Smuggling

Italy: Mario Grassetti Tonnarelli

Amended Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Clars Auction Gallery and Masterworks Fine Art Inc. regarding deliveries of "fake Picasso etchings" - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Italy - for a criminal investigation into Mario Tonnarelli "for conspiracy, handling stolen goods, and smuggling".

Trinidad and Tobago: Radesh Ramnath

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Amerijet International LLC and U.S. Customs and Border Protection - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Trinidad and Tobago - for a criminal investigation into Radesh Ramnath, who was "a Trinidad and Tobago Customs and Excise Officer", and unidentified co-conspirators for suspected money laundering, smuggling, and tax evasion.

USA v. Alex Yun Cheong Yue et al: Criminal Indictment

Indictment in USA v. Alex Yun Cheong Yue, a U.S. resident and citizen who was born in Hong Kong; Wai Kay Victor Zee, a resident of Hong Kong; and Premium Tech Systems Ltd., of Hong Kong, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

USA v. Akil Erickson et al: Criminal Indictment

Indictment for money laundering, bulk cash smuggling, and false statements in USA v. Akil Erickson, of Florida, and Mikiel Robin, of the British Virgin Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the District of the Virgin Islands.

USA v. Mikiel Robin: Criminal Indictment

Indictment for bulk cash smuggling and false statements in USA v. Mikiel Robin, of the British Virgin Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the District of the Virgin Islands.

USA v. Mikiel Robin: Criminal Complaint

Criminal Complaint for bulk cash smuggling and false statements in USA v. Mikiel Robin, of the British Virgin Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the District of the Virgin Islands.

USA v. Iain MacKellar et al: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging in USA v. Iain Nigel MacKellar, a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in the Cayman Islands; Lam Ngoc Tran, a.k.a. Mark Tran; Allen Smith, and William Humphreys at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

USA v. Mikkyle Leslie: Criminal Complaint

Criminal Complaint in USA v. Mikkyle Leslie, a.k.a. Brandon Ebanks, a.k.a. Brandon Leslie, a.k.a. Kalashnikov, for allegedly smuggling firearms from the USA to the Cayman Islands.

Brazil: Poseidon Case

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Brazil - for a criminal investigation into alleged smuggling, known as the 'Poseidon Case'.

Mexico: Dilson Daniel Pena Velazquez

Complaint for the extradition of Dilson Daniel Pena Velazquez from the USA to Mexico where he is wanted for human smuggling, kidnapping and escaping from prison.

Mexico seeks evidence from husband suspected of wife-smuggling

Mexico is seeking evidence from a resident of Kannapolis, North Carolina regarding the alleged smuggling of his wife, Yolanda Pina Maldonado, into the United States.Details are contained in an application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence -

Ukraine: Wincand International Corp.

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Ukraine into alleged smuggling involving Wincand International Corp.

Russia: Sergey Beknazarov

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Russia into Sergey Beknazarov for suspected smuggling.

Canada: Matthew Lazare

Complaint for the arrest of Matthew Lazare and extradition from the USA to Canada to face charges regarding his alleged participation in a group that produced and distributed contraband cigarettes.

Peru seeks evidence about Florida-domiciled Lantronix USA Corp.

Peru has requested evidence about Florida domiciled Lantronix USA Corp. for a criminal investigation into alleged money laundering, tax evasion and smuggling. Details are contained in an application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to

Peru: Manuel Edgar Mujica Lopez et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Peru into Manuel Edgar Mujica Lopez, Roxana Raquel Vasquez Bocanegra, Aquilino Hurtado Felix, Nelson Jesus Cubillas Ramos, Fernando Meza Dionicio, Antonio Donayre Solis, Karen Julissa Zunico Flores, Elba Rilda Castro Ibarra, Ana Maria Monier Diaz, Export Brokers Group SAC and Lantronix USA Corp. for alleged money laundering, tax evasion and smuggling.

Mexico requests evidence from DHL for smuggling investigation

Mexico is seeking evidence from courier firm DHL as part of a criminal investigation into alleged smuggling between Mexico and the United States.Details are contained in an application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to

Russia seeks evidence in Texas from Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.

Russia is seeking evidence from Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. in Texas for a criminal investigation into alleged smuggling. Details are contained in an application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial

Russia: Connectcom Ltd.

