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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
European Data Protection Board Issues Statement on International Enforcement Cooperation On April 13, 2021, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) issued a statement responding to questions concerning the exchange of personal data between public authorities under existing... Bruce Zagaris 37 4 2021-04-20 Data Privacy, International Cooperation
Biden Administration Imposes Sanctions Against Russia for Alleged Election Interference and SolarWinds Cyber Hack On April 14, 2021, the Biden Administration announced it imposed new sanctions against Russia for its alleged involvement in the U.S. 2020 election interference and the solar winds cyber... Marwah Adhoob 37 4 2021-04-17 Economic Sanctions, Sanctions
Denmark Prosecutes Six U.S. and U.K. Nationals in Cum-Ex Fraud Case On April 13, 2021, Danish prosecutors charged three British and three United States nationals with defrauding the Danish government of more than $175 million through a German bank. Bruce Zagaris 37 4 2021-04-17 Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement
No-Fly List: Protecting the homeland or harming Arabs and Muslims?   In April 2021, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the ACLU of D.C. filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Michigan man that the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) placed on a no-... Marwah Adhoob 37 4 2021-04-15 ACLU, Civil Rights
U.S. Complaint Charges 10 Iranian Nationals With Sanctions Evasion over 20 Years On March 19, 2021, the United States Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles unsealed a criminal complaint charging 10 Iranian nationals with operating an approximately 20-year-long scheme to evade... Bruce Zagaris 37 4 2021-04-13 Economic Crimes, Economic Sanctions
Council of Europe Adopts Resolution and Recommendation on Strengthening Financial Intelligence Units On March 19, 2021, the Standing Committee, acting on behalf of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), adopted the resolution and recommendation on strengthening financial... Michael Plachta 37 4 2021-04-09 Financial Crimes, Financial Enforcement
President Biden Revokes Executive Order Imposing Sanctions on the International Criminal Court On April 1, 2021, United States President Joseph R. Biden terminated the national emergency declared in Executive Order 13928 of June 11, 2020, which blocked property of certain persons associated... Bruce Zagaris 37 4 2021-04-08 International Criminal Court, U.S. Federal Government
Doctrine of Universal Jurisdiction Becomes Focal Point of Syrian War Crimes Prosecutions On February 24, 2021, a German court convicted former Syrian secret police officer Eyad al-Gharib of aiding and abetting crimes against humanity during the Syrian Civil War. The landmark decision... Teddy David 37 4 2021-04-08 International Courts, War Crimes
Guatemala Arrests Two Members of Mexican Cartel on U.S. Charges of Importing Crystal Meth On April 1, 2021, United States prosecutors announced the arrests of Adalberto Fructuoso Comparan-Rodriguez, also known as “Fruto,” and Alfonso Rustrian in Guatemala on March 30, 2021,... Bruce Zagaris 37 4 2021-04-08 Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
U.N. to Investigate Sri Lanka War Crimes On March 23, 2021, the United Nations Council voted to open an inquiry into Sri Lanka’s alleged war crimes resulting from the three decades civil war. Marwah Adhoob 37 4 2021-04-08 United Nations, War Crimes
U.S. Tax Court Rules Against Constitutional Challenge to Passport Denial for Delinquent Taxpayers On March 30, 2021, the United States Tax Court granted summary judgment to the Internal Revenue Service with respect to a taxpayer debtor/physician’s constitutional challenge to the IRS... Bruce Zagaris 37 4 2021-04-08 Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement, Trial
United Nations Targets Corruption and Illicit Cross-Border Finance On March 2, 2020 the United Nations released a Report on Financial Integrity For Sustainable Development (the “Report”). Although the Report is lengthy and wide-ranging, we will focus... By Spencer A. Hill & Peter D. Hardy 37 4 2021-04-05 Corruption, United Nations
Summarizing and Assessing the 2019 Changes in Interpol’s Rules on the Processing of Data While Interpol has published the revised RPD, it has neither itemized the revisions nor provided a red-line version of the RPD. This article summarizes the 2019 revisions and assesses their... Michelle Estlund, Esq. and Dr. Ted R. Bromund 37 4 2021-04-02 INTERPOL
Spanish Police Seize 1st Spanish-made Narco Sub and Arrest 52 Persons In mid-March 2021, Spanish police seized a submarine capable of transporting up to two tons of drugs.  During the drug raids across Spain, police arrested 52 persons, seized  significant... Bruce Zagaris 37 4 2021-04-02 Drugs & Trafficking
U.K. Pledges to Continue Supporting Caribbean in Meeting FATF Standards, Cybersecurity and Other Enforcement Initiatives On March 18, 2021, at the Tenth U.K.-Caribbean Forum, the ministers’ meeting resulted in pledges for continued cooperation in international enforcement initiatives, especially helping CARICOM... 37 4 2021-04-01 FATF, International Cooperation
U.S. Justice Department’s Antitrust Division Summarizes 2020 International Achievements                 On March 24, 2021, the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)  issued a summary of its 2020 achievements, including... Bruce Zagaris 37 4 2021-03-30 Antitrust Cooperation, International Antitrust Administration
Coast Guard Interdicts and Repatriates 17 Migrants to Cuba as Cuba Calls for U.S. to Meet its Migration Commitments                 On March 22, 2021, the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew repatriated 17 Cuban migrants to Cuba. They had interdicted them... Bruce Zagaris 37 4 2021-03-30 Deportation, Immigration
U.S. Grand Jury in Seattle Indicts Young Swiss Hacktivist for Cyber Crimes On March 18, 2021, the U.S. Attorney in Seattle announced the indictment of Till Kottmann, 21, for computer intrusion and identity and data theft crimes from 2019 to the present.  Initially,... Bruce Zagaris 37 4 2021-03-26 Cybercrime
North Korea Cuts Diplomatic Relations with Malaysia After It Extradites N. Korean to the U.S. On March 20, 2021, the United States government obtained custody of Mun Chol Myong after Malaysia extradited him to face U.S. money laundering charges.  He was the first North Korean... Bruce Zagaris 37 4 2021-03-26 Economic Sanctions, Extradition
Germany, Denmark, and Belgium Bring Criminal Investigations against Foreign Enablers in Cum-Ex Cases This year Denmark, Germany, and Belgium have all brought criminal investigations against foreign enablers in the cum-ex trading cases. Bruce Zagaris 37 3 2021-03-23 Money Laundering, Tax Crimes