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PB International Investment Fund Ltd. v. M/Y Safira: Complaint

March 06, 2020 - Complaint in PB International Investment Fund Ltd., of the Cayman Islands, as the owner of the M/Y Plan B, described as "a 49 Meter Australian Naval Dockyard Motor Yacht v. M/Y Safira, described as "a 39 Meter New Castle Marine and Tyneside Motor Yacht" at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Crypto Poker Exchange Inc. v. HashCash Consultants, LLC et al: Complaint

March 04, 2020 - Complaint alleging fraud in Crypto Poker Exchange Inc., a Delaware company based in Virginia that is "a start-up business involved in developing a cryptocurrency exchange and blockchain network for gaming" v. HashCash Consultants LLC, of California; Eashwer Kollata, and Raj Chowdhury, a.k.a. Roy Aich, at the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Los Angeles. Editor's Note: On its website at www.hashcashconsultants.com, HashCash Consultants claims to have offices in Australia, Ras Al-Khaimah, Singapore, and the United States.

John Byrne v. Westpac Banking Corp. et al: Class Action Complaint

January 30, 2020 - Class Action Complaint alleging fraud in John Byrne v. Westpac Banking Corporation, of Australia; Brian Charles Hartzer, and Peter Francis King at the U. S. District Court for the District of Oregon.

ANZ Commodity Trading Pty Ltd. v. Jolly Admire Ltd. et al: Stop Notice Re. Shares in United Biopharma

January 29, 2020 - Stop Notice "arising out of a commodities trading fraud perpetrated against the applicant" by ANZ Commodity Trading Pty Ltd., of Australia, regarding shares in United Biopharma (Holdings) Co. Limited beneficially owned by Jolly Admire Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, and High Express Holdings Limited, of Hong Kong, filed at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Yvonne Jacques v. Landmark Fiduciary Company Ltd.: Fixed Date Claim Form

January 13, 2020 - Fixed Date Claim Form in Yvonne Marie Graham Jacques, as Personal Representative of Beryl Jones, deceased v. Landmark Fiduciary Company Limited, of Nevis, as Trustee of The Ramscroft Trust, at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Crypto Asset Fund LLC et al v. Worldwide Asset eXchange et al: Judicial Assistance

December 23, 2019 - Ex Parte Application by Defendants for Judicial Assistance to take discovery from Thomas Graham, described as "an Australian national located in the United Kingdom" regarding an alleged cryptocurrency-based securities fraud in Crypto Asset Fund LLC, of Delaware, and Digital Capital Management LLC, of Delaware v. OPSkins Group Inc., d.b.a. Worldwide Asset eXchange, a Canadian company based in Santa Monica, California; Exposition Park Holdings SEZC, of the Cayman Islands; William Quigley, of California; Jonathan Yantis, of California; John Brechisci, Jr., of California, and Malcolm CasSelle, of California, at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

ED&F Man Capital Markets Ltd. v. William Silverstein et al: Discovery Application

October 04, 2019 - Application by ED&F Man Capital Markets Limited, of England and Wales, to take discovery from William Silverstein and Steven Springer for use in legal proceedings in England and Wales regarding an alleged fraud "by individuals and entities located in Hong Kong and California", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Anthony Warner v. Sanderstead Ltd. et al: Restoration Application

September 18, 2019 - Fixed Date Claim Form in Anthony John Warner v. Sanderstead Limited, The Registrar of Companies, and The Financial Secretary at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

USA v. Steve Pursley: Jury Verdict

September 06, 2019 - Jury Verdict in USA v. Jack Stephen Pursley, a.k.a. Steve Pursley, an attorney based in Houston, Texas, regarding an offshore tax evasion scheme involving, inter alia, companies in Australia and the Isle of Man and a nominee in Brazil, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Tethyan Copper Company Pty Ltd. v. Pakistan: Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award

August 09, 2019 - Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award of $4 billion in Tethyan Copper Company Pty Limited, of Australia v. Islamic Republic of Pakistan at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

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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.