United States District Court for the Southern District of California

Christian Sarcuni et al v. bZx DAO et al: Class Action Complaint (‘$55M Crypto Theft’)

Class Action Complaint alleging negligence regarding the theft by hacking of cryptocurrency worth $55 million in Christian Sarcuni, of Italy; Pedro Cunha, of Portugal; Alexander Lloyd, a citizen of Canada and the United Kingdom; Skliar Viktor, of Ukraine; Marc Simon, of France; Pilici Rustam, of Moldova; Daniel Lu, of China; Clément Ométek, of France; Edison Ho, a citizen of China residing in Hong Kong; Kiro Aleksandrov, of Bulgaria; Jonas Wernecke, of Germany; Paolo Leite, of Brazil; Miras Issakhov, of Kazakhstan, and Daniele Penna, of Italy v. bZx DAO, described as "a purported Decentralized Autonomous Organization that is a general partnership" based in San Diego, California; Kyle Kistner, of San Diego, California; Tom Bean, of Alpharetta, Georgia; Hashed International LLC, of Wyoming; AGE Crypto GP LLC, of Nevada; Ooki DAO, described as "a purported Decentralized Autonomous Organization that is a general partnership" based in San Diego, California; Leveragebox LLC, of Delaware, and bZeroX LLC, of Delaware, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

SEC v. Steven Chiang et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging securities fraud involving digital assets in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Steven Chiang, a.k.a. Cyrus Kong, described as a resident of Singapore; Eric Tippetts, of Dana Point, California; James Hardy, of San Diego, California; and Maurice 'Butch' Chelliah, of San Diego, California, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

SEC v. Andrew Coldicutt: Complaint

Complaint alleging the defendant "participated in fraudulent scheme to create a sham public company and register an offering of its securities with the SEC, concealing from SEC filings the company's true control persons/promoters and source of funding, and his role as its securities attorney" in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Andrew Coldicutt, described as a citizen of Canada residing in San Diego, California, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

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.

USA v. Ongaruck Sripetch: Plea Agreement

Plea Agreement regarding the sale of unregistered securities in companies Belize, Saint Kitts and Nevis, and the USA in USA v. Ongaruck Sripetch at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

USA v. Ongaruck Sripetch: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging the offer and sale of unregistered securities in USA v. Ongaruck Sripetch at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Quadre Investments LP v. TuSimple Holdings Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Quadre Investments LP to take discovery from TuSimple Holdings Inc. for use in "an appraisal proceeding pending before the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands" involving SINA Corporation, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Oasis Focus Fund LP v. TuSimple Holdings Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Oasis Focus Fund LP to take discovery from TuSimple Holdings Inc. for use in "an appraisal proceeding pending in the Financial Services Division of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands" involving Sina Corporation, described as "a technology company incorporated in the Cayman Islands with its headquarters in Beijing, China", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

USA v. Bitcoin: Forfeiture Complaint (Rei Ishii)

Forfeiture Complaint in USA v. 3879.16242937 Bitcoin that are allegedly the proceeds of a $154 million alleged fraud by Rei Ishii, described as "a dual national of the United States and Japan" and "a former employee of Sony Life Insurance Company Ltd.", involving accounts in Bermuda, Japan and the USA, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

USA v. Brehnen Knight: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging conspiracy to commit securities fraud and manipulating trading involving entities in Canada and the United States in USA v. Brehnen Knight at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Apple Inc. et al v. Qualcomm Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Apple Inc., Apple Retail Germany B.V. & Co. KG, and Apple Distribution International Limited to take discovery from Qualcomm Inc. "for use in foreign patent infringement proceedings pending against Apple in Germany", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Nokia Technologies Oy v. Qualcomm Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Nokia Technologies Oy, of Finland, to take discovery from Qualcomm Inc. for use in "two patent infringement suits" in China "against (1) Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Co. Ltd. and Suzhou De Cai Telecommunications Co. Ltd., and Oppo and Beijing Ming Xin Electronic Products Co. Ltd.", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