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Russia into Connectcom Ltd. for allegedly smuggling helicopters.

Netherlands seeks interview with Miami-based witness in weapons-trafficking investigation

Article based on an application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged weapons trafficking - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the Netherlands - that was filed at federal court in the USA on September 30, 2008. Individuals mentioned in the request for assistance include Marcel Delano Markelo, Wilgo Dakriet, JC Gomes, and JL Owens.

Ukraine: Pharmaceutical Solution Inc. et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Ukraine into II Dvoskin, Svjatoslav Volodymyrovych Chernjaev, Monpharm OC and Pharmaceutical Solution Inc. for alleged smuggling.

Colombia: C&C International Trading

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Colombia into C&C International Trading, CI Tejecol, CI Beacon Productos y Servicios and other businesses for suspected involvement in tax evasion and money laundering.

Bulgaria seeks evidence from Delaware-domiciled Caledon Invest

Article based on an application to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into smuggling and money laundering - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Bulgaria - that was filed at federal court in the USA on June 3, 2008. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include Ivan Stamenov Stamenov, Chavdar Stanachkov Stoyanov, Tihomir Vassilev Djambazov, Dimitar Tsvetanov Panayotov, Georgi Stamenov, Hristo Lachev, Caledon Invest Inc., Bulgartabac Holding Ltd., Zelenika Ltd Co., Zelenka Ltd., Geta plam Ltd., Ixora Ltd., and Blagoevgrad BT Ltd.

Bulgaria requests evidence from Delaware-domiciled Kingston Enterprises

Article based on an application to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged forgery - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Bulgaria - that was filed at federal court in the USA on June 3, 2008. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include Elena Petrova Nikolova, Mario Alexiev Nikolov, Palmigroup Plc, Pitseklanitsa Chubritsa Plc, Rodopa Shumen 1884 Plc, and Kingston Enterprises LLC.

Bulgaria: Mario Alexiev Nikolov et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Bulgaria into Mario Alexiev Nikolov and Elena Petrova Nikolova for suspected involvement in the illegal exportation of meat using falsified documents.

Bulgaria: Caledon Invest Inc. et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Bulgaria into Caledon Invest Inc., Chavdar Stoyanov and Ivan Stamenov for suspected involvement in the illegal exportation of cigarettes.

Estonia: Igor Konnikov et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Estonia - to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into Eduard Kurbatov, Aare Piire, Dmitri Sepa, Nikolai Prohhorov, Heiti Metsoja, Roman Mikhaylov, Vladimir Mitrofanov, Sergey Bogoslovskiy, Aleksei Kravtsenko and others for alleged import/export fraud regarding military materials.

France seeks evidence about Miami Beach-based Michael Martini for prostitution investigation

Article based on an application to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged human smuggling and prostitution - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from France - that was filed at the U. S. District court for the Southern District of Florida on March 17, 2008. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include Michael Ofsowitz, a.k.a. Michael Martini; VIP Martini Group, Elie Nahas, Antoine Mdawar, Anthony Abdelnour, Antoine El Khoury, Charbel Chidiac, Sabrina Samari, Eleonore Desberceaux, and Style Modeling Agency.

Ukraine requests information about Span Investments

Article based on an application to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged smuggling - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the Ukraine - that was filed at federal court in the USA on November 14, 2007. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include Span Investments Holding LLC, Gordon Hoes, BorsodChem RT, Tekhno-proekt Private Enterprise, ARGO Ukraine LLC, BRE Bank SA, K&H Bank, and Privatbank.

US Gov’t applies to seize ‘criminal proceeds’ at FBME Bank

The United States Government has applied to seize funds held in an account at FBME Bank Ltd. in Cyprus that it alleges are the proceeds of criminal conduct by a California-based client. The application to seize funds in an account in the name of Pro Peptides, Inc., with an address of 311 Frys Harbor Drive, Camarillo, California 93012, was filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island on November 8, 2007.

Ukraine: Span Investments Holding LLC

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Ukraine into alleged smuggling.

Italy seeks examination of California resident in smuggling probe

Italy has requested an examination of a resident of Oroville, California for use in a criminal investigation into alleged smuggling, money laundering and tax evasion.Details are contained in an application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence -

Italy: Manuel Lobe Barboza

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Italy into Oscar Cannone, Vincenzo Melodia and others for alleged smuggling, money laundering and violations of tax provisions.

