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Binary Options Update – What to expect in 2018

December 21, 2017 - The Exportation of the Binary Options Boiler Room Operations:     As 2017 draws to a close, so does the legal grey area in which binary options scams were used to operating. The decision by Israel’s parliament to outlaw binary options come January 2018 is having an affect already as the p

A Message to Investors of Axiom Legal Financing Fund

November 06, 2012 - The bad news is you have been defrauded of your investment in Axiom Legal Financing Fund. The sooner you accept this, the quicker you can start taking steps to recover some of your losses. The good news is that the

Fraudster Tim Schools turns to a reprobate's best friend - British libel law

November 22, 2012 - Today's libel complaint by Axiom Legal Financing Fund fraudster Timothy Schools against me and OffshoreAlert at the U.K. High Court is as predictable as it is ineffective. In 2010, U. S. President Barack Obama signed into law The SPEECH Act,

The Michael Alberga problem: What is Cayman going to do about him?

July 22, 2013 - In an article published today entitled 'Cayman company manager produced sham share register to protect client with huge debts in U.S.', OffshoreAlert tells the sorry tale of Cayman Islands attorney Michael Alberga and his firm's breathtakingly brazen attempts to conceal

Axiom Fraud Victims: Watch how some of your money was squandered

October 13, 2013 - As this video shows, British fraudster Timothy Schools liked nothing better than to 'play the big man' with the tens of millions of pounds that he swindled from investors in Axiom Legal Financing Fund from 2009 to 2012. Taken on

Axiom Legal Financing Fund: Time for investors to take control

November 15, 2012 - In their most recent letter to investors dated November 14, Axiom Legal Financing Fund's directors stated that an Extraordinary General Meeting will be held in December so that they can "present proposals regarding the continued management of the Fund". In

Cayman attorney Michael Wingrave & client Jazeb Jones demonstrate how not to deal with the media

March 13, 2015 - After my blog last year entitled "A Message to Greg Fairley, Ashley Hurst & Anyone Else Thinking of Threatening Me', I didn't think any lawyer client duo would be stupid enough to repeat the mistake of issuing an idle threat

Serial fraudster Tim Schools back in business as a 'crisis coach'

January 17, 2017 - Serial fraudster Timothy Schools, who swindled hundreds of investors out of more than £100 million via his Cayman Islands domiciled Axiom Legal Financing Fund, is back in business … as a "crisis coach" At his newly created,

Cayman Gov't in third-world attack on local newspaper

June 08, 2015 - As someone who was thrown out of Bermuda in 1996 for no reason other than being an investigative journalist, I'm well aware of how sensitive small countries are to criticism.  Their economies are fragile and you're expected to be part

Axiom Fund: Investors making one mistake after another

December 17, 2012 - Investors in Axiom Legal Financing Fund have until Wednesday to try to block the appointment of KPMG's Kris Beighton and John Milsom as Receivers. Once KPMG is ensconced, it will be extremely difficult, perhaps impossible, to have them removed. For

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Cayman Court Secrecy: A Huge Red Flag for Foreign Investors & Clients
David Marchant
As any fule kno, the biggest enemy of fraud, corruption, money laundering, and other forms of financial crime is transparency, while their best friend is secrecy. That's why the unprecedented mass sealing of cases that's taking place at the Financial Services Division of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands is repugnant to anyone with a genuine concern for financial crime.