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Boston Life seeks $180 m from Bancroft Life, KMPG & others, alleges fraud

April 26, 2016 - Accountants in the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands have been accused of conspiring with Miami-based law firm Greenberg Traurig and others to swindle one group of clients in favor of another in a scheme involving two offshore insurers - BVI-based Boston Life and Annuity and Bancroft Life & Casualty, of St. Lucia.

Boston Life and Annuity Company Ltd. et al v. Bancroft Life & Casualty ICC Ltd. et al: Complaint

April 20, 2016 - Complaint in Leo For and Boston Life and Annuity Company Limited v. KPMG LLP, Belmont Insurance Management Ltd., Kris Beighton, Casey McDonald, Andrea Douglas, Bancroft Property & Casualty, Ltd., a.k.a. Bancroft Life & Casualty Ltd. and Bancroft Life & Casualty ICC, Ltd.; Greenberg Traurig, P.A., Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Jerome Hesch, Bradley Barros, Philip Sigel, Global Financial Advisors Network, LLC, and Association Benefits Group, Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Anguilla captive accused of impeding tax investigation into US founder

March 01, 2016 - Anguilla-domiciled captive insurer Insider Insurance Ltd. has been accused of failing to co-operate with an IRS investigation into a United States-based "affiliate", Carlyle Van Lines, Inc. A federal court in Arizona today ordered the captive to "show cause in writing why it should not be compelled to obey and comply with" an IRS summons that it has allegedly twice ignored.

MLB Insurance Ltd. et al: Petition

February 29, 2016 - Petition by MLB Insurance Ltd. and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company at Bermuda Supreme Court.

USA v. Insider Insurance Ltd.: Petition to Enforce IRS Summons

February 24, 2016 - Petition to Enforce IRS Summons in USA v. Insider Insurance Ltd., of Anguilla, regarding a tax investigation into Carlyle Van Lines, Inc., filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Arizona.

USA v. Duane Crithfield et al: Duane Crithfield's Sentencing Memorandum

February 12, 2016 - Duane Crithfield's Sentencing Memorandum in USA v. Duane Crithfield and Stephen Donaldson, Sr. at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Bitter End Yacht Club v. Caribbean Insurance Ltd. et al: Claim Form

February 10, 2016 - Claim Form in Gorda Estates Limited, doing business as Bitter End Yacht Club v. Caribbean Insurance Limited, Gulf Insurers Limited, and Lemma Europe Insurance Company Limited (in liquidation) at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Armando Range v. Jay Ebanks et al: Writ of Summons

February 01, 2016 - Writ of Summons in Armando Antonio Range v. Jay Calvert Ebanks and v at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

BF&M Life Insurance Company Ltd. v. Business Automation Resources Ltd. et al: Writ of Summons

January 26, 2016 - Writ of Summons in BF&M Insurance Company Ltd. v. Business Automation Resources Ltd and Alastair Williams at Bermuda Supreme Court.

AMS Insurance warned for 'obstructing' BVI regulatory investigation

January 23, 2016 - BVI-based AMS Insurance Management Services has been warned by the BVI Financial Services Commission for "obstructing" an investigation into one of its foreign clients, one of ten enforcement actions by the regulator during November - making it one of its busiest ever months.
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'Reporters Without Borders' - You can't be serious!
David Marchant
The France based 'Reporters Without Borders' has just released its '2016 World Press Freedom Index', which purports to measure the "level of freedom of information in 180 countries", and, not for the fist time with this annual index, I question