Articles

E.g., 2017-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
U.S. District Judge Upholds Magistrate's Decision Requiring Microsoft To Comply with Search Warrant for Customer E-mails Stored Abroad                 On July 31, 2014, U.S. District Court Judge Loretta Preska, ruling from the bench, upheld the decision of U.S. Magistrate Judge James C. Francis IV, requiring Microsoft to comply with... Bruce Zagaris 30 11 2016-08-10 United States Drugs & Trafficking, International Organizations, Investigation, Privacy
SEC Charges Bahamas-Based Brokerage Firm and President with Enabling Fraud by Hedge Fund Manager                 On August 8, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged a Bahamas-based brokerage firm, Alliance Investment Management Limited (AIM), and its president Julian R. Brown... Bruce Zagaris 30 11 2016-08-10 Bahamas Disgorgement of Profits, Freezing of Assets, Securities Exchange Commission
European Parliament Adopts Resolution on the Crime of Aggression On July 17, 2014, the European Parliament (EP) adopted a resolution on the crime of aggression.[2] Interestingly, the joint motion for a resolution was tabled on July 16, 2014,[3] but was adopted the... Michael Plachta 30 11 2016-08-10 European Union Crimes against Humanity, European Union, Genocide, International Criminal Court, War Crimes
European Union G6 Group and the United States Discussed Several Law Enforcement Problems The informal G6 group of interior ministers from the 6 largest European Union countries, plus representatives from the United States of America, the European Commission and FRONTEX, held its most... Michael Plachta 30 11 2016-08-10 European Union, United States Counter-terrorism, Crimes, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Terrorism
OLAF Requests Gibraltar and Spain to Start Judicial Proceedings on Cigarette Smuggling                 On August 11, 2014, the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) called on Gibraltar and Spain to start judicial proceedings after it encountered evidence that organized crime was... Bruce Zagaris 30 11 2016-08-10 Gibraltar, Spain Fraud, Organized Crime, Smuggle
Corruption-Related Political Crisis in Papua New Guinea On June 16, 2014 an arrest warrant was issued for the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Peter O’Neill in connection with a major corruption investigation. The warrant was issued at the request of... J.C. Sharman 30 11 2014-11-01 Australia, Papua New Guinea Administration of Justice, Bribery, Conspiracy, Corruption, Financial Crimes, Indictment, International Cooperation, Money Laundering, Offshore Banking, Political Leaders, Political Strife, Transparency
African Union Establishes An International Criminal Court In June 2014, the Assembly of the African Union (AU), the Continent’s political and security organization, adopted a Protocol on Amendments to the Protocol on the Statute of the African Court of... Gino J Naldi & Konstantinos D Magliveras 30 11 2014-11-01 Africa Administration of Justice, Comparative and International Law, Cross-Border Communication, International Convention, International Cooperation, International Courts, International Criminal Court, International Law, International Organizations, Jurisdiction
Nepal Arrests and Returns Fugitive to New Mexico  Special agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DS) escorted Neil Stammer, 47, from Nepal to Albuquerque International Sunport... Bruce Zagaris 30 11 2014-11-01 United States Arrest, Charged with Crimes, Cross-Border Communication, Deportation, Detention, Evidence Sharing, Extradition, False Papers, Rendition, Seizure, Warrants
Spain Arrests Alleged Colombian Drug Lord On July 19, 2014, the Spanish police announced the arrest of Hernan Alonso Villa, known as “el Raton” (The Mouse), one of Colombia’s most wanted men.  The arrest was made on a road outside Alicante... Bruce Zagaris 30 11 2014-11-01 Colombia, Spain Arrest, Asset Seizure, Cross-Border Communication, Deportation, Detention, Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, Expulsion, Extradition, Fugitive, Gang Activity, Gangs, Organized Crime, Rendition
Council of Europe Adopts Convention Against Trafficking in Human Organs At its1205th meeting on July 9, 2014, the Council of Europe’s (CoE) Committee of Ministers has adopted an international convention to make trafficking in human organs for transplant a criminal... Michael Plachta 30 11 2014-11-01 European Union Crimes against Humanity, Human Rights, Human Trafficking, International Convention, International Cooperation, International Crimes, Smuggle, Targeted Killings, United Nations
