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USA v. Henrry Milla Campuzano et al: News Release

October 27, 2020 - News Release by the U.S. Department of Justice titled 'Five Peruvians Extradited For Overseeing Call Centers That Threatened And Defrauded Spanish-Speaking U.S. Consumers'.

Brazil: Bitcoin Accounts

December 12, 2019 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence regarding Bitcoin accounts - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Brazil - for a criminal investigation into an "unknown subject" for suspected extortion concerning "Ashley Madison, a Canadian-based online dating and social networking service marketed to people who are married or in relationships".

USA v. George Cottrell: Indictment

July 19, 2016 - Criminal Indictment in USA v. George Cottrell at the U. S. District Court for the District of Arizona.

Guatemala: Leonel Rodrigo Amado Molina

September 03, 2015 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Guatemala - for a criminal investigation into Adolfo Vivar Marroquin and Leonel Rodrigo Amado Molina for suspected corruption, fraud, money laundering and extortion.

'Remove defamatory text', demands convicted criminal Ali Yawar

January 17, 2015 - Letter from Ali A. Yawar, a citizen of Afghanistan, resident of Spain and operator of Dunya Marbella Investments who pleaded guilty to extortion at federal court in California in 2007, demanding the removal of "defamatory text" from OffshoreAlert's web-site.

Czech Republic: Ivo Knotek

August 30, 2013 - Complaint to extradite Ivo Knotek from the USA to the Czech Republic to serve a prison sentence for extortion, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Unsealed documents detail corruption allegations against ex-Antigua PM Lester Bird & associates

September 25, 2012 - Documents that were unsealed recently at federal court in Miami provide specifics of a long-running criminal investigation into alleged fraud, corruption, extortion, and money laundering by former Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Lester Bird and his associates, including Asot Michael, Josette Michael, John E. St. Luce, Robin Yearwood, Bruce Rappaport, and Sir Ronald Sanders.

Jussi K. Kivisto: Discovery Application

July 19, 2012 - Application by Jussi K. Kivisto to conduct discovery for use in foreign proceedings, specifically requiring Michael David Soifer to appear for a deposition, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Cayman Islands police broaden corruption investigation into Premier McKeeva Bush

November 20, 2011 - The Royal Cayman Islands Police has expanded its investigation into alleged corruption by Cayman Islands Premier McKeeva Bush to include his involvement with other foreign business people operating on the island, OffshoreAlert understands.

Brian Wight: Second Witness Statement

January 06, 2011 - Second Witness Statement of Brian Francis Wight to the Royal Cayman Islands Police for an investigation into alleged corruption by McKeeva Bush.

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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.