Articles

E.g., 2017-08
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Portugal Arrests Former Congressman Charged With Murdering His Secretary in Brazil on Embezzlement and Money Laundering Charges   In November  2011, the Portuguese government detained Domingos Duarte Lima, 55 years old, an attorney and former Portuguese member of Congress, who is accused of killing his secretary, Rosalina da... Bruce Zagaris 28 1 2012-01-01 Brazil, Portugal Extradition, Money Laundering, Murder
Portuguese Court Denies U.S. Extradition Request of Alleged Plane Hijacker On November 17, 2011, the Court of Relation of Lisbon issued a decision, denying the extradition request of the United States government of George Wright.  A U.S. citizen, Mr. Wright fled the U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 28 1 2012-01-01 Portugal, United States Extradition, Jurisdiction, Theft
Tunisia Will Extradite Gaddafi’s Prime Minister to Libya Al-Baghdad Ali al-Mahmoudi, the former Libyan prime minister under ex-Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, can be extradited to Libya, a Tunisian court ruled November 8, 2011.  Mahmoudi, who was a key... Andrew Baskin 28 1 2012-01-01 Libya, Tunisia Crimes against Humanity, Extradition, Human Rights, International Law
Trinidadian Court Denies U.S. Extradition on Piarco Airport Case On November 7, 2011, a Trinidad and Tobago court issued a 57-page judge, denying extradition to the U.S. of businessmen Ishwar Galbaransingh and Steve Ferguson on charges concerning corruption on the... Bruce Zagaris 28 1 2012-01-01 Trinidad & Tobago, United States Corruption, Extradition, Money Laundering
Libyan Government, ICC, Discuss Gaddafi Trial On November 19, 2011, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son and former heir apparent to ex-Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, was captured near the border between Niger and Libya by forces loyal to the... Andrew Baskin and Bruce Zagaris 28 1 2012-01-01 Libya International Criminal Court, International Law, Jurisdiction, Prisoner Rights, Trial
European Commission Launches a Public Consultation in the Field of Detention On June 11, 2011, the European Commission published a Green Paper on the application of EU criminal justice legislation in the field of detention[1] among the different Member States. The Green Paper... Ignacio Martinez-Arrieta 28 1 2012-01-01 European Union Detention, European Commission, Human Rights, Prisoner Rights, Theft
UN Security Council Renews Call to Establish Courts to Deal with Somalian Piracy On October 24, 2011, the United Nations Security Council adopted resolution 2015, calling on governments and international organizations to consider further the establishment of specialized anti-... Bruce Zagaris 28 1 2012-01-01 Mauritius, Seychelles, Somalia, Tanzania International Law, Piracy, Prosecution, United Nations
EU Justice and Home Affairs Acts on a Number of Fronts On November 8-9, 2011, the Justice and Home Affairs Council of the European, holding its 3043rd Council meeting, took action on several important enforcement and criminal justice issues.[1... Bruce Zagaris 28 1 2012-01-01 European Union Administration of Justice, Border Security, Council of the European Union, Counter-terrorism, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication, Detention, European Union, Investigation, Jurisdiction
Egyptians Press Money Laundering and Corruption Cases Against Mubarak’s Sons and Former Close Aide On October 17, Assem al-Gohary, a senior Egyptian Justice Ministry official, said that Swiss authorities are investigating whether Alaa Mubarak, son of former Egyptian President Mubarak, was... Bruce Zagaris 28 1 2012-01-01 Egypt, Switzerland Asset Seizure, Corruption, Freezing of Assets, Money Laundering
Seychelles Court Condemns Attempted Attack by Somali Pirates On October 12, 2011, the Supreme Court of Seychelles convicted eleven Somali nationals accused of piracy and attempting to commit piracy against another ship, the Draco, a Seychelles-flagged ship... Ignacio Martinez-Arrieta 28 1 2012-01-01 Seychelles, Somalia Detention, Piracy, Trial
Syrian-American Indicted for Acting as Unregistered Agent of Syria On October 5, 2011, an indictment was returned in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia against Mohamad Anas Haitham Soueid, for conspiring to act and acting as an agent of the... Bruce Zagaris 28 1 2012-01-01 Syria, United States Espionage, Indictment, Protests
Cooperation Arrangement signed between the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) and the World Bank's Integrity Vice-Presidency (INT) On November 8, 2011 the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) and the World Bank's Integrity Vice-President (INT) signed in Brussels a Cooperation Arrangement towards enhanced cooperation between the two... Ignacio Martinez-Arrieta 28 1 2012-01-01
Corruption Allegations Trigger Parallel Criminal and Civil Proceedings in UK and US On October 14, 2011, Britain’s Serious Fraud Office arrested businessman Victor Dahdaleh in the U.K. and charged him with corruption offenses relating to contracts for the supply of alumina from his... Bruce Zagaris 28 1 2012-01-01 Bahrain, Japan, United Kingdom Corruption, Economic Crimes, Financial Supervision, Fraud
Dictator’s Son Faces Asset Seizures in U.S. The Justice Department recently filed several civil forfeiture complaints in an attempt to seize valuable assets in the United States belonging to Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, a minister of... Andrew Baskin 28 1 2012-01-01
British Appellate Court Affirms Assange’s Extradition to Sweden             On November 2, 2011, the British Appellate Court affirmed the extradition of Julian Assange to Sweden. Although Mr. Assange can appeal once more, it is becoming more likely that Britain... Bruce Zagaris 28 1 2012-01-01 Sweden, United Kingdom Extradition, Investigation, Jurisdiction
U.S. Arrests 76 in Strike Against Group Linked to Sinaloa Cartel’s Trafficking into Arizona On October 31, 2011, U.S. law enforcement announced that a 17-month multi-agency investigation, “Operation Pipeline Express,” has dismantled a major narcotics trafficking organization suspected of... Bruce Zagaris 28 1 2012-01-01 Mexico, United States Arms Trafficking, Border Security, Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Human Trafficking
G20 Agrees to Actions on Tax, Money Laundering, and Corruption Enforcement On November 4, 2011, the G20 leaders took action to strengthen enforcement cooperation in tax, money laundering, and corruption areas. Bruce Zagaris 28 1 2012-01-01 China, Europe, Russia, United States, World Money Laundering, Policy/Directives, Regulation, Tax Enforcement
European Commission Proposes Initiative on Tax Havens, Uncooperative Jurisdictions and Tax Evasion On November 16, 2011, the European Commission issued a communication proposing an initiative against tax havens, uncooperative jurisdictions, tax avoidance and tax evasion.1  According to European... Bruce Zagaris 28 1 2012-01-01 Europe European Commission, European Union, Jurisdiction, Tax Havens
Switzerland: New Standards on the Exchange of Tax-Related Information In the spring of 2009 the names and account information of 285 US citizens holding undeclared accounts with UBS in Switzerland were handed over to the US tax authorities. At the same time, judicial... Sandrine Giroud and Simone Nadelhofer 28 1 2012-01-01 European Union, Switzerland, United States OECD, Offshore Banking, Sovereignty, Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement, Tax Havens
Guatemalan President Authorizes Extradition of Former President to the US on Money Laundering Charges  On November 16, 2011, Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom authorized the extradition to the United States of Alfonso Portillo,[1] the former President of Guatemala from 2000 to 2004.[2] On December... Ignacio Martinez-Arrieta and Bruce Zagaris 28 1 2012-01-01 Guatemala, Mexico, United States Corruption, Extradition, Money Laundering