Articles

E.g., 2017-08
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Miami Jury Finds 87-Year-old Man Willfully Failed to Report Swiss Account On May 28, 2013, a jury in Miami, Florida found Carl R. Zwerner responsible for civil penalties for willfully failing to file required Reports of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBARs) for tax... Bruce Zagaris 30 9 2014-09-01 Switzerland, United States Tax Enforcement
G-7 Pledges Action on Extractive Minerals, Anti-Money LaunderingTransparency, Tax, Anti-Corruption and Sanctions  On June 6, 2014, the G-7, meeting in Brussels, Belgium, pledged to act on several international enforcement issues.     Bruce Zagaris 30 9 2014-09-01 G-8 member countries Law Enforcement
Multilateral Action Disrupts “Gameover Zeus” Botnet and “Cryptolocker” Ransomware as U.S. Brings Criminal Charges Against Leader    On June 2, 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a multinational initiative to disrupt the Gameover ZeusBotnet, a global network of infected victim computers cyber criminals... Bruce Zagaris 30 9 2014-09-01 Russia, United States Cybercrime
Justice Department Issues Comments about VD Program for Swiss Banks   On June 5, 2014, the Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice issued further comments about the Program for Non-Prosecution Agreements (NPAs) or Non-Target Letters for Swiss Banks.[1... Bruce Zagaris 30 9 2014-09-01 Switzerland, United States Tax Enforcement
Council of the European Union Debates Various Justice and Law Enforcement Issues At its 3319th meeting on June 5 and 6, 2014, the European Union’s Justice and Home Affairs Council discussed and adopted a position on a number of criminal justice, home and law enforcement issues... Michael Plachta 30 9 2014-09-01 European Union Council of the European Union, Cross-Border Communication, Economic Integration
Italy Frees German Financier Whose Extradition the U.S. Requested  On June 3, 2014, the Italian government released Florian Homm, the German hedge fund manager wanted on securities fraud charges in Los Angeles, enabling him to leave Italy for Germany, where his... Bruce Zagaris 30 9 2014-09-01 Germany, Italy Extradition
U.S. District Court Denies Motion to Revoke Detention Order for Defendant On German Extradition Request for Tax Evasion   On May 13, 2014, U.S. Magistrate Judge Howard R. Lloyd denied the motion of Samir Azizi that he be granted bail and that his detention order be revoked.  The order shows that only “special... Bruce Zagaris 30 9 2014-09-01 Germany Tax Enforcement
Dutch Aerospace Services Providers Agrees to Forfeit $10.5 Million for IEEPA Violations  On June 5, 2014, Fokker Services B.V., a Dutch aerospace services provider, agreed to forfeit $10.5 million to the United States for conspiring to violate the International Emergency Economic... Bruce Zagaris 30 9 2014-09-01 Netherlands, United States Export Enforcement, Sanctions
U.S. and Credit Suisse Settle Criminal Tax Case On May 19, 2014, an information was entered against Credit Suisse AG in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia[1] and a plea agreement was reached in which Credit Suisse AG... Bruce Zagaris 30 9 2014-09-01 Switzerland, United States Tax Enforcement
Europol Releases Its Report on Terrorism In the end of May 2014, the European Police Office (Europol) released its annual report on a current state and trends in terrorist activities within the European Union (EU).[2]   Michael Plachta 30 9 2014-09-01 European Union Counter-terrorism
International Criminal Court Refuses to Open Investigation Into Egypt On May 1, 2014, the International Criminal Court (ICC, or the Court) issued a statement in which the Prosecutor – on behalf of the Court – wrote that, upon consultation with the Court’s registrar,... Michael Plachta 30 9 2014-09-01 Egypt International Criminal Court
U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Holds Hearing on International Wildlife Trafficking Crisis   On May 21, 2014, the Subcommittees on African Affairs and East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, held a hearing on “The Escalating International Wildlife Trafficking... Bruce Zagaris 30 9 2014-09-01 Africa, United States Endangered Species, Environment
Microsoft to Challenge U.S. Warrant for E-mail Account Material Kept in Ireland On April 25, 2014, U.S. Magistrate Judge James C. Francis IV of the U.S. District Court in Manhattan denied Microsoft’s motion to quash a search warrant to the extent that it directs Microsoft to... Bruce Zagaris 30 9 2014-09-01 Ireland, United States Evidence Gathering
U.S. Indicts Five Chinese Officers with Hacking U.S. Companies   On May 19, 2014, a grand jury in the Western District of Pennsylvania indicted five Chinese military hackers for computer hacking, economic espionage, and other offenses directed at six U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 30 9 2014-09-01 China, United States Cybercrime
Treasury Issues Advisory on Use of St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship-by-Investment Program to Facilitate Financial Crime  On May 20, 2014, the U.S. Department of the Treasury Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an advisory to alert financial institutions that certain foreign individuals are abusing the... Bruce Zagaris 30 9 2014-09-01 St. Kitts & Nevis Money Laundering
Council of Europe Experts Discuss Prisoner Transfer Program At its 66th meeting on May 19-21, 2014, the Council of Europe’s Committee of Experts on the Operation of European Conventions in the Penal Field (PC-OC), a body within the European Committee on Crime... Michael Plachta 30 9 2014-09-01 European Union Council of the European Union
Special Session on Extradition at the Council of Europe On May 20, 2014, a special session on extradition was held at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. After an opening speech by Per Hedvall (Sweden), the Committee of Experts on the Operation of... Michael Plachta 30 9 2014-09-01 European Union Council of the European Union, Extradition
Security Council Fails to Refer Syria to the International Criminal Court On May 22, 2014, at its 7180th Meeting, the UN Security Council failed to adopt a draft resolution that would have referred the situation in Syria to the International Criminal Court (ICC or the... Michael Plachta 30 9 2014-09-01 Syria International Criminal Court