Articles

E.g., 2022-12
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Interpol Confirms the Arrest of 75 Black Axe Cultists in Crackdown  On October 14, Interpol announced the results of an international crackdown against the Black Axe and other related West-African organized crime groups.  Codenamed Operation Jackal, the... Alex Mostaghimi 38 11 2022-11-04 Nigeria, South Africa Arrest, Cybercrime, International Cooperation, Internet Crime
UN Commission Finds an Array of War Crimes and Other Violations Committed in Ukraine On October 18, 2022, the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine has released and submitted its report to the UN General Assembly.[1] * Professor Plachta... Michael Plachta 38 11 2022-10-28 Russia, Ukraine Crimes against Humanity, War Crimes
Anne Sacoolas Pleads Guilty by Video for the Death of British Teen On October 20, 2022, Anne Sacoolas, a United States citizen who fled Britain in 2019 after her car struck and killed a 19-year-old British motorcyclist in England, pled guilty to causing the death... Bruce Zagaris 38 11 2022-10-28 United Kingdom, United States
Mexico Extradites Alleged Organized Crime Leader to the U.S. on International Drug Charges On October 20, 2022, after Mexico extradited him, Jaime Gonzalez Duran, a Mexican national, had his initial appearance in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to face international... Bruce Zagaris 38 11 2022-10-28 Mexico, United States Extradition
Lafarge Pleads Guilty in the U.S. to Material Support to Foreign Terrorist Organizations On October 18, 2022, Lafarge S.A. (Lafarge), a global building materials manufacturer headquartered in France, and Lafarge Cement Syria, S.A. (LCS), a Lafarge subsidiary headquartered in Syria,... Bruce Zagaris 38 11 2022-10-28 France, Syria Financial Crimes, Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision
Credit Suisse and France Settle Tax and Laundering Charges On October 25, the National Financial Prosecutor’s Office of France and Credit Suisse reached a settlement, in which Credit Suisse has agreed to pay €238 million ($235 million) to... Bruce Zagaris 38 11 2022-10-28 France, Switzerland Money Laundering
U.S. District Court Dismisses Mexican Government’s Suit against US Gun Manufacturers and Mexican Government Files New Suite against Gun Distributors in Arizona  On September 30, 2022, Chief Judge F. Dennis Saylor of the U.S. District Court in Boston dismissed the Mexican government’s lawsuit against U.S. gun manufacturers and a wholesale... Bruce Zagaris 38 11 2022-10-28 Mexico, United States Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Cross-Border Communication
Uganda Court Sentences Repeat Offender Caught with Elephant Ivory to Life in Prison On October 20, 2022, the Ugandan Standards, Utilities, and Wildlife Court meted out a sentence of life in prison to Pascal Ochiba, who was convicted of illegal possession of wildlife products,... Bruce Zagaris 38 11 2022-10-28 Uganda
U.S. Charges 13 Persons in 3 Cases for Participating in Malign Schemes in the U.S. on Behalf of the PRC On October 24, 2022, the United States Department of Justice announced three separate cases brought in the U.S. Attorneys’ Offices for the Eastern District of New York and the District of new... Bruce Zagaris 38 11 2022-10-28 China, United States Conspiracy, Indictment
IRS International Criminal Initiative Locates 79 Criminal Fugitives in First Year and Snags Custody of Two On October 6, 2022, the IRS announced that IRS Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) Mexico City has found 79 criminal fugitives in Mexico, Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras as part of a new... Bruce Zagaris 38 10 2022-10-21 Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement, Tax Havens, Taxation
Three Infant Primates Kidnapped and Ransomed in DRC On September 9, Roxanne Chantereau, co-founder of the JACK Primate Rehabilitation Center in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo found that three chimpanzees had been gone missing.  Later... Alex Mostaghimi 38 10 2022-10-21 Congo Environment, Wildlife, Wildlife Smuggle
Council of Europe's Resolution Calls Russia a "Terrorist" Both the Council of Europe and the European Parliament[1] continue involvement in the Russian aggression against Ukraine. * Professor Plachta specializes in criminal law and international... Michael Plachta 38 11 2022-10-21 European Union, Russia, Ukraine International Law, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), War Crimes
Biden’s Executive Order Tries to Bridge the Data Privacy Gap between the U.S. and the EU On October 7, 2022, President Joseph Biden signed an Executive Order on Enhancing Safeguards for United States Signals Intelligence Activities (E.O.) directing the steps that the U.S. will take to... Bruce Zagaris 38 10 2022-10-14 European Union, United States Data Privacy, Data Sharing
Tax Inspectors Without Borders Helps with Criminal Investigation and Information Exchange On October 6, 2022, Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB), a joint OECD/UNDP initiative, issued an annual report, showing it has expanded its services to furnish practical hands-on assistance on... Bruce Zagaris 38 10 2022-10-14 Financial Supervision, OECD, Taxation
Court Dismisses DOJ FARA Action against Steve Wynn as China Agent On October 12, 2022, U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed the civil action brought by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ... Bruce Zagaris 38 10 2022-10-14 China, United States Intelligence
OFAC Settles with Subsidiaries of Credit Agricole Corporation and Investment Bank On September 26, 2022, two wealth management subsidiaries of Crédit Agricole Corp. (CASA) agreed to pay more than $1.1 million to settle enforcement cases with the U.S. Treasury’s... Bruce Zagaris 38 10 2022-10-07 Switzerland, United States Sanctions, Securities Law, Settlement
Spain Accuses Shakira of Tax Fraud Due to Alleged Residence On September 27, 2022, the Spanish court in the town of Esplugues de Llobregat near Barcelona said Shakira will go on trial for six counts of tax fraud at a date yet to be set.  Spanish... Bruce Zagaris 38 10 2022-10-07 Spain Fraud, Tax Enforcement, Taxation
Accountability for Ukraine: The Draft Law for a Ukrainian High War Crimes Court In July of 2022, approximately five months following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Public International Law & Policy Group (PILPG) released a draft law for a Ukrainian High War Crimes... Mirrah Papovsky 38 10 2022-10-07 Russia, Ukraine Crimes against Humanity, Evidence Gathering, International Criminal Tribunal, War Crimes
11th Basel AML Index: Snapshot of Money Laundering Trends and Concerns The 11th Public Edition of the Basel AML Index was released on October 4, 2022. The Basel AML Index is an independent ranking of money laundering and terrorist financing (ML/TF) risks around the... Kateryna Boguslavska 38 10 2022-10-07 Switzerland Financial Enforcement, Money Laundering
EU Adds Three More Jurisdictions to its Tax Haven Blacklist On October 5, 2022, the Council of the European Union added three jurisdictions  to its list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes, also known as its tax haven black list. ... Bruce Zagaris 38 10 2022-10-07 Bahamas European Union, Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision

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