September 09, 2014 - Six citizens of the Bahamas, Belize, Canada, and the United States and six corporations have been criminally indicted in New York for allegedly perpetrating a $500 million offshore asset protection, securities fraud, and money laundering scheme.
September 09, 2014 - Bermuda-based businessman John Deuss, 71, has replaced his attorney - Philip E. Cook - after Cook and his law firm, Jones Day, were sanctioned for misconduct in a failed lawsuit against Deuss' 36-year-old former fiancée, Nicola Siso, to recover an engagement ring and approximately $1 million in "gifts" after she ended their relationship.
September 05, 2014 - Former Cayman Islands-based investment adviser Joshua VanDyk was today sentenced to 30 months in prison in the United States for his part in a money laundering scheme.
August 31, 2014 - Two more British attorneys - Richard Barnett and Anthony Swift - who participated in the £100 million-plus fraud committed via Cayman Islands-domiciled Axiom Legal Financing Fund have been accused of professional misconduct, including misappropriating funds received from Axiom.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.