United States District Court for the District of Columbia

Portugal: Name.com LLC

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Name.com LLC - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Portugal - for a criminal investigation into "an unknown suspect(s) for fraud offenses".

Portugal: Bank of America et al

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

Amaplat Mauritius Ltd. et al v. Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation et al: Complaint

Complaint "to recognize and enforce the judgment of the High Court of Zambia ... in favor of Plaintiffs and against Defendants Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation and the Chief Mining Commissioner, Ministry of Mines of Zimbabwe" in Amaplat Mauritius Ltd. and Amari Nickel Holdings Zimbabwe Ltd., both of Mauritius v. Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation, The Chief Mining Commissioner, Ministry of Mines of Zimbabwe, and the Republic of Zimbabwe at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

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.

Romania: Bank of America

Application by the USA to collect evidence from the Bank of America - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Romania - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects for fraud".

Jersey: James Patrick Gorton Baker

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Bank of America - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Jersey, in the Channel Islands - for a criminal investigation into James Patrick Gorton Baker for suspected money laundering involving the proceeds of an "investment scam".

Taiwan v. Tammie Yang: Freeze Application

Application by the USA, on behalf of Taiwan, to freeze assets in the name of Yu-Chen Yang, a.k.a. Tammie Yang, at JPMorgan Chase & Co. that are believed to be the proceeds of bank fraud, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Portugal: Maria Andrade Almeida et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Wells Fargo, Chase Bank, Bay First Bank, Capital One, and USAA Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Portugal - for use in a criminal investigation into "Maria Filipa Andrade Almeida, Helder Antonio Alves Lourenco, and unknown subjects for fraud".

Switzerland: Frost Bank et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from BB&T Bank, SunTrust Bank, Western Alliance Bank, and Comerica Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Switzerland - for use in a criminal investigation into "unknown subject(s) for fraud and money laundering" involving "pre-IPO shares" in "the online lodging marketplace company Airbnb".

Norbert Basengezi Katintima v. Bradley Smith et al: Complaint

Complaint seeking the removal of the plaintiff from OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List in Norbert Basengezi Katintima, a citizen and resident of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and "formerly the Vice President to the National Independent Electoral Commission of the Democratic Republic of the Congo" v. Bradley T. Smith and the U. S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Portugal: Joseph Carlos Xavier

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from PNC Bank NA and Citibank NA - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Portugal - for use in a criminal investigation into "Joseph Carlos Xavier and unknown subjects for fraud".

Fremichael Ghebreyesus et al v. Ethiopia et al: Complaint

Complaint seeking damages of $10.6 million for "the unlawful takings and retakings of certain properties belonging to Plaintiffs in Ethiopia in violation of international law" in Fremichael Ghebreyesus, individually and as Trustee of the Estate of Ghebreyesus Ghebrelul Fremichael, deceased; and Simret Zerai Yohannes, a.k.a. Semret Zereyohans Keleb v. the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, the City of Addis Ababa, the Sub-City of Bole, Addis Ababa; the Federal First Instance Court of Ethiopia, and Brook Bekele Beshah, of Las Vegas, Nevada,, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Portugal: Luis Manuel de Paiva Gomes Cunha Ribeiro et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Portugal - for a criminal investigation into "Luis Manuel de Paiva Gomes Cunha Ribeiro, Joaquim Paulo Lalanda e Castro, and Manuela Carvalho for corruption, bribery, and receiving an undue advantage".

United Arab Emirates: Centennial Bank

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Centennial Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the United Arab Emirates - for a criminal investigation into "at least 17 known and unknown defendants" for suspected fraud and money laundering that, inter alia, allegedly involved the use of "deep voice" technology to simulate the voice of a company director.

Bosnia and and Herzegovina: Denis Prcic

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Bosnia and Herzegovina - for a criminal investigation into Denis Prcic, described as President of the American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina, "for misuse of authority and illegal collection of payment".

