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USA v. Aurelia Infrastructure Inc.: Forfeiture Complaint

May 03, 2021 - Forfeiture Complaint in USA v. All Funds in a Merrill Lynch account in the name of Aurelia Infrastructure Inc., of the British Virgin Islands, that are allegedly associated with the laundering of the proceeds narcotics trafficking by "organizations based in Mexico and elsewhere" at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Mare Dey Import and Export Trading Co. Forfeiture Complaint

April 21, 2021 - Forfeiture Complaint in USA v. Funds held at Hang Sang Bank, of Hong Kong, in the name of Mare Dey Import and Export Trading Co. that are associated with "an investigation of a money laundering/drug trafficking conspiracy whose members included Jorge Hugo Zavala-Lopez, Abel Bustamante-Duran also known as Prieto, Hong Zeng also known as Alondra China, Marco Antonio Mendez-Guzman aka Acelerin, Rafael Omar Cruz-Valedon aka Parce, an individual whose first and last name are unknown and is also known as Alvarez, Erick Giovanny Garcia also known as Juanito, Diana Quiroz Garcia, Juan Carlos Arreola and Ramon Antonio Lopez-Llamas" at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Poland: Damian Gajos et al

February 05, 2021 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence regarding "Bitcoin wallets" from Bittrex Inc. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Poland - for a criminal investigation into Damian Gajos, Adrian Wiecek, Dariusz Myslak, and Kazimierz Pustelnik "for money laundering and endangering the lives and health of many people" involving "designer drugs".

Australia: Ling Kou et al

July 13, 2020 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Australia - for a criminal investigation into Ling Kou and Chieh-Wei Lin for suspected "importation of methamphetamine".

Netherlands: Olnta Lenakou

April 13, 2020 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Bank of America - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the Netherlands - for use in a criminal investigation into Greek national Olnta Lenakou for suspected narcotics offenses and money laundering.

USA v. Tareck Zaidan El Aissami Maddah et al: Fifth Superseding Indictment

March 13, 2020 - Fifth Superseding Indictment alleging fraud, money laundering, and other offenses in USA v. Tareck Zaidan El Aissami Maddah, described as "the purported vice president for the Economy of Venezuela"; Joselit Ramirez Camacho, described as "the Superintendent of Cryptocurrencies for Venezuela", and Samark Jose Lopez Bello at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Nicolas Maduro et al: Second Superseding Indictment

March 05, 2020 - Superseding Indictment alleging narco-terrorism conspiracy, cocaine importation conspiracy, possession of machine guns and destructive devices in USA v. Nicolás Maduro Moros, a former President of Venezuela; Diosado Armando Carvajal Barrios, described as "president of Venezuela's National Constituent Assembly, and a member of the Venezuelan armed forced"; Hugo Armando Carvajal Barrios, a.k.a. 'El Pollo', described as "the director of Venezuela's military intelligence agency"; Clíver Antonio Alcalá Cordones, described as "a former general in the Venezuelan military"; Luciano Marín Arango, a.k.a. 'Ivan Marquez', described as "a Colombian citizen" and member of the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia, a.k.a. FARC, and Seuxis Paucis Hernández Solarte, a.k.a. 'Jesús Santrich', described as "a former general in the Venezuelan military", at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Jose Irizarry et al: Criminal Indictment

February 19, 2020 - Criminal Indictment alleging money laundering, fraud, and identity theft in USA v. Jose Ismael Irizarry, a former Special Agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration, and his wife, Nathalia Gomez Irizarry, formerly known as Nathalia Gomez Ramirez, at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

USA v. Kiam Knowles et al: Criminal Indictment

February 06, 2020 - Criminal Indictment for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute controlled substances in USA v. Kiam Knowles, of the Bahamas, and Wayne Glinton at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Kiam Knowles et al: Criminal Complaint

January 22, 2020 - Criminal Complaint for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute controlled substances in USA v. Kiam Knowles, described as a Bahamian male who imported drugs "to South Florida via cruise ships arriving from the Bahamas", and Wayne Glinton at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

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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.