Fraud

Assets of Tony Habib company frozen in Bermuda

The Ministry of Finance has frozen the activities of a Bermuda-based insurance company after its chief executive and founder was arrested in New York on fraud charges.Alleged trickster Tony Habib, who heads Financial Services Insurance Ltd, is accused of conning auditors and insurance authorities here and in the US into believing that his company had over $50 million in assets. In reality, its finances are said to be "in serious jeopardy".

Portermains go into hiding

A Bermuda-based insurance company's president and his wife are thought to have gone into hiding after a Federal court in Dallas last week found them guilty of fraud.Neill and Florence Portermain were also found to have taken money from the company under false pretences and were ordered to pay a Bermudian liquidator $17.6 million in damages and interest.

United Kingdom: Parkfield Group Plc

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in the United Kingdom into alleged fraud by Parkfield Group Plc.

Mark Hardy fights committal proceedings

Focus Insurance Company chairman Mark Hardy is fighting committal proceedings for alleged contempt of court.Focus liquidators David Lines and Peter Mitchell have begun an action to have Mr Hardy jailed or to receive "other punishment as the court may deem fit" for violating injunctions restricting the use of Mr Hardy's personal assets.

Six defendants added to Focus Insurance lawsuit in Bermuda

Six new defendants who have been added to a suit against the former directors and officers of Bermuda-based Focus Insurance Ltd are not being accused of willful negligence or breach of fiduciary duty - the central allegations in the civil complaint now being brought by Focus' liquidators David Lines and Peter Mitchell.

USA v. Kenneth Rijock et al: Superseding Indictment

Superseding Indictment in USA v. Kenneth Walton Rijock, Herberto Julian Rodriguez, a.k.a. Tico Rodriguez, a.k.a. Herberto Castellano; Michael Clinton Gruener, a.k.a. Michael Rossi, and Christine Marie Dickinson at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida.

USA v. Kenneth Rijock et al: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment in USA v. Kenneth Walton Rijock, Herberto Julian Rodriguez, Michael Clinton Gruener, and Christine Marie Dickinson at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida.

USA v. James G. Bryan et al: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment in USA v. James G. Bryan, Robert J. (Jack) Bryan, Raul Costales, James R. Curtin, Allan L. Dolan, Lynford R. Evans, Mitchell E. Exctain, Elmer M. Haskins, Wayne M. Haskins, James A. Hearn, Eugene R. Jackson, Julian Malcomson, Richard W. Morris, Michael K. Mulford, Jan T. Shelton, Michael K. Shelton, George Sprague, Judith Thomason (Curtin), Anthony Virtue, Andreas Wiedenfeld, Ronald F. Williams, and John Worley at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

USA v. James G. Bryan et al: Court Docket

Court Docket in USA v. James G. Bryan, Robert J Jack Bryan, Raul Costales, James R Curtin, Allan L Dolan, Lynford R Evans, Mitchell E Exctain, Elmer Haskins, Wayne Haskins, James A Hearn, Eugene R Jackson, Julian Malcomson, Richard W Morris, Michael K Mulford, Jan T Shelton, Michael K Shelton, George Sprague, Judith Thomason Curtin, Anthony Virtue, Andreas Wiedenfeld, Ronald F Williams, and John Worley at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

USA v. Edward C. Bodden et al: Superseding Indictment

Superseding Indictment in USA v. Edward C. Bodden, a.k.a. Jill Bodden; Everett Kyle Lane, Christopher Bain, Sibert Watler, a.k.a. Bert Watler; Executive Air Services, Ltd., and Inco Bank and Trust Corporation at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida.

USA v. William Kilpatrick et al: Order Dismissing Indictment

Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law & Order Dismissing an indictment in the case of USA vs. William A. Kilpatrick, Michael Alberga, Declan O'Donnell, John Pettingill, Sheila Lerner, CS Gill, CM Smith and The Bank of Nova Scotia.

USA v. William Kilpatrick et al: Criminal Indictment

Indictment by USA against William A. Kilpatrick, Michael Alberga, Declan O'Donnell, John Pettingill, Sheila Lerner, CS Gill, CM Smith and The Bank of Nova Scotia for allegedly participating in a tax shelter fraud.