Articles

E.g., 2022-10
Title Abstract Author Volumesort ascending Issue Date Published Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
DOJ Brings Civil Enforcement Action to Compel Steve Wynn to Register under FARA On May 17, 2022, the United States Department of Justice filed a civil enforcement action in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, in order to force Stephen A. Wynn, the former CEO... Bruce Zagaris 38 5 2022-05-20 China, United States Federal Code, U.S. Federal Government
Australian Pleads Guilty in Canada to Cross-Border Hate Crimes in Democratic Republic of the Congo On December 16, 2021, Kibwe Ngoie-Ntombe, an Australian national living in Kelowna, British Colombia, pleaded guilty to charges of willful promotion of hatred arising from videos the defendant... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-20 Australia, Canada, Congo Internet Crime
U.S. Appellate Court Upholds Interpol Immunity on Suit for Potential Red Notice Abuse On May 24, 2022, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion in El Omari v. INTERPOL.   The court held that the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) qualifies... John Kennamer 38 6 2022-06-10 United Arab Emirates, United States Embezzlement, INTERPOL
New Swiss Ordinance on Child Labor and Conflict Mining in the Supply Chain Takes Effect In December 2021, the Swiss Federal Council posted the final Ordinance specifying new due diligence requirements in an endeavor to avoid the use of child labor and conflict minerals in the Swiss... Alexander Mostaghimi 38 2 2022-02-10 Switzerland Abuse of Children, Oversight, Policy/Directives, Transparency
European Parliament Adopts Recommendation on the Negotiations for a Cooperation Treaty with Interpol On July 5, 2022, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) approved a Recommendation to strengthen INTERPOL’s ability to stop authoritarian regimes abusing its tools.[1] The Recommendation,... Michael Plachta 38 7 2022-07-15 European Union Council of the European Union, European Union, INTERPOL
Nigerian Cop Poster Boy Will Face Extradition Proceedings for Bribes Received from Money Laundering Instagrammer On March 3rd, the Nigerian Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, filed an application to the Federal High Court for the extradition of former Nigerian “... Alex Mostaghimi 38 3 2022-03-04 Nigeria, United States Bribery, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
EU and U.S. Set up “Informal Expert Group” on MLA and Extradition According to official documents released on June 16, 2022, the EU and the U.S. are to set up an “informal expert group” aiming to “improve the practical implementation” of... Michael Plachta 38 8 2022-07-29 European Union, United States European Union, Extradition, Mutual Legal Assistance
DOJ Unseals Indictments Against Four Russian Malware Hackers On March 24, 2022, the Department of Justice unsealed two indictments against four Russian nationals, working in conjunction with the Russian government, with attempting, supporting, and conducting... Alex Mostaghimi 38 4 2022-04-01 Russia, United States Cybercrime
Iranian Indicted for Alleged Plot to Assassinate John Bolton On August 10, 2022, the Department of Justice unsealed an indictment against Shahran Poursafi (or Mehdi Rezayi) of Tehran, Iran for his alleged attempt to arrange the murder of former National... Alex Mostaghimi 38 9 2022-08-19 Iran, United States Assassination, Conspiracy, Indictment, U.S. Federal Government
OSCE Releases Report Finding Crimes Committed by Russian Military During Aggression Against Ukraine On March 3, 2022  following consultation with Ukraine, 45 OSCE (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe) participating States invoked  the Moscow Mechanism in order to “... Michael Plachta 38 5 2022-04-22 Russia, Ukraine International Law, War Crimes
Biden Issues Sanctions Against Bangladesh’s Paramilitary Force Citing Human Rights’ Abuses On December 10, 2021, the U.S. Department of Treasury issued sanctions against the Bangladeshi paramilitary force, the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB).  The sanctions were pursuant to Executive... Alexander Mostaghimi 38 1 2022-01-03 Bangladesh Sanctions
Latvia Extradites National to the U.S. for Securities Fraud in Cryptocurrency Scheme On August 26, 2022, Latvia extradited Ivars Auzins, a citizen of Latvia, to the United States to answer a six-count indictment charging him with wire fraud, securities fraud, and conspiracies to... Bruce Zagaris 38 9 2022-09-16 Latvia, United States Cybercrime, Extradition, Fraud
Operation Storm Makers Triggers 121 Arrests Against Migrant Smuggling and Human Trafficking The INTERPOL-coordinated Operation Storm Makers, targeting migrant smuggling and human trafficking, triggered 121 arrests and prompted 193 new investigations.  During March 21-25, 2022,... Alex Mostaghimi 38 5 2022-05-20 Malaysia, Philippines, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam Human Rights, Human Trafficking, INTERPOL, International Cooperation, International Organizations, Investigation
NatWest Markets Plc Pleads Guilty to Spoofing on the U.S. Markets On December 21, 2021, NatWest Markets Plc (NatWest), a London-U.K.-based banking and financial services firm, pleaded guilty to spoofing in the markets for U.S. Treasury securities and futures... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2021-12-22 British Commonwealth, United States Banking Supervision
U.S. Court Orders Seizure of 2 Planes of Russian Oligarch Abramovich Worth Over $400 Million The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has issued a seizure warrant to seize two planes, a Boeing 787-8 aircraft and a Gulfstream G650ER aircraft owned and controlled by... Bruce Zagaris 38 6 2022-06-10 Russia, United Arab Emirates, United States Asset Seizure, Financial Enforcement, Vehicles
U.S. Indictment Charges PRC-Based Telecom Company with Conspiracy to Steal Technology from Motorola On February 7, 2022, a federal indictment unsealed in the United States District Court in the Northern District of Illinois charges Hytera Communications Corporation Ltd. (Hytera), a company based... Bruce Zagaris 38 2 2022-02-10 China, United States Intellectual Property
Germany Starts Implementing Agreement to Return Looted Cultural Property to Nigeria On July 1, 2022, an agreement to return 1,130 bronze and other cultural artifacts was signed in Berlin by Germany’s Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock, Commissioner for Culture, the Media,... Bruce Zagaris 38 7 2022-07-15 Ethiopia, Germany Art and Cultural Property, Cultural Property
English Appellate Court Gives Partial Victory to Danish Tax Authority on Cum-Ex Case On February 25, 2022, the English Court of Appeal overturned a decision by the High Court[1] that the common law revenue prevents the Danish Revenue Authority (“SKAT”) from recovering... Bruce Zagaris 38 3 2022-03-11 Netherlands, United States Fraud, International Law
Sweden Convicts Iranian under Universal Jurisdiction On July 15, 2022, a Swedish court convicted Hamid Nouri of international war crimes and human rights abuses related to the death of prisoners of Gohardasht prison in 1988 at the orders of Ayatollah... Alex Mostaghimi 38 8 2022-07-29 Iran, Sweden Court Conviction, Crimes against Humanity
U.S. and Canada Law Enforcement Meet and Reestablish the Cross-Border Crime Forum On March 22, 2022, the United States and Canada high-level law enforcement officials met in Washington, D.C. to implement the commitment set forth in President Biden and Prime Minister Trudeau... Bruce Zagaris 38 4 2022-04-01 Canada, United States Arms Trafficking, Cybercrime

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