Daily news, documents and intelligence about Offshore Financial Centers and those who conduct business in them that you will not find anywhere else.


eMail Alerts  

Sign-Up for eMail Alerts

RSS Feed  

Subscribe to feed

Royal Bank of Canada fined $35 m for illegal scheme involving Bahamas, Cayman & other branches

December 18, 2014 - Royal Bank of Canada has agreed to pay a $35 million fine to settle a regulatory lawsuit in the United States in which it was accused of perpetrating a "multi-hundred million dollar" fraud through its operations in the Bahamas, Cayman Islands, London, Luxembourg, New York and Toronto.

CFTC v. Royal Bank of Canada: Consent Order

December 18, 2014 - Consent Order in U. S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Royal Bank of Canada at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

XL Specialty Insurance Company v. Diplomat Aviation (Bahamas) Limited, LLC: Complaint

December 11, 2014 - Complaint in XL Specialty Insurance Company v. Diplomat Aviation (Bahamas) Limited, LLC at the U. S. District Court for the District of South Carolina.

USA v. Accounts at Belize Bank et al: Affidavit Supporting Seizure Warrant

October 29, 2014 - Affidavit in support of seizure for accounts in the names of IPC Corporate Services, Inc., Unicorn International Securities, LLC, Altrix Capital Limited, and Mariah International LLC at Belize Bank, accounts in the names of Belle Isle Investments Limited, Vista Mercantile, LLC, and Timeline Properties, Inc. at Heritage International Bank & Trust Limited, Inc., and accounts in the names of Unicorn International Securities, LLC and Titan International Securities, Inc. at Saxo Bank, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

USA v. Duane Crithfield et al: Motion to Suppress Evidence

October 16, 2014 - Defendants' Motion to Suppress Evidence in USA v. Duane Crithfield and Stephen Donaldson, Sr. at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

U.S. indicts six people for alleged $500 m offshore fraud & money laundering scheme

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.

USA v. Robert Bandfield et al: Indictment

September 08, 2014 - Indictment in USA v. Robert Bandfield, Andrew Godfrey, Kelvin Leach, Rohn Knowles, Brian De Wit, Cem Can, IPC Management Services, LLC, IPC Corporate Services, LLC, IPC Corporate Services, Inc., Titan International Securities, Inc., Legacy Global Markets, S.A., and Unicorn International Securities, LLC at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Louis Bacon et al v. Peter Nygard: Discovery Application

August 13, 2014 - Application and Petition for an order to conduct discovery for use in foreign proceedings in Louis Bacon and The Coalition To Protect Clifton Bay v. Peter Nygard at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Nedgroup Trust (Jersey) Ltd. v. Renova Industries Ltd. et al: Dismissal Order

August 12, 2014 - Judgment in Nedgroup Trust (Jersey) Limited, as trustee of the Brian Gilbertson Discretionary Settlement, suing as shareholder of the Fourth Defendant, Pallinghurst (Cayman) General Partner LP (GP) Limited v. Renova Industries Limited, Vladimir Viktorovich Kuznetsov, Viktor Feliksovich Vekselberg, Pallinghurst (Cayman) General Partner LP (GP) Limited, Pallinghurst (Cayman) General Partner LP, and Pallinghurst Resources Management LP at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

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".
Miami 2014 Presale

OffshoreConnect Free Sign Up

Stay informed & connected

  • Free Email Alerts on Breaking News
  • Free Access to Blogs by Industry Leaders
  • Free Contribute to Due Diligence Forums
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