Articles

E.g., 2022-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
U.S. Charges Person Who Returns Voluntarily from Dominican Republic in Haitian President’s Assassination On January 19, 2022, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the arrest of Rodolphe Jaar, a dual Haitian-Chilean citizen, after he agreed to return from the Dominican Republic,... Bruce Zagaris 38 2 2022-01-24 Dominican Republic, Haiti, United States Extradition
IOSCO Issues Set of Good Practices on the Use of Global Supervisory Colleges in Securities Markets On January 18, 2022, the Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) issued a set of good practices concerning the use of global supervisory colleges in securities... Bruce Zagaris 38 2 2022-01-24 Securities Law
Indictment in New York Charges Belarusian Government Officials with Aircraft Piracy On January 20, 2022, a federal grand jury in the United States District Court in Manhattan  charged four senior Belarusian officials with conspiracy to commit aircraft piracy for diverting... Bruce Zagaris 38 2 2022-01-24 Belarus, United States Arrest, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings
Australian Pleads Guilty in Canada to Cross-Border Hate Crimes in Democratic Republic of the Congo On December 16, 2021, Kibwe Ngoie-Ntombe, an Australian national living in Kelowna, British Colombia, pleaded guilty to charges of willful promotion of hatred arising from videos the defendant... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-20 Australia, Canada, Congo Internet Crime
German Court Convicts Former Syrian Intelligence Official of Crimes against Humanity On January 13, 2022, in a case that could set a precedent for other countries a German Court in Koblenz sentenced a former Syrian intelligence officer to life in prison for crimes against humanity... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-19 Germany, Syria Crimes against Humanity
Collector of Cambodian Antiquities Decides to Relinquish Them in Forfeiture Action On January 11, 2022, pursuant to a forfeiture action filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, James H. Clark, a significant collector of Cambodian... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-18 Cambodia, United States Asset Forfeiture
European Data Protection Supervisor Orders Europol to Change Data Processing On December 21, 2021, the European Data protection Supervisor (EDPS), an EU privacy and data protection independent supervisory authority, issued a decision, ordering Europol to erase personal data... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-18 Europe Europol, Privacy
Russia Arrests 14 Alleged Members of the REvil Ransomware Gang as Ukraine Experiences Hacks and Malware On January 14, 2022, Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) announced that it conducted raids on and arrested fourteen alleged members of the ransomware crime group REvil at the request of... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-18 Russia, Ukraine, United States Cybercrime, Data Privacy
Russia Arrests 14 Alleged Members of the REvil Ransomware Gang as Ukraine Experiences Hacks and Malware On January 14, 2022, Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) announced that it conducted raids on and arrested fourteen alleged members of the ransomware crime group REvil at the request of... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-18 Russia, Ukraine Cybercrime, Data Privacy
Russia Arrests 14 Alleged Members of the REvil Ransomware Gang as Ukraine Experiences Hacks and Malware On January 14, 2022, Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) announced that it conducted raids on and arrested fourteen alleged members of the ransomware crime group REvil at the request of... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-18 Russia, Ukraine Cybercrime, Data Privacy
2021 Holiday Retrospective We at the IELR send you the best wishes for a warm and joyous holiday season.  2021 was momentous for the international enforcement community, and we are grateful to have had you following... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-14 United States Book Review
U.S. Issues Strategy on Countering Corruption On December 6, 2021, the  White House issued the first ever United States Strategy on Countering Corruption.  The White House issued the strategy pursuant to the promulgation of National Security... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-13 United States Corruption
Europol Signs Working Arrangement with South Korea to Combat Transnational Organized Crime On December 22, 2022, the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol) and the Korean National Policy Agency of the Republic of Korea (South Korea) signed a Working Arrangement... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-13 European Union, South Korea Europol, International Cooperation
Dutch Citizen Accused of Smuggling Captured in Kenya and Extradited to The Netherlands to Face Charges John Habeta, a Dutchman of Eritrean descent, was extradited from Kenya to The Netherlands on December 25, 2021 following his capture in an INTERPOL operation for the smuggling of African migrants,... Kenneth Boggess 38 1 2022-01-12 Kenya, Netherlands Extradition
Justice Department Charges New Man with Aiding Egypt Without Registering as a Foreign Agent On January 6, 2021, law enforcement officials arrested Pierre Girgis, of Manhattan, for allegedly acting as an agent of the Egyptian government, without registering with the United States... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-07 Egypt, United States International Law
Saif al-Islam Gaddafi Allowed to Run for Libyan Presidency Despite War Crimes Conviction The upcoming Libyan presidential election is thought to be a crucial factor in bringing the country political stability and ending its 10-year crisis.  In December 2021, the Tripolis Appeals... Sara Kaufman 38 1 2022-01-07 Libya Political Leaders, War Crimes
U.S. Unseals Indictment as Jamaica Deports Alleged Assassin of Haitian President to Colombia Rather Than Extraditing Him to Haiti On January 2, 2021, the Jamaican Attorney General Marlene Malahoo Forte announced that Mario Antonio Palacios, 43, a former Colombian military official whose extradition Haiti requested for his... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-06 Colombia, Haiti, United States Extradition
European Commission Proposes to End Abuse of Shell Entities for Tax and Criminal Purposes in the EU On December 22, 2021, the European Commission unveiled an initiative to stop the abuse of shell entities for improper tax and criminal purposes.  Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-06 European Union International Law
Bosnian Appeals Chamber Affirms Conviction of Serb Ex-Policeman’s Crimes against Humanity On December 2, 2021, the appeals chamber of the Bosnian state court affirmed the conviction of former reservist police officer Simo Stupar of participating in illegally detaining, beating, and... Bruce Zagaris 38 1 2022-01-03 Serbia Crimes against Humanity
Biden Issues Sanctions Against Bangladesh’s Paramilitary Force Citing Human Rights’ Abuses On December 10, 2021, the U.S. Department of Treasury issued sanctions against the Bangladeshi paramilitary force, the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB).  The sanctions were pursuant to Executive... Alexander Mostaghimi 38 1 2022-01-03 Bangladesh Sanctions

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