Articles

E.g., 2017-12
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. Agrees with Former ABN AMRO Bank to Forfeit $500 Million Forfeiture For Sanctions Violations, Fraud, and Violation of the Bank Secrecy Act On May 10, 2010, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that the former ABN AMRO Bank N.V. has agreed to forfeit $500 million to the U.S. in connection with a conspiracy to defraud the U.S., to... Bruce Zagaris 26 7 2010-07-01 United States, Netherlands Bank Secrecy, Economic Sanctions, Fraud, Asset Forfeiture, Conspiracy
U.S. Acting Deputy Attorney General Announces New AUSA and FBI Agent Positions to Assist in Fight Against Intellectual Property Violations On April 26, 2010, Acting Deputy Attorney General Gary G. Grindler announced that 15 new Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSA) and 20 Federal Bureau of Investigation agents will be appointed to... Cassandra Sheehan 26 7 2010-07-01 World, United States Money Laundering, Cybercrime, Administration of Justice, Intellectual Property, International Cooperation, Evidence Gathering
U.S. Prepares to Attend ICC Review Conference in Kampala As part of the preparation by the U.S. government to attend the International Criminal Court Review Conference in Kampala, Uganda on May 31-June 11, the U.S. government sent some high-level officials... Bruce Zagaris 26 7 2010-07-01 United States, Uganda Administration of Justice, War Crimes, International Courts, International Law, International Crimes
U.S. and Pakistan Cooperate After Failed Times Square Bombing On May 4, 2010, U.S. authorities arrested Faisal Shahzad, 30, a Pakistani-U.S. man for his admitted role in the attempted attack in New York City and said he was trained in explosives in Pakistan.... Bruce Zagaris 26 7 2010-07-01 United States, Pakistan National Security, Terrorism, International Cooperation, Evidence Gathering, Crimes
U.S. Attorney General Meets with Commissioners of African Union and U.S. and Algeria Conclude MLAT On April 21, 2010, United States Attorney General Eric Holder hosted a meeting with commissioners of the African Union in an effort to emphasize the U.S. government’s commitment to Africa, especially... Bruce Zagaris 26 7 2010-07-01 United States, Africa, Algeria Terrorism, Drugs & Trafficking, Mutual Legal Assistance, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement, Piracy, Crimes
Regulatory Oversight of Money Changers in Yemen I conducted a site visit to Yemen in November 2009. Locations visited in the capitol city of Sana’a included the Banking Supervision Division of the Central Bank of Yemen (CBY), a licensed currency... David Burris 26 7 2010-07-01 United States, United Kingdom International Cooperation, International Banking Supervision, Financial Supervision, Banking Supervision
U.S. Secretary of Defense Calls for Major Reform of Export Control System On April 20, 2010, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates called for fundamental reform of U.S. export control system in a respect to the Business Executives for National Security (BENS)...(more... Bruce Zagaris 26 7 2010-07-01 United States National Security, Terrorism, Trade Enforcement, Export Enforcement
Jamaica PM Approves Extradition After Admission of Hire U.S. Lobbyist To Oppose U.S. Extradition of Coke On May 17, 2010, Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding reversed his nine-month position and said he would approve the extradition of Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke on charges of trafficking in drugs and... Bruce Zagaris 26 7 2010-07-01 United States, Jamaica Corruption, Extradition, Arms Trafficking, Drugs & Trafficking, International Courts, Organized Crime, International Cooperation
International Enforcement Developments in the Americas A number of developments have facilitated progress in international enforcement cooperation in the Americas. At present the Organization of American States is working on a new regional... Bruce Zagaris 26 7 2010-07-01 North America, Canada, United States, Mexico, Latin America and South America, Central America Extradition, Arms Trafficking, Mutual Legal Assistance, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement
