Articles

E.g., 2022-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Libyan Fact-Finding Mission Renews Mandate as U.N. Report Warns of War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity An October 4, 2021 report published by the U.N. Human Rights Council’s Independent Fact-Finding Mission on Libya (“Mission”) warned of the likelihood of war crimes and crimes... Kenneth Boggess 37 10 2021-10-20 Crimes against Humanity, War Crimes
EU Council Adopts Afghanistan Counter-Terrorism Action Plan On September 29, 2021, the EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator briefed the Justice and Home Affairs Council (JHA Council) on its Afghanistan Counter-Terrorism Action Plan.[1]    ... Bruce Zagaris 37 10 2021-10-19 Counter-terrorism
Netherlands Funds Iraq UNITAD Witness Protection Program On September 5, 2021, the Netherlands’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs gave funding to the United Nations Investigations Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/ISIL (... Marwah Adhoob 37 10 2021-10-16 War Crimes
State Department Lawyer Quits Calling Biden Administration Policy on Asylum ‘Inhumane’ Harold Koh, a top legal advisor at the State Department, resigned after the Biden administration’s use of Title 42 to expel hundreds of thousands of migrants, calling it “inhumane... Marwah Adhoob 37 10 2021-10-14 Asylum, Immigration
Swiss Banker Violates Bail in Spain to Return to Switzerland to Avoid U.S. Extradition On September 27, 2021, Finews.com in Switzerland reported that Peter Rüegg, the former bank official of Privatbank IHAG, left Mallorca, Spain, where Spanish authorities arrested him on a... Bruce Zagaris 37 10 2021-10-13 Crimes, Extradition
China Declares All Cryptocurrency Transactions Illegal While the U.S. and EU Prepare Further Crypto Regulation On September 24, 2021, China officially declared illegal all crypto transactions.[1] China’s central bank stated that the cryptocurrency business activities seriously harm the safety of... Matteo Formaggi [1] 37 10 2021-10-12 Compliance, Crimes, Cybercrime
Canadian Fashion Mogul Waives Extradition to the U.S. as Canada Charges Him with Sexual Assault On October 1, 2021, 80-year-old Canadian former fashion mogul Peter Nygard consented to extradition to the United States to face United States federal sex trafficking charges.[1] [1]... Bruce Zagaris 37 10 2021-10-09 Extradition, Sex Crimes
Founder of Russian Bank Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud, Including Falsifying His Expatriation Statement On October 1, 2021, Oleg Tinkov, also known as Oleg Tinkoff, the founder of a Russian bank, pleaded guilty to filing a materially false tax return and agreed to pay more than $500 million  in... Bruce Zagaris 37 10 2021-10-08 Crimes, Tax Crimes
Pandora Papers Sheds Light on Financial Secrecy Abuses On October 3, 2021, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) released a new series of investigative stories and millions of leaked documents about political leaders,... Bruce Zagaris 37 10 2021-10-07 Economic Crimes, Money Laundering
European Court of Human Rights Finds Russia Responsible for Assassination of Litvinenko and Britain. Names Third Russian Suspect in Poisoning of Skripal On September 21, 2021, the European Human Rights Court’s Chamber overwhelmingly held Russia responsible for the poisoning of Aleksandr Litvinenko.[1]  On the same day, the British... Bruce Zagaris 37 10 2021-09-30 Russia Assassination
Crypto Expert Plead Guilty to Assisting N. Korea Evade Sanctions On September 27, 2021, the U.S. District Court in Manhattan announced that a U.S. citizen pled guilty to conspiring to aid Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) evade... Marwah Adhoob 37 10 2021-09-30 Court Conviction, Crimes, Cybercrime
Huawei CFO Wanzhou Meg Enters into DPA with the U.S. to End the U.S. Extradition Case in Canada as China Frees Two Canadians On September 24, 2021, Wanzhou Meng, 24, the Chief Financial Officer of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., entered into a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) and was arraigned on charges of conspiracy... Bruce Zagaris 37 10 2021-09-28 Extradition, Sanctions
Biden Administration Sanctions Ethiopian Civil War Perpetrators On September 17, 2021, President Biden signed an executive order authorizing sanctions against the Ethiopian government, the Eritrean government, the Tigray People's Liberation Front, and the... Marwah Adhoob 37 10 2021-09-27 Crimes against Humanity, Human Rights
U.S. Sanctions Russian-Owned Crypto-Exchange for Ransomware Activities On September 21, 2021, the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned the first virtual currency exchange for laundering cyber ransoms and updated its... Bruce Zagaris 37 10 2021-09-24 Cybercrime, Economic Sanctions, Money Laundering
U.S. Court in Philadelphia Holds Liberian Civilly Liable for Lutheran Church Massacres On September 17, 2021, U.S. District Judge Petrese B. Tucker, ruled that Moses Thomas, who had lived in Philadelphia since emigrating from Liberia in 2000, is liable under the Victim and Torture... Bruce Zagaris 37 10 2021-09-24 Crimes, Crimes against Humanity, Human Rights
Venezuelan Emissary Alex Saab Approved for Extradition to the U.S., Called to Mexico for Talks with Opposition On September 8, 2021, Cape Verde’s Constitutional Court, the island nation’s highest judicial authority, approved the extradition to the U.S. of Colombian businessman Alex Saab, a... Kenneth Boggess 37 10 2021-09-24 Crimes, Extradition
10th Basel AML Index Highlights Four Worrying Gaps In Global Anti-Money Laundering Efforts The 10th Public Edition of the Basel AML Index was released on September 13, 2021. The Basel AML Index is an independent assessment and ranking of money laundering and terrorist financing (ML/TF)... Kateryna Boguslavska 37 10 2021-09-24 Financial Crimes, Money Laundering
U.S. Indicts Former Ericsson Employee for Bribes and Laundering in Djibouti On September 8, 2021, United States law enforcement officials announced the unsealing in the Southern District of New York of an indictment, charging a former employee of the Swedish multinational... Bruce Zagaris 37 9 2021-09-23 Bribery, Corruption
G7 and EU Security Ministers Agree to Cooperate on Countering Racially and Ethnically Motivated Extremism                 On September 8-9, 2021, the G7 and EU Security Ministers, along with the Secretary General of INTERPOL, and U.S. Attorney General Merrick B.... Bruce Zagaris 37 9 2021-09-18 Conferences, Corruption, Cybercrime, Data Privacy
The Gambia Will not accept Expelled Gambian Nationals from the EU In late August 2021, the Gambian government announced that any migrants wanting to return home to The Gambia would not be allowed to enter. The Banjul administration said it would not... Marwah Adhoob 37 9 2021-09-16 Asylum, European Union, Immigration

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