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E.g., 2021-09
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
U.S. Sanctions Russian-Owned Crypto-Exchange for Ransomware Activities On September 21, 2021, the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned the first virtual currency exchange for laundering cyber ransoms and updated its... Bruce Zagaris 37 10 2021-09-24 Cybercrime, Economic Sanctions, Money Laundering
U.S. Court in Philadelphia Holds Liberian Civilly Liable for Lutheran Church Massacres On September 17, 2021, U.S. District Judge Petrese B. Tucker, ruled that Moses Thomas, who had lived in Philadelphia since emigrating from Liberia in 2000, is liable under the Victim and Torture... Bruce Zagaris 37 10 2021-09-24 Crimes, Crimes against Humanity, Human Rights
Venezuelan Emissary Alex Saab Approved for Extradition to the U.S., Called to Mexico for Talks with Opposition On September 8, 2021, Cape Verde’s Constitutional Court, the island nation’s highest judicial authority, approved the extradition to the U.S. of Colombian businessman Alex Saab, a... Kenneth Boggess 37 10 2021-09-24 Crimes, Extradition
10th Basel AML Index Highlights Four Worrying Gaps In Global Anti-Money Laundering Efforts The 10th Public Edition of the Basel AML Index was released on September 13, 2021. The Basel AML Index is an independent assessment and ranking of money laundering and terrorist financing (ML/TF)... Kateryna Boguslavska 37 10 2021-09-24 Financial Crimes, Money Laundering
U.S. Indicts Former Ericsson Employee for Bribes and Laundering in Djibouti On September 8, 2021, United States law enforcement officials announced the unsealing in the Southern District of New York of an indictment, charging a former employee of the Swedish multinational... Bruce Zagaris 37 9 2021-09-23 Bribery, Corruption
G7 and EU Security Ministers Agree to Cooperate on Countering Racially and Ethnically Motivated Extremism                 On September 8-9, 2021, the G7 and EU Security Ministers, along with the Secretary General of INTERPOL, and U.S. Attorney General Merrick B.... Bruce Zagaris 37 9 2021-09-18 Conferences, Corruption, Cybercrime, Data Privacy
The Gambia Will not accept Expelled Gambian Nationals from the EU In late August 2021, the Gambian government announced that any migrants wanting to return home to The Gambia would not be allowed to enter. The Banjul administration said it would not... Marwah Adhoob 37 9 2021-09-16 Asylum, European Union, Immigration
Spain Arrests Former Venezuela Intelligence Chief on U.S. Extradition for Narcotics Charges On September 10, 2021, United States law enforcement announced that the Spanish police arrested the day before former Venezuelan official Hugo Armando Carvajal Barrios, a/k/a “El Pollo... Bruce Zagaris 37 9 2021-09-14 Drug Enforcement, Extradition
U.S. Prosecution of Three Wildlife Trafficking Violations Shows the Rising Incidence of Violations In August and September, the United States has prosecuted three cases for wildlife trafficking.  On August 11, 2021, the U.S. Court in Anchorage, Alaska, sentenced an Anchorage man to six... Bruce Zagaris 37 9 2021-09-14 Wildlife, Wildlife Smuggle
French Supreme Court Overturns Dismissal of Complicity for Crimes against Humanity against Lafarge in Syria On September 7, 2021, the French Supreme Court (Court of Cassation) overturned the decision of the Paris Court of Appeal, dismissing a charge of complicity in crimes against humanity against... Bruce Zagaris 37 9 2021-09-11 Crimes, Crimes against Humanity
Director and Promoter of BitConnect Pleads Guilty in $2 Bn Cryptocurrency Scheme and SEC Brings Complaint                 On September 1, 2031, Glenn Arcaro of Los Angeles pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in San Diego for his participation in a massive... Bruce Zagaris 37 9 2021-09-10 Charged with Crimes, Cybercrime
U.S. Corporation Sentenced for Importing Illegal Amazonian Wood from Peru On September 3, 2021, Global Plywood and Lumber Trading LLC (Global Plywood) received a sentence for importing illegally-sourced timber from the Peruvian Amazon into the United States in violation... Bruce Zagaris 37 9 2021-09-10 Crimes, Environment
Swiss Justice Ministry Approves Extradition to Germany Lawyer in “Cum-ex” Tax Case On August 27, 2021, the Swiss government approved the extradition to Germany of Hanno Berger, a German lawyer, whom the German government has requested in a tax evasion case. Bruce Zagaris 37 9 2021-08-31 Court Conviction, Extradition
Mexican Government Sues U.S. Arms Manufacturers for Illicit Trafficking in Arms On August 4, 2021, the Mexican government filed a civil lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in the District of Massachusetts against six gun manufacturers and one wholesaler in the United States,... Bruce Zagaris 37 9 2021-08-31 Crimes, Gang Activity
ECOWAS Demands Answers in Alleged Detention of Mali’s Former Interim Leaders Ex-leader Mali leaders Moctar Ouane and Bah Ndaw are allegedly detained without cause. The West Africa court of justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is now demanding... Marwah Adhoob 37 9 2021-08-30 Civil Rights, Human Rights
Qatar Imprisons Kenyan for Blogging about Low-Income Kenyan Migrants Work Conditions in Qatar In May 2021, Qatar discovered that a Kenyan security guard, Malcolm Bidali, was publishing blogs about migrant work conditions in Qatar. He was held in solitary confinement for three weeks with no... Marwah Adhoob 37 9 2021-08-27 Civil Rights, Human Rights
Justice Department Approves Return of Over $32 Million in Forfeited Funds to FIFA Victims On August 24, 2021, the United States Department of Justice announced it will start returning forfeited funds to FIFA, the world organizing body of soccer; CONCACAF, the confederation responsible... Bruce Zagaris 37 9 2021-08-26 Corruption, Money Laundering
U.S. Indictments and Interpol Pursue International Enterprise and Individuals Involved in Online Sexual Exploitation In August 2021, U.S. indictments against an international enterprise based in Florida, a man in southern California, and collaboration by countries with Interpol’s International Child Sexual... Bruce Zagaris 37 9 2021-08-25 Abuse of Children, Sex Crimes
The UK and U.S. Sanction Russian Agents and Entities over Alexei Navalny Poisoning On August 20, 2021, the United Kingdom imposed sanctions on seven Russian agents for their involvement in poisoning Alexei Navalny, a Russian political oppositionist and anti-corruption figure.... Marwah Adhoob 37 9 2021-08-25 Detention, Economic Sanctions
Money Laundering Prosecution of Motsepe-Radebe in Botswana In 2020, allegations of money laundering and fraud were brought against Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe, a South African businesswoman,. Motsepe-Radebe is the wife of former justice minister, Jeff Radebe... Jamie Jang 37 9 2021-08-20 Money Laundering, Mutual Legal Assistance

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