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CFTC v. Dennis Jali et al: Complaint

August 28, 2020 - Complaint alleging the defendants "orchestrated a Ponzi scheme that ultimately yielded over $28 million in fraudulently solicited funds from over 1,000 individuals, entities, and groups of individuals" in Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Dennis Jali, described as a citizen of South Africa; Arley Ray Johnson, of Maryland; John Frimpong, a.k.a. 'Dr. John Erasmus'; 1st Million LLC, a.k.a. 1stMillionDollars, of Maryland; Smart Partners LLP, of Delaware, and Access2Assets LLC, of Maryland, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

SEC v. Dennis Jali et al: Complaint

August 28, 2020 - Complaint alleging the defendants "fraudulently raised more than $27 million from approximately 1,200 investors, many of them African immigrants" in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Dennis M. Jali, described as a citizen of South Africa; John E. Frimpong, described as a citizen of Ghana; Arley R. Johnson, of Maryland; The Smart Partners LLC, of Delaware, and 1st Million LLC, of Maryland, as Defendants, and Access2Assets LLC, of Maryland, as Relief Defendant, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

SEC v. Asante Berko: Complaint

April 13, 2020 - Complaint alleging a scheme "to bribe various government officials in the Republic of Ghana" in the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Asante K. Berko, described as "a dual United States and Ghanaian citizen who currently resides in Ghana" and "a former executive of a United Kingdom-based financial services company that is a wholly-owned subsidiary of a publicly traded bank holding company based in the United States", at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Sergio Grobler v. Golden Star Resources Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint

April 01, 2020 - Class Action Complaint in Sergio Grobler v. Golden Star Resources Ltd., a Canadian "mid-tier gold mining company" whose shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange; Sam Coetzer, Andrew Wray, Daniel Oweridu, and Andre van Niekerk at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Serious Fraud Office v. Airbus SE: Judgment

January 31, 2020 - Judgment approving a Deferred Prosecution Agreement and imposing a "total financial sanction" of €990,963,712 for suspected bribery in Director of the Serious Fraud Office v. Airbus SE at the Crown Court, in Southwark, England.

Liechtenstein: Oath Holdings, Inc.

December 13, 2019 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Oath Holdings, Inc. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Liechtenstein - for a criminal investigation into "unknown suspect(s)" for suspected fraud against "an 85-year-old widow living alone".

Liechtenstein: Google LLC

December 13, 2019 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Google LLC - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Liechtenstein - for a criminal investigation into "unknown suspect(s)" for suspected fraud against "an 85-year-old widow living alone".

Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank v. Kosmos Energy Development: Stop Notice Re. Shares in Kosmos Energy Ghana HC

September 05, 2018 - Stop Notice by Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank regarding shares in Kosmos Energy Ghana HC owned by Kosmos Energy Development, filed at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Germany: Dietmar Bohnke et al

September 04, 2018 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Germany - to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into Dietmar Bohnke and Manfred Bohnke for suspected fraud.

Afrimax Limited v. Afrimax Limited: Winding Up Petition

January 25, 2018 - Winding Up Petition in Afrimax Limited v. Afrimax Limited at the British Virgin Islands High Court.
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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.