California Superior Court (San Francisco County)

Kraken v. AvaTrade Ltd.: Petition to Confirm Arbitration Award (‘Crypto Dispute’)

Petition to Confirm Arbitration Award of $355,552 in Payward Inc., d.b.a. Kraken, described as "one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges" v. AvaTrade Limited, described as "a multi-national brokerage firm" that is based in Ireland and "does business on six continents" and which claims on its website to be "regulated" in Australia, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cyprus, Ireland, Israel, Japan, South Africa, and United Arab Emirates, at the Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco.

Andrew Calo v. Coinbase Inc.: Complaint

Complaint for $10,000 regarding a crypto dispute in Andrew Calo, described as a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in San Diego, California v. Coinbase Inc., of San Francisco, California, at the Superior Court for the State of California, County of San Francisco.

Polymath Holdings v. All.Health Inc. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging "a classic 'fake-it-until-you-make' tale of fraud - without the 'making it'" in Polymath Holdings, described as a Cayman Islands company based in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates v. All.Health Inc., Hosain Rahman, Michael Luna, Talos Digital LLC, Talos LLC, and Perficient Inc. at the Superior Court of the State of California, for the County of San Francisco.

Mohamad Mahmoud et al v. Coinbase Inc. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud involving "a defective cryptocurrency" known as GYEN that was purportedly pegged to the Japanese Yen in Mohamad Mahmoud and Muath Mahmoud v. Coinbase Inc., GMO-Z.com Payment Gateway USA Inc., and GMO-Z.com USA Inc. at the Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Francisco.

LTC (BVI) Ltd. v. BraunHagey & Borden LLP: Complaint (‘$2.8M Spoofing Loss’)

Complaint alleging a law firm's negligence caused a client to transfer $2.8 million to an "imposter" who had "spoofed" an email address in LTC (BVI) Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, described as "an investor and investment manager" v. BraunHagey & Borden LLP, a law firm in California, at the Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Francisco.

Roger Head v. Vector Acquisition Corporation et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging breach of fiduciary duty in Roger Head v. Vector Acquisition Corporation, described as a Cayman Islands company based in San Francisco whose shares are listed on NASDAQ; Alex Slusky, John Herr, and David Kennedy at the Superior Court of California, San Francisco County.

Domagoj Zdilar v. BitMEX et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud involving cryptocurrencies in Domagoj Zdilar, described as "a citizen of the European Union" v. HDR Global Trading Limited, d.b.a. BitMEX, described as being domiciled in the Seychelles; ABS Global Trading Limited, described as being domiciled in California, and Arthur Hayes, described as a citizen of the United States who has resided in Hong Kong and Buffalo, New York, at the Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Francisco.

Zaif Inc. v. Binance Holdings Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging "the laundering of stolen cryptocurrency" in Zaif Inc., described as "a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange" v. Binance Holdings Ltd., a Cayman Islands company described as "a 'go-to' location for cybercriminals to convert purloined cryptocurrency to other cryptocurrency or cash", and BAM Trading Services Inc. at the Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Francisco.

Jerome Wilson-Chalkley v. BitMEX et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud involving cryptocurrency in Jerome Wilson-Chalkley, of London, England v. HDR Global Trading Limited, a.k.a. BitMEX, described as a Seychelles-domiciled "cryptocurrency/derivatives exchange"; ABS Global Trading Limited, of San Francisco, California, and Arthur Hayes at the Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Francisco.

Purple Surgical UK Ltd. v. Win Billion Investment Group Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging a $27 million fraud regarding an "agreement" to purchase "5,000,000 face masks" in Purple Surgical UK Limited, of Hertfordshire, England v. Win Billion Investment Group Limited, described as a British Virgin Islands company based in Hong Kong, and Ric Yun Fai Wu, described as a resident of Hong Kong, at the Superior Court of the State of California, for the County of San Francisco.

BLG Capital Ltd. et al v. Michael Shvo et al: Complaint

Complaint in BLG Capital Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; BLG Holdings Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; BLG 333 Holdings Inc., of Delaware, and Serdar Bilgili v. Michael Shvo, Shvo Inc., Shvo Holdings Inc., Shvo Development LLC, Shvo Enterprises LLC, Shvo Capital LLC, Shvo Concepts LLC, Shvo Realty Investors LLC, all of New York; Shvo Acquisitions LLC, Shvo Capital Partners LLC, Seren 333 Equity LLC, Shvo Carry 333 Wabash LLC, Deutsche Finance America LLC, DF 333 Equity LLC, DF 333 Investment LLC, DF 333 Managing Member LLC, DF 333 Wabash JVCO LLC, DF 333 Wabash Management Company LLC, and DF 333 Wabash Propco LLC, all of Delaware, at the Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Francisco.

Aleksandr Kanyshev et al v. BitMEX et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud involving a "cryptocurrency derivatives exchange platform" in Aleksandr Kanyshev, Nikita Luzhbin, and Miguel Villagra, all of Russia v. HDR Global Trading Limited, d.b.a. BitMEX, of the Seychelles, and Arthur Hayes at the Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Francisco.

Innes Worldwide Holdings Ltd. v. Sixa Inc. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud "as a result of a start-up investment" in Innes Worldwide Holdings Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands v. Sixa Inc., of Delaware, and Mykola Minchenko at the Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco.

Frank Amato et al v. HDR Global Trading Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud in Frank Amato and RGB Coin Ltd., both of Ohio v. HDR Global Trading Limited, d.b.a. BitMEX, described as "the world's largest cryptocurrency trading platform", domiciled in the Seychelles, and Arthur Hayes, described as "a U.S. citizen and CEO of BitMEX", at the Superior Court of the State of California, County of California.

Marcus Weller et al v. Walden Riverwood Ventures LP: Complaint

Marcus D. Weller and Mitchell Weller, individually and on behalf of Skully Inc., v. Walden Riverwood Ventures LP, of the Cayman Islands; Nicholas Brathwaite, Intel Capital Corporation, Keith Larson, Cesar Lee, and Victor Westerlind at the San Francisco County Superior Court.