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Offshore European Ponzi schemes to be exposed at OffshoreAlert Conference

November 05, 2015 - In order to show how easy it is to recognize Ponzi schemes, OffshoreAlert publisher David Marchant will be naming and shaming at least two that are currently fleecing investors at this month's OffshoreAlert Conference in London.

Sustainable Absolute Return Fund: Originating Application

October 05, 2015 - Originating Application In the Matter of Sustainable Absolute Return Fund at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Two more Belvedere fund vehicles closed down by Mauritius regulator

September 20, 2015 - Two more Belvedere Management Group investment vehicles - The Two Seasons PCC and Venture Assets PCC - have been closed down by the Financial Services Commission in Mauritius.

Bibby International Services (Cayman Islands) Ltd.: Petition

August 21, 2015 - Petition for Court Supervision of a Voluntary Liquidation in the matter of Bibby International Services (Cayman Islands) Limited at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Belvedere associate Brian Weal's latest fraud: Publicly-listed Etaireia Investments

June 30, 2015 - OffshoreAlert's continuing investigation into Belvedere Management Group and its affiliates has uncovered another ongoing investment fraud, this one involving British firm Etaireia Investments Plc, whose shares are listed on the London-based ICAP Securities & Derivatives Exchange and which has raised at least £1.5 million over the last 15 months.

Belvedere's Kijani Resources goes into liquidation in Gibraltar

June 26, 2015 - Kijani Resources Limited, which is a key component of international investment frauds committed by Irishman David Cosgrove's and South African Cobus Kellermann's Belvedere Management Group, has gone into liquidation in Gibraltar.

Aurora Funds Management Ltd. v. Torchlight Fund L.P.: Winding Up Petition

June 25, 2015 - Winding Up Petition in Aurora Funds Management Ltd., as Trustee for the Bear Real Opportunities Fund, Crown Asset Management Ltd. and the Accident Compensation Corporation of New Zealand v. The Torchlight Fund L.P. at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

BUSTED: British & Irish expats who help Belvedere Group swindle investors

May 22, 2015 - One day after new directors were appointed to 'ensure' that Cayman-domiciled Brighton SPC would be operated legally, the Fund illegally acquired a Gibraltar firm with bogus assets of $125 million, OffshoreAlert can reveal. The transfer allowed Belvedere and its accomplices in Britain, Dubai, Gibraltar, Spain and elsewhere to continue securities frauds involving firms listed on stock exchanges in Denmark, England and Germany.

Belvedere's David Cosgrove & Cobus Kellermann lambasted by Guernsey regulator

April 24, 2015 - A Guernsey regulator has essentially portrayed Belvedere Management Group principals David Cosgrove and Cobus Kellermann as serial fraudsters with little or no regard for the well-being of investors who, including other funds around the world, have entrusted them with hundreds of millions of dollars and possibly billions since the group began in or around 2008.

Three Belvedere Management Group funds closed down by Guernsey regulator

April 24, 2015 - Three Belvedere Management Group fund vehicles - The Global Mutual Fund PCC, The Worldwide Mutual Fund PCC and The Universal Mutual Fund ICC - were today forced into administration by their local regulator in Guernsey, with similar applications against two affiliates, Trinity Global Fund and Lancelot Management Limited, adjourned to a later date.
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DOJ Scores Big With Record-breaking Alstom FCPA Sentence -- Who's Next On the DOJ'S FCPA Hit List?
Eric Havian
By   Gordon Schnell      Late Friday, French power and transportation company Alstom S.A. was sentenced to pay a $772 million fine for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) through its payment of millions of dollars in secret bribes to government officials across the gl