E.g., 2022-10
Title Abstract Author Volumesort ascending Issue Date Published Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
CJNG Cartel Courier Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering Charges after Undercover Sting On Tuesday, a courier working for the Mexican Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) pleaded guilty to a money laundering charge in the Eastern District of Virginia.  Jorge Orozco-Sandoval, 35,... Alex Mostaghimi 38 9 2022-09-02 Mexico, United States Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Money Laundering
Honduran Former President Faces Trial in New York Federal Court On April 22, 2022, former Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez (JOH) made his appearance at his first virtual court hearing in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New... Alex Mostaghimi and Dennis Boyle 38 5 2022-04-29 Honduras, United States Corruption, Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition, International Organizations
Dutch Citizen Accused of Smuggling Captured in Kenya and Extradited to The Netherlands to Face Charges John Habeta, a Dutchman of Eritrean descent, was extradited from Kenya to The Netherlands on December 25, 2021 following his capture in an INTERPOL operation for the smuggling of African migrants,... Kenneth Boggess 38 1 2022-01-12 Kenya, Netherlands Extradition
European Data Protection Supervisor Orders Europol to Hand Over Stored Data of Dutch Activist On September 15, 2022, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) sent down a decision ordering Europol to hand over their stored data of Dutch activist Frank Van der Linde to him.  The... Alex Mostaghimi 38 10 2022-09-30 European Union, Netherlands Data Privacy, Data Sharing, European Union, Europol, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing
Glencore Agrees to Joint Settlements on Foreign Bribery and also Pleads Guilty to Manipulating Price of Fuel Oil at U.S. Ports  On May 24, 2022, Glencore International A.G. (Glencore) and Glencore Ltd., both part of a multinational commodity trading and mining company headquartered in Switzerland, each pleaded guilty... Bruce Zagaris 38 6 2022-05-26 Switzerland, United States Bribery, Corruption, Financial Crimes
GAO Releases Recommendation to Combat Human and Drug Trafficking in Cryptocurrency Markets In December 2021, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a public version of report to congressional requesters regarding the use of virtual currencies to facilitate human and drug... Alexander Mostaghimi 38 2 2022-01-26 United States Drugs & Trafficking, Human Trafficking
British Home Secretary Approves Assange’s Extradition to the U.S. On June 17, 2022, the British Home Secretary Priti Patel approved Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s extradition to the United States.  Assange has fourteen days to appeal the decision.... Bruce Zagaris 38 7 2022-06-24 United Kingdom, United States Extradition, Prosecution, U.S. Federal Government
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 2022-02-18 Honduras, United States Corruption, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
CFTC Imposes Penalties on 2 Firms for Swap Reporting and Daily Mark Disclosure Violations On July 5, 2022, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued an order filing and simultaneously settling charges against BNP Paribas (BNPP), an international financial services corporation and... Bruce Zagaris 38 7 2022-07-15 United States Fraud, Penalties
U.S. Justice Department Ends China Initiative On February 23, 2022, the new head of the National Security Division (NSD), Assistant Attorney General Matthew Olsen announced the termination of the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) China... Bruce Zagaris 38 3 2022-03-18 China, United States Cybercrime, Espionage, Intellectual Property
United Nations Envoy Issues Forceful Statement on Press Freedom in the Philippines and Cyber Libel Laws The Philippine Court of Appeals on July 7, 2022 upheld the criminal conviction of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Maria Ressa and her co-defendant, Reynaldo Santos Jr., for the offense of criminal libel... Linda Friedman Ramirez 38 8 2022-07-29 Philippines Detention, United Nations
U.S. Will Return $1.2 Million to Romania from Funds Forfeited from Tax Fraud and Laundering Scheme On August 26, 2022, the United States Department of Justice announced that more than $1.2 million in forfeited funds from an international corruption-based tax fraud and money laundering scheme... Bruce Zagaris 38 9 2022-09-02 Romania, United States Assassination, Corruption, Fraud, Money Laundering
U.S. Arrests BVI Premier, Port Director, and Son on Drug Trafficking Conspiracy Charges On April 29, 2022, U.S. law enforcement authorities arrested British Virgin Islands (BVI) Premier Andrew Alturo Fashie, Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority Oleavine Pickering Maynard (O.... Bruce Zagaris 38 5 2022-05-06 British Commonwealth, United States Drugs & Trafficking, Money Laundering
Europol Signs Working Arrangement with South Korea to Combat Transnational Organized Crime On December 22, 2022, the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol) and the Korean National Policy Agency of the Republic of Korea (South Korea) signed a Working Arrangement... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-13 European Union, South Korea Europol, International Cooperation
French Appeals Court Confirms Crimes against Humanity Charges against Multinational Lafarge On May 18, 2021, a French appellate court has confirmed that the multinational enterprise Lafarge must face charges of complicity in crimes against humanity over alleged payoffs to the Islamic... Bruce Zagaris 38 6 2022-05-26 France, Syria Crimes against Humanity, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings
UN Commends Nigeria for Prosecuting Pirates, Yet Root Causes Linger On January 20, 2022, Executive Director of the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Ms. Ghada Fathi Wali commended Nigeria for successfully prosecuting 10 pirates, a first for the... Alexander Mostaghimi 38 2 2022-01-28 Nigeria International Crimes, Piracy
Gupta Brothers Arrested in UAE, Facing Extradition On June 2, 2022, Atul and Rajesh Gupta were arrested at their home in Dubai.[1]  The brothers are wanted in South Africa in connection with fraud and state capture.  They are being held... John Kennamer 38 7 2022-06-24 Corruption, Extradition, INTERPOL, International Cooperation
45 Arrested in Large Scale Cocaine Crime Bust in Belgium and Spain On February 15, 2022, police in Belgium and Spain arrested 45 people as part of an ongoing international investigation of a cocaine trafficking network.  In Belgium, police detained 30 people... Alex Mostaghimi 38 3 2022-02-25 Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, Spain Drugs & Trafficking, Europol
Briefcases of cash and Smurfs – Credit Suisse Guilty in Bulgarian Money Laundering Case On June 27, 2022, a court in Switzerland ordered Credit Suisse to pay 21 million francs in connection to money laundering offences between 2007 and 2008.  During that period, a bank employee... John Kennamer 38 7 2022-07-22 Switzerland Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision, Money Laundering, Penalties
U.S. Extradites Ransomware Participants from Canada and Poland On March 3 and 9, 2022, the United States obtained the extradition of two alleged participants in ransomware attacks.  On March 3, Poland extradited Yaroslav Vasinskyi and on March 9 Canada... Bruce Zagaris 38 3 2022-03-18 Canada, United States Cybercrime, Extradition