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SEC v. MintBroker International Ltd. et al: Complaint

March 22, 2021 - Complaint in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. MintBroker International Ltd., formerly known as Swiss America Securities Ltd. and d.b.a. SureTrader, of the Bahamas, and Guy Gentile, a.k.a.Guy Gentile Nigro, described as a resident of Puerto Rico, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Dismatrix SPC et al v. Equiti US LLC et al: Discovery Application

March 09, 2021 - Application by Dismatrix SPC, Asyndeton, and Polysyndeton, all of the Cayman Islands, to take discovery from Equity US LLC, of North Palm Beach, Florida; Gary Dennison, of Jupiter, Florida; James Mason, of Jupiter, Florida, and Kimberly M. Kirkland, of West Palm Beach, Florida, for use in legal proceedings against Equity Capital UK Limited in England and Wales regarding "a fraudulent Forex trading scheme operated by Mediatrix Capital Inc., Blue Isle Markets Inc., and Blue Isle Markets Ltd.", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Providence Financial Investments Inc. et al: Trustee's Renewed Motion for Substantive Consolidation

March 02, 2021 - Trustee's Renewed Ex-Parte Motion for Substantive Consolidation of Debtors Only in re: Providence Financial Investments Inc. and Providence Fixed Income Fund LLC at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

New York AG v. Bitfinex et al: Settlement Agreement

February 25, 2021 - Settlement Agreement between the New York State Attorney General and seven cryptocurrency firms, namely iFinex Inc., the operator of a cryptocurrency exchange known as Bitfinex; BFXNA Inc., BFXWW Inc., Tether Holdings Limited, Tether Operations Limited, Tether International Limited, all of the British Virgin Islands, and Tether Limited, of Hong Kong. A copy of the agreement was attached to a letter filed by class action plaintiffs in a separate but related civil action alleging fraud.

Whistleblowers International v. Global Litigation Consulting Services LLC et al: Notice of Removal

February 09, 2021 - Defendants' Notice of Removal, including a copy of the complaint seeking damages "for breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference with business relations, breach of contract and declaratory judgment to set aside an unlawful and unethical contract entered into with Defendants to share the proceeds of a law firm with a non-lawyer independent contractor", in The Roberto Gonzalez Law Firm, d.b.a. Whistleblowers International, of the District of Columbia v. Global Litigation Consulting Services LLC, of Puerto Rico, and Christopher Piacentile, described as a resident of Puerto Rico and New York, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Joaquin Viso v. PB-100 Inc.: Claim Form

November 27, 2020 - Claim Form seeking damages of $8 million in Joaquin B. Viso, of Puerto Rico v. PB-100 Inc. at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Premier Assurance Group SPC Ltd.: Amended Chapter 15 Petition

November 03, 2020 - Amended Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Jeffrey Stower and Jason Robinson, of KPMG, as the Foreign Representatives of Premier Assurance Group SPC Ltd. (in Provisional Liquidation), at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Chase Williams et al v. Block.one et al: Amended Class Action Complaint

September 18, 2020 - Amended Class Action Complaint "on behalf of all investors who purchased securities issued by Block.one called 'EOS Tokens' in or traceable to the initial coin offering" in Chase Williams and William Zhang v. Block.one, of the Cayman Islands; Brendan Blumer, described as a resident of Hong Kong; and Daniel Larimer, described as a resident of Virginia, and Crypto Assets Opportunity Fund LLC, of Illinois, and Johnny Hong v. Block.one, Brendan Blumer, Daniel Larimer, Ian Grigg, described as a resident of Hong Kong, and Brock Pierce, described as a resident of Puerto Rico, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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.

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