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    USA v. Behnam Shahriyari et al: Criminal Indictment (‘Black Market Sales of Iranian Crude Oil’)

    Criminal Indictment alleging "a global, long-running scheme by the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to fund the Government of Iran and the IRGC through black-market sales of Iranian crude oil and other petroleum products produced by the National Iranian Oil Company" whose buyers "include entities in the People's Republic of China and the Russian Federation, and the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria" in USA v. Behnam Shahriyari, Morteza Rostam Ghasemi, Mohammadreza Aliakbari, Mohammad Sadegh Karimian, Sitki Ayan, Nahaddin Ayan, and Kasim Oztas at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    USA v. Sam Lee: Criminal Indictment (‘$1.9B HyperFund Crypto Fraud’)

    Criminal Indictment alleging conspiracy to commit securities fraud involving HyperFund, which was described as "an unincorporated organization" that "operated a purportedly legitimate decentralized finance, or "DeFi," cryptocurrency investment platform and touted its investment program to the public through social media and other means", in USA v. Sam Lee, described as "a citizen of Australia and resident of the United Arab Emirates" and "co-founder of HyperFund", at the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

    USA v. Broad Bay Ltd.: Superseding Information (‘Securities Fraud by British Billionaire Joe Lewis’)

    Superseding Information alleging "the defendant, and other corporate entities under the direction and control of Joseph Lewis, a billionaire businessman and investor, engaged in a scheme to defraud Mirati Therapeutics, the investing public, and the Securities and Exchange Commission by amassing beneficial ownership of more than twenty percent of Mirati Therapeutics' stock in contravention of agreements with the company, by hiding Lewis's undisclosed ownership of Mirati Therapeutics shares through shell corporations in the names of nominees, and by deliberately omitting those entities from SEC filings and falsely reporting Lewis's share ownership of Mirati Therapeutics" in USA v. Broad Bay Ltd., of the Bahamas, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Denmark: Wells Fargo Bank et al (‘$1.6M Email Spoofing Fraud’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and Truist Bank, N.A. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Denmark - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects for fraud".

    USA v. Zubair Mehmet Abdur Razzaq al Zubair et al: Criminal Indictment (‘Fraud & Money Laundering’)

    Criminal Indictment alleging investment fraud, money laundering, theft of government funds, and harboring a fugitive involving Dubai Bridge Investments and Al Zubair Capital in USA v. Zubair Mehmet Abdur Razzaq al Zubair, a.k.a. Zubair Mehmet Abdur Razzaq, described as a former resident of the United Arab Emirates who "falsely claimed to be a member of a royal family in the U.A.E.", and Muzzammil Muhammad al Zubair, a.k.a. Muzzammil Ibn Muhammad, a resident of Ohio who "claimed to be a hedge fund manager", at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

    Chaucer Insurance Company DAC v. Vesttoo Bay XXIV LP et al: Complaint

    Complaint in Chaucer Insurance Company DAC, of Ireland, and Chaucer Syndicates Ltd., of England, as managing agent for Lloyd's Syndicate 1084 v. Vesttoo Bay XXIV, Limited Partnership, of Israel; White Rock Insurance (SAC) Ltd. in respect of Segregated Account T108-Chaucer, described as "a segregated account formed pursuant to the Bermuda SAC Act", and Charles Thresh and Michael Morrison, as Joint Provisional Liquidators of White Rock Insurance (SAC) Ltd., of Bermuda, at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

    SEC v. Michael Caridi: Amended Complaint (‘Fraud’)

    Amended Complaint alleging "a fraudulent scheme by Caridi, the former chairman and chief executive of Tree of Knowledge International, Inc." in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Michael Caridi at the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

    Ahmet Yayla et al v. Refinitiv US LLC et al: First Amended Class Action Complaint (‘World-Check Database Fraud’)

