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Title Abstract Authorsort ascending Volume Issue Date Published Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Destruction of Six Tons of Ivory Signals China’s Willingness to Aid in Elephant Conservation In a statement to the world, China, the world’s biggest consumer of illegal ivory, crushed six tons of ivory tusks and carved ornaments in public on January 6, 2014.[2] The event signaled... Sara Hefny 30 3 2014-03-01 China, Gabon, Kenya, Philippines Environment, Wildlife
Deceased Holder of Disputed Nazi-Looted Art Leaves Collection to Swiss Museum in Will Cornelius Gurlitt, the ascetic German who turned the art world on its head when he revealed a huge collection of 19th and 20th century famous European works that had been hidden for decades, died at... Sara Hefny 30 8 2016-08-10 Germany Art and Cultural Property, International Law, Investigation, Property Restitution, Victims Compensation
Former Kabul Bank Officers Convicted of Fraud in Afghan Court After the near collapse of Kabul Bank, following a fraud scandal in 2010, former bank officials have been convicted by an Afghan court. Charged with stealing more than $800 million from the bank,... Sara Hefny 29 5 2013-05-01 Afghanistan, United States FATF, Fraud
Norway Tries One, Extradites Another in Rwandan Genocide Charges   September 25th, 2012 marked Norway’s first ever genocide proceeding as Sadi Bugingo, 47, stood trial for charges related to the attacks against Tutsi civilians who sought refuge in St. Joseph... Sara Hefny 28 12 2012-12-01 Norway, Rwanda Genocide, Human Rights
Former U.S. Attaché Caught Smuggling Ivory out of Kenya On July 1st, 2013, President Barack Obama was in Tanzania, pledging $10 million in aid to combat wildlife trafficking. In neighboring Kenya that same day, David McNevin, a former defense attach... Sara Hefny 29 10 2013-10-01 Kenya, tanzania Endangered Species, Environment
Turkish Antiquities Returned by Dallas Museum as Part of International Exchange Program    On December 3, 2012, the Museum of Art in Dallas, Texas agreed to return a first century marble mosaic of Orpheus to Turkey, after determining that the piece, donated to the museum in... Sara Hefny 29 2 2013-02-01 Italy, Turkey, United States Art and Cultural Property
Nicaragua Locates and Returns FBI Top Ten Suspect in Child Porn Case to the US Fugitive Eric Justin Toth, a former teacher at Washington D.C.’s National Cathedral Beauvoir Elementary School, is now in custody after being spotted by a tourist in Nicaragua. After replacing... Sara Hefny 29 7 2013-07-01 Nicaragua, United States ACLU, Cross-Border Communication, Extradition
Museums Review Artifacts of Dealer Facing Charges American museums have been asked by federal authorities to review their collections, after it was discovered that experienced Manhattan art dealer, Subhash Kapoor possessed antiquities stolen from... Sara Hefny 28 10 2012-10-01 Germany, India, United States Art and Cultural Property, Cultural Property, Customs, Customs Enforcement, INTERPOL, Illegal Importation
Germany Convicts 10 Somali Pirates in Hamburg Court On October 19, 2012, a German court convicted 10 Somalis of hijacking a German container ship during a 2010 Gulf of Aden attack. This piracy trial, which lasted 105 days[1], was the first of its kind... Sara Hefny 29 1 2013-01-01 Germany, Somalia Maritime, Piracy
British Woman Sentenced to Die by Indonesian Court for Drug Smuggling A British woman has been sentenced to death by a Bali court after smuggling over $2.5 million worth of cocaine onto the island in the lining of her suitcase[2]. 56-year-old Lindsay Sandiford was... Sara Hefny 29 4 2013-04-01 Australia, Indonesia, United Kingdom Death Penalty, Drug Enforcement
Europol and EU Countries Cooperate in Arrests of Illegal Immigration Network Suspects On May 22, 2013, the law enforcement authorities of the UK, France, and Germany, working in cooperation with Europol, arrested 18 people suspected of being part of an organized illegal immigration... Sara Hefny 29 9 2013-09-01 European Union, Europe, France, Germany, United Kingdom Eurojust, European Union, Europol, Immigration, International Cooperation
International Enforcement Cooperation Leads to Arrest of Chinese INTERPOL Red Notice Subject in Korea One of China’s most wanted criminals has been arrested in Seoul following months of intelligence work and operational cooperation between the INTERPOL National Central Bureaus (NCBs) in Seoul and... Sara Hefny 29 12 2016-08-03 China, South Korea INTERPOL, Intelligence, International Cooperation, Law Enforcement, Organized Crime
Police and Activist Cooperation in Togo Results in Arrest of Major Ivory Trafficker A major arrest in Togo on August 9, 2013 marked a big step for dismantling ivory traffickers across Africa. Togolese shopkeeper Emile N'bouke, 58, is believed to have been involved in the ivory... Sara Hefny 29 11 2013-11-01 Hong Kong, Nigeria, Togo Endangered Species, Environment, International Cooperation, Wildlife, Wildlife Smuggle
Extradition of Chechen Man Detained in Ukraine Delayed Due to ECRH Appeal A Chechen man accused of plotting to assassinate Russian President Vladimir Putin, has been detained in Ukraine after being arrested in the city of Odessa in February 2012[2]. Sara Hefny 28 11 2012-11-01 Russia, Ukraine Extradition, Human Rights
Europol Investigation of Match Fixing in Soccer Reveals Widespread Corruption An investigation led by Europol and police teams from several European countries, including Germany, Finland, Hungary, Austria, and Slovenia, has revealed ongoing criminal activity in the world of... Sara Hefny 29 4 2013-04-01 Austria, European Union, Europe, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Singapore, Slovenia Corruption, Europol, International Gaming
OECD Drafts Guidelines for Reducing Conflicts in Mineral Supply Chain On September 29-30, 2010, the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) in Africa and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) held a Consultation on... Sara Harr 27 1 2011-01-01 Africa, OECD Terrorism, Smuggle, Economic Crimes, Trade Crimes, Regulation, Oversight
Tiger Summit Brings New Focus to Conservation and Enforcement Strategies On November 21-24, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and the Government of the Russian Federation hosted the International Forum for Tiger Conservation in St. Petersburg during the Year of the Tiger on... Sara Harr 27 3 2011-03-01 China, India, Russia, United States, World Wildlife, Wildlife Smuggle, World Bank
Switzerland: New Standards on the Exchange of Tax-Related Information In the spring of 2009 the names and account information of 285 US citizens holding undeclared accounts with UBS in Switzerland were handed over to the US tax authorities. At the same time, judicial... Sandrine Giroud and Simone Nadelhofer 28 1 2012-01-01 European Union, Switzerland, United States OECD, Offshore Banking, Sovereignty, Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement, Tax Havens
Swiss Government Freezing of Egyptian Assets: The Swiss Practice Regarding Assets of Politically Exposed People of Presumed Illicit Origin On February 11, 2011, upon former Egyptian President Hosni Moubarak’s resignation, the Swiss government decided to freeze, with immediate effect, all of his assets in Switzerland, as well as assets... Sandrine Giroud 27 4 2011-04-01 Egypt, Switzerland Asset Forfeiture, Asset Seizure
European Convention on Human Rights Violated by Switzerland The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France, as the highest forum to enforce the European Convention on Human Rights decided a significant Swiss case on October 21, 1986. Sabine Dauner 2 3 1987-02-01 Switzerland European Court of Human Rights

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