SEC v. Douglas Drennan: Judgment Application

SEC's Application for an Order Compelling Respondent Douglas F. Drennan to Show Cause Why Judgment Should be Entered Against Him Pursuant to the Securities Exchange Act in a case alleging fraud involving, inter alia, Cayman Islands-domiciled J.S. Oliver Offshore Investments Ltd. in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Douglas F. Drennan at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Douglas Reynolds et al v. Callaway Golf Company: Discovery Application

Application by Douglas Reynolds and John Rose, both of England, to take discovery from Callaway Golf Company for use in legal proceedings in England against Julian Morley and Truvis Limited alleging "breach of agreement and breach of trust relating to a licensing, sale, transfer and/or exploitation of certain rights (including intellectual property) of the 'Truvis' golf ball to Callaway Golf Company", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Nokia Technologies Oy v. Qualcomm Inc.: Discovery Application (Germany & UK)

Application by Nokia Technologies Oy, of Finland, to take discovery from Qualcomm Inc. "for use in patent infringement suits against Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd. and various subsidiaries and affiliates thereof, including OnePlus Technology (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd." in Germany and the United Kingdom, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Nokia Technologies Oy v. Qualcomm Inc.: Discovery Application (Germany & India)

Application by Nokia Technologies Oy, of Finland, to take discovery from Qualcomm Inc. "for use in patent infringement suits against Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd. and various subsidiaries and affiliates thereof, including OnePlus Technology (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd." in Germany and India, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Jane Does v. Pornhub et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging sex trafficking in Jane Does v. MG Freesites Ltd., d.b.a. Pornhub, of Cyprus; MindGeek Sarl, of Montreal, Canada, and MindGeek USA Inc., of Delaware, all of which are part of a group "dedicated to producing, distributing, and monetizing pornography on the Internet", at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

SEC v. Ongkaruck Sripetch et al: TRO Motion

SEC's Ex Parte Application for Temporary Restraining Order Freezing Assets and Granting Other Relief against Ongkaruck Sripetch, Brehnen Knight, Amanda Flores, and Ashmit Patel in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Ongkaruck Sripetch, of Las Vegas, NV; Amanda Flores, of Las Vegas, NV; Brehnen Knight, of Escondido, CA; Andrew McAlpine, a citizen of Canada residing in the Cayman Islands; Ashmit Patel, a citizen of Canada residing in Ontario; Michael Wexler, a citizen of Canada residing in Ottawa; Dominic Williams, of Bonita, CA; Adtron Inc., a.k.a. Stockpalooza.com, of Nevada; ATG Inc., of Nevada; DOIT Ltd., domicile not specified; Doji Capital, Inc., of California; King Mutual Solutions Inc., of Nevada; Optimus Prime Financial Inc., of California; Orca Bridge, of Nevada; Redline International, of Nevis and California, and UAIM Corporation, of Belize, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

SEC v. Andrew McAlpine et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging the defendants "worked in concert to engage in numerous fraudulent schemes and other violations of the federal securities laws, involving at least 20 penny stock companies" in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Ongkaruck Sripetch, of Las Vegas, NV; Amanda Flores, of Las Vegas, NV; Brehnen Knight, of Escondido, CA; Andrew McAlpine, a citizen of Canada residing in the Cayman Islands; Ashmit Patel, a citizen of Canada residing in Ontario; Michael Wexler, a citizen of Canada residing in Ottawa; Dominic Williams, of Bonita, CA; Adtron Inc., a.k.a. Stockpalooza.com, of Nevada; ATG Inc., of Nevada; DOIT Ltd., domicile not specified; Doji Capital, Inc., of California; King Mutual Solutions Inc., of Nevada; Optimus Prime Financial Inc., of California; Orca Bridge, of Nevada; Redline International, of Nevis and California, and UAIM Corporation, of Belize, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

