Articles

E.g., 2020-08
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Judge Orders Netherlands to Repatriate 56 Children of ISIS as Turkey Begins Deporting ISIS Members throughout Europe On November 11, a court in The Hague ruled that the Dutch state must actively help repatriate 56 children of mothers who joined the Islamic State of Iraq (ISIS), but it does not have the same... Alexandra Haris 35 11 2019-11-21 Turkey
Professor of Latin American Narcotics and Money Laundering Indicted for Money Laundering  On November 18, 2019, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced the arrest of University of Miami Professor Bruce Bagley on charges of conspiracy to commit money... Bruce Zagaris 35 11 2019-11-21 Money Laundering
Transborder Labor Trafficking and Forced Servitude in Marijuana Growing Operations Human trafficking and labor servitude are occurring globally in the rapidly expanding marijuana cultivation “industry” in which the murky status between legal and illegal product... Luz E. Nagle 35 11 2019-11-21 Human Trafficking
Victims in Essex Lorry Incident: The Latest in Europe’s Human Trafficking Tragedies As of November 7, 2019, British authorities have identified all 39 of the human trafficking victims found dead in the back of a lorry in Essex on October 23, 2019. While Essex police initially... Miranda Bannister 35 11 2019-11-20 Human Trafficking
Anguilla Attorney General Will Start Extradition Procedures for U.S. Investment Banker Charged with Manslaughter in Anguilla On November 13, 2019 Anguilla’s Attorney General Dwight Horsford said an international arrest warrant will be issued for 44-year-old Scott Hapgood who refused to return to Anguilla to face... Bruce Zagaris 35 12 2019-11-20 Arrest
Israel Extradites Russian Hacker to the U.S. Ignoring Russian Exchange Requests On November 12, 2019, Aleksi Burkov, a Russian national, made his initial appearance in the United States District Court in Alexandria, Virginia, on charges concerning his alleged operation of two... Bruce Zagaris 35 11 2019-11-15 Israel, United States Extradition
FATF Issues Best Practices Report on Beneficial Ownership On October 24, 2019, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) issued a best practice paper,[1] seeking to provide suggested solutions supported by cases and examples of best practices for... Bruce Zagaris 35 11 2019-11-14 Transparency
Power Struggle Continues Between Judges and the Prosecutor Prosecutor at the ICC in the Mavi Marmara Incident On September 2, 2019, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC or the Court), with Judge Solomy Balungi Bossa presiding, delivered its judgment and rejected the appeal of the... Michael Plachta 35 11 2019-11-12 International Criminal Court
U.S. Charges Two Former Twitter Employees and a Saudi National for Acting as Illegal Agents of Saudi Arabia On November 7, 2019, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced it has unveiled charges in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against Ali Alzabarah, Ahmad... Bruce Zagaris 35 11 2019-11-11 United States False Papers
ICC Sentences Ntaganda to 30 Years of Imprisonment On November 7, 2019, the Trial Chamber VI of the International Criminal Court (ICC or the Court), unanimously sentenced Bosco Ntaganda to 30 years of imprisonment.[1] This is the longest... Michael Plachta 2019-11-10 International Criminal Court
British Judge Denies Request to Delay Julian Assange Extradition Case for 3 Months On October 21, 2019, during a case management hearing at Westminster Magistrates Court, District Judge Vanessa Baraitser denied Mark Summers’ request, counsel for Julian Assange, to delay the... Bruce Zagaris 35 11 2019-11-08 United Kingdom Extradition
Transborder Labor Trafficking and Forced Servitude in Marijuana Growing Operations Human trafficking and labor servitude are occurring globally in the rapidly expanding marijuana cultivation “industry” in which the murky status between legal and illegal product... Luz E. Nagle 35 11 2019-11-07 Asia, United States Drugs & Trafficking
U.S. Government Recovers $700 Million in Asset Forfeiture Settlement re Malaysian Sovereign Wealth Fund On October 30, 2019, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a settlement of its civil forfeiture cases against assets acquired by Low Take Jho, also known as Jho Low, and his... Bruce Zagaris 35 11 2019-11-04 Malaysia Money Laundering
Parents of Teenage Motorcyclist Victim of Car Crash Plan to Sue Spouse of U.S. Diplomat, U.S., and UK Governments On October 29, 2019, the parents of a 19-year-old motorcyclist killed in a recent collision announced they are planning to sue the driver, who is the spouse of a U.S. diplomat, the U.S. and the UK... Bruce Zagaris 35 11 2019-11-01
EU Court of Justice Rules on Prison Conditions as a Pre-requirement of an Execution of the European Arrest Warrant On October 15, 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union – Grand Chamber (the Court) delivered its judgment in the case C-128/18 Dumitru-Tudor Dorobantu. The ruling concerns the... Michael Plachta 35 11 2019-10-31 European Union
Rule on Humanitarian Assistance to Iran and OFAC Issues Humanitarian Trade Mechanism On October 25, 2019, the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) identified Iran as a jurisdiction of primary money laundering concern under Section 311... Bruce Zagaris 35 11 2019-10-31 Money Laundering
FATF Plenary Deals with Money Laundering from “Stablecoins,” the Use of Digital Identity, and Beneficial Ownership On October 18, 2019, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) President Xiangmin Liu of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) chaired the first meeting under the Chinese presidency.  It... Bruce Zagaris 35 11 2019-10-30 Money Laundering
U.S. Rearrests Former Argentine Naval Officer Charged in 16 Murders On October 25, 2019, U.S. Marshals Service arrested former Argentine naval officer Roberto Guillermo Brovo, 77, on charges in Argentina.  Bravo faces 16 aggravated homicide charges and three... Bruce Zagaris 35 11 2019-10-29 Extradition
4TH Circuit Agrees to Hear Emoluments Suit En Banc and Trump Announces and then Retracts Announcement His Hotel Will Host the G7 Meeting On October 15, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit agreed to rehear en banc the emoluments lawsuit brought by the attorneys general of Maryland and the... 2019-10-25 G-8 member countries
The Latest in China’s Growing Spy Campaign against the U.S. On Friday September 27, 2019, U.S. citizen Xuehua “Edward” Peng was arrested in Hayward, California for providing classified U.S. security information to the Chinese government. ... Miranda Bannister 35 10 2019-10-23 China, United States Espionage

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