    First Amended Class Action Complaint alleging fraud, RICO, and defamation brought on behalf of those "who have been identified by the Defendants as terrorists, and in some instances denied access to various financial websites and accounts because of the actions of the Defendants in listing Plaintiffs and the members of the proposed classes as terrorists on a subscription-only database-product, known as ‘World-Check’” based on information “generated by the Turkish government, which the U.S. government has disparaged” in Ahmet S. Yayla, Selcuk Atak, Murat Kalyoncu, Huseyin Mercan, and Mevlut Hilmi Cinar, all described as "former residents of Turkey" currently residing in the United States v. Refinitiv US LLC, Refinitiv US Organization LLC, Refinitiv Limited, of England; Global World-Check Holdings (Nominee) Ltd., of England, and London Stock Exchange Group Plc, of England, at the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

    Pinewood Technologies Asia Pacific Ltd. v. Bill Berman: Discovery Application (England)

    Application by Pinewood Technologies Asia Pacific Limited to take discovery from William Berman, a.k.a. Bill Berman, for use in "a fraud claim that Petitioner intends to file in an ongoing legal proceeding against Pinewood Technologies PLC in the High Court of Justice Business and Property Court of England and Wales, Technology and Construction Court", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

    USA v. David Erickson: Criminal Indictment (‘Tax Evasion’)

    Criminal Indictment alleging tax evasion involving entities in Anguilla, Canada, Curaçao, Ireland, Netherlands, and USA in USA v. David V. Erickson, described as "a consultant and technology entrepreneur with an active Certified Public Accountant license through the North Dakota Board of Accountancy", at the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.

    Bulgaria: Stripe Inc. (‘Fraud’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Stripe Inc. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Bulgaria - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects for computer fraud".

    Moussy Salem v. Saul Sutton: Discovery Application (England)

    Application by Moussy Salem to take discovery from Saul Sutton for legal proceedings in England regarding "allegations by Applicant that Freddy Salem, Monline UK Limited, Salim Levy, and Ezra Aghai engaged in a wrongful pattern of conduct that includes breaches of fiduciary duty, conspiracy, and fraudulent transfers", filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

    CFTC v. Debiex et al: Complaint (‘Pig Butchering Fraud’)

    Complaint alleging fraud in Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Debiex, as Defendant, and Zhāng Chéng Yáng, described as "a Chinese ntional", as Relief Defendant, at the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona.

    Croatia: JPMorgan Chase Bank et al (‘Pig Butchering Fraud’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. and Citibank, N.A. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Croatia - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subject(s) for fraud".

    Denmark: Wells Fargo Bank, NA et al (‘Pig Butchering Fraud’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and Bank of America - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Denmark - for a criminal investigation into "investigating unknown subjects for fraud" in which the alleged victim was allegedly deceived into sending funds to someone pretending to be "the lead singer of a prominent Canadian rock band".

    Golden Meditech Holdings Ltd. v. Citibank, NA et al: Discovery Application (Hong Kong)

    Application by Golden Meditech Holdings Limited, of the Cayman Islands, to take discovery from Citibank, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Société Générale, New York Branch, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., BNP Paribas USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, UBS AG, Bank of America, N.A., Bank of China, New York Branch, Standard Chartered Bank US, Commerzbank AG, New York Branch, and The Clearing House Payments Company L.L.C. for use in legal proceedings "brought in Hong Kong against eight foreign defendants, namely: (i) Mr. Yuan Ya Fei (also known as Li Zhen Yuan Adams), (ii) Ms. Yang Huai Zhen, (iii) Mr. Xu Ping, (iv) Mr. Chen Xiao Yang, (v) Nanjing Ying Peng Huikang Medical Industry Investment Partnership, (vi) Nanjing Li Xin Trading Industrial Co Ltd, (vii) Blue Ocean Creation Investment Hong Kong Limited, and (viii) Blue Ocean Structure Investment Company Limited", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Swedish national Jon Malmsäter’s SCF Brazil Cayman fund goes into liquidation

    Another Cayman Islands mutual fund - SCF Brazil, Cayman Feeder SPC - associated with the Miami-based, Brazil-focused Prudent Group has collapsed, this one operated by Swedish national Jon Malmsäter, who has a history of dubious investment schemes, indebtedness, tax problems, and even domestic violence.
    OffshoreAlert Bangkok Intelligence Investigations Recover Conference February 28-29, 2024

