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Rationale Asset Management Plc et al: 'Winding Up' Announcement

January 21, 2021 - Press Release by the Insolvency Service, in the United Kingdom, announcing that Rationale Asset Management Plc, Value Asset Management Plc, and Merydion Corporation Limited, which were involved in "property investments", have been "wound up in the public interest".

UAE 'gold supplier' SION Trading sued for '$5M fraud'

January 21, 2021 - UAE-domiciled purported gold supplier SION Trading FZE, which has been implicated in several fraudulent schemes, including a cryptocurrency scam involving Bermuda-based Arbitrade, is being sued in Utah along with individuals and firms in or from Barbados, Canada, England, Panama, St. Lucia, and the USA for allegedly perpetrating a $5 million 'advance fee' fraud.

Anthony Pauwels v. Bit Digital, Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint

January 20, 2021 - Class Action Complaint alleging fraud in Anthony Pauwels v. Bit Digital, Inc., described as a Cayman Islands-domiciled "holding company that purports to engage in the bitcoin mining business through its wholly owned subsidiaries in U.S. and Hong Kong" and whose shares are listed on NASDAQ; Min Hu, and Erke Huang at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Universal-Investment-Luxembourg SA: €45K Fine

January 18, 2021 - Public Notice by the Luxembourg CSSF that it has imposed a fine of €45,000 on Universal-Investment-Luxembourg S.A., described as an "investment fund manager", for regulatory breaches. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert showed that, in the Luxembourg Business Registry, Universal-Investment-Luxembourg S.A.'s principals are identified as Frank Eggloff, Markus Neubauer, Michael Reinhard, Matthias Muller, and Sean O'Driscoll, and on the website of Universal-Investment-Luxembourg S.A. at https://www.universal-investment.com/, it is stated that the company is "a wholly owned subsidiary of Universal-Investment-Gesellschaft mbH, Frankfurt am Main" and that the "Management Board of Universal-Investment Group" comprises Michael Reinhard, "Chief Executive Officer"; Stephan Scholl, "Chief Operational Officer"; Ian Lees, "Chief Financial Officer"; Frank Eggloff, "Chief Regulatory Officer", and Katja Müller, "Chief Customer Officer".

Xavier Rault: Disqualification

January 18, 2021 - Public Notice by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission that it has disqualified Xavier Rault for regulatory breaches.

Delphine Evelyne Marcelle Brouard Rault: Disqualification

January 18, 2021 - Public Notice by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission that it has disqualified Delphine Evelyne Marcelle Brouard Rault for regulatory breaches.

Capricorn Finance: License Revocation

January 18, 2021 - Public Notice by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission that it has revoked the "Investment Adviser (Restricted) Licence" of Capricorn Finance for regulatory breaches,

SEC v. William Stack: Complaint

January 15, 2021 - Complaint alleging fraud in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. William Andrew Stack, described as a lawyer and "nominal chief executive officer, president, treasurer, secretary, and director of Preston Corp., a penny stock issuer that purported to provide royalty financing to gold mining operations" whose "control person" was William S. Marshall, a resident of Canada and Mexico, at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Texas.

Frank Gallo v. Nielsen Holdings Plc et al: Class Action Complaint

January 15, 2021 - Class Action Complaint in Frank Gallo v. Nielsen Holdings Plc, described as a British "global measurement and data analytics company providing a view of consumers and markets worldwide" and whose shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange; James A. Attwood, Jr., David Kenny, Thomas H. Castro, Guerrino de Luca, Karen M. Hoguet, Harish Manwani, Janice Marinelli Mazza, Jonathan Miller, Robert C. Pozen, David Rawlinson, Nancy Tellem, Javier G. Teruel, and Lauren Zalaznick at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Almagest Wealth Management SA: €150K Fine

January 15, 2021 - Public Notice by the Luxembourg CSSF that it has imposed an administrative fine of €150,000 on Almagest Wealth Management SA for regulatory breaches. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert showed that, in the Luxembourg Trade and Companies Register, the representatives of Almagest Wealth Management SA are identified as Olivier Assa, Philippe Donjon de Saint Martin, and Jihad Taleb, while the company's "Managing Partner" has been identified as Benjamin Benedetto in news articles.

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UAE 'gold supplier' SION Trading sued for '$5M fraud'
UAE-domiciled purported gold supplier SION Trading FZE, which has been implicated in several fraudulent schemes, including a cryptocurrency scam involving Bermuda-based Arbitrade, is being sued in Utah along with individuals and firms in or from Barbados, Canada, England, Panama, St. Lucia, and the USA for allegedly perpetrating a $5 million 'advance fee' fraud.
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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.