Netherlands: Sprint Corporation (E. Eekhof)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Sprint Corporation - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the Netherlands - for a criminal investigation into "E. Eekhof and others for unauthorized weapons and forgery offenses".

Netherlands: Oath Holdings Inc. (E. Eekhof)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Oath Holdings Inc. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the Netherlands - for a criminal investigation into "E. Eekhof and others for unauthorized weapons and forgery offenses".

Netherlands: WhatsApp LLC (E. Eekhof)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from WhatsApp LLC - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the Netherlands - for a criminal investigation into "E. Eekhof and others for unauthorized weapons and forgery offenses".

Germany v. Rolf Jerke et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Life Partners Inc. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Germany - for a criminal investigation into Rolf Jerke and Dr. Uwe Schilling for suspected embezzlement involving viaticals settlements.

Austria: Paxful.com

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from cryptocurrency trading platform Paxful.com - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Austria - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects for fraud" involving "an investment opportunity in Bitcoin via Forex and binary options on an online platform".

Israel: Dror Dahan et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Lightspeed Financial Services Group LLC - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Israel - for use in a criminal investigation into Dror Dahan and Hadar Dahan for suspected fraud and money laundering.

Netherlands: Adam Attahir

Application by the USA to collect evidence from the "Paxful cryptocurrency exchange" - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the Netherlands - for a criminal investigation into "Dutch citizen Adam Attahir for fraud and possession of a technical tool designed for committing a crime".

Poland: 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 Poland - for a criminal investigation into an "unknown subject(s) for fraud".

Poland: Capital One Bank

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Capital One Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Poland - for a criminal investigation into "an unknown subject using the name James Boguslawski" for suspected fraud.

Germany: EastWest Bank et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from EastWest Bank, US Bank, and SunTrust Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Germany - for a criminal investigation into "multiple subjects for fraud".

Austria: Bank of America

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from the Bank of America - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Austria - for a criminal investigation into attempted fraud.

Estonia: 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 Estonia - for a criminal investigation into "an unknown subject for fraud".

Portugal: City National

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from City National - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Portugal - for an investigation into an "unknown subject, purporting to be the Crown Prince of Dubai" for suspected fraud.

Portugal: Wells Fargo Bank (2021)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Wells Fargo Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Portugal - for a criminal investigation into "an unknown subject for fraud" in which the victim was "an international association for the conservation of animals".

Panama: Canelita Taquis de Liakopulos

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Marquis Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Panama - for a criminal investigation into Canelita Taquis de Liakopulos "for tendering a check with insufficient funds in or around October 2018".

Shervin Pishevar v. FusionGPS: Discovery Application

Application by Shervin Pishevar, described as an "angel and venture investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist", to take discovery from FusionGPS, described as "a Washington, DC-based private investigations and intelligence firm that provides opposition research, strategic intelligence, and due diligence services to corporations, law firms, and investors worldwide", for use in "contemplated criminal and civil proceedings" in England against unidentified "forgers" regarding "the forgery of a British police report that was supplied by someone in the United Kingdom to Respondent who in turn gave it to a journalist - Mr. Marcus Baram - who used the Forged Police Report in an article published by Fast Company, a leading technology news magazine in England", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Lithuania: Aleksandrs Mirakovskis et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from T-Mobile, Comcast, Cingular Wireless, and Metro PCS Communications - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from  Lithuania - for a criminal investigation into "Aleksandrs Mirakovskis, Kim House, Jim Murray, Alexis Morales, and other unknown subjects for fraud, money laundering, and related offenses".

Portugal: Bank of America (August 2021)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from the Bank of America - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Portugal - for a criminal investigation into "an unknown subject for fraud".

