E.g., 2023-12
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
FinCEN Issues $1.5 Million Civil Penalty on S. Dakota Kingdom Trust Company for AML Violations On April 26, 2023, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and The Kingdom Trust Company (Kingdom Trust) entered into a consent order, imposing a civil money penalty and requiring Kingdom... Bruce Zagaris 39 5 2023-05-05 United States Financial Enforcement, Money Laundering, Penalties
Seeking Asylum While on the INTERPOL Wanted List: The Expert Witness Perspective In this article, its author, based on his experience as an expert witness in the asylum cases of victims of INTERPOL abuse, puts forward the reasons that, in his opinion, often force such... Yuriy L. Nemets 39 5 2023-05-05 Asylum, International Law
Numerous Enforcement Actions for Violations of North Korean Sanctions On April 24, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) unsealed two federal indictments against a representative for the North Korean Foreign Trade Bank (FTB) for his role in a money laundering... Alex Mostaghimi 39 5 2023-05-05 North Korea Cybercrime, Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision
U.S., Panama, and Columbia Commit to 60-Day Campaign to Stem Migration Through Darien Gap On April 11, the U.S., Panama, and Columbia released a trilateral joint statement to undertake a 60-day campaign to stem the flow of illegal migration through the Darien Gap, an isthmus along the... Alex Mostaghimi 39 5 2023-04-26 Colombia, Panama, United States Border Security, Immigration
U.S. Charges U.S. Citizens and Russian Intelligence Officers with Acting as Illegal Agents of Russian Government and Interfere with U.S. Elections On April 18, 2023, a federal grand jury in Tampa, Florida, returned a superseding indictment charging four U.S. citizens and three Russian nationals with acting on behalf of the Russian governments... Bruce Zagaris 39 5 2023-04-26 Russia, United States Election Fraud
CARICOM Heads of Government Agree to Forbid the Use and Presence of Assault Weapons On April 18, 2023, at the end of a two-day meeting in Trinidad and Tobago on crime, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) heads of government agreed to enact legislation in their countries to forbid... Bruce Zagaris 39 5 2023-04-26 Caribbean, United States Illegal Importation, International Organizations
The U.S. Extradites Ex-Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo to Peru Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo, who served in that role from 2001 to 2006, has been extradited from the U.S. to Peru due to his alleged involvement in a corruption scandal relating to... Alex Mostaghimi 39 5 2023-04-26 Peru, United States Corruption, Extradition
Syrian-American Sues Syrian Government for Torture in its Detention Centers On February 28, 2023, the Assad government was served by a complaint filed by the Center for Justice & Accountability (CJA) and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP. alleging torture in its... Alex Mostaghimi 39 4 2023-04-21 Syria, United States Torture
Europol and Eurojust Support Coordinated Action against Fraudulent Online Investment Platform On April 3, 2023, Europol and Eurojust Assisted a coordinated action against a fraudulent online investment platform, which is responsible for a loss of an estimated €89 million to at least 33... Bruce Zagaris 39 4 2023-04-21 Europe Cybercrime, Eurojust
U.S. Charges 40 Officers of Chinese Policy with Repression of Dissidents in U.S. and Operating an Illegal Police Station On April 17, 2023,  the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York unsealed two criminal complaints, charging 44 defendants with various crimes related to efforts by the... Bruce Zagaris 39 4 2023-04-21 China, United States Arrest
UK National Crime Agency Opens Joint International Crime Center On April 3, 2023, the United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency announced the formation of a specialist new unit to lead the UK’s work on international crime.  Called the Joint... Bruce Zagaris 39 4 2023-04-21 United Kingdom International Cooperation
The Halkbank Decision from the Supreme Court: The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act Does Not Apply to Criminal Cases, Offers No Protection to Halkbank So: What is Next? In January the Reporter published my short comment on a case then pending in the Supreme Court, Halkbank v. United States, in which oral argument had been heard on January 23, 2023.[1]  The... Fred Davis 39 5 2023-04-21 Turkey, United States Immunity
Mexico Extradites Sinaloa Cartel Figure to the U.S. on Drug Trafficking and Firearm Charges On April 4, 2023, the United States Department of Justice announced Mexico has extradited to the United States a Mexican national and alleged high-ranking member of the Sinaloa Cartel, an... Bruce Zagaris 39 4 2023-04-14 Mexico, United States Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
South African Fugitive “Facebook Rapist” Detained in Tanzania After Faking Death On April 8, Tanzanian law enforcement captured South African fugitive Thabo Bester, a convicted rapist and murderer, after he escaped his prison cell in March 2022 when he faked his own death.... Alex Mostaghimi 39 4 2023-04-14 South Africa, Tanzania Deportation, Extradition, Fugitive
Belgian Firm and NGOS Allege Erdogan’s Regime Committed Crimes against Humanity On February 9, 2023, the Belgian law firm Van Steenbrugge Advocaten (VSA), Belgium-based NGO Turkey Tribunal, and the European Magistrates for Democracy and Freedom (MEDEL) filed a complaint to the... Alex Mostaghimi 39 4 2023-04-14 Turkey Crimes against Humanity, International Criminal Court, International Law
UAE Denies South African Extradition Request of the Gupta Brothers On April 7, 2023, the United Arab Emirates announced its denial of South Africa’s request to extradite Atul and Rajesh Gupta, two brothers.  South Africa has charged the Gupta brothers... Bruce Zagaris 39 4 2023-04-14 South Korea, United Arab Emirates Corruption, Extradition, Money Laundering
Kosovo Specialist Chambers Try Former Head of State and 3 other Leaders On April 3, 2023, the trial started against former Kosovo President Hashim Thaçi and three other former Kosovo Liberation Army (UCK) leaders in the Kosovo Specialist Chambers (KSC) in The... Bruce Zagaris 39 4 2023-04-14 Kosovo Prosecution, War Crimes
Montenegro Arrests Terraform Labs Founder Do Kwon on S. Korea Charges On March 23, 2023, Montenegrin authorities arrested Terraform Labs founder Do Kwon, who is wanted in both South Korea and the United States after a $40 billion crash of his firm’s... Bruce Zagaris 39 4 2023-04-07 South Korea, United States Cybercrime, Financial Crimes, Financial Enforcement
Dubai’s Court of Cassation Affirms Extradition of Sanjay Shah to Denmark On April 3, the Dubai attorney general, Essam Al Humaidan, issued a statement that the Dubai Court of Cassation has ruled that British hedge fund trader Sanjay Shah must be extradited to Denmark,... Bruce Zagaris 39 4 2023-04-07 Denmark, United Kingdom Financial Crimes, Financial Enforcement, Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement
U.S. Attorney for Southern District of New York Unseals Indictment against Bulgarian Woman Extradited to the U.S. for Role in Multi-Billion-Dollar Cryptocurrency Pyramid Scheme On March 21, 2023, U.S. law enforcement officials announced the unsealing of charges against Irina Dilkinska relating to her participation in the massive OneCoin fraud scheme.[1]  OneCoin,... Bruce Zagaris 39 4 2023-03-31 Bulgaria, United States Cybercrime, Extradition, Indictment