Money Laundering

USA v. Andrew Fahie: Order Granting Bond

Order Granting Bond to Andrew Fahie (Stayed until May 5th, 2022 pending an appeal by the USA) in USA v. Andrew Fahie, Premier of the British Virgin Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Andrew Fahie Detention

‘Not my first rodeo’ – BVI Premier Andrew Fahie admitted to ’15-20 years of criminal activity’, says U.S.

British Virgin Islands Premier Andrew Fahie is a serial drugs offender who claimed in a secretly-recorded conversation to have been "stiffed" out of over $7 million by his criminal business partners over two decades, U.S. prosecutors alleged in a motion for the pre-trial detention of Fahie and Oleanvine Maynard that was filed at federal court in Miami, where they and Maynard's son, Kadeem Maynard, have been charged with cocaine trafficking and money laundering.

USA v. Los Angeles ‘Mansion’: Forfeiture Complaint (‘Armenia Corruption’)

Forfeiture Complaint regarding a "multi-million dollar mansion located in the Holmby Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles, California" that is "traceable to unlawful bribes paid for the benefit of Gagik Khachatryan, the former minister of finance of the Republic of Armenia, and his sons Gurgen Khachatryan and Artyom Khachatryan, and related money laundering transactions" in USA v. Real Property in Los Angeles, California at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

USA v. Luiz Capuci, Jr.: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging cryptocurrency-based investment fraud and money laundering in USA v. Luiz Capuci, Jr., a.k.a. Junior Capuci, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Andrew Fahie et al: Criminal Complaint (‘Drugs Trafficking & Money Laundering’)

Criminal Complaint alleging conspiracy to import cocaine and conspiracy to launder money in USA v. Andrew Alturo Fahie, who is the Premier of the British Virgin Islands; Oleanvine Pickering Maynard, who is Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority, and Kadeem Stephan Maynard, who is the son of Oleanvine Maynard, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Acisclo Valladares Urruela: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging money laundering in USA v. Acisclo Valladares Urruela, a Guatemalan attorney and former Economics Minister of Guatemala, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Yibin Tan et al: Criminal Complaint

Criminal Complaint alleging conspiracy to commit money laundering involving "transferring tremendous amounts of money, primarily to the People's Republic of China" in USA v. Yibin Tan and Jin Lian Chen at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
USA v. Julius Csurgo et al

U.S. charges 17 entities that ‘swindled investors out of $100M+ in multiple securities fraud schemes’

Sixteen individuals and one company have been charged with securities fraud in New York regarding 'multiple schemes' that allegedly swindled more than $100 million from investors around the world. Those charged are from or operated in many onshore and offshore countries, including Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Bulgaria, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Croatia, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Monaco, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, and United States.

SRC Strategic Resources Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition (‘1MDB Fraud’)

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Helen Janes, Angela Barkhouse, and Carl Jackson, as the Foreign Representatives of SRC Strategic Resources Limited, Bright Oriande Limited, and SRC International (Malaysia) Limited, all in Voluntary Liquidation, collectively described as being "part of the fraud perpetrated against 1 Malaysia Development Berhad, a sovereign wealth fund owned by the Malaysian Ministry of Finance, in which numerous entities and individuals formed a network to divert and distribute funds to the fraudsters who orchestrated the fraud and to individuals and/or entities connected to them", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. $34M In Names of Falcon Strategic Solutions et al: Forfeiture Complaint (‘Arms Trading’)

Forfeiture Complaint that "arises out of an investigation by Homeland Security Investigations of the use of United States correspondent accounts to transfer funds through a network that circumvented U.S. sanctions" involving "three arms-trading companies, Partizan Tech DOO, Tehnoglobal Systems DOO Beograd, and Grawit Limited", which are domiciled in Serbia and Cyprus, in USA v. $34 million in the names of Falcon Strategic Solutions, Finrost Limited, and Vectura Trans at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

USA v. Julius Csurgo et al: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging securities fraud and money laundering involving individuals or entities in or from the Bahamas, Canada, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Denmark, France, Hungary, Monaco, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and USA in USA v. Julius Csurgo and Anthony Korculanic at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Carlos Ramon Polit Faggioni: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging money laundering concerning bribes involving Odebrecht SA, of Brazil, in USA v. Carlos Ramon Polit Faggioni, described as a citizen of Ecuador who "served as the comptroller general of Ecuador from in or around 207 to 2017", at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Belgium: JPMorgan Chase Bank

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from JPMorgan Chase Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Belgium - for a criminal investigation into "Unknown Subjects for internet fraud and money laundering".

