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    Greece: Fifth Third Bank (‘Spoofing Fraud’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Fifth Third Bank regarding an account in the name of Falcon Group Tech - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Greece - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects for fraud".

    Serbia: Radisav Radović et al (‘Drugs Trafficking’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from First Citizens Bank and Trust Co. and PNC Bank, N.A. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Serbia - for a criminal investigation into "Radisav Radović and others for drug trafficking offenses" involving "South America, Aruba, Greece, Western Europe and Serbia".

    Germany: PayPal Holdings Inc. (‘Fraud & Child Pornography’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Paypal Holdings, Inc. regarding an "account held in the name of 'Christopher Morales-Callejas'" - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Germany - for a criminal investigation into "an unknown perpetrator(s) for fraud" in which "a German citizen contacted the unidentified perpetrator(s) to purchase access to the child pornographic content" that was being offered "on two widely available social media platforms" and transferred funds.

    Denmark: Huntington Bank (‘$421K Fraud’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Huntington Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Denmark - for use in a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects for aggravated fraud".

    Mexico: Charles Schwab (‘Identity Theft’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Charles Schwab - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Mexico - for use in a criminal investigation into suspected identify theft.

    Farid Hafez v. Lorenzo Vidino et al: Class Action Complaint (‘Racketeering’)

    Class Action Complaint alleging "the United Arab Emirates and some of its top officials managed, directed, and bankrolled a years-long “dark” public relations campaign through the Swiss private investigative firm, Alp Services S.A., which was founded, owned, and run by Mario Brero and Muriel Cavin" in Dr. Farid Hafez, described as "currently the Class of 1955 Distinguished Visiting Professor of International Studies at Williams College" v. Dr. Lorenzo Vidino, described as "a director of or with the Defendant institutions at all relevant times"; The George Washington University, The Program on Extremism at The George Washington University, Alp Services S.A., of Switzerland; Diligence Sarl, of Switzerland; Mario Brero, described as a citizen and resident of Switzerland; Muriel Cavin, described as a citizen and resident of Switzerland; Lionel Badal, described as a citizen and resident of Luxembourg; Ariaf Studies and Research LLC, of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, and John Doe Numbers 1-25 at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

    Greece: BB&T Bank (‘Fraud’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from BB&T Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Greece - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects for fraud"

    Netherlands: Snap Inc. (‘Attempted Murder’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Snap Inc. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the Netherlands - for use in the criminal prosecution of "a minor with initials L.S. for attempted murder and attempted manslaughter offenses".

    Qatar National Bank et al v. Perles Law Firm, P.C.: Discovery Application (France)

    Application by Qatar National Bank and Qatar Charity, both of Qatar, described as "the victims of a fraudulent scheme, pursuant to which a certain individual (or individuals) took advantage of a grieving family and, we are advised, their counsel at the Perles Firm by providing them with a forged bank record, which falsely linked QNB and QC to an alleged wire transfer that supposedly facilitated the heinous murder by terrorists of an American journalist, Steven Sotloff", to take discovery from Perles Law Firm, P.C. for use in legal proceedings in France, filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

    USA v. Stephen Schechter: USA’s Sentencing Memorandum (‘Offshore Tax Evasion’)

    USA's Sentencing Memorandum regarding "a retired multimillionaire investment banker" who "schemed to defraud the IRS by concealing over $5 million in income in offshore accounts, which he failed to report on his individual income tax returns and required Foreign Bank Account Reports" in USA v. Stephen Schechter, described as a dual citizen of the United States and United Kingdom residing in Monaco, at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

    Silicon Valley Bank (Cayman Islands Branch) v. FDIC et al: Complaint

    Complaint in Niall Ledwidge, of Stout; Michael Pearson, and Andrew Childe, both of FFP, as Joint Official Liquidators of Silicon Valley Bank (Cayman Islands Branch) v. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, as Receiver of Silicon Valley Bridge Bank, N.A. and Silicon Valley Bank, Santa Clara; George R. Fritz, Janine D. Henkes, and John Does 1-100 at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

