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Locke Capital Investments (BVI) Ltd. et al: Orders

April 01, 2021 - Public Notice by the Securities Commission Malaysia that "the Kuala Lumpur High Court declared in favour of the SC" against RBTR Asset Management Berhad, of Malaysia; Locke Guaranty Trust Limited, of New Zealand; Locke Capital Investments (BVI) Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Isaac Paul Ratnam, Nicholas Chan Weng Sung and Joseph Lee Chee Hock.

SEC v. LBRY Inc.: Complaint

March 29, 2021 - Complaint alleging the sale of unregistered securities "in the form of a digital asset called LBRY Credits" in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. LBRY Inc., domiciled in Delaware, based in New Hampshire, at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire.

USA v. 'Doctor Bitcoin': Criminal Information

March 26, 2021 - Criminal Information for allegedly operating an unlicensed money transmitting business in USA v. Mark Hopkins, a.k.a. Doctor Bitcoin, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

SEC v. MintBroker International Ltd. et al: Complaint

March 22, 2021 - Complaint in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. MintBroker International Ltd., formerly known as Swiss America Securities Ltd. and d.b.a. SureTrader, of the Bahamas, and Guy Gentile, a.k.a.Guy Gentile Nigro, described as a resident of Puerto Rico, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

SEC v. David Ortiz: Complaint

March 17, 2021 - Complaint alleging the defendant "served as an unregistered broker" for 1 Global Capital LLC, described as "a South Florida merchant cash advance company" that was operated fraudulently, in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. David P. Ortiz at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

SEC v. Christopher Dantin et al: Complaint

March 17, 2021 - Complaint alleging the defendants "served as unregistered brokers" for 1 Global Capital LLC, described as "a South Florida merchant cash advance company" that was operated fraudulently, in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Christopher D. Dantin and his father, Chris A. Dantin, both of Louisiana, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

SEC v. Andrew White: Judgment Motion

March 17, 2021 - SEC's Unopposed Motion for Judgment in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Andrew L. White, of Loveland, Colorado, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

SEC v. Andrew White: Complaint

March 17, 2021 - Complaint alleging the defendant "served as an unregistered broker" for 1 Global Capital, LLC, described as "a South Florida merchant cash advance company" that "fraudulently raised at least $320 million from the sale of unregistered securities to more than 3,600 investors nationwide", in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Andrew L. White, of Loveland, Colorado, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Accused fraudster applies to wind up Circumference Group parent, alleges 'misconduct'

March 10, 2021 - A year after Cayman Islands-based Circumference Group accused him of defrauding clients of his Luxembourg firm Coficom Trust, Nicholas Martin has applied to wind up Circumference's holding company, alleging it is involved in "misconduct".

Nicholas Martin v. Circumference Holdings Ltd.: Winding Up Petition

March 08, 2021 - Winding Up Petition in Nicholas James Martin, of Luxembourg v. Circumference Holdings Ltd., described as "a holding company and corporate parent for the Circumference Group, which is comprised of a number of holding and operating entities engaged in corporate, directorship, trust, fiduciary and accounting services primarily in the Cayman Islands, Luxembourg and The Netherlands", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

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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.