World Summit Fixes on Proposed Cybercrime Prevention and Enforcement Initiatives On May 4-6, 2010, 500 experts from 40 countries discussed and agreed on international initiatives to prevent and enforce cybercrime. Some of the proposed solutions involve steps by international... Bruce Zagaris 26 7 2010-07-01 World, United States, China, Russia Cybercrime, Mutual Legal Assistance, Conferences, International Cooperation, Computer Crimes, International Crimes
Mexico Extradites Alleged Drug King Quintero-Payan to U.S. On April 23, 2010, the U.S. Attorney’s offices of Houston and San Antonio announced the extradition from Mexico of alleged drug kingpin Juan Jose Quintero-Payan, 68. Quintero-Payan contested... Bruce Zagaris 26 7 2010-07-01 United States, Mexico Money Laundering, Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime, Drug Enforcement, Crimes, Conspiracy
Lawsuit Challenges U.S. Prisoner Transfer Process A lawsuit brought in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia challenges the process and especially the timing of the process, by which foreign nationals in the custody of the U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 26 7 2010-07-01 World, United States Administration of Justice, Transfer of Prisoners, Prisoner Rights, International Cooperation
U.S. Extradites Noriega to France on Money Laundering Charges On April 27, 2010, the United States government extradited Manuel Noriega to France, where he will stand trial again after being convicted in absencia for money laundering. Mr. Noriega was... Bruce Zagaris 26 7 2010-07-01 United States, France, Panama Money Laundering, Extradition, Murder, Drugs & Trafficking, Conspiracy
Swiss Highest Court Affirms Extradition to Germany for Tax Evasion On April 27, 2010, the Swiss Federal Court upheld the extradition of a German citizen living in Switzerland to Germany to face charges that he evaded value-added taxes of the state of Hamburg. It is... Bruce Zagaris 26 7 2010-07-01 Europe, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Poland, Iceland, Malta, Hungary, Czech Republic, Greece, Lithuania, Ireland, Luxembourg, Austria, Portugal, Latvia, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Estonia, Slovenia Extradition, International Courts, Tax Enforcement, International Cooperation, Tax Crimes
Simplified Extradition: A Proposal for the Third Additional Protocol to the 1957 Council of Europe Convention 1. Background The European extradition system has become cumbersome, and has made its procedures complicated, difficult, lengthy, and expensive. Several factors have significantly contributed to... Michael Plachta 26 7 2010-07-01 Europe, European Union Administration of Justice, Extradition, European Union, International Courts, International Cooperation, Crimes
Mexico Extradites Former Quintana Roo Governor to the U.S. On May 8, 2010, the Mexican government extradited former Quintana Roo governor Mario Ernesto Villanueva Madrid to answer charges of drug trafficking and conspiracy pending in the U.S. District Court... Bruce Zagaris 26 7 2010-07-01 United States, Mexico Money Laundering, Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking, Conspiracy
Goldman Sachs and Financial Organized Crime The U.S. Department of Justice has opened an investigation into Goldman Sachs’ business practices. Apparently, the investigation’s scope goes beyond the mortgage-related investor fraud alleged in... Ethan S. Burger and Peter Bowal 26 7 2010-07-01 United States Corruption, Securities Law, Organized Crime, Fraud, White Collar Crime, Securities Trade Enforcement, Financial Crimes, Financial Supervision
U.S. District Court Refuses to Dismiss Terror Case on Torture Allegations On May 10, 2010, U.S. District Court Judge Lewis A. Kaplan denied a motion by Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, an alleged member of Al Qaeda who is charged with terrorism offenses, to dismiss the indictment... Bruce Zagaris 26 7 2010-07-01 United States, Kenya, tanzania National Security, Terrorism, Torture, Prisoner Rights, Conspiracy
GAO Report Finds FinCEN Can Provide Better Support to Law Enforcement On April 28, 2010, Eileen R. Larence, Director, Homeland Security and Justice, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), testified that, while the majority of law enforcement agencies (LEAs)... Bruce Zagaris 26 7 2010-06-01 United States Money Laundering, Administration of Justice, Financial Crimes, Financial Supervision