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SEC sues John McAfee for '$23M ICO fraud' in New York

October 05, 2020 - Famous computer programmer John McAfee was today sued by the SEC in New York for allegedly swindling his Twitter followers by recommending they buy Initial Coin Offerings by entities in Belize, Nigeria, Romania, U.K. and U.S. without disclosing that he received $23 million in hidden compensation.

Highland Crusader Offshore Partners LP et al v. Celtic Pharma Phinco BV et al: Amended Judgment

September 29, 2020 - Amended Judgment for $1 billion against Celtic Pharmaceutical Holdings LP, of Bermuda; Celtic Pharma Management LP, of Bermuda; Targeted Delivery Technologies Holdings Ltd., of Malta; Targeted Delivery Technologies Ltd., of Malta; Celtic Pharma Management Ltd., of Bermuda; Celtic Pharma FIX Ltd., of Bermuda; Celtic Pharma FIX Venture Ltd., of Bermuda, and John Mayo, of England in Highland Crusader Offshore Partners LP, of Bermuda; Highland Credit Opportunities CDO Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Highland Credit Strategies Master Fund LP, of Bermuda; Highland Restoration Capital Partners Master LP, of Delaware, and NexPoint Credit Strategies Fund, of Delaware v. Celtic Pharma Phinco BV, of the Netherlands; Targeted Delivery Technologies Holdings Ltd., of Malta; Targeted Delivery Technologies Ltd., of Malta; Xenova Group Ltd., of England; TDT 044 Ltd., of Bermuda; TDT 054 Ltd., of Bermuda; TDT 077 Ltd., of Bermuda; Celtic Pharmaceutical Holdings LP, of Bermuda; Celtic Pharma Services Bermuda Ltd., of Bermuda; Auven Therapeutics Management LLLP, of the U.S. Virgin Islands, f.k.a. Celtic Therapeutics Management LLLP, as successor-in-interest to Celtic Pharma Management LP; Celtic Pharma Management LP, of Bermuda; Celtic Pharma Management Company Ltd., of Bermuda; Celtic Pharma FIX Ltd., of Bermuda; Celtic Pharma FIX Venture Ltd., of Bermuda; Stephen Evans-Freke, of Ireland and the United Kingdom, and John Mayo, of England, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Deutsche Bank AG et al: $150M Fine

July 06, 2020 - Consent Order regarding "the Bank's relationship with Jeffrey Epstein" in New York Department of Financial Services v. Deutsche Bank AG, of Germany; Deutsche Bank AG, New York Branch, and Deutsche Bank Trust Company of the Americas.

Discover Growth Fund LLC v. OWC Pharmaceutical Research Corp.: Complaint

April 06, 2020 - Complaint in Discover Growth Fund LLC, a United States Virgin Islands entity whose interest in the defendant was assigned to it by Cayman Islands firm Discover Growth Fund v. OWC Pharmaceutical Research Corp., described as a Delaware-domiciled, Israel-based company whose shares are listed on the OTCQB stock market, at the U. S.District Court for the Southern District 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.

Priscilla Doe v. Jeffrey Epstein Estate et al: Complaint

August 20, 2019 - Complaint, including an "Asset Summary" for Jeffrey Epstein, in Priscilla Doe v. Darren K. Indyke and Richard D. Kahn, as Joint Personal Representatives of The Estate of Jeffrey E. Epstein;, of the U. S. Virgin Islands Nine East 71st Street Corporation, of New York, NY; Financial Trust Company Inc., of the U. S. Virgin Islands; NES LLC, of New York; The Florida Science Foundation Inc., of West Palm Beach, Florida; Maple Inc., of the U. S. Virgin Islands; LSJ LLC, of Delaware; HBRK Associates Inc., of New York, NY, and JEGE Inc., of Florida, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Lisa Doe v. Jeffrey Epstein Estate et al: Complaint

August 20, 2019 - Complaint, including an "Asset Summary" for Jeffrey Epstein, in Lisa Doe v. Darren K. Indyke and Richard D. Kahn, as Joint Personal Representatives of The Estate of Jeffrey E. Epstein;, of the U. S. Virgin Islands Nine East 71st Street Corporation, of New York, NY; Financial Trust Company Inc., of the U. S. Virgin Islands; NES LLC, of New York; The Florida Science Foundation Inc., of West Palm Beach, Florida; Maple Inc., of the U. S. Virgin Islands; LSJ LLC, of Delaware; HBRK Associates Inc., of New York, NY, and JEGE Inc., of Florida, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Katlyn Doe v. Jeffrey Epstein Estate et al: Complaint

August 20, 2019 - Complaint, including an "Asset Summary" for Jeffrey Epstein, in Katlyn Doe v. Darren K. Indyke and Richard D. Kahn, as Joint Personal Representatives of The Estate of Jeffrey E. Epstein;, of the U. S. Virgin Islands Nine East 71st Street Corporation, of New York, NY; Financial Trust Company Inc., of the U. S. Virgin Islands; NES LLC, of New York; The Florida Science Foundation Inc., of West Palm Beach, Florida; Maple Inc., of the U. S. Virgin Islands; LSJ LLC, of Delaware; HBRK Associates Inc., of New York, NY, and JEGE Inc., of Florida, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

National Bank of Anguilla (Private Banking & Trust) Ltd. v. Claude Walker et al: Complaint

August 16, 2019 - Complaint in William Tacon, Administrator of National Bank of Anguilla (Private Banking & Trust) Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands v. Claude Walker and Amber Walker, both of Washington, DC, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Jeffrey Epstein: Liquid Funding Ltd. - Selected Filings

July 24, 2019 - Selected filings with Bermuda's Registrar of Companies by Liquid Funding Ltd., which was dissolved on November 25th, 2015 after going into Members' Voluntary Liquidation and whose chairman and director was Jeffrey Epstein, a USA-based financier who was criminally indicted on two counts of sex trafficking at federal court in Manhattan on July 2nd, 2019. These records, comprising 357 pages, were obtained by OffshoreAlert from Bermuda's Registrar of Companies on July 24th, 2019 and, inter alia, include a Private Placement Memorandum, the registration of mortgage charges, an agreement for derivatives trading, and liquidation notice.

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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.