Articles

E.g., 2017-08
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
FATF Holds Meeting on 20th Anniversary of FATF Recommendations On June 25, 2010, FATF held its annual meeting, during which it admitted new regional members, produced two public documents to identify jurisdictions that may pose a risk to the international... Bruce Zagaris 26 9 2010-09-01 World, United States Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Jurisdiction, Terrorism, Tax Enforcement, Tax Crimes, Financial Supervision
Bahamas Deports Barefoot Bandit After He Pleads Guilty On July 13, 2010, the Bahamas deported Colton Harris-Moore, the 19-year-old fugitive, known as the “Barefoot Bandit,” to the United States after he pled guilty to a single count of illegally landing... Bruce Zagaris 26 9 2010-09-01 United States, Bahamas Immigration, Deportation, Theft, Crimes
Bibliography I. Books A. Counter-Terrorism Financial Enforcement and Border Control Terrorists in Our Midst: Combating Foreign-Affinity Terrorism in America (Yonah Alexander, ed.) (Prager, 2010, 315 pp.)...(... Bruce Zagaris 26 9 2010-09-01 World Bibliography
U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Law Against Material Support to Foreign Terrorist Organization On June 21, 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld in a 6 to 3 decision the provisions of the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 (AEDPA) the prohibition of providing “material support... Bruce Zagaris 26 9 2010-09-01 United States Human Rights, Terrorism, United Nations, Organized Crime, International Crimes
GAO Report Criticizes Lack of Strategy in Mérida Initiative On July 21, 2010, the U.S. Government Accountability Office issued a report, finding that the Mérida Initiative needs better performance measures to determine whether it is meeting its goals...(more... Bruce Zagaris 26 9 2010-09-01 North America, United States, Mexico Arms Trafficking, Drugs & Trafficking, Teaching, Research, Adjective Assistance, International Cooperation, Law Enforcement, Crimes
Afghan and U.S. Efforts on Taliban Sanctions Call into Question Sanctions The Afghan war and the effort to undertake a peace initiative has put the Afghan and parts of the U.S. governments at odds on sanctions...(more)... Bruce Zagaris 26 9 2010-09-01 United States, Afghanistan Terrorism, Kidnaping, War Crimes, Sanctions, Asset Seizure, International Cooperation
Swiss Government Denies U.S. Extradition Request for Roman Polanski On July 12, 2010, the Swiss authorities announced their decision to deny the U.S. extradition request for Roman Polanski on criminal charges in a 1977 sex case...(more)... Bruce Zagaris 26 9 2010-09-01 United States, France, Switzerland Extradition, Jurisdiction, Sex Crimes, Rape, Abuse of Children
Appellate Court Refuses to Dismiss Case In Spite of Government Misconduct On June 29, 2010, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a lower court’s suppression of evidence as the appropriate remedy for government misconduct in a case involving tax fraud by... Bruce Zagaris 26 9 2010-09-01 United States, Panama Administration of Justice, Extradition, Jurisdiction, International Courts, Tax Enforcement, International Cooperation, Tax Crimes
Italian and Dutch Entities Agree to Pay $365 Million to Settle Nigerian FCPA Charges On July 7, 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that Italian company Eni, S.p.A. and its former Dutch subsidiary, Snamprogetti Netherlands B.V., will jointly pay $125 million... Bruce Zagaris 26 9 2010-09-01 Nigeria, Italy, Netherlands, United Kingdom Securities Law, Fraud, Bribery, Securities Trade Enforcement, Crimes
French Court Convicts Noriega of Money Laundering On July 7, 2010, a Paris court convicted Manuel Noriega of laundering drug money in France and sentenced him to spend seven years in jail. The verdict came just ten weeks after Noriega’s extradition... Bruce Zagaris 26 9 2010-09-01 United States, France, Panama Money Laundering, Administration of Justice, Drugs & Trafficking, International Courts
Polish Court Approves Extradition of Israeli Suspect to Germany for Role in Hamas Assassination On July 8, 2010, a Polish court approved the extradition of Uri Brodsky, an Israeli citizen to Germany where he is charged for passport fraud in connection with the assassination of a senior member... Bruce Zagaris 26 9 2010-09-01 France, Germany, Israel, Poland, Australia, Ireland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom Extradition, Intelligence, Terrorism, Murder, Fraud, International Cooperation, International Law
Human Trafficking for the Purpose of Prostitution and German Criminal Law Germany was one of the first European states to introduce in their criminal justice system statutory provisions penalizing acts of trafficking in human beings. In particular, the 4th Act for the... Konstantinos D. Magliveras 26 9 2010-09-01 Europe, Germany Administration of Justice, Human Trafficking, Jurisdiction, European Union, Sex Crimes, Law Enforcement, Crimes against Humanity
European Commission Enforces Anti-Money Laundering Directive against France On June 3, 2010, the European Union Commission formally requested that the French government comply with the 2009 judgment (C-270/09). The Court ruled that France had not fulfilled its obligations... Bruce Zagaris 26 9 2010-09-01 Europe, France, European Union Money Laundering, Administration of Justice, European Union, International Courts, International Cooperation
Coke Waives Extradition to the U.S. After Jamaica Arrests Him On June 24, 2010, Jamaica handed Christopher ”Dudus” Coke to the United States government and he arrived in New York after waiving extradition from Jamaica. On June 24, he appeared before a... Bruce Zagaris 26 9 2010-09-01 United States, Jamaica Administration of Justice, Extradition, Arms Trafficking, Drugs & Trafficking, International Cooperation
Canadian Police Use Asset Forfeiture to Dismantle Ponzi Scheme by Organized Crime Ring On May 26, 2010, Canadian police announced the dismantling of a Canadian money-laundering ring that was involved in an international Ponzi and money-laundering ring. In particular, the Quebec... Bruce Zagaris 26 9 2010-09-01 North America, Canada, Europe, Switzerland, Canada Money Laundering, Organized Crime, Fraud, Asset Forfeiture, Forgery, Asset Seizure, Economic Crimes