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

Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty Requests


Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty requests for Judicial Assistance in the USA for Foreign Criminal Investigations.

eMail Alerts  

Sign-Up for eMail Alerts

RSS Feed  

Subscribe to feed

Portugal: 1&1 Ionos Inc. ('David Peterson')

March 27, 2020 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from 1&1 Ionos Inc. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Portugal - for a criminal investigation into "unknown suspect(s) going by the name David Peterson" for suspected fraud.

Hungary: JPMorgan Chase Bank

March 27, 2020 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from JPMorgan Chase Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Hungary - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects for fraud" committed against companies in China and Hungary.

Portugal: 1&1 Ionos Inc. (€17,298 Fraud)

March 24, 2020 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from 1&1 Ionos Inc. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Portugal - for use in a criminal investigation into "unknown suspect(s) for fraud".

Ecuador: Marcelo Espin Cunha et al

March 24, 2020 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Wells Fargo Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Ecuador - for a criminal investigation into Marcelo Antonio Espin Cunha, Maria Sol Larrea Sanchez, and Carlos Ricardo Espin Cunha for suspected money laundering.

Kosovo: Marijan Komani et al

March 20, 2020 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Security Pacific National Bank and American Express - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Kosovo - for a criminal investigation into "Marijan Komani, Velizar Marusic, Atnan Qovanaj, and others, for participation in an organized criminal group, issuing false checks, computer intrusion, and money laundering".

Turkey: Bank of America

March 19, 2020 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Bank of America - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Turkey - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subject(s) for Quantified Theft by Deception".

Germany: Trimed Technology AG

March 19, 2020 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from City National Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Germany - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects for fraud" regarding the sale of shares in Trimed Technology AG, of Switzerland. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert showed that, in the Swiss Commercial Registry, the company currently has no managers and that previous managers have included Manuel Bernert, a citizen of Germany; Anastasia Anderson, a citizen of Russia, and Anton Josef Niederberger.

Belarus: First Interstate Bank in Montana

March 19, 2020 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from First Interstate Bank in Montana - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Belarus - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects" for suspected theft.

Poland: Google LLC (Copyright Infringement re. 'Wlatey Moch')

March 19, 2020 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Google LLC - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Poland - for a criminal investigation into an "unknown suspect(s) for copyright infringement offenses" regarding an "animated comedy series" called 'Wlatey Moch'.

Switzerland: Stefano Billeter

March 17, 2020 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from SunTrust Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Switzerland - for a criminal investigation into Stefano Billeter who allegedly "embezzled money from clients' accounts while he was an employee of Banca Raiffeisen in Lugano, Switzerland".

We hunt for red flags in high-value, cross-border finance by monitoring offshore and onshore courts, regulatory actions, offering documents, and other sources - and email you the results.

View Recent Digests

BAHAMAS  
BERMUDA  
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS  
CAYMAN ISLANDS  
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.