    Greece: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. (‘$39K Computer Fraud’)

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

    Liechtenstein: Education Feo Ltd. (‘€10K Crypto Investment Fraud’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from "online payment platform" Stripe regarding an "account held by “Education Feo Ltd.” and connected to a German bank account ending in -0801" - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Liechtenstein - for a criminal investigation into an alleged fraud perpetrated after the victim "provided his contact information to an online cryptocurrency investment platform"

    C5 Capital Ltd. et al v. Stein Mitchell Beato & Missner LLP: Discovery Application (England)

    Application by C5 Capital Limited, of England, described as "a highly successful specialist venture capital firm that invests in cybersecurity, space, and energy security, and André Pienaar, a citizen and resident of the United Kingdom, to take discovery from law firm Stein Mitchell Beato & Missner LLP for use in "anticipated foreign litigation" regarding "a breach of contract and/or defamation case against former C5 Capital employee Daniel Freeman - a U.K. citizen and domiciliary - who misused C5 Capital’s confidential information and made false, disparaging, and defamatory statements about C5 Capital and Mr. Pienaar to Stein Mitchell in breach of his Employment Agreement and Settlement Agreement with C5 Capital", filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

    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".

    Hazim Nada et al v. United Arab Emirates et al: Complaint (‘Dark PR Campaign to Smear Victims’)

    Complaint alleging "the United Arab Emirates and some of its top officials managed, directed, and bankrolled a years-long “dark” public relations campaign through the Swiss private investigative firm, Alp Services S.A.” and “leveraged a network of coconspirators - private operatives, paid “journalists,” and a professor at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., among many others - to smear dozens of innocent victims” in Hazim Nada, described as a citizen of Italy and USA residing in Italy, and "the founder and sole owner of Lord Energy SA", and Lord Energy SA, of Switzerland, described as "a crude oil and commodity trading company" v. The United Arab Emirates, c/o Ambassador of the UAE, Yousef Al-Otaiba, in Washington, D.C., USA; Ariaf Studies and Research LLC, The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Matar Humaid Al-Neyadi, all of Abu Dhabi, UAE; Alp Services SA, Diligence Sarl, Mario Brero, Muriel Cavin, Sylvain Besson, all of Switzerland; Lionel Badal, of Luxembourg; Lorenzo Vidino, of Washington, D.C., USA, and John Doe Nos. 1-25 at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

    GPGC Ltd. v. Ghana: Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award ($128M)

    Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award in GPGC Limited, described as a Ghana-domiciled company that is "a majority-owned indirect subsidiary of Trafigura Group Pte. Ltd., a commodity supplier and supply chain manager with operations around the world" v. The Government of the Republic of Ghana at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

    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".

    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".

    Brazil: eBay (‘Fossil Smuggling’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from eBay - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Brazil - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects for smuggling, extraction of Brazilian fossils without authorization, exploitation of raw materials, and extraction of mineral resources without authorization".

    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".

    Brazil: Artemis Art Gallery (‘Fossil Smuggling’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Artemis Art Gallery - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Brazil - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects for smuggling, extraction of Brazilian fossils, exploration of raw materials without authorization, and mining mineral resources without authorization".

    Switzerland: Martina Zaletel (‘CHF832K Misappropriation’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Community Federal Savings Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Switzerland - for a criminal investigation into Martina Zaletel "for criminal misappropriation of funds and criminal mismanagement" while she worked "as a receptionist at a hotel in Zermatt, Switzerland".

    Netherlands: Circle Internet Financial, LLC (‘€120K Crypto Theft’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Circle Internet Financial, LLC - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the Netherlands - for a criminal investigation into "an unknown subject(s) for unlawful entry and/or access of a computer facility or automated information system (computer hacking) and aggravated theft".

    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".

