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Caledonian Bank officers 'complicit' in $38 m securities fraud, says SEC

February 08, 2016 - Records provided to the U. S. SEC by the liquidators of Cayman Islands-domiciled Caledonian Bank show that "high-level employees" of the bank were "complicit" in a pump-and-dump securities fraud by clients that netted a $38 million profit, says the regulator. Caledonian has agreed to pay $25 m in "disgorgement" but the SEC has agreed to "forgo payment" due to the bank's insolvency.

SEC v. Caledonian Bank Ltd. et al: Proposed Settlement

February 08, 2016 - Proposed Settlement in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Caledonian Bank Ltd. and Caledonian Securities Ltd. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Canada: Chad Barber

December 24, 2015 - Complaint for the extradition of Chad Barber from the USA to Canada at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

'I've a right to be forgotten under European law,' writes Canadian Anne Strebinger

December 10, 2015 - Letter from Anne Strebinger demanding the removal from OffshoreAlert's web-site of an SEC securities fraud complaint in which she is a relief defendant, claiming that she is an "EU citizen" and has a "right to be forgotten" under European law, notwithstanding the fact that, in the SEC's complaint, she is described as a Canadian citizen residing in Canada.

Sharon Lexa Lamb v. Kenneth Rijock et al: Counterclaim

December 08, 2015 - Defense of Sharon Lexa Lamb in Lawrence Beverley Heath and Willaud Corporation v. The Dundee Merchant Bank and Sharon Lexa Lamb and Counterclaim in Sharon Lexa Lamb v. Lawrence Beverley Heath, Monte Friesner, and Kenneth Rijock at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Centaur Litigation fraudster Brendan Terrill imprisoned over 'indecent images of children'

November 29, 2015 - Brendan Terrill, 50, who was one of the masterminds of a litigation funding fraud that collapsed last year after being exposed by OffshoreAlert, has been imprisoned in Britain after pleading guilty to sharing "indecent images of children" over the Internet.

Lawrence Heath et al v. Dundee Merchant Bank et al: Writ of Summons

November 05, 2015 - Writ of Summons in Lawrence Beverley Heath and Willaud Corporation v. The Dundee Merchant Bank and Sharon Lexa Lamb at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands. 

SEC v. Caledonian Bank Ltd. et al: Motion for Default Motion

November 02, 2015 - Motion for Default Judgment against Clear Water Securities, Inc. and Legacy Global Markets S.A. in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Caledonian Bank Ltd., Caledonian Securities Ltd., Verdmont Capital S.A., Clear Water Securities, Inc. and Legacy Global Markets S.A. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Morad Ghodooshim v. Qiao Xing Mobile Communication Company Ltd: Claim Form

October 14, 2015 - Claim Form in Morad Ghodooshim et al. v. Qiao Xing Mobile Communication Company Limited at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

USA v. Jason Galanis et al: Indictment

September 21, 2015 - Criminal Indictment regarding Bermuda-based Gerova Financial Group, Ltd. in USA v. Jason Galanis, John Galanis, Jared Galanis, Gary Hirst, Derek Galanis, Ymer Shahini, and Gavin Hamels at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
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