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SEC v. Steve Bajic et al: Complaint

January 02, 2020 - Complaint alleging securities fraud in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Steve M. Bajic, described as a dual citizen of Canada and Croatia; Rajesh Taneja, described as a citizen of Canada residing in Vietnam; Norfolk Heights Ltd., described as "a Seychelles company owned by a dual Mexican and Canadian citizen"; Fountain Drive Ltd., Island Fortune Global Ltd., Crystalmount Ltd., and Wisdom Chain Ltd., each described as "a Seychelles corporation with a registered address in Hong Kong"; SSID Ltd., of Hong Kong; Sure Mighty Ltd., described as "a Seychelles corporation owned by a Japanese citizen"; Tamarind Investments Inc., described as "an Anguillan corporation with registered addresses in Hong Kong and Thailand"; Kenneth Ciapala, described as "a citizen of Switzerland and the United Kingdom"; Anthony Killarney, described as "a citizen of the United Kingdom, a resident of Switzerland"; Blacklight SA, of Switzerland; Christopher Lee McKnight, of Canada, and Aaron Dale Wise, of Florida, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

HealthCare International Global Networks Ltd. v. Guardian Life of the Caribbean Ltd.: Complaint

December 12, 2019 - Complaint for damages of $1.5 million in HealthCare International Global Networks Ltd., of England v. Guardian Life of the Caribbean Limited, of Trinidad & Tobago, at the Circuit Court of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court, in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Grossberg Fiduciaries Ltd. v. Zalman Silber: Complaint

October 28, 2019 - Complaint in Grossberg Fiduciaries Limited, of the Seychelles v, Zalman Silber, of New York, NY, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

BM-Bank JSC v. Marker Craig LLC et al: Petition

September 24, 2019 - Petition to Compel the Deposition of Bolour Associates Inc. regarding an alleged $595 million fraud involving Telman Ismailov, a citizen of Russia, and Vesto Trading Limited, of the Seychelles, in BM-Bank JSC, formerly known as BM-Bank PJSC and Bank of Moscow, of Russia v. Marker Craig LLC and Marker LLC at the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles.

Grand Bayman Belize Ltd. v. Wells Fargo & Company: Notice of Removal

September 05, 2019 - Notice of Removal regarding an alleged 'spoofing' fraud in Grand Bayman Belize Ltd., domiciled in the Seychelles, based in Belize v. Wells Fargo & Company at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

British fraud firm Etaireia Investments goes into administration

August 29, 2019 - British firm Etaireia Investments Plc has gone into administration - four years after being exposed by OffshoreAlert for perpetrating a property-based investment fraud involving firms and individuals in the BVI, England, Gibraltar, Isle of Man, Scotland, Seychelles, and Spain.

USA v. Alexander Vinnik et al: Complaint

July 25, 2019 - Complaint alleging violation of the Bank Secrecy Act regarding an alleged cryptocurrency-based money laundering scheme in USA v. BTC-e, a.k.a. Canton Business Corp., domiciled in "either Cyprus and/or the Seychelles Islands" and operating "in Bulgaria, the Seychelles Islands and other jurisdictions", and Alexander Vinnik, "a Russian national who is currently incarcerated in Greece", at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Alpha Giant Ltd.: Liquidation Application

June 24, 2019 - Originating Application to appoint liquidators in the British Virgin Islands and Hong Kong regarding a debt owed to Catchy Fame Limited, of the Seychelles, in the matter of Alpha Giant Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Mundo Media Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

June 18, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Ernst & Young, as the Foreign Representative of Mundo Media Ltd., 2538853 Ontario Ltd., M Zone Marketing Inc., and AppThis Holdings, Inc., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Great Western Insurance Company v. Gregory Tolaram: Motion to Dismiss

May 17, 2019 - Gregory Tolaram's Motion to Dismiss in Great Western Insurance Company v. Gregory Tolaram, of Bermuda, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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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.