    Malaysian Boiler Room Raid to be analyzed at OffshoreAlert Bangkok

    The upcoming OffshoreAlert conference in Bangkok will feature a session by Ken Gamble of IFW Global, focusing on 'Operation Tropicana', a major operation that dismantled a billion-dollar Asian boiler room gang. Gamble will discuss the gang's operations, including how they laundered money through Hong Kong banks and evaded detection for 15 years. He will also explain how the Anti-Money Laundering unit of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission helped recover millions for victims. The conference, held at the luxurious Siam Kempinski Hotel on February 28-29, includes various sessions on high-value international finance and will attract professionals from diverse fields like fraud investigation, asset recovery, banking, and law enforcement.

    Moussy Salem v. BS Gestcom Holdings Corp.: Discovery Application (England)

    Application by Moussy Salem to take discovery from BS Gestcom Holdings Corp. for use in legal proceedings in England regarding "allegations by Applicant that Freddy Salem, Monline UK Limited, Salim Levy, and Ezra Aghai engaged in a wrongful pattern of conduct that includes breaches of fiduciary duty, conspiracy, and fraudulent transfers", filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

    SCP Pentivm Group v. Next Alpha Management LLC et al: Complaint (‘$1M Investment Fraud’)

    Complaint "to recover damages and hold Defendants accountable for their deceptive and fraudulent practice of misleading investors, including Pentivm, into investing large sums of money without any intention of complying with stated investment objectives or investor redemption rights" in SCP Pentivm Group, described as "a foreign holding company based in Monaco that is owned and managed by Vicente Zaragoza" v. Next Alpha Management LLC, Next Alpha Holding LLC, Next Alpha Offshore Feeder Fund Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands", and John 'Kanan' Flowers at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    HTI Financial Solutions Ltd. v. Manhattan SMI KG Properties Finance Ltd. et al: Complaint (‘$344M Breach of Contract’)

    Complaint in HTI Financial Solutions Limited, described as a "Hong Kong based investment manager" v. Manhattan SMI KG Properties Finance Limited, described as a British Virgin Islands-domiciled company based in New York, USA; SMI USA Group LLC, formerly known as Shanghai Municipal Investment Group USA LLC; SMI 520 Fifth Ave LLC, 520 Fifth Owner LLC, and KG Fifth Ave Investment LLC, all of Delaware, USA, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    SEC v. Shanchun Huang: Complaint (‘Securities Fraud’)

    Complaint alleging "the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of Future FinTech Group Inc. (“Future FinTech”), a Nasdaq-listed corporation, manipulated the stock price of Future FinTech by buying hundreds of thousands of Future FinTech shares to artificially increase the company’s stock price shortly before and after he became CEO in March 2020" in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Shanchun Huang, described as a resident of London, England, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Meg Skelton et al v. John Does: Amended Complaint (‘Crypto Investment Swindle’)

    Amended Complaint alleging "the unregistered sale of investment advisory services and/or commodities as a cryptocurrency swindle that is becoming all too familiar in the United States" allegedly involving "Golden Capitals Ltd. d/b/a Golden Cap Ltd.", described as a British firm based in Iceland, in Meg Skelton, Will Skelton, Chris Parrado, Erik Henyon, Francine Loomiller, Megan Maynard, Helen Korb, Travis Manntz, Richard Corcoran, Donald Kurkowski, Colby Dolezal, Brett East, Mark Miyasaki, and William Fox v. Robert Monty, a.k.a. Mikel Huba, as alias for John Doe 1; Matthew Christopher, as alias for John Doe 2, and Sebastian Vettel, as alias for John Doe 3, at the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado.

