Articles

E.g., 2020-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Challenge to U.S. Support of Contras Dismissed On August 13, 1985, in Sanchez-Espinoza et al v. Reagan, et al, U.S. App. D.C. No.83-1997, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia affirmed the dismissal of an action challenging the... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Law of War
Riggs National Bank Is Latest Bank to Be Fined Under BSA       The Department of Treasury has fined Riggs National Bank (Riggs) for violations of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA).  The fine amounted to $269,750 for 1,226 violations that occurred between 1980 and... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Bank Secrecy
Spanish Firm Pleads Guilty to Violating Export Administration Act On September 5, 1985, Piher Semiconductors SA of Barcelona (Piher) pleaded guilty to two counts of violating the Export Administration Act, and specifically to reselling of high technology, national-... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 Spain Export Enforcement
BSA Rules Released       The Department of Treasury has published notice of a revised system of records on October 11, 1985 (50 F.R. 41616).  The Notice affects three Bank Secrecy Act forms: Currency and Monetary... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Bank Secrecy
Court Reduces Sentence for Violating Export Administration Act On August 29, 1985, U.S. District Court Judge Richard L. Williams reduced the sentence of D. Frank Bazzare, who was found guilty of violating the Export Administration Act, from imprisonment for five... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Export Enforcement
More Indictments for Money Laundering in Boston On October 15, 1985, The Bank of New England, two head tellers, an officer and a customer were indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of illegally concealing cash transactions worth more than $... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Money Laundering
U.S. Offers Rewards for Trans World Airlines Hijackers On October 17, the Justice Department announced that it had charged three men with murder and piracy for the hijacking of a Trans World Airlines (TWA) jet in June and the shooting death of one of its... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Counter-terrorism
Hearing on Revision to U.S.-U.K. Extradition Treaty On October 22, 1985 a hearing took place regarding the U.S./U.K. Supplementary Extradition Treaty which would revise a 13-year old extradition treaty between two countries.  The leading Irish... Dr. Doris Weidinger 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Extradition
Money Laundering Investigation of Rhode Island Institution In early October, the U.S. Attorney's office for Rhode Island subpoenaed records concerning currency transactions at the Columbus National Bank of Rhode Island.  The Rhode Island Hospital Trust... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Money Laundering
Judge Rules Espionage Has Extraterritorial Application In a ruling with potentially far-reaching implications, Judge Albert V. Bryan Jr., District Court in Alexandria, Virginia, denied a motion to dismiss by Michael A. Soussoudis, a Ghanian national... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 Ghana Espionage
Senate Hearing Held on Money Laundering Crime Bills Bills to make money laundering a crime continue to make their slow way through Congress.  On October 29, 1985, the Senate Judiciary Committee held hearings on several Senate bills dealing with money... Constantine G. Papavizas 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Money Laundering
Department of Justice Privacy Exemptions On September 12, 1985, the Department of Justice (DOJ) proposed to exempt a new system of records entitled the "General Files System of the Office of the Attorney General" from certain provisions of... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Privacy
General Accounting Office Renews its Criticism of BSA Enforcement The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations continues its watchdog role over enforcement of the Bank Secrecy Act.  On October 29, 1985, the Permanent Subcommittee held a status hearing on... Constantine G. Papavizas 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Bank Secrecy
Meese Addresses Italy-USA-Switzerland Conference In a speech delivered to the Italy-USA-Switzerland Conference of the International Association of Jurists, on September 14, 1984, Edwin Meese III, Attorney General of the United States, praised new... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 Italy Law Enforcement
Select Committee Holds Hearing On September 12, 1985, the ranking members of the House Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control in a hearing urged the Reagan Administration to give a higher priority to international... Bruce Zagaris 1 2 1985-10-01 United States Drugs & Trafficking
Jamaican Army To Begin Attacking Drug Trade The Jamaican Government has placed four aerodromes in Jamaica under the control of the Army in the latest move to crack down on the island's multi-million dollar drug trade, it was announced by... Bruce Zagaris 1 1 1985-09-01 Jamaica Drug Enforcement
Former Belize Cabinet Minister Arrested On Drug Charges On April 8, 1985, Elijo Briceno, a former cabinet minister of Belize, was arrested in Miami by federal drug agents on charges that he conspired to smuggle monthly shipments of 4,000 to 5,000 pounds... Bruce Zagaris 1 1 1985-09-01 Belize Drugs & Trafficking
U.S. and Bahamas Make Huge Narcotics Bust In The Bahamas As New Cooperation In Narcotics Ensues On April 19, 1985, the U.S. and Bahamian law enforcement officials conducted an unprecedented joint operation over 30 Bahamian islands and along 150 miles of the Florida coast during a two week... Bruce Zagaris 1 1 1985-09-01 Bahamas Drug Enforcement
More U.S. Forces Depart From Grenada As Eastern Caribbean Countries Continue Transition On Building Security On June 11, 1985, 66 additional United States soldiers along with jeeps and equipment left Grenada.  The departure is the penultimate withdrawal of U.S. soldiers which numbered more than 6,000 at the... Bruce Zagaris 1 1 1985-09-01 Grenada Law of War
Cayman Islands Officials Prepare To Renegotiate US Enforcement Agreement During the week of June 3-10, 1985, Michael J. Bradley, Attorney General of the Cayman Islands, and a delegation of officials visited the U.S. to meet with members of Congress, Justice Department... Bruce Zagaris 1 1 1985-09-01 Money Laundering

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