Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. Indictment in Lexington, Kentucky of International Fraud Operation Involving the Sale of Non-Existent Cars   On August 21, 2012, in the U.S District Court’s superseding indictment was filed against seven individuals, charging them with a conspiracy to defraud persons into buying non-existent automobiles... Bruce Zagaris 29 2 2013-02-01 Hungary, Romania, United States Fraud
Report Shows Kabul Bank Fraud as Prosecution Starts On November 28, 2012, the findings of a forensic report, commissioned by the Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee and prepared by Kroll, reveals that the Kabul Bank’s... Bruce Zagaris 29 2 2013-02-01 Afghanistan, United States Corruption, Embezzlement, Fraud, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Money Laundering
A. U.S. Forfeits $2.1 Property of Family of Former Taiwan President On November 14, 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it had forfeited $2.1 million worth of real estate, bought with proceeds of alleged bribes paid to the family of the former Taiwan... Bruce Zagaris 29 2 2013-02-01 Taiwan, United States Asset Forfeiture, Corruption
U.S. Appellate Court Rules Maritime Drug Act Cannot Be Enforced in Other Countries’ Territorial Waters  On November 6, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit concluded that drug trafficking is not an “offense against Law of Nations” and that Congress cannot constitutionally... Bruce Zagaris 29 2 2013-02-01 Panama, United States Drugs & Trafficking, Jurisdiction
SEC and Canada Charge China Affiliates of Multinational Accounting Firms with Violating U.S. Securities Law in Refusing to Produce Documents and Missing Activities   On December 3, 2012, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) began administrative proceedings against the China affiliates of large accounting firms for refusing to produce audit work... Bruce Zagaris 29 2 2013-02-01 Canada, China, United States Securities Exchange Commission, Securities Trade Enforcement
Brazil Arrests Former Turks and Caicos Premier on Interpol Red Notice On December 7, 2012, Brazilian Federal Police arrested the former Turks and Caicos Premier, 50-year-old Michael Misick, at Santos Dumont Airport, as he tried to leave for São Paulo when Interpol... Bruce Zagaris 29 2 2013-02-01 Brazil, Turks and Caicos, United Kingdom Corruption, Extradition
EU Committee Proposes New Investigation and Enforcement Strategies for Cyber Crime  In September 2012, Emma McClarkin prepared a paper on cyber-crime for the Special Committee on Organized Crime, Corruption and Money Laundering, suggesting international cooperation to combat and... Bruce Zagaris 29 2 2013-02-01 European Union Council of the European Union, Cybercrime, Economic Integration, INTERPOL
“Extraordinary Rendition” Before the European Court of Human Rights: Judgment in the El-Masri Case A judgment delivered on December 13, 2012, by the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (the Court) in the case of El-Masri v. “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” (application... Michael Plachta 29 2 2013-02-01 Macedonia, United States Extradition, Human Rights, Interrogation, Kidnaping
Turkish Antiquities Returned by Dallas Museum as Part of International Exchange Program    On December 3, 2012, the Museum of Art in Dallas, Texas agreed to return a first century marble mosaic of Orpheus to Turkey, after determining that the piece, donated to the museum in 1989, had... Sara Hefny 29 2 2013-02-01 Italy, Turkey, United States Art and Cultural Property
Council of Europe’s Opinion on the Relationship Between Extradition and Deportation/Expulsion At its 63rd meeting, during November 13-15, 2012, the Council of Europe’s Committee of Experts on the Operation of European Conventions in the Penal Field (PC-OC) decided to adopt a document “Note on... Michael Plachta 29 2 2013-02-01 European Union, Europe Council of the European Union, Extradition, Human Rights
Standard Chartered Bank Enters Into Deferred Prosecution Agreement for Export Control Violations On December 10, 2012, Standard Chartered Bank, a financial institution headquartered in London, entered into a deferred prosecution agreement with the Department of Justice (DOJ) and a deferred... Bruce Zagaris 29 2 2013-02-01 United Kingdom, United States Asset Forfeiture, Export Enforcement
Council of Europe’s Efforts Towards Improvement of International Cooperation in Criminal Matters At its 63rd meeting during November 13-15, 2012, the Council of Europe’s Committee of Experts on the Operation of European Conventions in the Penal Field (PC-OC) adopted “Guidelines on practical... Michael Plachta 29 2 2013-02-01 European Union, Europe Council of the European Union, International Cooperation
Guatemala Arrests McAfee, Denies Asylum Request and Deports Him to the U.S.  On December 6, 2012, despite the difficult diplomatic relations between Guatemala and Belize, the Guatemalan government denied John McAfee’s application for political asylum and prepared to... Bruce Zagaris 29 2 2013-02-01 Belize, Guatemala, United States Extradition
FBI Top 10 Fugitive Arrested in Mexico and Returned to the U.S. On November 22, 2012, Mexican authorities arrested Jose “Joe” Luis Saenz, who was one of the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted Fugitives in Guadalajara, in a joint operation with the U.S., and returned him to Los... Bruce Zagaris 29 2 2013-02-01 Mexico, United States Extradition
U.S. and Caribbean Basin Security Initiative Continues On December 3, 2012, the U.S. Department of State updated the work of the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI), whereby the U.S. and Caribbean countries are combating illicit narcotics trade... Bruce Zagaris 29 2 2013-02-01 Brazil, Caribbean, European Union, United States Adjective Enforcement, Economic Integration
U.S. Indicts Iranian and Others for Export of Military Antennas from the U.S.    On November 20, 2012, an indictment was unsealed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against Amin Ravan, a citizen of Iran, and his Iran-based company, IC Market Iran (IMI),... Bruce Zagaris 29 2 2013-02-01 China, Hong Kong, Iran, Singapore, United States Export Enforcement
HSBC Enters Into Deferred Prosecution Agreement over Money Laundering and Sanctions Violations On December 11, 2012, HSBC Holdings plc (HSBC Group) and HSBC Bank USA N.A. (HSBC Bank USA), a federally chartered banking corporation headquartered in McLean, Virginia, agreed to forfeit $1.256... Bruce Zagaris 29 2 2013-02-01 Colombia, Mexico, United Kingdom, United States Money Laundering, Sanctions
Hungarian Woman Pleads Guilty to Transnational Fraud Scheme Using Websites On November 21, 2012, Beatrix Boka, 34, of Hungary, pleaded guilty in a U.S. District Court in Nashville, Tennessee for her role in moving approximately $550,000 in illicit proceeds, derived from an... Bruce Zagaris 29 2 2013-02-01 Hungary, United States Cybercrime, Fraud
Nevada Supreme Court Orders Evidentiary Hearing for Mexican Death Row Inmate on Consular Access On September 19, 2012, the Nevada Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the district court  which ruled that a convicted Mexican citizen on death row had the right to an evidentiary hearing on... Bruce Zagaris 29 2 2013-02-01 Mexico, United States Consular rights, Death Penalty
International Chamber of Commerce Issues Anti-Corruption Clause On October 10, 2012, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Commission on Corporate Responsibility and Anti-Corruption, and the Commission on Commerce Law and Practice issued model clauses for... Bruce Zagaris 29 2 2013-02-01 Corruption, International Criminal Court