USA v. Robert Brockman: Transcript of Competency Hearing

Transcript of Competency Hearing in USA v. Robert T. Brockman, who has been criminally charged with conspiracy to defraud the USA, tax evasion, wire fraud, FBAR violations, money laundering, evidence tampering, and destruction of evidence regarding an alleged scheme to conceal approximately $2 billion of capital gains income and involving entities and accounts in Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Nevis, and Switzerland, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

USA v. John van Arem et al: Criminal Indictment (‘$4.9M Securities Fraud’)

Criminal Indictment alleging securities fraud and money laundering in USA v. John Alexander van Arem, of Ontario, Canada; Anthony Graeme Goldstein, of Ontario, Canada; Lynn Richard Hinds, of Arizona; Donovon Stiltner, of Florida and Ohio; Igor James Weisbrot, of Florida; Wayne Scott Simpson, of Florida, and Stanley Herbert Johnson, of California, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. $1M in Name of Evegnii Polianin: Forfeiture Complaint

Forfeiture Complaint regarding funds allegedly traceable to ransomware attacks in USA v. $1 million seized from a Binance account in the name of Evegnii Polianin at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

USA v. Ronald Bauer et al: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging securities fraud and money laundering involving individuals or entities in or from Antigua and Barbuda, Bulgaria, Canada, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Denmark, Monaco, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and USA in USA v. Ronald Bauer, Craig Auringer, Petar Mihaylov, and Daniel Ferris, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Daniel D’Andrea Golindano et al: Criminal Indictment (‘PDVSA Bribery Scheme’)

Criminal Indictment alleging money laundering against two former prosecutors in Venezuela regarding an alleged bribery scheme involving PDVSA, described as "Venezuela's state-owned and state-controlled oil company", in USA v. Daniel D'Andrea Golindano and Luis Javier Sanchez Rangel at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Gulf Investment Corporation et al v. Port Link GP Ltd. et al: Complaint (‘$74M Fraud Claim’)

Writ of Summons and Statement of Claim alleging "a corrupt scheme to launder money or conceal corruption and fraud" in Gulf Investment Corporation, of Kuwait, and General Retirement and Social Insurance Authority, of Qatar v. Port Link GP Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Mark Eric Williams, of Georgia, USA; Wellspring Capital Group Inc., of Georgia, USA; KGL Investment Company Asia, of the Cayman Islands; Apache Asia Limited, of Hong Kong; Apache Asia Limited, of Macao; Ronald Henry Ayliffe, of Singapore, and Elite First Investment Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

USA v. Stephen Burton et al: Criminal Indictment (‘$99.4M Wine-Based Fraud’)

Criminal Indictment alleging a $99.4 million wine-based investment fraud involving Bordeaux Cellars Limited and Bordeaux Cellars London Ltd., of Hong Kong and England, respectively, USA v. Stephen Burton, a citizen of the United Kingdom, and James Wellesley at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

USA v. Satish Kumbhani: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging a $2.4 billion investment fraud and money laundering scheme involving BitConnect, which "operated a cryptocurrency investment platform and touted its various investment programs through social media", in USA v. Satish Kurjibhai Kumbhani, described as a citizen of India, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Ecuador: Joza Ortega Lisett Liliana et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Deutsche Bank Trust Company, Bank of America, and New York Department of Taxation and Finance - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Ecuador - for a criminal investigation into Joza Ortega Lisett Liliana, Sean Ally, Shamiza Ally, Purple Heart Association, Inc., Heart Holdings, Corp., and SA & SB Enterprises, LLC for suspected "grand larceny in the first degree and money laundering".

