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Oak Trust (Guernsey) Ltd. et al v. William Dewsall: Claimants' Reply

September 19, 2019 - Claimants' Reply to Defendant's Defense regarding Gable Holdings Inc., of the Cayman Islands, and Gable Insurance AG, of Liechtenstein, in Kevin Alcock, of Surrey, England; Oak Trust (Guernsey) Limited, of Guernsey; Baytree Holdings Limited, Morevale Company Limited, and Aggaris Investments Limited, all of the British Virgin Islands; Christopher Lawrance, of South Africa; Corita Metelerkamp, of Surrey, England; Roy Campbell, of South Africa, and CriSeren Investments Limited, of Wales v. William Dewsall, of London, England, at the High Court for England and Wales.

NY client sues offshore firms over failed Belvedere Management investments

August 30, 2019 - Thailand-based British financial adviser Paul Gambles and his MBMG Group, including firms in the BVI, Mauritius, Singapore, and Thailand, are being sued for $3.5M in Bermuda by a U.S. client whose cash was invested in funds managed by the Belvedere Management Group, whose fraudulent operations were exposed by OffshoreAlert in 2015.

Cayman crypto fund Invictus Hyperion claims to be victim of another ICO fraud

August 29, 2019 - For the second time in less than two months, Cayman Islands-based "tokenized venture capital fund" Invictus Hyperion has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. claiming it was swindled in an Initial Coin Offering "pre-sale" by another Cayman firm, this one called Gamedex Ltd.

Invictus Hyperion v. Gamedex Ltd. et al: Complaint

August 28, 2019 - Complaint alleging fraud regarding digital tokens known as "GDX Tokens" in Invictus Hyperion, of the Cayman Islands v. Gamedex Limited, of the Cayman Islands; Cameron Garvie, of Rockville, MD; Chris Porter, of the United Kingdom, and Henno Fourie, of Cape Town, South Africa, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

Deepak Raswant v. Centaur Ventures Ltd. et al: Ruling

August 26, 2019 - Ruling in Deepak Raswant v. Centaur Ventures Ltd., The Centaur Group Limited, and Daniel McGowan at Bermuda Supreme Court.

Oak Trust (Guernsey) Ltd. et al v. William Dewsall: Dewsall Defense

July 26, 2019 - Defense by William Dewsall in a dispute involving Gable Holdings Inc., of the Cayman Islands, and Gable Insurance AG, of Liechtenstein, in Kevin Robert Alcock, of Surrey, England; Oak Trust (Guernsey) Limited, of Guernsey; Baytree Holdings Limited, Morevale Company Limited, and Aggaris Investments Limited, all of the British Virgin Islands; Christopher Lister Lawrance, of South Africa; Corita Clare Metelerkamp, of Surrey, England; Roy Duncombe Campbell, of South Africa, and CriSeren Investments Limited, of Wales v. William Dewsall, of London, England, at the High Court for England and Wales.

Thomas Doctoroff v. Crown Global Life Insurance Ltd. et al: Writ of Summons

July 23, 2019 - Specially Endorsed Writ of Summons in Thomas Doctoroff, of New York, NY v. Crown Global Life Insurance Ltd., of Bermuda; Paul Gambles, a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in Thailand; MBMG Investment Advisory Company Ltd., of Thailand; MBMG Group Singapore Pte., of Singapore; MBMG International Custodians Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; MBMG Asset Management Limited, of Mauritius, and Garmor Asset Management Ltd., of Mauritius, at Bermuda Supreme Court.

Bank of Valletta notifies Argentarius Group of 'fraud liability'

July 16, 2019 - The closure of the Malta operations of Argentarius Group, which now operates in the Cayman Islands as iMaps Capital, coincided with preliminary legal action against it by the Bank of Valletta regarding an alleged investment fraud that resulted in losses of at least €79 million, OffshoreAlert can reveal.

Cayman cryptocurrency fund Invictus Hyperion sues over 'pump and dump' ICO

July 01, 2019 - Cayman Islands-domiciled "tokenized venture capital fund" Invictus Hyperion claims to be a victim of a U.S.-based "pump and dump" securities fraud after it invested $250,000 in a "pre-sale" for an Initial Coin Offering for a digital token whose price "plummeted by more than 90 percent" within a month of the ICO being completed.

Kijani Gibraltar liquidators to sue NatWest Bank for 'dishonest assistance' to $82M fraud

July 01, 2019 - The liquidators of Gibraltar-domiciled Kijani Resources Ltd. and Ratio Ltd. intend to sue NatWest Bank for "dishonest assistance" to an $82 million fraudulent scheme headed by Irishman Richard Fagan that collapsed in 2015 after being exposed by OffshoreAlert.

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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.