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Red Notice Abuse Report

Red Notice Abuse Report is published by NEMETS, a law firm based in Washington, DC. It covers the abuse of INTERPOL’s resources by governments that use INTERPOL to persecute political opponents, entrepreneurs, and other victims of unlawful criminal prosecutions.

NO statement, opinion, article, post, or any other material or information on this website is intended to be legal advice or applied in a particular case. If you believe you have been the subject of an international search involving INTERPOL, we urge you NOT to act on any statement, opinion, article, post, or any other material or information on this website. Instead, we urge you to seek legal advice from a lawyer as soon as possible.

Any and all statements, articles, posts, and any other material and information on this website represent their respective authors’ opinions only.

 

Yuriy Nemets

Founder of Red Notice Abuse Report, attorney, Managing member at NEMETS Law Firm (Washington, DC)

Yuriy has been practicing law for over 15 years. He has been advising individuals challenging INTERPOL red notices and diffusions since 2013. His articles about INTERPOL red notice abuse and the rights of individuals on the international wanted list are published in authoritative law reviews and journals in the United States and Russia. At the request of the United States Helsinki Commission, Yuriy has drafted amendments to INTERPOL’s rules necessary to protect the rights of individuals on the international wanted list. In addition, at the request of the Helsinki Commission, Yuriy has drafted an amendment to the United States legislation to stop the practice of using INTERPOL red notices and diffusions as evidence against individuals in bail and extradition hearings.

Yuriy is a graduate of Northwestern University School of Law (JD, LLM) and Moscow State Law Academy (Russia) (LLB, PhD in law). Prior to starting his own practice, he had worked at one of the most prominent litigation law firms in the United States ranked top 30 by Vault Law 100 and one of the most reputable law firms in Russia.  Yuriy also worked as an in-house counsel at Yukos, one of the world’s largest privately owned energy companies at the time, where he successfully headed the company’s litigation and recoveries department. He is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia and New York.

In addition to INTERPOL defense and international extradition, Yuriy specializes in domestic and international litigation and arbitration, cross-border investments, international trade, transportation, corporate, banking, intellectual property law, and white collar defense.  In addition to his publications about INTERPOL red notice abuse, Yuriy has authored articles about securities, intellectual property, defamation, and banking law.

Yuriy’s publications about INTERPOL red notice abuse:

Yuriy’s speaking and teaching engagements on the subject of INTERPOL red notice abuse:

  • Panelist, “Entrepreneurs on the INTERPOL Wanted List: Balancing Law Enforcement with Due Process,” Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS) (May 8, 2018, Washington, DC)
  • Guest lecturer, “International White Collar Crime,” Texas A&M University School of Law (April 10, 2018, Washington, DC)
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