Articles

E.g., 2023-02
Title Abstract Author Volumesort descending Issue Date Published Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Fiji Seizes $300m Yacht of Sanctioned Russian Oligarch and Italy Seizes $700M Yacht Linked to Putin Efforts to implement sanctions against Russian oligarchs is progressing, as shown by an announcement on May 6 that Italy has seized a $700 million mega yacht linked to Russian President Vladimir... Bruce Zagaris 38 5 2022-05-13 Italy, Russia, United States International Cooperation, Sanctions, Seizure, U.S. Federal Government
European Data Protection Supervisor Orders Europol to Change Data Processing On December 21, 2021, the European Data protection Supervisor (EDPS), an EU privacy and data protection independent supervisory authority, issued a decision, ordering Europol to erase personal data... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-18 Europe Europol, Privacy
South Korea Issues Arrest Warrant and Red Notice for Do Kwon and Others for Crypto Crimes On September 14, 2022, the media reported that a South Korean court has issued an arrest warrant for Do Kwon, the founder of Terraform Labs, and six other individuals for allegedly violating South... Bruce Zagaris 38 10 2022-09-30 Singapore, South Korea, United States Cybercrime, Warrants
US Seeks to Enforce IRS John Doe Summons Against the US Firm Helping U.S. Persons Establish Foreign Financial Accounts On May 24, 2022, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) petitioned the U.S. District Court in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for an order to enforce the John Doe Summons.[1] [1] ... Bruce Zagaris 38 6 2022-06-03 United States Jurisdiction, Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement, Taxation
The Regulation of Autonomous Sanctions in Australia The term ‘autonomous sanctions’ denotes unilateral measures of a punitive nature (sanctions), which are ordered by a state against third states, and which target the governments or the... Konstantinos D. Magliveras 38 2 2022-02-01 Australia Sanctions, United Nations
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
Treasury Issues Strategy to Combat Illicit Finance as House Approves Enablers Act On May 13, 2022, the United States Treasury Department issued its National Strategy for Combating Terrorist and Other Illicit Financing (2022 Strategy).  On June 22, 2022, the House Armed... Bruce Zagaris 38 7 2022-06-30 United States FATF, Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision, Money Laundering, Terrorism
Swiss Secrets: Credit Suisse Massive Leak Reveals Accounts Held by Politicians, Criminals and Suspects On February 20, 2022, the Panama Papers-style results of investigations were published. They reveal secrets about Credit Suisse’s (CS) accounts and identity of its clients.  An... Michael Plachta 38 3 2022-02-25 Switzerland European Union, Financial Supervision, Offshore Banking, Regulation
“El Abusador” Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Multi-Tons of Cocaine into the United States Dominican drug lord Cesar Emilio Peralta-Adamez plead guilty to importing shipments of cocaine into the United States on November 4, 2022.[1]  A Federal Grand Jury first indicted Peralta in... Savannah Telfer 38 12 2022-11-23 Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, United States Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Money Laundering
Cape Verdean Central Bank Orders Administrative Liquidation of Offshore Bank Owned by Isabel dos Santos On July 14, 2022, an article in an Angolan paper revealed that the Cape Verdean Central Bank ordered the “administrative liquidation” of the BIC Cabo Verde bank (BIC-CV) for which... Bruce Zagaris 38 8 2022-07-22 Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision
Biden Administration Declares Myanmar Rohingya Violence Is Genocide On March 21, 2022, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, speaking at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C., declared that Myanmar’s military has committed genocide against... Bruce Zagaris 38 4 2022-03-24 Myanmar, United States Genocide
European Court Rules DAC6 Intermediary Reporting Rules Violate Legal Professional Privilege On December 8, 2022, the Grand Chamber of the  Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) held in the case of the Flemish Bar Association and others v. Belgium, C-694/20 (CJEU 2020) that... Bruce Zagaris 38 12 2022-12-16 Belgium European Commission, European Court of Human Rights, European Union, Privacy, Transparency
Colombia Arrests 3 Persons on U.S. Extradition Warrant for Wildlife Trafficking On July 8, 2022, the Colombian Attorney General announced that, through the Specialized Unit against Human Rights Crimes and with the National Police, it succeeded in arresting three persons whose... Bruce Zagaris 38 8 2022-08-12 Colombia, United States Extradition, Wildlife, Wildlife Smuggle
Turkish court Transfers Khashoggi Assasination Trial to Saudi Arabia On April 7, 2022, a Turkish court decided to transfer the trial of 26 Saudi suspects accused of the 2018 killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi to Saudi Arabia.   The... Alex Mostaghimi 38 4 2022-04-15 Saudi Arabia, Turkey Assassination, European Court of Human Rights, Extradition, Indictment
European Parliament Adopts Two Resolutions on Various Aspects of the Organized Crime On December 15, 2021, the European Parliament adopted two resolutions on divergent aspects of the organized crime: first, on cooperation on the fight against organized crime in the Western Balkans... Michael Plachta 38 1 2021-12-23 European Union, Europe European Union, Organized Crime
European Authorities Dismantle Criminal Network Involved in Large-Scale Tobacco Smuggling and VAT Fraud On August 29, with the support of Eurojust and Europol law enforcement authorities in Hungary, Austria, the Czech Republic, and Poland dismantled a criminal network engaged in a large-scale VAT... Bruce Zagaris 38 9 2022-09-08 Austria, Czech Republic, Poland Cross-Border Communication, Eurojust, European Union, Fraud
Global Witness Report Shows Laundering of Conflict Minerals Global Witness issued a report on April 26, 2022, detailing possible violations of the International Tin Supply Chain Initiative (ITSCI).   ITSCI is a due diligence scheme that covers... Jack Kennamer 38 5 2022-05-13 Congo, Rwanda Human Rights, Securities Exchange Commission
Russia Arrests 14 Alleged Members of the REvil Ransomware Gang as Ukraine Experiences Hacks and Malware On January 14, 2022, Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) announced that it conducted raids on and arrested fourteen alleged members of the ransomware crime group REvil at the request of... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-18 Russia, Ukraine, United States Cybercrime, Data Privacy
U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing on Accountability for War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity On September 28, 2022, the U.S. Senate Committee on Judiciary held a hearing from “Nuremburg to Ukraine: Accountability for War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity.”  It featured a... Bruce Zagaris 38 10 2022-09-30 Ukraine, United States Crimes against Humanity, War Crimes
European Parliament Adopts a Resolution Against Impunity for War Crimes in Ukraine On May 19, 2022, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on accountability for crimes committed by the Russian military during the Ukrainian invasion.   Michael Plachta 38 6 2022-06-03 Europe, Russia, Ukraine Crimes against Humanity, European Commission, European Court of Human Rights, European Union, Evidence Gathering, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), War Crimes

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