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John Deuss dismisses lawsuit against former fiancee

August 23, 2014 - Bermuda-based businessman John Deuss, 71, has dropped a lawsuit against his 36-year-old former fiancée, Nicola Siso, after acknowledging that he had improperly deposed her mother and issued subpoenas in what she claimed was an attempt to "harass and humiliate" her.

Citco (Cayman) sues trust officer for 'leaking client information'

August 20, 2014 - Citco Trustees (Cayman) Ltd. is suing one of its former trust officers - Reynaldo Beluso II - for allegedly disclosing confidential information about a client to third parties.

Bahamas-based Alliance Investment Management & President accused of fraud by US SEC

August 08, 2014 - Bahamas-based securities broker Alliance Investment Management and its president, Julian Brown, were today sued by the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission for allegedly helping Nikolai Battoo swindle investors out of $45 m, $5 m of which was allegedly used to "help keep AIM solvent".

Cayman's Bryce Merren 'should plead guilty', says counsel

August 04, 2014 - Cayman Islands resident Bryce Merren, who has been criminally indicted on three counts of cocaine trafficking and money laundering, will be advised by his counsel to enter into a plea agreement.

Hedge fund auditor Marcum sued for $25 m by Cayman liquidators

August 01, 2014 - The Cayman Islands-based liquidators of a hedge fund group controlled by Long Island-based Corey Ribotsky that collapsed due to fraud are seeking damages of $25 million in a lawsuit against the funds' auditor, Marcum & Kliegman.

New details about Buttonwood Legal Capital's fraud lawsuit against Brendan Terrill & Scott Williams

July 24, 2014 - A writ of summons filed last month in the British Virgin Islands against the suspected masterminds of the £97 million Buttonwood/Argentum/Centaur litigation funding fraud - Scott Williams and Brendan Terrill - recently became publicly available.

Anguilla judge refuses to enforce $7.4 m U.S. arbitration award

July 10, 2014 - Anguilla High Court Judge Cheryl Mathurin has dismissed an application to enforce a $7.4 m foreign arbitration award against local attorney Keithley Lake and three offshore firms accused of swindling clients in a tax planning scheme.

Joe Zahn leaves scandal-plagued, Cayman-based CMZ Group

July 10, 2014 - United States national Andrew Joseph Zahn has left as Group Director and shareholder of the scandal-plagued CMZ Group, which is headquartered in the Cayman Islands and operates pawn shops and other businesses in the Caribbean.

British attorney Tim Schools struck off for 'serious misconduct'

July 06, 2014 - Timothy Schools, who masterminded the £100 million-plus, Cayman Islands-domiciled Axiom Legal Financing Fund fraud, was struck off as a solicitor in England and Wales on June 27th for professional misconduct.

Stuarts Walker Hersant sues 7 clients for 'unpaid' legal bills

July 02, 2014 - Cayman Islands law firm Stuarts Walker Hersant is suing seven clients for more than US$160,000 in allegedly unpaid legal bills. The clients include fund administration boss Peter Young and controversial businessman Delroy Howell.
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Buttonwood Fraud Victims: Time to Kick Out The Clowns
David Marchant
Investors in the litigation funding criminal enterprise known as Buttonwood Legal Capital, Centaur Litigation and Argentum need to kick out the clowns who are managing the different facets of this hopelessly insolvent group and take control of the situation before