SEC v. Robert Booth et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging that "more than $8 million" was swindled from "at least 140 investors" in investment scams sold from "foreign boiler rooms", including those in Cyprus, Panama, Philippines, and Thailand, in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Robert Lenard Booth, a.k.a. Trevor Nicholas; Daniel T. Wellcome, Jr., Michael D'Urso, Antonella Chiaramonte, Alyssa D'Urso, and Jay Garnock at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Davie Rae: Opinion & Order Denying Relief From $1.8M Criminal Judgment

Opinion and Order denying the defendant's application for relief from a $1,775,000 criminal money judgment for his role in "an international medical fraud and money laundering scheme" in USA v. David Rae, a citizen of the United Kingdom, at the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

USA v. Ilya Lichtenstein et al: Criminal Complaint (‘$4.5B Stolen Crypto’)

Criminal Complaint alleging conspiracy to commit money laundering and conspiring to defraud the United States involving Bitcoin currently "valued at over $4.5 billion" that was allegedly stolen in a 2016 hack of Bitfinex, a cryptocurrency exchange operated by a British Virgin Islands-domiciled firm in USA v. Ilya Lichtenstein, described as "a Russian-U.S. national residing in New York", and his wife, Heather Rhiannon Morgan.

USA v. Bank of America Accounts: Forfeiture Complaint (‘Chinese Bribery Scheme’)

Forfeiture Complaint alleging that "criminal actors known and unknown have conspired to open hundreds of bank accounts at Bank of America through corruption and bribery of bank employees responsible for ensuring BofA's compliance with anti-money laundering and customer identification policies during new account openings, thus providing hundreds of unknown or unverified individuals or organizations with virtually-unfettered access to the U.S. financial system" in USA v. Funds Seized From Accounts at Bank of America NA at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

USA v. $5.7M Promissory Note by 8787 Ricchi LLC: Forfeiture Complaint

Forfeiture Complaint regarding "assets that facilitated, were involved in, and are traceable to an international conspiracy to launder money embezzled and fraudulently obtained from PrivatBank", described as "one of the largest banks in Ukraine" from which its owners, Ihor Kolomoisky and Gennadiy Boholiubov, allegedly stole "over $5 billion", in USA v. $5.7 million promissory note executed by 8787 Ricchi LLC payable to 87STE Lending LLC at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Steven Kowalski v. Binance Holdings Ltd. et al: Brandon Ng & Cookie Choi’s Motion for Attorney’s Fees and Costs

Motion for Attorney's Fees and Costs by Brandon Ng and Cookie Choi after a Temporary Asset Freeze Order against them was dismissed in a case in which they have been accused of stealing Bitcoin worth $80 million in Steven Paul Kowalski, a citizen of Australia residing in Dubai, United Arab Emirates v. Binance Holdings Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; BAM Trading Services Inc., d.b.a. Binance US, of Delaware; Binance Asia Services Pte Ltd., of Singapore; Payward Inc., d.b.a. Kraken; Payward Ventures Inc., of Delaware; Brandon Chun Yin Ng, described as a citizen of the United States residing in Texas; Hiu Lam Cookie Choi, described as a citizen of Hong Kong residing in Texas; Wai Kit Lo and Lee Kei Lau, described as citizens and residents of Hong Kong; Nurlan Neqmat Ogly Guliev and Oksana Aleksandrovna Dolgopolova, described as citizens and residents of Russia, at the Circuit Court of the 11th Judicial Circuit, in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Ecuador: Dmitri Grekov et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Westpac Financial Services Company - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Ecuador - for a criminal investigation into Dmitri Andreevich Grekov, Vadim Vasilenko, Anton Vereshchagin, Oleg Kruglov, all described as citizens of Russia and "members of a drug trafficking organization", and others for suspected money laundering.