    Dominican Republic v. Michael Lee-Chin: Petition to Vacate Arbitral Award

    Petition to Vacate Arbitral Award in the Dominican Republic v. Michael Anthony Lee-Chin:, described as a citizen of Canada and Jamaica who "claims to own, through a series of companies incorporated in Panama and the Dominican Republic, 90% of Dominican company Lajun Corporation, S.R.L.", at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

    Brazil: Artemis Art Gallery (‘Fossil Smuggling’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Artemis Art Gallery - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Brazil - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects for smuggling, extraction of Brazilian fossils, exploration of raw materials without authorization, and mining mineral resources without authorization".

    Glencore Finance (Bermuda) Ltd. v. Bolivia: First Amended Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award ($253M)

    First Amended Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award that “arises from Bolivia’s nationalization of certain investments made by Glencore in Bolivia” in Glencore Finance (Bermuda) Ltd., described as a Bermuda subsidiary of Jersey, Channel Islands-domiciled, Switzerland-based Glencore Plc v. The Plurinational State of Bolivia at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

    IC Power Ltd. et al v. Republic of Peru: Complaint to Enforce Arbitral Award ($110M)

    Complaint "to recognize and enforce an arbitral award" in IC Power Ltd., described as a Singapore company that "owns and manages various companies, primarily in the energy sector", and Kenon Holdings Ltd., described as a Singapore company that "owned, developed, and operated power facilities in Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Middle East v. Republic of Peru", at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

    Cyprus: JPMorgan Chase Bank (‘Fraud’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from JPMorgan Chase Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Cyprus - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects for fraud and false pretenses".

    Spain: BMO Bank, N.A. (‘Fraud’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from BMO Bank, N.A. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Spain - for a criminal investigation into "unknown suspects, for swindling".

    Cyprus: Petros Zacharia et al (‘Drugs Trafficking’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from UPS - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Cyprus - for a criminal investigation into Petros Zacharia and Anatoli Angelov for "conspiracy to commit a felony and illegal importation and possession of controlled drugs with the intention to supply them to others".

    Germany: JPMorgan Chase et al (‘€79K Romance Fraud’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from JPMorgan Chase Bank and PNC Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Germany - for a criminal investigation into "an unknown suspect(s) for fraud".

    Germany: JPMorgan Chase et al (‘€34K Romance Fraud’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Germany - for a criminal investigation into "an unknown suspect(s) for fraud".

    Knight League Ltd. v. FDIC: Complaint (‘$250K Silicon Valley Bank Transfer’)

    Complaint alleging conversion, unjust enrichment, and breach of contract regarding the alleged transfer of $250,000 out of the Cayman Islands branch of Silicon Valley Bank in Knight League Limited, of the Cayman Islands v. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

    Glencore Finance (Bermuda) Ltd. v. Bolivia: Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award ($253M)

    Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award that "arises from Bolivia’s nationalization of certain investments made by Glencore in Bolivia" in Glencore Finance (Bermuda) Ltd., described as a Bermuda subsidiary of Jersey, Channel Islands-domiciled, Switzerland-based Glencore Plc v. The Plurinational State of Bolivia at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

    Spain: Apple Inc. (‘Fraud’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Apple Inc. - pursunt to a request for judicial assistance from Spain - for a criminal investigation into "unknown suspects" for suspected fraud.

    San Marino: Meta Platforms Inc. (‘Hacking of Instagram Account’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Meta Platforms Inc. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from San Marino - for use in a criminal investigation into "an unknown suspect for unauthorized access to a computer system and impersonation offenses".

    Panama: Imtiaz Ismail Dasoo Dasoo (‘Fraud’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Allianz Global Assistance - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Panama - for a criminal investigation into Imtiaz Ismail Dasoo Dasoo for suspected fraud.

    Panama: JPMorgan Chase (‘$938K Fraud’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from JPMorgan Chase - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Panama - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects for fraud, data interception, and aggravated fraud against information systems".