Articles

E.g., 2022-10
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
British Court Finds British Trader Extraditable to Denmark on Cum-ex Dividend Charges On September 20, Judge Timothy Godfrey of the Westminster magistrates’ court ruled that a British national and hedge fund trader can be extradited to Denmark, where he is facing charges that... Bruce Zagaris 38 10 2022-09-30 France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, United Kingdom Extradition, Tax Crimes, Tax Enforcement
South Korea Issues Arrest Warrant and Red Notice for Do Kwon and Others for Crypto Crimes On September 14, 2022, the media reported that a South Korean court has issued an arrest warrant for Do Kwon, the founder of Terraform Labs, and six other individuals for allegedly violating South... Bruce Zagaris 38 10 2022-09-30 Singapore, South Korea, United States Cybercrime, Warrants
U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing on Accountability for War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity On September 28, 2022, the U.S. Senate Committee on Judiciary held a hearing from “Nuremburg to Ukraine: Accountability for War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity.”  It featured a... Bruce Zagaris 38 10 2022-09-30 Ukraine, United States Crimes against Humanity, War Crimes
U.S. Treasury Publishes Final Rule on Reporting Beneficial Ownership Information On September 29, 2022, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a final rule implementing the Corporate Transparency Act’s (CTA) beneficial ownership information (BOI)... Bruce Zagaris 38 10 2022-09-30 United States Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision
European Data Protection Supervisor Orders Europol to Hand Over Stored Data of Dutch Activist On September 15, 2022, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) sent down a decision ordering Europol to hand over their stored data of Dutch activist Frank Van der Linde to him.  The... Alex Mostaghimi 38 10 2022-09-30 European Union, Netherlands Data Privacy, Data Sharing, European Union, Europol, Evidence Gathering, Evidence Sharing
U.S. Court Damages Awards to Liberian Victims of Lutheran Church Massacre Pressures Liberia to Act On August 19, 2022, the United States Court in Philadelphia awarded $84 million to four victims of the Lutheran Church Massacre on civilians during the Liberian civil wars.  The ruling will... 2022-09-30 Liberia, United States Crimes against Humanity, War Crimes
European Court of Human Rights Orders France to Reexamine Repatriation Claims for French ISIS Fighters On September 14, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) ruled that France must re-examine repatriation requests from two French women who travelled to Syria to join the Islamic State.  The... Alex Mostaghimi 38 10 2022-09-30 France, Syria European Court of Human Rights, European Union, Human Rights, International Convention, Jurisdiction, Terrorism
Justice Department Reports on Enforcement against Criminal Activity Using Digital Assets and Starts National Network On September 16, the United States Department of Justice announce significant new actions concerning digital assets, including the public release of its report, pursuant to the President’s... Bruce Zagaris 38 10 2022-09-23 United States Cybercrime
Denmark Loses Extradition Request for Shah, But Dubai Court Orders Him to Pay Denmark $1 Billion On September 12, 2022, a  United Arab Emirates court denied the extradition request by Denmark for Dubai to extradite British national Sanjay Shah, the principal suspect in a Danish cum-ex... Bruce Zagaris 38 10 2022-09-23 Denmark Extradition, Fraud, Tax Crimes
Brazilian Airline GOL Agrees to DPA to Resolve Bribery Charges in the U.S. and Brazil On September 15, 2022, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced resolutions with GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. (GOL), an... Bruce Zagaris 38 10 2022-09-23 Brazil, United States Bribery, Financial Enforcement, Financial Supervision, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
U.S. National Pleads Guilty to Wildlife Smuggling and Trafficking On August 24, 2022, Jose Manuel Perez, also known as “Julio Rodriguez,” 30 years of age, pleaded guilty to federal criminal charges for illegally importing into the United States more... Bruce Zagaris 38 9 2022-09-16 Mexico, United States Border Security, Wildlife, Wildlife Smuggle
UN Commissioner Alleges Crimes Against Humanity by China Against the Uyghurs On August 31, 2022, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Mrs. Michelle Bachelet, released a report into what China refers to as the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR). She has... Michael Plachta 38 9 2022-09-16 China Genocide, Human Rights, United Nations
Latvia Extradites National to the U.S. for Securities Fraud in Cryptocurrency Scheme On August 26, 2022, Latvia extradited Ivars Auzins, a citizen of Latvia, to the United States to answer a six-count indictment charging him with wire fraud, securities fraud, and conspiracies to... Bruce Zagaris 38 9 2022-09-16 Latvia, United States Cybercrime, Extradition, Fraud
U.S. Unseals Indictment Charging Three Iranian Nationals with Hacking and Extortion On September 14, 2022, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation revealed the unsealing of indictments in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey against three Iranian... Bruce Zagaris 38 9 2022-09-16 Iran, United States Cybercrime, Indictment, Sanctions
Close Allies of Liberian President Resign After US Corruption Accusations On September 12, Liberian President George Weah accepted the resignations of two of three senior officials following corruption allegations levied against all of them by the United States.  On... Alex Mostaghimi 38 9 2022-09-16 Liberia, United States Corruption, Freezing of Assets, Sanctions
European Authorities Dismantle Criminal Network Involved in Large-Scale Tobacco Smuggling and VAT Fraud On August 29, with the support of Eurojust and Europol law enforcement authorities in Hungary, Austria, the Czech Republic, and Poland dismantled a criminal network engaged in a large-scale VAT... Bruce Zagaris 38 9 2022-09-08 Austria, Czech Republic, Poland Cross-Border Communication, Eurojust, European Union, Fraud
Manhattan D.A. Seizes Another 27 Pieces from the Met on Behalf of Italy and Egypt On August 31, 2022, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) reported that investigators from the  Manhattan District Attorney’s Antiquities Trafficking Unit (ATU... Bruce Zagaris 38 9 2022-09-08 Egypt, Italy, United States Art and Cultural Property, Seizure
Thailand Extradites Two Marshall Islands Nationals to the U.S. on Corruption Charges  On September 2, 2022, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that two Marshall Island nationals arrived in the U.S. after Thailand extradited them.  Cary Yan, 50, and Gina Zhou,... Bruce Zagaris 38 9 2022-09-08 Marshall Islands, Thailand, United States Bribery, Extradition, Money Laundering
U.S. DOJ Secures Warrant to Seize $45 Million Airplane of Russian Energy Company On August 31, 2022, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) secured a warrant to seize a Boeing 737-7EM aircraft owned by PJSC LUKOIL, a Russian multinational oil and gas corporation... Bruce Zagaris 38 9 2022-09-02 Russia Asset Seizure, Sanctions, Warrants
German Diplomat Flees Brazil one Day Before Indictment for Murder A member of Germany’s consul in Rio de Janeiro, Uwe Herbert Hahn, is accused of murdering his husband of 23 years, Walter Biot, at their home in Ipanema on August 5th.  Brazilian... Alex Mostaghimi 38 9 2022-09-02 Brazil, Germany Extradition, Indictment, Murder

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