Articles

E.g., 2017-07
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Guatemala Arrests Former Mexican Governor on Extradition Warrant On April 15, 2017, Guatemala arrested Javier Duarte, the 43-year old former governor of the Mexican state of Veracruz, in Panajachel, a tourist town on Lake Atitlan in the Guatemalan highlands, with... Bruce Zagaris 33 4 2017-04-28 Guatemala, Mexico Arrest, Corruption, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
UK Arrests Indian Mallya in Fraud Case for Extradition On April 18, 2017, Scotland Yard announced that multimillionaire Vijay Mallya had been arrested in London on an Indian extradition warrant investigating allegations of fraud linked to the collapse of... Bruce Zagaris 33 4 2017-04-28 India, United Kingdom Arrest, Extradition, Fraud
International Court of Justice Indicates Provisional Measures in the Case of Ukraine v. Russian Federation On April 19, 2017, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) delivered its order indicating some provisional measures in the case Ukraine v. Russian Federation. On January 16, 2017, Ukraine initiated... Michael Plachta 33 4 2017-04-28 Russia, Ukraine International Courts, Law of War, Lawsuits, Terrorism
Ukraine Has Filed Lawsuit Against Russia in the International Court of Justice over Terrorism and Racial Discrimination On January 16, 2017, the Ukrainian Government has filed an application in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) instituting proceedings against Russian Federation. Ukraine alleges the violations... Michael Plachta 33 4 2017-04-21 Russia, Ukraine International Courts, Lawsuits, Terrorism
U.S. Attorney General Calls for Renewed Commitment to Criminal Immigration Enforcement  On April 11, 2017, U.S. Attorney General Jefferson B. Sessions issued a memorandum to all federal prosecutors and gave a talk to border patrol agents in Nogales, Arizona, asking U.S. prosecutors to... Bruce Zagaris 33 4 2017-04-21 United States Immigration, Law Enforcement
Italy Arrests Fugitive Mexican Ex-Governor On April 9, 2017, Italian law enforcement, acting on an INTERPOL Red Notice, located and arrested Tomás Jesús Yárrington Ruvalcaba, former governor of Tamaulipas, Mexico, on an arrest warrant from... Bruce Zagaris 33 4 2017-04-21 Italy, Mexico Arrest, Corruption, Drugs & Trafficking
Outcome of the EU – U.S. Justice and Home Affairs Senior Officials Meeting On March 1-2, 2017, the EU-U.S. Senior Officials Meeting on Justice and Home Affairs was held in Valetta, Malta. The meeting aimed to oversee Trans-Atlantic cooperation to fight terrorism and... Michael Plachta 33 4 2017-04-21 European Union, United States Cross-Border Communication, Data Sharing, International Cooperation, Terrorism
Alleged Indian Call-Center Fraudster and IRS Imposter Arrested On April 8, 2017, Indian immigration officials arrested Sagar Thakkar, known as Shaggy, in Mumbai as he arrived on a flight from Dubai.  The 24-year-old is suspected of operating a multimillion-... Bruce Zagaris 33 4 2017-04-21 India, United States Arrest, Fraud
European Parliament Releases Its Comparative Study on Legal Frameworks for Hacking by Law Enforcement In April 2017, the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs released a study on the legal frameworks for hacking by law enforcement. It was commissioned... Michael Plachta 33 4 2017-04-21 Europe Cybercrime, Data Privacy, Law Enforcement
U.S. Indicts 19 Persons for Transnational Fraud and Money Laundering Rings On March 1, 2017, the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia and other law enforcement officials announced the unsealing of federal indictments charging 19 persons in connection with their... Bruce Zagaris 33 4 2017-04-17 United States Fraud, Money Laundering, Prosecution
Swiss Highest Court Rejects French Tax Information Request Due to Stolen Information On April 5, 2017, the Swiss Federal Supreme Tribunal, the Swiss highest court, denied a French request for assistance in investigating a married couple for tax offenses due to the fact that the data... Bruce Zagaris 33 4 2017-04-17 France, Switzerland Mutual Legal Assistance, Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement
U.S. Takes Down Russian Botnet after Operator Arrested in Spain On April 10, 2017, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that the U.S. government was in the process of taking steps to dismantle a Russian botnet responsible for infecting tens of thousands of... Jacob Rasch 33 4 2017-04-17 Russia, Spain, United States Computer Crimes, Detention
EU Has 1st Trilogue for Money Laundering Directive On March 21, 2017, the European parliament held its first political trilogue on the Commission proposal for a Directive amending Directive (EU) 2015/849 on the prevention of the use of the financial... Bruce Zagaris 33 4 2017-04-17 Europe International Law, International Organizations, Money Laundering
How the Council of Europe Tackles Cybercrime: The GLACY+ Project An International Workshop on Criminal Justice Statistics on Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence was held on March 29 - 31, 2017, in Ghana’s capital, Accra. The workshop was organized by the Council of... Michael Plachta 33 4 2017-04-07 Europe Computer Crimes, Council of the European Union
Recent developments in handling Politically Exposed Persons ("PEPs") under Swiss law n their activity, financial intermediaries have to comply with regulatory rules stated both in the Swiss Anti-Money Laundering Act of October 10, 1997 ("AMLA") and the FINMA's Anti-Money Laundering... Benjamin Borsodi and Clara Poglia 33 4 2017-04-07 Switzerland Money Laundering, Political Leaders
U.S. Court Authorizes John Doe Summons on American Express on Behalf of Dutch Government On April 3, 2017, a U.S. District Court in the Western District of Texas authorized the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to serve a John Doe Summons on American Express Travel Related Services Company... Bruce Zagaris 33 4 2017-04-07 Netherlands, United States International Cooperation, Mutual Legal Assistance
U.S. Government Scores Legal Victories in Prosecution of Russian Botnet Hackers The month of March 2017 produced guilty pleas for the U.S. government in its prosecution of two Russian nationals for their roles in unrelated cybercrime schemes. Both schemes involved the use of a... Jacob Rasch 33 4 2017-04-07 Finland, Norway, Russia, United States Computer Crimes, Extradition
Lebanon Arrests and Surrenders Businessman for Sanctions and Fraud Violations  On March 24, 2017, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the unsealing of an 11-count indictment against Kassim Tajideen, 62, of Beirut, Lebanon, who is charged with evading U.S. sanctions... Bruce Zagaris 33 4 2017-04-07 Lebanon, Morocco, United States Extradition, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Terrorism
Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Mission in Colombia On March 24, 2017, UN Secretary-General submitted to the Security Council his report on the United Nations Mission in Colombia. The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution... Michael Plachta 33 4 2017-04-07 Colombia Peacekeeping