USA v. Sepehr Sarshar: Criminal Complaint

Criminal Complaint alleging securities fraud involving Auspex Pharmaceuticals Inc., of San Diego, California, and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., of Israel, in USA v. Sepehr Sarshar at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Eric Ketayi et al v. AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging "deceptive, fraudulent, unlawful, and/or unfair advertising, marketing, and sale of sham health insurance" in Eric Ketayi and Miryam Ketayi v. Health Enrollment Group, of Florida; Administrative Concepts Inc., of Pennsylvania; AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, of Bermuda; AXIS Specialty U.S. Services Inc., of Delaware; Alliance for Consumers USA, of Nebraska; Liberty Health, "an entity of unknown form"; Health Plan Intermediaries Holdings LLC, of Delaware; Health Insurance Innovations Holdings Inc., of Delaware; First Health Group Corp., of Delaware; Marc Munoz, Kevin Romero, and Juanita Nicolucci at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Natalia Grabovsky v. EF Institute For Cultural Exchange Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint on behalf of people seeking refunds for overseas educational tours that were cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic in Natalia Grabovsky v. EF Institute For Cultural Exchange Inc., of California, and EF Education First International AG, a.k.a. EF Education First International Ltd., of Switzerland, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

USA v. Andrew McAlpine et al: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging securities fraud in USA v. Ongkaruck Sripetch, a.k.a. King Richards, a.k.a. Shelby Saint-Claire, a resident of Las Vegas, NV; Michael Wexler, a resident of Ottawa, Canada; Ashmit Patel, a resident of Oakville, Canada, and Andrew McAlpine, a citizen of Canada residing in the Cayman Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Crypto Asset Fund LLC et al v. MedCredits Inc. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging cryptocurrency-related securities fraud in Crypto Asset Fund LLC, of Delaware; Timothy Enneking, and Kyle Chaykowski v. MedCredits Inc., of Delaware; James Todaro, Joseph Todaro, John Todaro, Moshe Praver, Ryan Cody, and Blocktown Holdings LP, d.b.a. Blocktown Capital, of Delaware, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

USA v. Oliver-Barret Lindsay: Guilty Plea Findings & Recommendation

Findings and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge Upon a Plea of Guilty to conspiracy to commit securities fraud in USA v. Oliver-Barret Lindsay, a Canadian residing in the Cayman Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

USA v. Oliver-Barret Lindsay: Plea Agreement

Plea Agreement regarding a conspiracy to commit securities fraud via accounts in the Cayman Islands and California in USA v. Oliver-Barret Lindsay, a Canadian residing in the Cayman Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

USA v. Gannon Giguiere: Plea Agreement

Plea Agreement regarding a conspiracy to commit securities fraud via accounts in the Cayman Islands and California in USA v. Gannon Giguiere, of California, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Tran Thi Muoi v. Tran Thi Boi: Discovery Application

Application on behalf of the People's Court of Da Nang, in Vietnam, to take discovery from Dinh Linh Tran and Thi Thu Thuy Tran for use in legal proceedings in Vietnam involving Tran Thi Muoi and Tran Thi Boi, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

USA v. Oliver-Barret Lindsay et al: iPhone Search Warrant Application (2019)

Application for a search warrant regarding a criminal investigation into alleged securities fraud by Oliver Lindsay, a Canadian residing in the Cayman Islands, and Gannon Giguiere, of Orange County, California, in USA v. iPhone 6 at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

USA v. Oliver-Barret Lindsay et al: iPhone Search Warrant Application (2018)

Application for a search warrant for an iPhone regarding a criminal investigation into alleged securities fraud in USA v. Oliver-Barret Lindsay, a Canadian residing in the Cayman Islands, and Gannon Giguiere, of California, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

SEC v. Oliver-Barret Lindsay et al: Complaint

Complaint in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Gannon Giguiere, Oliver-Barret Lindsay, Andrew Hackett, Kevin Gillespie, and Annetta Budhu at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Belgium: Craig Becker

Appointment for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Belgium - for a criminal investigation into Craig Becker for suspected murder.

SEC v. Jing Wang et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging insider trading using accounts in the British Virgin Islands in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Jing Wang and Gary Yin at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

SEC v. John G. Rizzo: Complaint

Complaint alleging securities fraud in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. John G. Rizzo at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.
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