Canada: Metalex Products Ltd. et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Canada into Metalex Products Ltd. and Davis Trading & Supply Ltd. regarding the allegedly illegal importation of hazardous waste.

Greece requests evidence in Delaware for people-smuggling investigation

Article based on an application to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged people-smuggling - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Greece - that was filed at federal court in the USA on June 4, 2007. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include Crystal Shipping Inc., Arturik Arutunyan, Romeo Zarandia, Igor Borodavkin, Volodymyr Ubogov, and Mohamed Salama.

Ukraine seeks evidence from Delaware-domiciled Actex Corp.

Article based on an application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged smuggling - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the Ukraine - that was filed at federal court in the USA on April 16, 2007. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include Actex Corporation, Transsygnal OLK LLC, Anar Hasan Ahmadov, Auto Show Import-Export Karakoy-Istanbul, Viktor Mikhaylovich Tsado, Mikhail Borisovich Dubravin, Orion PE, Khaled ESREB - Import/Export Syria-Lattakia, Parex Bank, Aval Bank, Privatbank, Vladimir Victorovich Parfenenko, Vladislav Vikentiyovich Olishevsky, and Mazda Motor Turkiye AS.

Ukraine: Actex Corporation

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Ukraine into alleged smuggling involving Actex Corporation.

Russian smuggling investigators seek evidence about Delaware firm

Article based on a sealed application to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged smuggling - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Russia - that was filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware on March 16, 2007.

Russia: Magellan Invest LLC

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Russia into Magellan Invest LLC for suspected involvement in smuggling.

Latvia: OU Vabiro

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Latvia into OU Vabiro for alleged smuggling and tax fraud regarding items ordered from New York Motorcycle Ltd.

Spain: Seekia LLC (Nevada)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Spain into alleged money laundering, tax evasion, smuggling and conspiracy involving Seekia LLC and other companies.

Spain: Seekia LLC (Delaware)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Spain into Seekia LLC, Eurocom International Corp., Maxima Import Export Corp., Amsouth Technology USA, ALDO of Miami Inc., Smart PC Inc., CBT American Corporation, Paladium LLC, Nintrend International, M&H Technology Inc., Skytrade Ltd. Inc., Sofitrade Corp., X Force Technologies Inc., Hard Drive Technology Inc., Online Asia, TNT Professional Services Inc., Cyber Corporation, Ccom Inc., Fulcrum US, Alci Tech Inc., Secutech of Miami Inc., VLG Holdings Inc., Ocean Way International, West Century TEC, Hilton Services Ltd., ABI Electronics LLC, Dijaro Inc., Delxur Inc., Asia Chip SA, Informatica Megasur SL, DMI Computer SA, ERA Tecnologica SL, Lctsoft SL, Spare SA, Bilbo Computer SL, Takyu SA, YMB Comercializacao Equipamento Informatico, Italcomp and Compuglia Etc. for alleged tax evasion, smuggling, money laundering and conspiracy.

Latvia seeks evidence from US companies for tax evasion investigation

Article based on an application to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged smuggling and tax evasion - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance - that was filed at federal court in the USA on July 26, 2006. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include Santana B. Ltd., Santana M Ltd., Santana R Ltd., Mirabel Ltd., Atlantic Impex Ltd., Moris Management Ltd., Clare Mont Ltd., Japonica LLC, Rainford Corporation, Bremex LLC, James Mukans, Igors Kobzevs, and Vladimirs Smelovs.  

Latvia smuggling investigators seek evidence in Delaware

Article based on an application to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged smuggling - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Latvia - that was filed at federal court in the USA on July 25, 2006. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include Dinaz Oil Terminal, Tibava Ltd., Klangu kalns Ltd., Marina Smolkova, Tatjana Kovalova, Ruslans Skribans, Ljuvena Ltd., and Saules banka.

Ukraine smuggling investigators seek information about Delaware firm

Article based on an an application to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged smuggling - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the Ukraine - that was filed at federal court in the USA on July 27, 2006. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include Business Group LLC, Menelaos Kyprianou, and Atrios Ltd.

Ukraine: Atrios Ltd.

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Ukraine into alleged smuggling.