E.g., 2022-08
Title Abstract Author Volumesort ascending Issue Date Published Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
ICC Prosecutor Issues Statement about Developments in Ukraine and Ukraine Goes to the ICJ The conflict initiated by Russia in Ukraine has spouted one proceeding in an international tribunal and resulted in another monitoring the developments with an eye to starting an investigation.... Bruce Zagaris 38 3 2022-03-04 Russia, Ukraine International Courts, War Crimes
U.S. Justice Department Starts Task Force to Enforce Russian Sanctions against Russian Oligarchs and Announces the First Indictment for Violations of the Sanctions On March 2, 2022, U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced the start of Task Force KleptoCapture to enforce sanctions, export restrictions, and economic countermeausres the U.S. has... Bruce Zagaris 38 3 2022-03-04 Russia, United States Asset Forfeiture, Banking Supervision, Sanctions
President Biden Issues Executive Order to Deter Wrongful Detention of Americans Abroad On July 19, President Biden signed a new executive order meant to deter hostage taking and wrongful detentions and help bring Americans wrongfully detained abroad back home.  The executive... Alex Mostaghimi 38 8 2022-07-28 United States Freezing of Assets, Sanctions, U.S. Federal Government
Council of Europe Terminates Membership of the Russian Federation On March 16, 2022, at an  extraordinary meeting, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted Resolution CM/Res (2022)2  deciding, in the context of the procedure launched... Michael Plachta 38 4 2022-03-25 Russia, Ukraine International Organizations, Violence
U.S. Court Grants Warrant to Seize Plane and yacht of Sanctioned Russian Oligarch On August 8, 2022, the U.S. Department of Justice announced it received court authorization to seize an Airbus A319-100 (the Airbus) owned and controlled by sanctioned Russian oligarch Andrei Skoch... Bruce Zagaris 38 8 2022-08-12 Russia, United States Money Laundering, Sanctions, U.S. Federal Government
U.S. Court Dismisses Efforts to Halt U.S. Government’s Efforts to Extradite Ukrainian from Holland On April 12, 2022, U.S. District Court Judge Christopher Cooper granted the U.S. government’s motion to dismiss the suit of a Ukrainian citizen Oleksandr Morgunov, seeking to stop the U.S.... Bruce Zagaris 38 4 2022-04-22 Netherlands, Ukraine, United States Extradition
Thanks to the Manhattan D.A.’s Office, the U.S. Repatriates 200 Antiquities to Italy On December 15, 2021, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, Jr. announced the repatriation of 200 antiquities valued at an estimated $10 million to Italy during a repatriation ceremony attended by... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2021-12-29 Italy Art and Cultural Property, Crimes
Council of Europe Adopts a Set of Resolutions and Recommendations on the Russian Aggression Against Ukraine The Council of Europe (COE) continues its involvement in the Russian aggression against Ukraine.[1]  Recently, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has adopted two sets... Michael Plachta 38 5 2022-05-13 Russia, Ukraine Crimes against Humanity, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), United Nations, War Crimes
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 Cybercrime, Data Privacy
How Switzerland is Seeking to Return Illicit Assets to Ukraine Switzerland has launched administrative proceedings to confiscate over USD 100 million in assets linked to the regime of former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych, with the ultimate aim of... Basel Institute of Governance 38 6 2022-06-03 Russia, Switzerland, Ukraine Asset Forfeiture, Asset Seizure, Freezing of Assets
Report Recommends UK Plug Gaps in Illegal Wildlife Trade and Illicit Finance On January 19, 2022, the Royal United Services Institute for Defense and Security Studies (RUSI)  published the Whitehall Report on Illegal Wildlife Trade and Illicit Finance in the UK. ... Bruce Zagaris 38 2 2022-02-03 United Kingdom Financial Enforcement, Wildlife Smuggle
Former Nigerian Senator Accused of Conspiracy to Harvest Organs On June 23, 2022, Former Nigerian senator Ike Ekweremadu and his wife Beatrice Nwanneka Ekweremadu were charged with conspiracy to arrange or facilitate travel of another person with a view to... Alex Mostaghimi 38 7 2022-06-30 Nigeria, United Kingdom Conspiracy, Human Trafficking
G7 Addresses Global Crime Threats On June 28, the Group of 7 Leaders’ Communique following the meeting of the heads of government in Elmau, Germany on June 26-28, 2022 addressed several global crime threats, making many... Bruce Zagaris 38 7 2022-07-01 China, Russia, United States Human Rights, International Cooperation, Sanctions
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 2022-03-04 Honduras, United States Corruption, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
Despite Wide Criticism, Belgium Ratifies Prisoner Transfer Treaty with Iran On July 6, 2022, after two days of intense debate, the Belgian Parliament voted 79 to 41 to ratify the prisoner transfer treaty with Iran.[1] [1]   Belgium ratifies... Bruce Zagaris 38 8 2022-07-28 Belgium, Iran Human Rights, Treaties
Miami Grand Jury Indicts Former Ecuadorian Comptroller General for Corruption-Based Laundering On March 29, 2022, Carlos Roman Polit Faggioni (Polit) made his initial appearance in the U.S. District Court in Miami, on charges he allegedly engaged in a scheme to use the U.S. financial system... Bruce Zagaris 38 4 2022-04-01 Ecuador, United States Bribery, Corruption
Mexican Drug Cartels Team with Chinese Trafficking Networks to Traffic in Endangered Species Increasingly Mexican drug cartels are participating in the harvest, transport, and sale of marine wildlife species, including endangered species.  They often collaborate with Chinese wildlife... Bruce Zagaris 38 4 2022-04-22 China, Mexico Endangered Species, Environment
Harvard Professor Lieber Convicted for False Statements and Tax Offenses for China Links On December 21, 2021, a jury in U.S. District Court in Boston, Massachusetts convicted the former chair of Harvard University’s Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department relating to false... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2021-12-30 China Crimes, Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement
German Court Convicts Former Syrian Intelligence Official of Crimes against Humanity On January 13, 2022, in a case that could set a precedent for other countries a German Court in Koblenz sentenced a former Syrian intelligence officer to life in prison for crimes against humanity... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-19 Germany, Syria Crimes against Humanity
Gambia Says it Will Prosecute Former President for Crimes Against Humanity On May 25, 2022, the Gambian government said it will prosecute 70 alleged perpetrators, including former president Yahya Jammeh, named in the True, Reconciliation, and Reparation Commission’s... Alex Mostaghimi 38 6 2022-06-03 Equatorial Guinea, Gambia Charged with Crimes, Crimes against Humanity, Extradition, Indictment