Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Five Terrorist Suspects Extradited to US, Following Last Appeal in UK Appellate Court     On October 5, 2012, after a legal battle spanning 8 to 14 years in each case, a United Kingdom High Court rejected final appeals of five suspected terrorists, including radical cleric Abu Hamza... Bruce Zagaris 28 12 2012-12-01 United Kingdom, United States, Yemen Counter-terrorism, Extradition
Chilean Supreme Court Approves Extradition request for U.S. Navy Official in Case of Killings of Two U.S. Citizens in 1973 Coup              On October 17, 2012, the Chilean Supreme Court approved an extradition request of retired Captain Ray E Davis, former commander of the U.S. Military Group at the U.S. Embassy in Santiago... Bruce Zagaris 28 12 2012-12-01 Chile, United States Extradition
U.K. Blocks McKinnon Extradition to U.S. and Proposes New Extradition Arrangements           On October 16, 2012, Mrs. Theresa May, the Secretary of State for the Home Department, announced the United Kingdom has withdrawn the extradition order against him on humanitarian grounds... Bruce Zagaris 28 12 2012-12-01 United Kingdom, United States Extradition
Norway Tries One, Extradites Another in Rwandan Genocide Charges   September 25th, 2012 marked Norway’s first ever genocide proceeding as Sadi Bugingo, 47, stood trial for charges related to the attacks against Tutsi civilians who sought refuge in St. Joseph... Sara Hefny 28 12 2012-12-01 Norway, Rwanda Genocide, Human Rights
European Operation Recovers 160 Stolen Vehicles and Arrests 52 Persons  On September 18th, 2012, Europol announced that on September 11th and 12th, 2012, vehicle crime experts from 20 EU countries gathered at the Europol headquarters to work on “Operation Cycar,” a law... Bruce Zagaris 28 12 2012-12-01 European Union, Europe European Union, Europol, International Crimes
World Bank Strengthens Anti-Corruption Cooperation with Interpol and Nordic Development Fund    In September 2012, the World Bank has strengthened anti-corruption cooperation with Interpol and the Nordic Development Fund.             Bruce Zagaris 28 12 2012-12-01 Corruption, INTERPOL, World Bank
UN Security Council Debates Its Relationships with the International Criminal Court On October 17, 2012, in New York, the United Nations Security Council held an open debate on “Peace and Justice with a Special Focus on the Role of the International Criminal Court”, convened by the... Michael Plachta 28 12 2012-12-01 World International Criminal Court, United Nations
U.K. Arrests Ex-Credit Suisse Banker on U.S. Mortgage Bond Fraud Charges   On September 24, 2012, U.K. authorities arrested Kareem Serageldin, a former Credit Suisse Group AG investment banker, on U.S. charges that he and others at Credit Suisse conspired to inflate the... Bruce Zagaris 28 12 2012-12-01 United Kingdom, United States Extradition, Fraud
U.S. Business Groups Sue SEC Challenging Transparency “Extraction Issues Rule”    On October 10, 2012, three business groups brought a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) final “extractive industries rule”, requiring emerging companies... Bruce Zagaris 28 12 2012-12-01 United States INTERPOL
U.S. Extradition for Mr. Dotcom in N. Zealand Caught in Controversies     The U.S. effort to extradite Mr. Dotcom from New Zealand has become bogged down in a series of controversies.   Bruce Zagaris 28 12 2012-12-01 New Zealand, United States Cybercrime, Extradition
Europol 2011 Annual Report Shows Involvement in Broad Criminal Justice Operations     The issuance of the 2011 Europol review showed a number of achievements in criminal cooperation within the European Union.  The highlight of 2011 was Europol opening its new headquarters in the... Bruce Zagaris 28 12 2012-12-01 European Union, Europe Europol
European Court of Human Rights Rules Against Switzerland and Enforcement of UN Security Council Sanctions On September 12, 2012, the European Court of Human Rights Grand Chamber issued a judgment that the Swiss government’s application of UN Security Council sanctions’ resolutions against Al Qaeda and... Bruce Zagaris 28 12 2012-12-01 Egypt, European Union, Italy, Switzerland Counter-terrorism, Human Rights
Colombian Prosecutor Pleads Guilty to International Drug Conspiracy After His Extradition to the U.S.     On October 15, 2012, a former prosecutor pleaded guilty to providing law enforcement information to drug traffickers as part of conspiracy to import cocaine into the U.S.   Bruce Zagaris 28 12 2012-12-01 Colombia, United States Corruption, Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
Interpol Initiates Global Enforcement Operation against Trade in Pharmaceutical Counterfeit Products On October 4, 2012, the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) issued a release that it had finished Operation Pangea V, its largest international take down against illicit online... Bruce Zagaris 28 12 2012-12-01 European Union INTERPOL, International Organizations
U.S. Court of Appeals for 5th Circuit Overturns District Court and Upholds the Required Records Doctrine in Enforcing Grand Jury Subpoena of Foreign Bank Records   On September 21, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit unanimously overturned a district court’s denial of the U.S. government’s motion to compel a target of a grand jury... Bruce Zagaris 28 12 2012-12-01 United States Tax Enforcement
U.S. Treasury Designates MS-13 as Transnational Criminal Organization On October 11, 2012, the Office of Foreign Asset Control of the U.S. Department of Treasury announced the designation of the Latin American gang Mara Salvatrucha, known as MS-13, as a Transnational... Bruce Zagaris 28 12 2012-12-01 El Salvador, United States Organized Crime, Sanctions
U.K. Arrest Kyrgyz Ex-Leader Bakiyev’s Son on U.S. Extradition Warrant for Fraud              On October 13, 2012, police in London arrested Maxim Bakiyev, a son of fugitive former Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev, in response to a U.S. extradition warrant. Bruce Zagaris 28 12 2012-12-01 Belarus, Kyrgyz Republic, United Kingdom Extradition, Fraud
Council of Europe Adopts Recommendation on Foreign Prisoners At the 1152nd meeting of the Ministers’ Deputies on October 10, 2012, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (CoE) adopted Recommendation CM/Rec (2012)12, concerning foreign prisoners.[2... Michael Plachta 28 12 2012-12-01 Human Rights, Prisoner Rights
U.S. Court of Appeals Overturns Conviction of Bin Laden’s Driver        On October 13, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals in a unanimous 3-0 decision, overturned the conviction of Salim Ahmed Hamdan, a former driver and bodyguard for Osama bin Laden, whose case has... Bruce Zagaris 28 12 2012-12-01 Afghanistan, Pakistan, United States, Yemen Counter-terrorism
Singapore Starts Consultation to Designate Tax Crimes as Money Laundering Predicate Offenses      On October 9, 2012, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued a consultation paper on the designation of tax crimes as money laundering (ML) predicate offenses in Singapore.[1] Bruce Zagaris 28 12 2012-12-01 Singapore Money Laundering, Tax Enforcement