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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Africa Becomes Part of the International Drug Trade The illicit drug trade and money laundering are usually perceived as problems related to the Americas, Europe and parts of Asia. Yet, in the 1990s, Africa is joining the chain of drug production,... Scott B. MacDonald 8 10 1992-12-01 Africa Border Security, Drugs & Trafficking, Law Enforcement, Smuggle
Germany: International Computer Crime Conference In October a four day international conference in field of information technology crime and criminal information law was held in the Germany university town of Würzburg. The conference was organized... Urich Wuermeling 8 10 1992-12-01 Germany Conferences, International Organizations, Privacy, Sanctions
Bolivia and Chile Sign Bilateral Narcotics Cooperation Agreement On November 6, 1992, the Chilean and Bolivian Government signed a bilateral narcotics enforcement cooperation agreement, signaling the first agreement between the two governments for 30 years, since... 8 10 1992-12-01 Bolivia, Chile Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, International Cooperation, Law Enforcement
Bibliography of Books, Articles and Documents This article contains abstracts of recently published books, articles and documents…[more] Bruce Zagaris 8 10 1992-12-01 World Bibliography
Panamanian Legislative Commission Audits Frozen Accounts The Drug Trafficking Control Legislative Commission will audit the movement of 458 bank accounts frozen by the Attorney General’s Office since 1987 as a result of investigations and charges of drug... 8 10 1992-12-01 Panama Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Freezing of Assets, Investigation
Conferences This article announces a seminar that will be held in Madrid in May 1993 on the alleged transnational criminal…[more] 8 10 1992-12-01 World Conferences
Panama Investigates Suspicious Release and Murder of Alleged U.S. Drug Trafficker Panama legislator Leo Gonzalez, chairman of the Legislative Assembly, is investigating the case of alleged U.S. drug trafficker Joseph Williams, who died in 1990 of poisoning after his release on... 8 10 1992-12-01 Panama Arrest, Drugs & Trafficking, Murder, Organized Crime, Prosecution
Aruba Minister of Finance Conditions Tax Information Exchange Agreements on Existence of Income Tax Treaties On October 7, Mr. Roland H. Lacle, Minister of Finance for the Aruba Government, in the opening address of the First Caribbean Tax Conference in Aruba, stated in remarks directed specifically at the... 8 10 1992-12-01 Aruba, United States International Cooperation, Taxation, Treaties
U.S. Court Acquits Alvarez-Machain While Mexico Calls for the Extradition of Two DEA Agents for Kidnapping On December 14, 1992, Judge Edward Rafeedie of the United States District Court acquitted Dr. Humberto Alvarez-Machain, a Mexican doctor who was kidnapped from Mexico in 1990 to stand trial in Los... Bruce Zagaris 8 10 1992-12-01 Mexico, United States Extradition, Kidnaping, Prosecution, Torture
1992 Futures Trading Practices Act Gives CFTC New Int’l Enforcement Powers On October 29, 1992, President Bush signed into law the long awaited reauthorization of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The reauthorization law, called the “Futures Trading Pratices Act of... Lisa Davis 8 10 1992-12-01 United States International Cooperation, Investigation, Legislation, Trade Enforcement
Business Group Moves to Prosecute Software Piracy and Illegal Bulletin Boards On November 24, 1992, Business Software Alliance (BSA) at a press conference in Washington announced a worldwide campaign to prosecutive and stop electronic bulletin board systems that are... 8 10 1992-12-01 United States Copyright, International Cooperation, Piracy
Governments Begin to Combat Mounting International Credit Card Fraud In the last few years the mounting losses due to the rise of international credit card fraud has caused governments to reassess their legislative policies and to enact legislation to facilitate... 8 10 1992-12-01 World Financial Crimes, Fraud, Investigation, Legislation, Organized Crime, Prosecution
Baltic Organized Crime Is Smuggling Scrap Metal in Nordic Countries The Swedish Customs Crimes Police is currently investigating Estonian, Finnish and Russian metal-smuggling gangs with apparently good business contacts in Sweden. Organized metal smuggling and... 8 10 1992-12-01 Europe Corruption, Customs, Customs Enforcement, Fraud, International Cooperation, Investigation, Organized Crime
International Credit Card Fraud Boosts Industrial Security for Anti-Fraud Measures As a result of the rise in international credit card fraud, one initiative of the credit card industry worldwide has been designing, developing and implementing new technology to combat the ability... 8 10 1992-12-01 World Fraud
U.S. Diplomat Incurs Fine for Illegal Ivory Imports On December 10, 1992, the U.S. District Court in Baltimore imposed a fine of $1,000 on Kenneth A. Loff, who pled guilty to bringing hundreds of pieces of banned ivory into the U.S. from his... 8 10 1992-12-01 Africa, United States Penalties, Wildlife Smuggle
Brazil Government Requests Mutual Assistance from Uruguay on Money Laundering On December 7, the Uruguayan Supreme Court was reported to be studying a request from the Brazilian government to investigate narcotics-related money laundering that is occurring in the Uruguayan... Bruce Zagaris 8 10 1992-12-01 Brazil, Uruguay Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Money Laundering
Stowaways – Threatening to Become an Epidemic Stowaways, we are warned, are fast becoming a problem of epidemic proportions. Whether opportunist individuals seeking a better life elsewhere or the product of elaborate collective crime systems,... 8 10 1992-12-01 World Border Security, Maritime
Establishment of War Crimes Tribunal Imminent On December 15, 1992, in Stockholm during the meeting of ministers of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe, calls by the United Nations and the United States to establish a tribunal... 8 10 1992-12-01 Former Yugoslavia International Criminal Tribunal, Prosecution, United Nations, War Crimes
Brazil Government Requests Mutual Assistance from Uruguay on Money Laundering Investigation On December 7, the Uruguayan Supreme Court was reported to be studying a request from the Brazilian Government to investigate narcotics-related money laundering that is occurring in the Uruguayan... 8 10 1992-12-01 Brazil, Uruguay Drugs & Trafficking, Investigation, Jurisdiction, Money Laundering
Noriega Is Classified as a Prisoner of War and Geneva Convention is Ruled Self-Executing On December 8, 1992, U.S. District Judge William Hoeveler ruled that Manual Antonio Noriega is a prisoner of war (POW) and that the Geneva Conventions on the conduct of law of war are self-executing... 8 10 1992-12-01 Nicaragua, United States Prisoner Rights, Prosecution