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Bermuda ICO 'Advisor' Dan Sloan pleaded guilty to fraud in Texas in 2010

February 10, 2019 - An "advisor" to the first cryptocurrency firm to be approved for an Initial Coin Offering by the Bermuda government pleaded guilty to a $200,000 fraud in the U.S. eight years ago and is still on probation, OffshoreAlert can reveal. He is Dan Sloan, who is associated with California-based Uulala Ltd.

EXPOSED: Bermuda cryptocurrency firms Uulala and Arbitrade

January 27, 2019 - Two of Bermuda's new blockchain start-ups - Uulala Ltd. and Arbitrade Ltd. - are being operated by North Americans with long records of business failures, indebtedness, and scandal, OffshoreAlert can reveal.

$2.5M BVI judgment against offshore nominee & three Russians

January 14, 2019 - A $2.5 million judgment has been entered in the BVI against notorious Nevis-based, British nominee director Edward Petre-Mears and three Russians for breaches of the jurisdiction's Insolvency Act.

US regulator acts against Cayman's Beverstone Fund Management

December 18, 2018 - The National Futures Association has suspended Cayman Islands-domiciled Beverstone Fund Management and its Canadian principal, Roland Kaehler, for operating what appears to be a fraudulent scheme in which investors have lost over $6 million.

Wife of Cayman-based domain name pioneer Frank Schilling sues for access to corporate accounts

November 28, 2018 - The wife of Cayman Islands-based, Canadian/Caymanian domain name entrepreneur Frank Schilling is suing two of his companies in an attempt to obtain corporate "data and documents" to which she claims to have been illegally denied access.

Cayman firms owned by US accused fraudsters go into liquidation

October 31, 2018 - Seven Cayman Islands firms whose beneficial owners appear to be accused fraudsters in the United States have gone into liquidation, joining affiliates in the British Virgin Islands and the Bahamas.

US construction group dck in $2.5M tax dispute with IRS over offshore operations

October 18, 2018 - Pennsylvania-based global construction firm dck worldwide has taken legal action against the IRS concerning a $2.5 million payroll tax dispute involving offshore companies in the Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Jamaica, Nevis, Palau, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, and the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Hiscox Bermuda obtains $1.8M judgment against ex-CFO accused of fraud

October 08, 2018 - Bermuda-based, London Stock Exchange-listed insurance group Hiscox has obtained summary judgment for $1.5 million and CHF 334,000 against its former Chief Financial Officer, Yuval Abraham, whom it has accused of fraud.

Four more British attorneys struck off over Axiom Legal Financing Fund scam

September 19, 2018 - Four more solicitors have been struck off in the United Kingdom due to involvement with the Cayman Islands-based Axiom Legal Financing Fund, which defrauded investors of more than £100 million before collapsing in 2012 after being exposed by OffshoreAlert.

First-ever FATCA conviction in US: Offshore banker Adrian Baron pleads guilty

September 12, 2018 - Offshore banker Adrian Baron faces up to five years in prison after becoming the first-ever person to be convicted in the United States under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.

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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.