United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Fundo de Liquidação Financeira v. Marriott Ownership Resorts Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Fundo de Liquidação Financeira - Fundo de Investimento em Direitos Creditórios Não Padronizado, described as an investment fund managed by Jive Asset Gestão de Recursos Ltda., to take discovery from Marriott Ownership Resorts, Inc. for use in a "summary collection proceeding" in São Paulo, Brazil against K.G. Serviços e Participações Eireli, Alvaro Maluf, and Paulo Maluf, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

George Bachiashvili v. Charlie Shrem et al: Amended Complaint

Amended Complaint alleging fraud and unregistered securities regarding the sale of cryptocurrency tokens involving Delaware and Cayman Islands-domiciled Crowd Machine in George Bachiashvili v. Charlie Shrem and Roger Tichenor at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Romania: Lucian Mazilu

Complaint to extradite Lucian Mazilu from the USA to Romania so that he can serve a five-year prison sentence after being convicted "in abstentia" of tax fraud and money laundering, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Jason Bonayer et al v. Crowd Machine SEZC et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud involving cryptocurrency in Jason Bonayer, a U. S. citizen residing in New York, NY, and George Bachiashvili, a citizen of Georgia residing in Tbilisi v. Crowd Machine Inc., of Delaware; Crowd Machine SEZC, of the Cayman Islands; Metavine Inc., of Delaware; Craig Sproule, described as a citizen of Australia residing in San Jose, California; James Hanley, Anne Osborne, Ben Gorlick, Kurt Pfluger, Camden Dore, Roger Tichenor, Charlie Shrem, Bittrex, described as "a cryptocurrency exchange based in the Seychelles", and HitBTC, also described as "a cryptocurrency exchange based in the Seychelles", at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Talal Al Zawawi: Chapter 15 Bankruptcy Appeal

Notice of Appeal by Talal Qais Abdulmunem Al Zawawi, a citizen of Oman residing in the United Kingdom, against an order granting a Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the United Kingdom, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Dismatrix SPC et al v. Douglas Bassett: Discovery Application

Application by Dismatrix SPC, Asyndeton, and Polysyndeton, all of the Cayman Islands, to take discovery from Douglas M. Bassett, of Umatilla, Florida, USA, for use in legal proceedings against Equity Capital UK Limited in England regarding "a fraudulent Forex trading scheme operated by Mediatrix Capital Inc., Blue Isle Markets Inc., and Blue Isle Markets Ltd.", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Oak Trust et al v. Douglas Bassett: Discovery Application

Application by Oak Trust, Acorn Trust, Eagle Trust, Duffy Trust, Robert J. Parfet Living Trust, Geluk Global Fund Limited SAC, of the Bahamas; Migration Investments, LLC, of Colorado; Boustrophedon International Ltd., of Hong Kong; Michael R. Shea, Erin Shea, Angela Ling, Fuhua Ling, Philip Bullock, Lifang Liu, Justin Payne, Michael Dietzen, Kimberly J. Dietzen, Brian Sly, David K. Sly, Gregory Sly, Karen Sly, Nelson Sly, Helen S. Sly, Sly Family Trust, and Tamara A. Sly Separate Property Trust to take discovery from Douglas M. Bassett, for use in legal proceedings in England regarding allegations of "a multi-million dollar fraudulent Forex trading and investment scheme" involving Equiti Capital UK Limited, Mediatrix Capital Inc., Blue Isle Markets Inc., and Blue Isle Markets Ltd., filed at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

USA v. Tetiana Lukianiuk: Forfeiture Complaint

Forfeiture Complaint in USA v. "All Funds Previously Seized From Binance Holdings Limited", a cryptocurrency exchange domiciled in the Cayman Islands, in an account that "is registered to a 20-year-old Ukrainian national named Tetiana Lukianiuk" and is associated with an alleged extortion scheme against three unidentified U.S.-based companies involving ransomware known as NetWalker, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Eugenia II Investment Holdings Ltd. v. Anthony Belisle: Complaint

