Articles

E.g., 2022-10
Title Abstract Author Volumesort ascending Issue Date Published Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Former Nigerian Senator Accused of Conspiracy to Harvest Organs On June 23, 2022, Former Nigerian senator Ike Ekweremadu and his wife Beatrice Nwanneka Ekweremadu were charged with conspiracy to arrange or facilitate travel of another person with a view to... Alex Mostaghimi 38 7 2022-06-30 Nigeria, United Kingdom Conspiracy, Human Trafficking
G7 Addresses Global Crime Threats On June 28, the Group of 7 Leaders’ Communique following the meeting of the heads of government in Elmau, Germany on June 26-28, 2022 addressed several global crime threats, making many... Bruce Zagaris 38 7 2022-07-01 China, Russia, United States Human Rights, International Cooperation, Sanctions
Honduras Detains Former President on US. Extradition Warrant On February 15, 2022, Honduran law enforcement authorities arrested former President Juan Orlando Hernández on an extradition warrant from the United States.  The extradition warrant... Bruce Zagaris 38 3 2022-03-04 Honduras, United States Corruption, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
Despite Wide Criticism, Belgium Ratifies Prisoner Transfer Treaty with Iran On July 6, 2022, after two days of intense debate, the Belgian Parliament voted 79 to 41 to ratify the prisoner transfer treaty with Iran.[1] [1]   Belgium ratifies... Bruce Zagaris 38 8 2022-07-28 Belgium, Iran Human Rights, Treaties
Miami Grand Jury Indicts Former Ecuadorian Comptroller General for Corruption-Based Laundering On March 29, 2022, Carlos Roman Polit Faggioni (Polit) made his initial appearance in the U.S. District Court in Miami, on charges he allegedly engaged in a scheme to use the U.S. financial system... Bruce Zagaris 38 4 2022-04-01 Ecuador, United States Bribery, Corruption
Israel Tax Authority in Joint Investigation with French Arrests 3 for Laundering Crypto Currency On August 15, 2022, the Israel Tax Authority announced the arrest of three suspects in a money laundering scheme involving tens of millions of shekels using complex arrangements of crypto-graphic... Bruce Zagaris 38 9 2022-08-19 France, Israel Cybercrime, Fraud, Money Laundering
Mexican Drug Cartels Team with Chinese Trafficking Networks to Traffic in Endangered Species Increasingly Mexican drug cartels are participating in the harvest, transport, and sale of marine wildlife species, including endangered species.  They often collaborate with Chinese wildlife... Bruce Zagaris 38 4 2022-04-22 China, Mexico Endangered Species, Environment
Harvard Professor Lieber Convicted for False Statements and Tax Offenses for China Links On December 21, 2021, a jury in U.S. District Court in Boston, Massachusetts convicted the former chair of Harvard University’s Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department relating to false... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2021-12-30 China Crimes, Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement
U.S. National Pleads Guilty to Wildlife Smuggling and Trafficking On August 24, 2022, Jose Manuel Perez, also known as “Julio Rodriguez,” 30 years of age, pleaded guilty to federal criminal charges for illegally importing into the United States more... Bruce Zagaris 38 9 2022-09-16 Mexico, United States Border Security, Wildlife, Wildlife Smuggle
German Court Convicts Former Syrian Intelligence Official of Crimes against Humanity On January 13, 2022, in a case that could set a precedent for other countries a German Court in Koblenz sentenced a former Syrian intelligence officer to life in prison for crimes against humanity... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-19 Germany, Syria Crimes against Humanity
Gambia Says it Will Prosecute Former President for Crimes Against Humanity On May 25, 2022, the Gambian government said it will prosecute 70 alleged perpetrators, including former president Yahya Jammeh, named in the True, Reconciliation, and Reparation Commission’s... Alex Mostaghimi 38 6 2022-06-03 Equatorial Guinea, Gambia Charged with Crimes, Crimes against Humanity, Extradition, Indictment
South Africa Publishes Study on Illicit Financial Flows Associated with International Wildlife Trafficking In November 2021, the South African Anti-Money Laundering Integrated Task Force (Samlit), a private-public partnership established by the Financial Intelligence Center, published a report on the... Bruce Zagaris 38 2 2022-02-04 South Africa Environment, Financial Enforcement, Money Laundering, Wildlife Smuggle
Thailand Arrests for Extradition to U.S. Alleged Major Wildlife Trafficking Suspect On June 29, 2022, Thai law enforcement authorities arrested a Malaysian national wanted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (US FWS) for allegedly trading in elephant tusks and rhinoceros’... Bruce Zagaris 38 7 2022-07-08 Thailand, United States Extradition, Wildlife, Wildlife Smuggle
Treasury Department’s New Study on Money Laundering and Terror Financing in the Art World On February 4, 2022, the Treasury Department released its findings concerning money laundering and terror financing in the art market.  More specifically, the study tackles the emerging New... Alex Mostaghimi 38 3 2022-03-04 United States Financial Enforcement, Money Laundering
U.S. House Passes ENABLERS Act to Impose AML/CFT Requirements on Gatekeepers On July 13, 2022, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”), which included an amendment to the Establishing New Authorities for... Bruce Zagaris 38 8 2022-07-28 United States Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision, Money Laundering, U.S. Congress
Eurojust Helps 3 EU Countries Freeze € 120 Million of Lebanese Assets in Bank Accounts On March 25, 2022, law enforcement authorities froze € 120 million worth of assets connected to the investigation of a money laundering case in Lebanon.  The authorities seized five... Bruce Zagaris 38 4 2022-04-01 France, Germany, Lebanon Asset Seizure, EU Justice and Home Affairs Council, European Union
UK Extradites Three Nigerians for Business Email Compromise Fraud Schemes On August 10, 2022 the U.S. Department of Justice announced that the United Kingdom (UK) extradited three Nigerian citizens wanted by the United States in connection to their alleged participation... Bruce Zagaris 38 9 2022-08-19 Nigeria, United Kingdom Conspiracy, Cybercrime, Extradition, Fraud, Money Laundering
State Department Releases 2021 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices On April 12, 2022, the State Department’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor released the 2021 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices covering internationally recognized... Alex Mostaghimi 38 4 2022-04-22 United States Human Rights
Bosnian Appeals Chamber Affirms Conviction of Serb Ex-Policeman’s Crimes against Humanity On December 2, 2021, the appeals chamber of the Bosnian state court affirmed the conviction of former reservist police officer Simo Stupar of participating in illegally detaining, beating, and... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-03 Serbia Crimes against Humanity
UN Commissioner Alleges Crimes Against Humanity by China Against the Uyghurs On August 31, 2022, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Mrs. Michelle Bachelet, released a report into what China refers to as the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR). She has... Michael Plachta 38 9 2022-09-16 China Genocide, Human Rights, United Nations

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