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Daselina Investments Ltd. v. Maxim Finskiy et al: Discovery Application

January 22, 2020 - Application by Daselina Investments Ltd. to take discovery from Maxim Finskiy and Vladislava Finskaya for use in legal proceedings in the British Virgin Islands brought by Onexim Group Management Limited against Kirkland Intertrade Corp., filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Capital WW Investment Ltd. v. Tall Trade Ltd.: Liquidation Application

December 27, 2019 - Originating Application in Capital WW Investment Limited v. Tall Trade Ltd., whose "agent" was identified as Roland Yakovlevich Isaev, at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Eurasian Bank JSC et al v. Bank of New York Mellon et al: Discovery Application

December 12, 2019 - Application by Eurasian Bank JSC and Eurasian Project 1 to take discovery from The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, Citibank, NA, JPMorgan Chase, NA, Deutsche Bank AG, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, Commerzbank AG, and UBS AG for use in "two pending criminal investigations by the General Prosecution Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan" regarding suspected fraud and misappropriation by companies allegedly controlled by "Russian businessman" Nurlan Saktapbergenovich Tleubayev, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Estate of Platon Elenin v. Mainstay Ltd.: Judgment

December 11, 2019 - Judgment in Michael Thomas Leeds, Nicholas Stewart Wood, and Kevin John Hellard, as Joint Trustees of the insolvent Estate of Platon Elenin, a citizen of Russia formerly known as Boris Berezovsky (deceased) v. Mainstay Trust Limited, as Defendant, and Church Lane Trustees Limited and Sugarbay Ventures Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, as Applicants, at Gibraltar Supreme Court.

Bulgaria: Theolin Jacobs

December 09, 2019 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from SunTrust Bank regarding an account in the name of Theolin Jacobs, of Lawrenceville, Georgia - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Bulgaria - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects" for suspected H1B visa fraud against a citizen of Bulgaria who was allegedly fraudulently induced into paying funds into an account at the Bank of Scotland in Edinburgh, Scotland.

ENRC v. Glenn Simpson: Discovery Application

December 06, 2019 - Ex Parte Application by Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Limited, of England, to conduct discovery from Glenn Simpson, of Fusion GPS, for use in legal proceedings at the High Court of Justice for England and Wales against Mark Hollingsworth for "breach of confidence", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

Yuri Rozhkov et al v. Larisa Markus et al: Complaint

November 19, 2019 - Complaint regarding "a massive $2 billion fraud to embezzle monies from the Bank [Vneshprombank Ltd.] and then hide the funds in foreign countries" in Yuri Vladimirovich Rozhkov, a citizen and resident of Russia, and The State Corporation Deposit Insurance Agency, of Russia, as Trustee and Foreign Representative of Foreign Economic Industrial Bank Limited, a.k.a. Vneshprombank Ltd. v. LARMAR Foundation, of Panama; Ilya Bykov, BG Atlantic, Inc., LM Realty 31B, LLC, LM Realty 31C, LLC, LM Realty 27D, LLC, LM Realty 24C, LLC, LM Realty 20A, LLC, LM Realty 18 West, LLC, LM Realty 10C, LLC, LM Realty 23H, LLC, LM Property Management LLC, Innovative Construction Group, Inc., First integrated Construction, Inc., and Larisa Ivanovna Markus, a citizen and resident of Russia, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

ARIDA LLC et al v. Daniel Mishin et al: Discovery Application

November 13, 2019 - Application by ARIDA LLC, of Russia; Earl Management Ltd., formerly Fairway Investments Overseas Limited, of Cyprus; Finenergoinvest LLC, of Russia, and Alexey Grachev, a citizen of Russia, to take discovery from Daniel Mishin, a.k.a. Daniil Mishin; Vladislav Mishin, Boris Korol, June Homes US, Inc., Rezidenz, Inc., June NY, LLC, Residenz, LLC, June NY 1, LLC, Residenz 1, LLC, Bank of America, Chase Bank, Citibank, TD Bank and Bank of New York Mellon for use in legal proceedings in Russia regarding an alleged "multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme perpetrated by Vladislav Mishin through Russian financial companies Brio Invest and Microcredit Company Brio Finance, LLC" at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

PJSC Uralkali v. Lawrence Stroll et al: Discovery Application

October 29, 2019 - Ex Parte Application by PJSC Uralkali, of Russia, to take discovery from Lawrence Stroll, a citizen of Canada apparently residing in Switzerland, and Silas Chou, of Hong Kong, during their expected attendance at the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, for use in legal proceedings in the United Kingdom involving Geoffrey Rowley and Jason Baker, as administrators of the Force India Formula One Team Limited, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Texas.

Fraud alleged in €79M 'security token' dispute between Cayman firms

October 22, 2019 - Cayman Islands financial advisory Outcrop Capital, which is owned by a former resident of Russia now living in Israel, claims to have been swindled out of bonds with a nominal value of €79.8 million in a "security token" deal with Russian-controlled, Cayman firm Versatile Chain.

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