    USA v. Frederick Sharp et al: Criminal Indictment (‘Securities Fraud’)

    Criminal Indictment alleging securities fraud in USA v. Frederick L. Sharp, a resident of Canada; Luis Carrillo, a resident of Mexico; Mike K.G. Veldhuis, a resident of Canada; Paul Sexton, a resident of Canada, and Courtney M. Kelln, a resident of Canada, at the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

    Ibiuna Crédito Gestão de Recursos Ltda. et al v. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. et al: Discovery Application (Brazil)

    Application by Ibiuna Crédito Gestão de Recursos Ltda., Travessia Securitizadora de Créditos Financeiros S.A., and Travessia Securitizadora de Créditos Financeiros XXXII S.A. to take discovery from Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Santander Bank, N.A., The Clearing House Payments Company LLC, and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York for use in "foreign civil and criminal proceedings pending in Brazil concerning the business operations of Starbucks and Subway in that country, held through the SouthRock Group, a group of U.S. and Brazilian companies controlled and owned by Kenneth Steven Pope", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    USA v. Rodney Burton: Criminal Complaint (‘Bitcoin Rodney’)

    Magistrate Judge Removal of Criminal Complaint from District of Maryland alleging the operation of an unlicensed money transmitting business in USA v. Rodney Burton, a.k.a. Bitcoin Rodney, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

    Iron Horse Acquisitions Corp. et al v. Omnia Global et al: Complaint (‘Fraud’)

    Complaint alleging the defendants "operate an international criminal enterprise which violates the laws and regulations of the United States of America in extorting and defrauding U.S. citizens and in defrauding U.S. business enterprises, as well as Omnia’s own international investors" in Iron Horse Acquisitions Corp. and Bengochea Capital LLC v. Omnia Global, a.k.a. Omnia Schweiz GmbH, of Switzerland; Daniel Hansen, of Switzerland; Mette Abel Hansen, and James Mair Findlay at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Canada: James Grant (‘Crypto Laundering’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Poloniex LLC, described as "a U.S. based digital asset exchange service offering cryptocurrency wallets to their clients to facilitate the buying, selling and trading of cryptocurrency" - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Canada - for a criminal investigation into James Grant "and his business, Canadian Bitcoins, 8159181 CANADA INC." on suspicion of "laundering the proceeds of crime (money laundering), failing to report/regulatory offenses, and filing false/deceptive tax returns and tax evasion".

    USA v. Ho Wan Kwok et al: Second Superseding Indictment (‘$1B Securities Fraud & Money Laundering’)

    Second Superseding Indictment in USA v. Ho Wan Kwok, described as "an exiled Chinese businessman who fled to the United States in or about 2015 and purchased a penthouse apartment at a New York City hotel for approximately $67.5 million"; Kin Ming Je, described as "a dual citizen of Hong Kong and the United Kingdom who principally resided in the United Kingdom", and Yanping Wang, described as "a citizen of China who principally resided in New York, New York", at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Moussy Salem v. JPMorgan Chase Bank NA: Discovery Application (England)

    Application by Moussy Salem to take discovery from JPMorgan Chase Bank NA for use in legal proceedings in England regarding "allegations by Applicant that Freddy Salem, Monline UK Limited, Salim Levy, and Ezra Aghai engaged in a wrongful pattern of conduct that includes breaches of fiduciary duty, conspiracy, and fraudulent transfers", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Moussy Salem v. UBS AG: Discovery Application (England)

    Application by Moussy Salem to take discovery from UBS AG for use in legal proceedings in England in which Salem, "on behalf of Monline International Limited ... asserts claims against one of Monline International’s directors, Freddy Salem, and Monline UK Limited and Monline UK’s sole directors and shareholders, Salim Levy and Ezra Aghai", filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

    USA v. Robert Menendez et al: Superseding Indictment (‘Qatar & Egypt Bribery Scheme’)

    Superseding Indictment alleging corruption by a U.S. Senator and his wife "to benefit the Arab Republic of Egypt and the State of Qatar" in USA v. Robert Menendez, described as "the senior U.S. Senator from the State of New Jersey"; Nadine Menendez, a.k.a. Nadine Arslanian; Wael Hana, a.k.a. Will Hana; Jose Uribe, and Fred Daibes at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.