Elizabeth von Pezold et al v. Zimbabwe: Petition to Recognize Arbitration Award

Petition to Recognize Arbitration Award of $263 million, £10 million, ZAR745,498, and €1,163, plus interest, for "Zimbabwe's expropriation of the von Pezolds' property" in Elizabeth Regina Maria Gabriele von Pezold, of Austria; Anna Eleonore Elisabeth Webber, of Austria; Heinrich Bernd Alexander Josef von Pezold, of Zimbabwe; Maria Juliane Andrea Christiane Katharina Batthyàny, of Austria; Georg Philipp Marcel Johann Lukas von Pezold, of Zimbabwe; Felix Alard Moritz Hermann, of Switzerland; Johann Friedrich Georg Ludwig von Pezold, of Scotland, and Adam Friedrich Carl Leopold Franz Severin von Pezold, of the Czech Republic, collectively descibed as "all members of the von Pezold family and are all German and Swiss nationals" v. Republic of Zimbabwe at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Portugal: Bank of America (July 2021)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Bank of America - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Portugal - for use in a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects for fraud, illegal access, and forgery".

SEC v. Mikhail Kokorich: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Mikhail Kokorich, described as a citizen of Russia residing in Switzerland who "since 2018 has faced repeated adverse determinations from U.S. government agencies for national security reasons", at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Estonia: Priit Porila et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Citizens Bank NA and Citibank NA - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Estonia - for a criminal investigation into "Estonian citizens Priit Porila, Aivar Riis, Dmitri Fokin, Australian citizen Manjit Singh Hansra, Ukrainian citizen Inna Svyrdovska and others, Estonian Companies OU Feature, Glomus Corp. – Estonia Branch, Har-Lex LLC – Estonia Branch, Command Trade Agency, Inc. – Estonia Branch, and U.S. companies Har-Lex, LLC, Inversio Partners LLC, BPB Holdings LLC, Command Trade Agency, INC, and Ironsale LLC, and others for money laundering".

Goce Gligorov v. Nation of Brunei et al: Complaint

Complaint for "an amount of not less than $400 million" alleging racketeering in Goce Gligorov, described as "a Slovenian national and businessman" v. Nation of Brunei, Brunei Investment Agency, described as "an arm of the Brunei Ministry of Finance"; Audley & Anton Property Management Limited, "based in London"; Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, described as "concurrently Prime Minister, Foreign Minister, Defense Minister, Finance Minister and the head of Islam in Brunei"; Crown Prince of Brunei Al-Muhtadee Billah, described as "the eldest son of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah and his wife Queen Saleha"; Dorchester Collection, "headquartered in London, U.K, is owned by the Brunei Investment Agency"; The Dorchester Group LLC, which, together with Dorchester Collection, "owns luxury hotels around the globe, including the Beverly Hills Hotel and Hotel Bel-Air in California"; Seven Properties AG, of Switzerland; PG Yusof Sepluddin, who "ran defendant Seven Properties AG"; Pehin Nawawi, described as "the Personal Confidential Secretary to the Sultan"; Pehin Yasmin, described as "the Minister for Energy in the Brunei Government ... who was also the Brunei Head of Intelligence"; HJ Zainal, described "ampjer ,ajor Brunei government figure"; HJ Aziyan, described as "the Brunei High Commissioner in London" during the "relevant period", and Pernigran (PG) Anak Haji Abdul Aziz, described "the head of Royal Protocol in Brunei" during the "relevant period", at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Costa Rica: Oscar Stib Porras Centeno

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Amazon - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Costa Rica - for a criminal investigation into Oscar Stib Porras Centeno for suspected fraud.

USA v. Aon Plc et al: Antitrust Complaint

Antitrust Complaint alleging "Aon's proposed acquisition of WTW would combine two of the three largest insurance brokers in the world. It would eliminate substantial head-to-head competition and likely lead to higher prices and less innovation, harming American businesses and their customers, employees, and retirees" in USA v. Aon Plc and Willis Towers Watson Plc, both described as Irish companies based in England, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

USA v. Roman Sterlingov: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging money laundering and operating an unlicensed money transmitting business known as "Bitcoin Fog" in USA v. Roman Sterlingov, a citizen of Russia residing in Sweden, at that U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Turkey: Wells Fargo Bank

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Wells Fargo Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Turkey - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subject(s) for benefiting through the misuse of bank or credit cards".