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Blockchain firm LCX AG is 'unlicensed', warns Liechtenstein regulator

September 05, 2019 - The financial regulator in Liechtenstein has warned that LCX AG, the "Liechtenstein Cryptoassets Exchange" that describes itself as "A Blockchain Bank For The New Financial World", is not licensed to offer financial services. LCX is operated by Monty Metzger and lists Canadian blockchain proponent Don Tapscott and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales among its "Advisors".

LCX AG: Regulatory Notice

September 05, 2019 - Notice by the Financial Market Authority of Liechtenstein regarding LCX AG.

USA v. Funds at AMRO Bank NV et al: Forfeiture Complaint

August 13, 2019 - Forfeiture Complaint regarding a criminal investigation into a classified advertising website known as Backpage in USA v. Funds at AMRO Bank NV and Plains Capital Bank associated with Ad Tech BV, Scheef & Stone, LLP, James Larkin, Michael Lacey, Scott Spear, and John Brunst at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Liechteinstein: Ivan Matracchi

July 29, 2019 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Microsoft Corporation - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Liechtenstein - for a criminal investigation into Ivan Matracchi for suspected fraud and money laundering.

Oak Trust (Guernsey) Ltd. et al v. William Dewsall: Dewsall Defense

July 26, 2019 - Defense by William Dewsall in a dispute involving Gable Holdings Inc., of the Cayman Islands, and Gable Insurance AG, of Liechtenstein, in Kevin Robert Alcock, of Surrey, England; Oak Trust (Guernsey) Limited, of Guernsey; Baytree Holdings Limited, Morevale Company Limited, and Aggaris Investments Limited, all of the British Virgin Islands; Christopher Lister Lawrance, of South Africa; Corita Clare Metelerkamp, of Surrey, England; Roy Duncombe Campbell, of South Africa, and CriSeren Investments Limited, of Wales v. William Dewsall, of London, England, at the High Court for England and Wales.

Scandal-plagued Argentarius Group closes in Malta, moves to Cayman

July 12, 2019 - Amid legal and regulatory issues, Argentarius Group - which provides low-cost, regulation-free investment funds to asset managers, particularly fraudsters - has closed down in Malta, having moved its headquarters to the Cayman Islands, where it operates as iMaps Capital.

Swiss lawyer & Antigua Ambassador Dario Item fights Labuan regulatory ban, obtains Google removal

July 09, 2019 - London-based Swiss attorney Dario Item, who serves as Antigua and Barbuda's Ambassador to Spain, Monaco, and Liechtenstein, has legally challenged director and officer disqualifications against him in Labuan and persuaded Google to remove an OffshoreAlert article from its European search engine results.

Alpha Capital Anstalt v. ShiftPixy Inc.: Show Cause Motion

July 03, 2019 - Motion for Order to Show Cause in Alpha Capital Anstalt, of Liechtenstein v. ShiftPixy Inc., domiciled in Wyoming, based in California, whose shares are listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Alpha Capital Anstalt v. ShiftPixy Inc.: Complaint

July 03, 2019 - Complaint in Alpha Capital Anstalt, of Liechtenstein v. ShiftPixy Inc., domiciled in Wyoming, based in California, whose shares are listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Alpha Capital Anstalt v. Moocho Inc.: Summary Judgment Opposition

July 01, 2019 - Opposition to Motion for Summary Judgment In Lieu of Complaint regarding an alleged unpaid $500,000 loan in Alpha Capital Anstalt, of Liechtenstein v. Moocho Inc., domiciled in Delaware, based in Miami, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

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Cayman crypto firm ICOBox sued by US regulator for 'unregistered' activity
Cayman Islands cryptocurrency "incubator" ICOBox and its founder, Nikolay Evdokimov, have been sued by the U.S. SEC for alleged illegal involvement in digital token offerings that raised $665 million. In a separate lawsuit last year, a former CEO of an ICOBox subsidiary claimed the group's "main shareholders" were "all funded by Russian money laundered through bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies".
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.