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BMA LLC v. BitMEX et al: Application for Third Party Evidence

June 09, 2020 - Plaintiff's Ex Parte Application for Third Party Evidence Preservation Order on Twilio Inc., its subsidiary SendGrid Inc., and Intercom Inc. regarding a complaint alleging fraudulent misrepresentation, breach of contract, and unjust enrichment involving "one of the largest cryptocurrency trading platforms in the world BitMEX" in BMA LLC, of Puerto Rico v. HDR Global Trading Limited, a.k.a. BitMEX, described as a Seychelles-domiciled "holding company" with "more than a dozen affiliates around the world, including in Hong Kong, Singapore, Bermuda, and the United States"; ABS Global Trading Limited, described as being based in San Francisco, California; Arthur Hayes, described as a citizen of the United States based in Hong Kong; Ben Delo, described as a citizen of the United Kingdom based in Hong Kong; and Samuel Reed, described as a citizen of the United States based in Hong Kong, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

BMA LLC v. BitMEX et al: Amended Complaint

May 18, 2020 - Amended Complaint alleging fraud, racketeering, and money laundering involving the "cryptocurrency derivatives exchange platform BitMEX" in BMA LLC, of Puerto Rico v. HDR Global Trading Limited, a.k.a. BitMEX, of the Seychelles; ABS Global Trading Limited, described as being based in San Francisco, California; Arthur Hayes, described as a citizen of the United States based in Hong Kong; Ben Delo, described as a citizen of the United Kingdom based in Hong Kong; and Samuel Reed, described as a citizen of the United States based in Hong Kong, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

BMA LLC v. BitMEX et al: Complaint

May 16, 2020 - Complaint alleging fraud, racketeering, and money laundering involving the "cryptocurrency derivatives exchange platform BitMEX" in BMA LLC, of Puerto Rico v. HDR Global Trading Limited, a.k.a. BitMEX, of the Seychelles; ABS Global Trading Limited, described as being based in San Francisco, California; Arthur Hayes, described as a citizen of the United States based in Hong Kong; Ben Delo, described as a citizen of the United Kingdom based in Hong Kong; and Samuel Reed, described as a citizen of the United States based in Hong Kong, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Bitcoin Manipulation Abatement LLC v. Ripple Labs Inc. et al: Complaint

May 01, 2020 - Complaint alleging the sale of unregistered securities involving a cryptocurrency known as 'XRP' in Bitcoin Manipulation Abatement LLC, of Puerto Rico v. Ripple Labs Inc., of Delaware; XRP II LLC, described as a New York-domiciled entity based in San Francisco, and Bradley Garlinghouse, described as Ripple's CEO, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

PB Life and Annuity Co. Ltd. v. Universal Life Insurance Company: Complaint

March 13, 2020 - Complaint regarding a reinsurance agreement in PB Life and Annuity Co. Ltd., formerly known as Private Bankers Life and Annuity Co. Ltd., of Bermuda v. Universal Life Insurance Company, of Puerto Rico, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Cosimo Borrelli et al v. Western Land & Livestock, LLC et al: Complaint

March 05, 2020 - Complaint regarding "a fraudulent investment scheme" by Ronald Talmage that raised "approximately $55 million in investments from predominately Japanese investors" in Cosimo Borrelli and Colin Wilson, as the Foreign Representatives of Heng Cheong Pacific Limited, World-Wide Investment Services Limited, and New Century Properties Limited, all of the British Virgin Islands v. Western Land & Livestock, LLC and the USA at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Puerto Rico.

Cosimo Borrelli et al v. RiverCiff Farm Inc. et al: Complaint

March 05, 2020 - Complaint regarding "a fraudulent investment scheme" by Ronald Talmage that raised "approximately $55 million in investments from predominately Japanese investors" in Cosimo Borrelli and Colin Wilson, both of Borrelli Walsh, as the Foreign Representatives of Heng Cheong Pacific Limited, World-Wide Investment Services Limited, and New Century Properties Limited, all of the British Virgin Islands v. RiverCiff Farm Inc. and the USA at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Puerto Rico.

Resort Cayman Holdings Ltd. v. Partnerships & Investments LLC et al: Complaint

February 21, 2020 - Complaint alleging "Defendants' blatant abuse of a company and its resources that they are no longer entitled to own" in Resort Cayman Holdings Ltd., of the Cayman Islands v. Partnerships & Investments LLC, of Puerto Rico, and Nicolas A. Kogan, as Defendants, and Americas Leading Finance LLC, of Puerto Rico, as Nominal Defendant, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Timothy Green v. MASA Holdings, Inc. et al: Petition

January 09, 2020 - Petition alleging breach of contract regarding the repayment of a $3.4 million Promissory Note in Timothy W. Green, a resident of Texas v. MASA Holdings, Inc., f.k.a. MASA Holdings, LLC, of Delaware; Medical Air Services Association, Inc., of Oklahoma; Medical Air Services Association of Florida, Inc., of Florida; Medical Air Services Association International, Inc., of the U.S. Virgin Islands; Medical Air Services Association of the Bahamas, Ltd., of the Bahamas; MASA de Puerto Rico, Inc., of Puerto Rico; Medical Air Service Association of the (BVI), Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; MASA Assist Bermuda, Ltd., of Bermuda; MASA Marketing, Ltd., of the Bahamas; Medflight Company, Ltd., of Trinidad and Tobago; MASA Marketing St. Kitts, Ltd., of St. Kitts and Nevis; Medical Air Services Association of St. Lucia, Inc., of Saint Lucia; and Medical Air Services Association Jamaica Limited, of Jamaica, at the District Court for the 236th Judicial District, Tarrant County, 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.

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