Articles

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Title Abstract Authorsort descending Volume Issue Date Published Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Stowaways – Threatening to Become an Epidemic Stowaways, we are warned, are fast becoming a problem of epidemic proportions. Whether opportunist individuals seeking a better life elsewhere or the product of elaborate collective crime systems,... 8 10 1992-12-01 World Border Security, Maritime
Switzerland Extradites Former Bank Executive to Italy on Corruption Charges On February 10, 1994, Swiss authorities extradited Mr. Ruggero Firrao to Italy on corruption charges. Mr. Firrao, 70 years old, was a former head of Sace, the Italian credit guarantee organization.... 10 2 1994-02-01 Italy, Switzerland Corruption, Extradition, Financial Crimes, Freezing of Assets
Caribbean and Americas Anti-Money Laundering Programs Progress Significant progress is occuring on anti-money laundering enforcement efforts in the Caribbean and the Americas generally. 7 12 1991-12-01 Caribbean, United States International Cooperation, Money Laundering
Chief of U.S. Terrorism and Violent Crimes Section Reviews Activities On January 14, 1992, Jerry Reynolds, Chief, Terrorism and Violent Crimes Section, U.S. Department of Justice, reviewed the work of his group. The section was established in June 1991. Much of the... 8 3 1992-03-01 United States Corruption, Drugs & Trafficking, Investigation, Jurisdiction, Money Laundering, Organized Crime, Piracy, Terrorism, Violence
U.S. and Mexico Hold 12th Annual Attorney General Border Conference On September 9 – 11, 1992, the United States-Mexico Twelfth Annual Attorneys General Border Conference discussed recent successes in implementing the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Treaty and... 8 9 1992-09-01 Mexico, United States Asset Forfeiture, Border Security, Conferences, Drugs & Trafficking, Environment, Money Laundering, Mutual Legal Assistance, Training
Offshore Banks – Friend or Foe? This is the way my subject was put in the printed program, and at first I wondered whose friend or foe – the cops or the crooks? Based on the audience here, I decided that the former must be intended... 8 10 1992-10-01 World Bank Secrecy, Drugs & Trafficking, Law Enforcement, Money Laundering, Mutual Legal Assistance, Offshore Banking, Treaties
Haitian Gang Leader Indicted for Conspiracy to Commit Kidnapping Against Missionaries. On May 10, 2022, Joly Germine, aka Yonyon, leader of the Haitian 400 Mawozo gang, was indicted by a federal grand jury in the District of Columbia for conspiracy to commit kidnapping.  The... 2022-05-13 Haiti, United States Gang Activity, Indictment, Kidnaping, United Nations
Establishment of War Crimes Tribunal Imminent On December 15, 1992, in Stockholm during the meeting of ministers of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe, calls by the United Nations and the United States to establish a tribunal... 8 10 1992-12-01 Former Yugoslavia International Criminal Tribunal, Prosecution, United Nations, War Crimes
India’s Supreme Court Orders New Criminal Proceedings against Union Carbide over Bhopal Disaster On October 3, 1991, the Indian Supreme Court issued an order in New Delhi that new criminal proceedings be held against Union Carbide for the 1984 Bhopal disaster in which more than 3,800 people were... 7 10 1991-10-01 India Capital Punishment, Crimes, Evidence Gathering
Chariot 1 Case Hailed as Major Breakthrough in Fight Against Lebanese Deviations The spate of recent deviations into the Lebanon has once again aroused passions amongst the maritime community. However, as CCI reports this month international co-operation and the swift response of... 7 3 1991-03-01 Lebanon, World Law Enforcement, Piracy
UN Security Council Adopts Two Resolutions on Counter-Terrorism On December 21, 2017, the United Nations Security Council adopted two resolutions addressing various aspects of counter-terrorism. The first resolution concerns foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs)... 2018-01-12 Counter-terrorism
Trade Bill to Provide Andean Preferences Passes On the eve of the Congressional recess, both houses approved by voice vote the conference agreement on a bill, HR 1724, that will provide trade preferences to Andean countries. The new law extends to... 7 12 1991-12-01 Colombia, Peru, United States Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Trade Enforcement, Treaties
French Request Extradition from Libya of Palestinian Abu Nidal Organization for 1988 Attack on Greek Boat On March 26, a French court ordered the extradition from Libya of a Palestinian official of the terrorist Abu Nidal organization as a result of evidence of his role in planning a July 1988 attack... 8 3 1992-03-01 France, Libya Extradition, Indictment, Sanctions, Terrorism
Agreement to Ban Protection, Use & Stockpiling of Chemical Weapons Is Reached On September 3, 1992, the thirty-nine-member Conference on Disarmament reached agreement on a 190-page draft treaty that would ban signatory states from using, producing or stockpiling poisonous gas... 8 9 1992-09-01 World Chemicals Smuggle, Conferences, National Security, Treaties, Weapons of Mass Destruction
Argentina Focusing on New Tax Compliance on Foreign Money On May 24, the Ministry of Economy submitted a series of 28 bills to Congress to strengthen tax compliance on overseas money. The legislation will provide incentives for Argentines to repatriate the... 7 6 1991-06-01 Argentina Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement, World Bank
Bingham Parliamentary Report Criticizes Bank of England’s Judgment and Changes On October 22, 1992, the Bingham report, which was commissioned jointly by the Bank of England and the United Kingdom Government, was released and criticized the Bank of England’s supervision of the... 8 10 1992-10-01 United Kingdom Banking Supervision, Financial Crimes, Fraud, Money Laundering
U.S. Appellate Court Upholds Immunity of U.S. Government from Civilian Damages Incurred During Panama Invasion On March 6, 1992, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in a unanimous opinion filed per curiam affirmed the dismissal by a U.S. district court of an action brought... 8 4 1992-04-01 Panama, United States Law of War, Victims Compensation
Noriega Is Classified as a Prisoner of War and Geneva Convention is Ruled Self-Executing On December 8, 1992, U.S. District Judge William Hoeveler ruled that Manual Antonio Noriega is a prisoner of war (POW) and that the Geneva Conventions on the conduct of law of war are self-executing... 8 10 1992-12-01 Nicaragua, United States Prisoner Rights, Prosecution
Controversy over Enforcement of Drift-Net Rules   As pressure builds in the United States for proper enforcement and retaliation of violators of fish-net rules, the Japanese Fisheries Association is threatening retaliation if the United States... 7 10 1991-10-01 Japan, United States Trade Crimes, Wildlife
Comoros Refers Israel to the International Criminal Court On May 14, 2013, the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) met with a delegation from the Istanbul-based Elmadag Law Firm, acting on behalf of the Government of the... 29 8 2013-08-01 Israel International Criminal Court

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