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Has 'Wolf of Wall Street' Jordan Belfort reformed? You be the judge

There's compelling evidence that Jordan Belfort - the self-styled 'Wolf of Wall Street' - is as slippery now as he was when he was swindling pensioners and others out of their life savings in a securities fraud committed more than 20 years ago.

Learn How to Leverage Social Media Monitoring & Analytics to Detect Fraud

Learn how organizations can leverage the concepts and techniques of social media monitoring and apply specialized analytics to add a valuable dimension to investigations involving fraud.

Cayman's 'Operation Tempura' to be analyzed at next month's OffshoreAlert Conference

One of the most controversial criminal investigations in the history of the Cayman Islands known as 'Operation Tempura' will be scrutinized at next month's OffshoreAlert Conference. 

Inside One of the World's Largest Civil Asset Recovery Programs

In 2009, the Government of the Turks and Caicos Islands engaged British law firm Edwards Wildman to recover thousands of acres of land, including prime ocean-front property, and other valuable assets that had been misappropriated by politicians and their foreign, private-sector accomplices. It was part of a wider attempt to turn around the economy and reputation of the TCI.

Litigation Funding: An Analysis

Over the last 18 months, OffshoreAlert has exposed two major litigation funding scams - Axiom Legal Financing Fund and Buttonwood Legal Capital - into which investors are believed to have invested more than $300 million. That doesn't mean litigation funding is an inherently poor investment, however.

From OffshoreConnect, The OffshoreAlert Community


Letter from George Dennison Sprague Murdaugh, a U. S. fugitive residing in Costa Rica, requesting the removal of negative information about him or "there will be a terrible price to pay".
'Cease and Desist' letter from attorney for Kenlox Global Limited, Ronnie Lim Hai Liang, One Lea Ping, Lim Chai Beng and Lim Soon Fai demanding the removal of a writ against their clients at the British Virgin Islands High Court.


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Crackdown on Apple in Ireland Opens Front on Tax Avoidance War
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