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Tiberius Group AG v. Citibank et al: Discovery Application

October 18, 2019 - Ex Parte Application by Tiberius Group AG, of Switzerland, to take discovery from Citibank NA, Deutsche Bank Trust Company, HSBC Bank USA NA, JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, Bank of NY Mellon, UBS AG, and Bank of America for use in legal proceedings in Nigeria, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Mike Adeniyi Isola Adenuga v. BVI Registrar of Corporate Affairs: Restoration Application

September 09, 2019 - Fixed Date Claim Form regarding Honeyman Properties Inc. in Mike Adeniyi Isola Adenuga, of Nigeria v. The Registrar of Corporate Affairs at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Jetcraft Corp. et al v. Sovereign Financial Holdings Ltd. et al: Complaint

August 22, 2019 - Complaint in Jetcraft Corporation, as Beneficial Owner, of North Carolina, and TVPX Aircraft Solutions Inc., as Owner Trustee under the Jetcraft Stone Briar Challenger 605-5899 Business Trust, of Utah v. Sovereign Financial Holdings Limited, of Dubai; Caverton Offshore Support Group Plc, of Nigeria, and Adeniyi Makanjuola, of London, England, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, New York County.

USA v. Valentine Iro et al: Criminal Indictment

June 27, 2019 - Indictment for alleged fraud and money laundering against mostly citizens of Nigeria in USA v. Valentine Iro, Chukwudi Christogunus Igbokwe, Jerry Elo Ikogho, Izuchukwu Kingsley Umejesi, Adegoke Moses Ogungbe, Albert Lewis Cathey, Tityaye Marina Mansbangura, Chukwudi Collins Ajaeze, Ekene Augustine Ekechukwu, Chuks Eroha, Collins Nnaemeka Ojimba, Uchenna Ochiagha, Nnamdi Theojoseph Duro, Ericson Uche Oforka, Mark Ifeanyi Chukwuocha, Augustine Nnamdi, Chiemezie Christopher Chilaka, Charles Ohajimkpo, Stanley Ugochukwu Uche, Chika Augustine Odionyenma, Paschal Chima Ogbonna, Samuel Nnamdi Onwuasoanya, Macwilliam Chinonso Chukwuocha, Emmanuel Onyeka Uzoka, Joshua Aniefiok Awak, George Ugochukwu Egwumba, Uchechukwu Solomon Ezirim, Augustine Ifeanyi Okafor, Leslie N MBA, Ogochukwu Innocent Ikewesi, Emmanuel Uzoma Ogandu, Amarachukwu Harley Anyanwu, Bright Ifeanyi Azubuike, Emeka Moses Nwachukwu, Chinwendu Kenneth Osuji, Eusebius Ugochukwu Onyeka, Chidi Anunobi, Anthony Nwabunwanne Okolo, Obinna Christian Onuwa, Chijioke Chukwuma Isamade, Linus Nnamdi Mudufor, Chrysaugonus Nnebedum, Ugochukwu Okereke, Fiedel Leon Odimara, Kingsley Chinedu Onudorogu, Dessi Nzenwah, Chimaroke Obasi, James Chigozie Agube, Chimaobi Uzozie Okorie, Ogochukwu Ohiri, Kennedy Chibueze Ugwu, Ifeanyichukwu Oluwadamilare Agwuegbo, Victor Ifeanyi Chukwu, Chidi Emmanuel Megwa, Princewill Arinze Duru, Desmond Iwu, Onyeka Vincent Chika, Ifeanyi Kingsley Mezienwa, Victor Uchenna Aguh, Kevin Amarachi Eshimbu, Vitalis Kelechi Anozie, Williams Obiora Agunwa, George Chimezie Dike, Munachiso Kyrian Ukachukwu, Nwannebuike Osmund, Chidiebere Franklin Nwangwu, Damian Uchechukwu Ajah, Emeka P Ejiofor, Lawrence Chukwuma Ubasineke, Chinedu Bright Ibeto, Valentine Amarachi Nwanegwo, Emmanuel Chidiebere Dike, Jeremiah Utieyin Eki, Chinaka Davidson Iwuoha, Chima Darlington Duru, Ikenna Christian Ihejiureme, and Obi Onyedika Madekwe at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

BVI broker Worldwide Markets and NJ-based CEO swindled $400K from clients, claims SEC

June 25, 2019 - The US SEC has accused British Virgin Islands-domiciled broker-dealer Worldwide Markets Ltd. and its New Jersey-based principal, Thomas Plaut, of misappropriating at least $400,000 from clients, including residents of Costa Rica and Nigeria.

SEC v. Worldwide Markets Ltd. et al: Complaint

June 25, 2019 - Complaint alleging fraud in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Worldwide Markets Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; TAB Networks Ltd., of New Jersey, and Thomas E. Plaut, of New Jersey, at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

BSG Resources Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

June 03, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Guernsey by William Callewaert and Malcolm Cohen, as the Foreign Representatives of BSG Resources Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Edward Fagan v. East West Bank et al: Discovery Application

April 15, 2019 - Application by Edward Fagan to take discovery from East West Bank and Zhejiang Sunmarr International Transportation Co. Ltd. for use in a criminal investigation in South Africa into a 'Nigerian inheritance scam', filed at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Nigeria v. International Legal Consulting Ltd. et al: Restoration Application

March 21, 2019 - Fixed Date Claim Form in Federal Republic of Nigeria v. International Legal Consulting Limited, The Registrar of Companies, and The Financial Secretary at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Edward Fagan v. Chase Bank et al: Discovery Application

February 06, 2019 - Application for discovery in Edward Fagan v. Chase Bank, East West Bank, Bank of America, Mei You Le Inc., Jianhua Ma, Xuxin Liu, Zhejiang Sunmarr International Trans Co. Ltd., and Mellin Fan at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

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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.