiction, Immigration, National Security, Drugs & Trafficking, Mutual Legal Assistance, Organized Crime
Genocide Fugitive’s Spouse Moves to Overturn Asset Freeze "On July 29, 2008, Josephine Mukazitoni, the spouse of alleged genocide fugitive Felicien Kabuga, asked Kenya?s High Court to overturn an order freezing the couple?s local assets.. Ms. Mukazitoni,... Bruce Zagaris 24 10 2008-10-01 Kenya, Rwanda Asset Forfeiture
Brazil Prosecutor Charges Cargo Airline Employees with Criminal Cartel Activities In August, the Office of the Prosecutor of the State of São Paulo filed a formal complaint in the state court system against eight employees of airlines that operate in the cargo sector. The... Jorge Nemr 24 10 2008-10-01 Switzerland, Brazil Corruption, Customs Enforcement, Jurisdiction, Organized Crime
German Police Arrest Rwandan Genocide Fugitive "On July 7, 2008, German border police at the Frankfurt airport arrested Callixte Mbarushimana, the subject of an INTERPOL Red Notice (or international wanted persons notice) issued at the request of... Bruce Zagaris 24 10 2008-10-01 Germany, Rwanda Genocide
Canada No Longer a Haven for U.S. Military Deserters "The case of James Corey Glass, a 25-year-old sergeant in the California National Guard, has become the symbol of a Canadian government that no longer automatically welcomes deserters of the U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 24 10 2008-10-01 Canada, United States Extradition
Interpol Coordinates Strikes Against Illegal Asian Soccer Gambling Networks "During May 1and June 30, 2008, Interpol coordinated a law enforcement operation against illegal soccer gambling across Asia, resulting in more than 1,300 arrests and the seizure of over $16 million... Bruce Zagaris 24 10 2008-10-01 Asia, China International Gaming