Council of Europe Adopts New Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions At its1205th meeting on July 9, 2014, the Council of Europe’s (CoE) Committee of Ministers has adopted an international convention aimed at facilitating national coordination and international... Michael Plachta 30 11 2014-11-01 European Union Compliance, Corruption, Council of the European Union, Enforcement of International Sports Law, Gambling, International Crimes, International Gaming, Online Gambling, Organized Crime, Penalties, United Nations
Manhattan District Attorney Announces Indictment of 6 in Hacking of StubHub Accounts On July 23, 2014, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., the Manhattan district attorney, announced the indictment of six people on charges that grew out of an international crime ring that defrauded the online... Bruce Zagaris 30 11 2014-11-01 Russia, United States Computer Crimes, Counterfeiting, Cybercrime, Data Privacy, Identity Theft, Indictment, Internet Crime, Organized Crime
Aruba Releases Venezuelan Diplomat Arrested on US Drug Charges Is Legal On July 27, 2014, Aruban authorities released Hugo Carvajal, a former chief of Venezuelan military intelligence who awaited confirmation as Venezuela’s consul-general to Aruba after he had been... Bruce Zagaris 30 11 2014-11-01 Aruba, United States, Venezuela Arrest, Consular rights, Detention, Extradition, Gang Activity, Immunity, International Law, Rendition, Treaties
European Court of Justice Rules on Ne Bis In Idem Principle in European Arrest Warrant Case On May 27, 2014, the European Court of Justice in a preliminary ruling found that the ne bis in idem principle, applied in the context of the Convention Implementing the Schengen Agreement (CISA),... Bruce Zagaris 30 11 2014-11-01 Germany, Italy Administration of Justice, Compliance, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, European Union, Fair Trial, International Courts, Jurisdiction, Prisoner Rights, Sentencing
INTERPOL-led Operation during the FIFA World Cup Raises Questions about Illegal Gambling’s Role in International Soccer From July 1 to July 13, 2014, Interpol engaged in a coordinated operation targeting illegal gambling across Asia coinciding with the 2014 FIFA World Cup and resulting in 1,400 arrests and the seizure... Robert Williams 30 11 2014-11-01 China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam Asset Seizure, Betting, Bribery, Cybercrime, Enforcement of International Sports Law, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing, Gambling, Gang Activity, INTERPOL, Information Exchange, International Cooperation, International Gaming, Internet Crime, Online Gambling, Online Gaming, Organized Crime
Chief Prosecutor of the European Union Special Investigative Task Force (SITF) for Kosovo Reports on its Findings On July 29, 2014, the Chief Prosecutor of the European Union Special Investigative Task Force (SITF), Ambassador Clint Williamson, made a statement on the SITF investigative findings. Michael Plachta 30 11 2014-11-01 European Union, Kosovo, Serbia Administration of Justice, Comparative and International Law, Crimes against Humanity, European Union, Evidence Gathering, Fair Trial, Human Rights, Human Trafficking, International Crimes, Investigation, Prosecution, Targeted Killings, War Crimes
European Court of Human Rights Delivers Its Judgment Against Poland in Al Nashiri and Aby Zubaydah Case On July 24, 2014, the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg (Fourth Section), delivered its long awaited judgment in the case Al Nashiri v. Poland (application no. 28761/11) and Husayn (Abu... Michael Plachta 30 11 2014-11-01 European Union, Poland Central Intelligence Agency, Comparative and International Law, Court Conviction, European Court of Human Rights, Human Rights, International Courts, International Crimes, Prisoner Rights
U.S. FinCEN Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Customer Due Diligence On July 30, 2014, the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking, which contain explicit customer due diligence requirements... Bruce Zagaris 30 11 2014-11-01 Iran, United States Compliance, Disclosure, Federal Code, Financial Supervision, Oversight, U.S. Federal Government