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Privilege Wealth look-alike C-Tech Financial seeks millions from investors

April 16, 2019 - British businessmen who fronted a failed attempt to keep the collapsed Privilege Wealth investment scheme going under another name in 2017 after it was exposed by OffshoreAlert have launched a look-alike in Florida and England, C-Tech Financial. They are Keith Harris, who is Deputy Chairman of Everton Football Club, and Andrew MacKenzie, who once ran the image rights firm of British politician and Olympic champion Sebastian Coe.

Rakhi Bhansali v. Twin Fields Investments Ltd.: Discovery Application

April 12, 2019 - Application by Rakhi Bhansali to take discovery from Twin Fields Investments Ltd. for use in legal proceedings in India, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

USA v. Mustafa Abdel-Wadood: Indictment

April 11, 2019 - Criminal Indictment in USA v. Mustafa Abdel-Wadood at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Arif Naqvi: Indictment

April 11, 2019 - Criminal Indictment in USA v. Arif Naqvi at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. ABRAAJ Investment Management Ltd. et al: Complaint

April 11, 2019 - Complaint in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. ABRAAJ Investment Management Limited, of the Cayman Islands, and Arif Naqvi, a Pakistani national, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

BSR Fund SA et al v. Patrick Cunningham et al: Complaint

April 08, 2019 - Complaint in BSR Fund SA, of the Marshall Islands; United Capital Trust Inc., of Liberia; Volterra Investment Inc., of the Marshall Islands; B Angel Investment Corp., of the Marshall Islands; Galactica FX Trading Corp., of the Marshal Islands; Victor Restis, of Greece, and Bella Resti, of Greece v. Diwakar Jagannath, Ikon Global Holding Company LLC, Ikon Global Markets Inc., Ftechnics Inc., Ikon Europe Ltd., of the United Kingdom; Ikon Finance Ltd., of the United Kingdom; Ikon Atlantic Ltd., of Bermuda; Ioannis Litinas, of Greece; George Daskaleas, of Greece; Maria Kitromilidou, of Cyprus; and Patrick Cunningham alleging fraud regarding Gstar FX Inc., of Belize, and PK Investments Equity Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Christopher Steer: Decision Notice

April 01, 2019 - Decision Notice by the Dubai Financial Services Authority that Christopher Steer, of GFI Group Inc., "is not fit and proper person to hold any Licensed Function in connection with the provision of Financial Services in or from the DIFC".

David Barnett: Decision Notice

April 01, 2019 - Decision Notice by the Dubai Financial Services Authority that David Barnett, of GFI Group Inc., "is not fit and proper person to perform any functions in connection with the provision of Financial Services in or from the DIFC".

Raymond Mazzei v. Sika Stables LLC et al: Complaint

March 29, 2019 - Complaint in Raymond Mazzei v. Sika Stables LLC, of Florida; Adel Sika, a.k.a. Adel Lozasika, of Egypt, individually and as principal of Sika Stables LLC; Società Agricola I.A.T.C. Srl, of Italy; Paolo Capecci, of Italy, individually and as a principal of Capecci Arabian Training Center and Società Africola I.A.T.C. Srl; Giampaolo 'Woody' Gubbiotti, of Italy, individually and as a principal and manager of Società Agricola I.A.T.C. Sarl; and Dubai Arabian Horse Stud, of the United Arab Emirates, regarding ownership of a horse called Fanaticaa at the U. S. District for the Central District of California.

Manet Trust et al v. Bank of China et al: Discovery Application

March 28, 2019 - Application by Opus Trustees Limited, of Guernsey, in its capacity as trustee of The Manet Trust and Renoir Investments Limited, of Guernsey, to take discovery from Bank of China, The Bank of New York Mellon, BNP Paribas, Citibank NA, CommerzbankAG, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, HSBC Bank, JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, Societe Generale, Standard Chartered Bank, and UBS AG for contemplated legal proceedings in Guernsey regarding a fraud believed to involve Société Bancaire et Fiduciarie Privée, Credit Foncier Comoros, Credit Foncier International s.r.o., Federico Cappuzzo, Daria Chekhova, Laura Meier, Credit Foncier Dubai UAE, and Kataryna Ryzovska, filed 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.