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Kuwait Ports Authority v. Citibank et al: Discovery Application

January 27, 2020 - Ex Parte Application by Kuwait Ports Authority to take discovery from Citibank and E-Trade Financial Corporation for use in "impending litigation" in the Cayman Islands regarding "fraud and other wrongdoing related to KPA's investments in and business dealings with: (1) KGL Investment Company KSCC; and (2) the private equity fund, The Port Fund L.P." estimated at "hundreds of millions of dollars", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Donville Inniss: Finding of Guilt

January 16, 2020 - News Release from the United States Department of Justice announcing that Donville Inniss, described as a "Former Member of Barbados Parliament and Minister of Industry", has been "found guilty" for his role in a bribery scheme that, as previously reported by OffshoreAlert, involved insurers Insurance Corporation of Barbados Ltd., of Barbados, and BF&M Ltd., of Bermuda, which was the majority shareholder of ICBL.

Mauricio Mota v. Colorado Investment Holdings LLC: Discovery Application

December 27, 2019 - Application by Mauricio Mota to take discovery from Colorado Investment Holdings LLC, formerly known as Blessed Holdings LLC, for use in legal proceedings in Brazil styled as 'Maurício Jorge Pereira de Mota v. Joesley Mendonça Batista, et al' regarding "a massive and widely-reported corruption and bribery scandal", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Briton David Rae pleads guilty to money laundering in US

December 27, 2019 - U.K. national David Rae, who was exposed by OffshoreAlert in 2012 for his role in a £100 million investment fraud by Cayman Islands-domiciled Axiom Legal Financing Fund, has pleaded guilty to money laundering in New Jersey regarding unrelated health care fraud schemes.

USA v. David Rae: Forfeiture Judgment

December 19, 2019 - Consent Judgment of Forfeiture and Preliminary Order of Forfeiture regarding, but not limited to, funds at ANZ Bank, in New Zealand, in the name of Sympatic Global Solutions LP and at Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank, in Hong Kong, in the name of Cargill Consulting Ltd. in USA v. David Rae, a citizen of the United Kingdom, at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

USA v. David Rae: Plea Agreement

December 19, 2019 - Change of Plea Minutes and Plea Agreement for money laundering regarding a health care fraud scheme in USA v. David Rae, a citizen of the United Kingdom, at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Tim Leissner: Findings & Sanctions

December 16, 2019 - Order Making Findings and Imposing Sanctions, including disgorgement of $43.7 million, against Tim Leissner, a former senior officer with Goldman Sachs, regarding alleged "bribes and kickbacks to government officials in Malaysia and the Emirate of Abu Dhabi', before the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Mauricio Mota v. JPMorgan Chase & Co. et al: Discovery Application

December 13, 2019 - Application by Mauricio Mota to take discovery from JPMorgan Chase & Co., Fabio Pegas, Patricia Pratini De Moraes, and Blessed Holdings Inc. regarding several individuals and entities, including those in the Bahamas, Brazil, Cayman Islands, and Luxembourg, for use in legal proceedings in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, against "Joesley and Wesley Mendonça Batista and their companies, including Brazilian meat-processing conglomerate JBS S.A. and J&F Investimentos S.A., to recover billions of dollars of public funds the Batistas admittedly obtained illicitly as part of a massive and widely-reported corruption and bribery scandal", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Brazil: Robert Nahas Naji

December 12, 2019 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Audi Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Brazil - for a criminal investigation into Robert Nahas Naji for suspected money laundering and corruption regarding Brazil's National Telecommunications Agency (ANATEL), its Anti-Trust Agency (CADE), Italian telecommunications provider Telecom Italia Public, and Brasil Telecom.

ENRC v. Deloitte LLP: Discovery Application

December 12, 2019 - Application by Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Limited, of England, to take discovery from Deloitte LLP for use in legal proceedings at the High Court of Justice of England and Wales against its former attorneys, Dechert LLP and David Neil Gerrard, for alleged misconduct, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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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.