E.g., 2022-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
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
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
President Biden’s Executive Order Creates U.S. Council on Transnational Organized Crime On December 15, 2021, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. issued an Executive Order, establishing the United States Council on Transnational Organized Crime (USCTOC).[1] [1]   ... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2021-12-24 United States Crimes, Organized Crime
European Parliament Adopts Two Resolutions on Various Aspects of the Organized Crime On December 15, 2021, the European Parliament adopted two resolutions on divergent aspects of the organized crime: first, on cooperation on the fight against organized crime in the Western Balkans... Michael Plachta 38 1 2021-12-23 European Union, Europe European Union, Organized Crime
NatWest Markets Plc Pleads Guilty to Spoofing on the U.S. Markets On December 21, 2021, NatWest Markets Plc (NatWest), a London-U.K.-based banking and financial services firm, pleaded guilty to spoofing in the markets for U.S. Treasury securities and futures... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2021-12-22 British Commonwealth, United States Banking Supervision
5th Circuit Rejects Biden Administration’s Efforts to End Migration Protections Protocols On December 2, 2021, the Biden administration announced that, in response to a court order obtained by the states of Texas and Missouri, the federal government will soon reinstate Migration... Sara Kaufman* 37 12 2021-12-18 Mexico, United States Asylum, Human Rights, Illegal Importation, Immigration
Guatemala Extradites Two Nationals to the U.S. on Narcotics Charge On December 10, 2021, Guatemala extradited two nationals to the United States on international narcotics trafficking charges.[1] [1]    U.S. Department of Justice, Leaders... Bruce Zagaris 37 12 2021-12-18 Guatemala, United States Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
U.S. Certifies Former Governor of Chihuahua Extraditable to Mexico on Corruption Charges On November 8, 2021, United States Magistrate Judge Lauren Louis certified with a 24-page opinion the extraditability of César Duarte, the former governor of Chihuahua, on Embezzlement and... Bruce Zagaris 37 12 2021-12-17 Mexico Corruption, Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
Italian Police Dismantled an International Drug Trafficking Ring Operated by ‘Ndrangheta mafia clan On November 16, 2021, Italian police broke up an international drug trafficking ring operated by the ‘Ndrangheta, an Italian mafia clan. The bust led to upwards of 100 arrest warrants... Marwah Adhoob 37 12 2021-12-14 Drug Enforcement, Organized Crime
European Commission Releases Three Proposals to Strengthen and Enhance Police Cooperation Across the EU On December 8, 2021, the European Commission released three key proposals aimed at streamlining and strengthening law enforcement in the European Union: Proposal for a regulation on automated data... Michael Plachta 37 12 2021-12-14 European Union, Law Enforcement
FinCEN Issues Notice of Proposed Regulations on Beneficial Ownership Information Reporting Requirements On December 8, 2021, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), U.S. Department of Treasury issued proposed regulations to require certain entities to file reports with FinCEN, identifying... Bruce Zagaris 37 12 2021-12-14 Financial Enforcement, Regulation
Treasury Initiative Targets Anonymous Real Estate Purchases and Proceeds of Corruption On December 7, 2021, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) with respect to soliciting public comments on potential requirements... Bruce Zagaris 37 12 2021-12-11 Corruption, Money Laundering
Council of Europe Adopts Resolution on Political Responsibility for Corruption On November 26, 2021, the Standing Committee, acting on behalf of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), adopted Resolution 2406 (2021) on one of the key issues concerning... Michael Plachta 37 12 2021-12-11 Corruption, Council of the European Union
European Union Acts on Human Smuggling in the Belarus Border Crisis The dramatic situation at the border with three European Union (EU) countries, especially Poland, is alarming and explosive. Recent actions by the Belarus’s Lukashenko regime and its... Michael Plachta 37 12 2021-12-03 EU Justice and Home Affairs Council, Eurojust, European Commission, Immigration
U.S. Homeland Security Returns Hundreds of Looted Artifacts to Mali On November 22, 2021, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigation announced that, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of State, it repatriated a trove of... Bruce Zagaris 37 12 2021-12-02 Art and Cultural Property, Crimes
U.S Attorney Office in S. Diego Indicts Drug Money Laundering Cartel and Convicts Leader of Drug-Smuggling Money Laundering Organization On November 16, 2021, the U.S. Attorney in San Diego partially unsealed an indictment in a U.S. District Court, charging 29 alleged members of an international money laundering organization linked... Bruce Zagaris 37 12 2021-12-02 Crimes, Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking
EU Court of Justice Greenlights Request for Information Without Taxpayers Specific Name and Identity On November 25, 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued a preliminary judgment on what information must be provided by the requesting tax authority soliciting tax information on... Bruce Zagaris 37 12 2021-12-02 Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement
A Dutch Woman Appears in U.S. Court to Face Charges Related to Terror Financing On October 29, 2021, a Dutch woman, Farhia Hassan, appeared in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia to face charges related to her alleged involvement in Somalian terrorist... Marwah Adhoob 37 12 2021-12-02 Court Conviction, Terrorism
ICC Prosecutor Closes Preliminary Examination in Colombia and Concludes Agreement with Bogota On October 28, 2021, in Bogota, Colombia, two events took place, which is significant for both Colombia and the International Criminal Court (ICC).  ICC Prosecutor Karim A.A. Khan QC, head of... Michael Plachta 37 12 2021-11-30 Crimes against Humanity, International Crimes, International Criminal Court
Council of Europe has Adopted the Second Protocol to the Cybercrime (“Budapest”) Convention As the Convention on Cybercrime (“Budapest Convention”) turns 20, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, at its 1417bis meeting on November 17, 2021, has adopted a Second... By Michael Plachta 37 12 2021-11-23 Cybercrime