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Allen Stanford Receiver v. Greenberg Traurig: Order Approving Attorneys' Fees

February 25, 2020 - Order Approving Plaintiffs' Attorneys' Fees of $15.9 million under a 25% contingency fee arrangement in Ralph Janvey, as Receiver for the Stanford Receivership Estate; The Official Stanford Investors Committee, Sandra Dorrell, Samuel Troice, and Michoacan Trust v. Greenberg Traurig, LLP and Greenberg Traurig P.A. at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Trium Bank & Trust Ltd.: License Revocation

February 17, 2020 - Public Notice by the Financial Services Regulatory Commission of Antigua & Barbuda announcing the license revocation and receivership of Trium Bank & Trust Limited.

Corrupt Antiguan ex-regulator Leroy King admits receiving bribes of $500K from fraudster Allen Stanford

February 10, 2020 - Corrupt ex-Antigua financial regulator Leroy King, 74, faces up to five years in prison in the US after admitting receiving over $500,000 in cash and tickets to two Super Bowls from $7 billion fraudster Allen Stanford in return for turning a blind eye to his activities and obstructing an investigation by the SEC

USA v. Leroy King: Plea Agreement

January 20, 2020 - Plea Agreement in which the defendant admits receiving $500,000 in bribes and tickets to two Super Bowls to obstruct an SEC investigation into $7 billion investment fraudster Allen Stanford in USA v. Leroy King, a former CEO of the Financial Services Regulatory Commission, of Antigua and Barbuda, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Bitcoin Manipulation Abatement LLC v. FTX Trading Ltd. et al: First Amended Complaint

November 08, 2019 - First Amended Complaint alleging cryptocurrency market manipulation, RICO, and fraud in Bitcoin Manipulation Abatement LLC, of Puerto Rico v. FTX Trading Ltd., of Antigua and Barbuda; Alameda Research LLC, of Delaware; Alameda Research Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Samuel Bankman-Fried, of California; Gary Wang, of California; Andy Croghan, of California; Constance Wang, described as a citizen and resident of Hong Kong; Darren Wong, of California, and Caroline Ellison, of California, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

$150M lawsuit alleges crypto fraud by parties in Antigua, BVI, Hong Kong & US

November 04, 2019 - A complaint for damages of $150M for alleged cryptocurrency futures trading fraud and the operation of an unlicensed money transmitting business has been filed against individuals and companies in Antigua, British Virgin Islands, Hong Kong, and the United States, including Alameda Research and FTX Trading.

Bitcoin Manipulation Abatement LLC v. FTX Trading Ltd. et al: Complaint

November 02, 2019 - Complaint alleging cryptocurrency market manipulation, RICO, and fraud in Bitcoin Manipulation Abatement LLC, of Puerto Rico v. FTX Trading Ltd., of Antigua and Barbuda; Alameda Research LLC, of Delaware; Alameda Research Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Samuel Bankman-Fried, of California; Gary Wang, of California; Andy Croghan, of California; Constance Wang, described as a citizen and resident of Hong Kong; Darren Wong, of California, and Caroline Ellison, of California, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Antigua & Barbuda Supervisory Authority v. Cresswell Overseas SA et al: Judgment (Oct. 2019)

October 30, 2019 - Judgment on Application for Leave to Appeal on a matter of "Great General or Public Importance" regarding the registration of a Brazilian freezing order known as "the Moro Order" in The Supervisory Authority v. Cresswell Overseas SA, of Panama, and Meinl Bank (Antigua) Ltd. regarding the Operation Car Wash investigation in Brazil, filed at the Antigua & Barbuda Court of Appeal.

Greenberg Traurig agrees $65M payment to settle Allen Stanford fraud litigation

October 18, 2019 - After seven years of defending litigation, law firm Greenberg Traurig has agreed to pay $65 million to settle a complaint that it helped fraudster Allen Stanford's offshore bank swindle thousands of investors out of $7 billion.

Allen Stanford Receiver v. Greenberg Traurig LLP: Motion to Approve Settlement

October 17, 2019 - Motion to Approve Settlement regarding allegations of involvement in a multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme by convicted fraudster Allen Stanford and his now defunct, Antigua & Barbuda-domiciled Stanford International Bank in Ralph Janvey, as Receiver for the Stanford Receivership Estate; The Official Stanford Investors Committee, Sandra Dorrell, Samuel Troice, and Michoacan Trust v. Greenberg Traurig, LLP and Greenberg Traurig P.A. at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

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