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Swedish crime agency seeks Bermuda evidence for investigation into fund manager

August 07, 2015 - The Swedish Economic Crime Authority has requested evidence in Bermuda for an investigation into financial trader Jon Malmsater, whose recent past includes operating a failed Cayman Islands-domiciled investment group known as 'ThreeAM'.

Crithfield and Donaldson admit fraud involving offshore tax scheme

August 05, 2015 - Part-time Bahamas residents Duane Crithfield and Stephen Donaldson, Sr. each face up to three years in prison and a fine of $250,000 after pleading guilty to one count of tax fraud at federal court in Tampa regarding an offshore tax scheme.

Mauritius regulator acts against another Belvedere Management company

July 24, 2015 - Offshore stockbroker CityGate Securities Limited, which is part of the fraudulently-operated Belvedere Management Group, has had its license suspended by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission.

Belvedere Fund had €67 m of doubtful assets, says auditor BDO

July 08, 2015 - More than one-third of the nearly €200 million of assets reported by one of Belvedere Management Group's offshore fund vehicles in 2013 was doubtful, according to auditor BDO (Mauritius).

More red flags concerning Bermuda's ADG Absolute Diversified Growth Fund

July 06, 2015 - How could a private equity fund negotiate and sign a multi-million dollar contract with a 'company' that didn't even legally exist? That's the latest unanswered question that raises further doubts about the credibility of Bermuda-based ADG Absolute Diversified Growth Fund Ltd.

CWM fraudster Anthony Constantinou to be charged with sexually assaulting three former employees

July 02, 2015 - London-based fraudster Anthony Constantinou, who oversaw a forex fraud division of the Belvedere Management Group that is known as CWM, will be criminally charged in London on Monday with six counts of sexual assault against three former female employees, OffshoreAlert can reveal.

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.

'Flash Crash' suspect Navinder Sarao files bizarre 'cease & desist' letter with US court

June 17, 2015 - 'Flash Crash' fraud suspect Navinder Sarao has filed a bizarre "cease and desist" document at federal court in the United States that calls into question his sanity. In a rambling letter, the British citizen and resident who is currently fighting extradition wrote that the U.S. was trying "to make an idiot of him" and that "a complaint against an idiot is wrong".

Danish stock exchange suspends two Belvedere Group issuers

June 04, 2015 - The listings of British firms Eligere Investments Plc and Fulhold Pharma Plc, which are controlled by Mauritius-based fraud group Belvedere Management, were suspended yesterday by Danish stock exchange GXG Markets.
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Dmytro Marchukov
  14 October last year Ukrainian parliament passes an updated – FATF-oriented – law with an overly optimistic and catchy title “On Preventing and Combatting Legalization (Laundering) of the Criminally Acquired Income, Financing of Terrorism and Financing of Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction” (a.k.a. An