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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
U.S. District Court Denies Norway’s Extradition Request on Corruption Case Due to Statute of Limitations On June 16, 2021, Magistrate Judge Sean P. Elynn of the United States District Court in the Middle District of Florida denied an extradition request from the Norwegian government for Kendrick... Bruce Zagaris 37 7 2021-06-29 Extradition
Appellate Tribunal Affirms Conviction of Mladić for Genocide, Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes On June 8, 2021, the Appeals Chamber of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals affirmed the conviction of Ratko Mladić for genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes. Bruce Zagaris 37 6 2021-06-26 Genocide, Human Rights
ANOM: A global covert investigation conducted through an encrypted app trap yields 800 arrests On June 8, 2021, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Australia’s Federal Police (AFP) publicly announced the arrests of more than 800 individuals utilizing an FBI-controlled... Sara Kaufman 37 6 2021-06-25 Computer Crimes, Crimes
Shipping Industry Task Forces Acts to Mitigate Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea A task force of stakeholders from across the shipping industry launched the Gulf of Guinea Declaration on the Suppression of Piracy.[1] This included 120 organizations across the maritime industry... Austin Max Scherer 37 6 2021-06-25 Crimes, Piracy
New Zealand Supreme Court Allows Murder Suspect’s Extradition to China Pending More Assurances On June 3, 2021, in a 3-2 split decision, New Zealand’s Supreme Court found Kyung Yup Kim, a Korean-born permanent resident of New Zealand, could be extradited to China if China gives New... Bruce Zagaris 37 6 2021-06-25 Extradition, Human Rights
OFAC Names Three Bulgarians under the Global Magnitsky Act for Corruption On June 2nd, the U.S. Department of Treasury determined that three Bulgarian individuals should be sanctioned under the Global Magnitsky Act due to their roles in perpetuating corruption in... Elena Botts 37 6 2021-06-25 Corruption, Economic Sanctions
Seizing Illicit Proceeds of and Combating Ransomware Attacks On June 7th, the Justice Department seized much of the ransom that a major U.S. pipeline operator had paid last month to a Russian hacking collective.[1]  This resulted from investigators... Austin Max Scherer 37 6 2021-06-25 Computer Crimes, Crimes
U.S. Convicts Wife of “El Chapo” and Sentences Daughter of Mexican Cartel Leader On June 11, 2021, Jessica Johanna Oseguera Gonzalez, 34, of Guadalajara, Mexico, was sentenced to 30 months in prison for willfully participating in financial dealings with Mexican companies that... Bruce Zagaris 37 6 2021-06-24 Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime
EU Justice and Home Affairs Council Make Progress on Several Areas On June 7 and 8, 2021, the Council of the European Union Justice and Home Affairs held its 3799th meeting and made progress on a number of international enforcement and criminal justice... Bruce Zagaris 37 6 2021-06-24 Economic Integration
U.S. Charges Jho Low and U.S. Person for Unregistered Lobbying and Malaysia Sues Wrongdoers over 1MDB Scandal On June 10, 2021, a federal grand jury in the District of Columbia returned a superseding indictment  charging Low Take Jho, 39, also known as Jho Low, and Prakazel “Pras,” 48,... Bruce Zagaris 37 6 2021-06-19 Corruption, Money Laundering
UN Human Rights Council Adopts Resolution to Start Commission of Inquiry on Latest Israel-Palestine Conflict On May 27, 2021, the U.N. Human Rights Council adopted a resolution to appoint a Commission of Inquiry on the latest Israel-Palestine conflict. Bruce Zagaris 37 6 2021-06-14 Human Rights
Belize Detains and the Grants Pretrial Release to Ashcroft Son’s Partner in Shooting of Police Superintendent On May 28, 2021, Belizean authorities detained Jasmine Hartin, a 32-year-old Canadian woman. They charged her in the San Pedro Magistrate’s Court in connection with the death of Henry Jemmott... Bruce Zagaris 37 6 2021-06-14 Crimes
Biden Memo Declares Anti-Corruption a “Core U.S. National Security Interest” On June 3, 2021, the Biden Administration released a memorandum establishing combating corruption as a core United States national security interest, thereby stimulating several international... Bruce Zagaris 37 6 2021-06-08 Corruption, Policy/Directives
U.S. Unseals Indictment against Two Austrians on Odebrecht Corruption-Based Money Laundering Charges On May 25, 2021, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York unsealed an indictment against two Austrian nationals, one of which was arrested in the United... Bruce Zagaris 37 6 2021-06-08 Charged with Crimes, Money Laundering
Americas Ministers of Justice and Attorneys General Approve Recommendations to Use Information Technologies for International Cooperation On May 18 and 19, 2021, the Ministers of Justice and Attorneys General of the member states of the Organization of American States (OAS) participated in the Eleventh Meeting of Ministers of Justice... Bruce Zagaris 37 6 2021-06-04 Cross-Border Communication, Cybercrime
Italian Court Orders Four Egyptians to Stand Trial in Kidnapping and Killing of Italian Student On May 25, 2021, an Italian court ordered that four Egyptian security officials must stand trial on October 14 over the kidnap, torture, and murder of an Italian student whose body was found in Cairo... Bruce Zagaris 37 6 2021-06-02 Crimes, Human Rights, International Crimes
U.S. Arrests Former Bolivian Minister and 4 Others on Bribery and Money Laundering Charges On May 27, 2021, the United States Attorney in Miami announced the arrest in Florida and Georgia of the former Minister of Interior, his chief of staff, and three U.S. citizens on criminal charges... Bruce Zagaris 37 6 2021-06-02 Corruption, Money Laundering
The EU Whistleblower Protection Directive in the Context of the Jonathan Taylor Extradition On December 16, 2019, the European Union (EU) Whistleblower Protection Directive was adopted.[1]  The directive intended to cure whistleblower protection that was viewed as fragmented and... Austin Max Scherer 37 6 2021-05-28 European Union, Extradition
Mexican President Publicly Reveals U.S. Request for Evidence in Criminal Investigation against Governor On May 20, 2021, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO)  publicized a request from the U.S. Embassy’s legal attaché requesting information on Garcia... Bruce Zagaris 37 6 2021-05-27 Evidence Gathering, Money Laundering
Malawi Court Rejects Shepard Bushiris’ Defense in Extradition Case Recently, the Malawi courts have denied Shepard Bushiris’ defense in response to South Africa’s extradition request.[1] Shepard Bushiri was arrested in South Africa for money laundering... Kayla DeAlto 37 6 2021-05-27 Crimes, Extradition