Complaint for $7.5 million in compensatory damages, plus punitive damages, alleging "fraud and negligent misrepresentation" involving Limited Diversified Arbitrage Fund, of Bermuda, which was managed by Markel CATCo Investment Management Limited, of Bermuda, in Eugenia II Investment Holdings Limited, of the British Virgin Islands v. Anthony Belisle, of Naples, Florida, at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Datto Inc. et al v. Daniel Moore: Complaint

Complaint alleging "unlawful misappropriation of Datto's valuable trade secrets and other confidential information to use at a direct competitor, ConnectWise LLC, and to unlawfully gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace" in Datto Inc., described as a Delaware-domiciled, Connecticut-based "leading provider of cloud-based software and technology solutions", and Datto Europe Limited, of England v. Daniel Moore at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

USA v. Andrew McAlpine: Bond Hearing Minutes

Clerk's Minutes of Bond Hearing in USA v. Andrew McAlpine, a citizen of Canada residing in the Cayman Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Robin Maki v. Alan Hanke et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging the defendants "utilized phony transactional documents to induce both sophisticated and unsophisticated investors to wire funds across state lines, only to see said funds disappear without a trace" in Robin Maki v. Alan J. Hanke, of Illinois; Carlo Sperduti, of Florida; Sidney Mills Rogers III, an attorney, of Georgia, and IOLO Global LLC, of Wyoming, at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Richard Gleinn et al v. DLA Piper et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint by "investors who collectively have lost millions of dollars in a Ponzi scheme orchestrated and perpetrated by the principals of EquiAlt, a private real estate investment firm based in Florida" in Richard Gleinn, Phyllis Gleinn, Cary Toone, John Celli, Maria Celli, Eva Meier, Georgia Murphy, Steven J. Rubinstein, Tracey F. Rubinstein, as Trustees for the Rubinstein Family Living Trust Dated 6/25/2010; Bertram D. Greenberg, as Trustee for the Greenberg Family Trust; Bruce R. Hannen, and Geraldine Mary Hannen v. Paul Wassgren, DLA Piper LLP, and Fox Rothschild LLP at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

CFTC v. The Alista Group LLC et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud involving, inter alia, a "straw account" in the name of "a French citizen" at "a Cayman Islands-based precious metals dealer" in Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. The Alista Group LLC, Marvin W. Courson III, Christopher A. Kertatos, and Luis M. Pineda Palacios at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

USA v. Massimiliano Turi et al: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging conspiracy to commit money laundering in USA v. Massimiliano 'Max' Turi, a citizen of Italy; Alexander Landa, and Layne Gerstel at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

SEC v. Turbo Global Partners Inc. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging COVID-19-related securities fraud via false statements concerning BeMotion Inc., described as a "technology company" with offices in Toronto, Canada, and Amman, Jordan, in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Turbo Global Partners Inc., of Nevada, and Robert W. Singerman, of Tampa, Florida, at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

USA v. Jose Irizarry et al: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging money laundering, fraud, and identity theft in USA v. Jose Ismael Irizarry, a former Special Agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration, and his wife, Nathalia Gomez Irizarry, formerly known as Nathalia Gomez Ramirez, at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

FTC v. Grand Bahama Cruise Line, LLC et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging an "illegal telemarketing operation" in Federal Trade Commission v. Grand Bahama Cruise Line, LLC, of Florida; Ultimate Vacation Group, LLC, d.b.a. Royal Bahamas Cruise Line, LLC, of Florida; Tropical Accommodations LLC, d.b.a. Grand Celebration Cruise Line; VSC, LLC, of Delaware; Cabb Group, LLC, of Florida; Florida V.S.C. Inc., of Florida; Jonathan Blake Curtis, Anthony DiGiacomo, Christopher A. Cotroneo, Christina R. Peterson, and Robert J. Peterson II at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Mariana Marchesini v. Mauricio Javier Lotito Monteys: Judicial Assistance

Application by the USA for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Siemens Financial Services Inc. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from a court in Marbella, Spain - for use in a "contentious divorce" styled as 'Mariana Marchesini v. Mauricio Javier Lotito Monteys', filed at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Estonia: Aleksandr Rotko

Complaint to extradite Aleksandr Rotko from the USA to Estonia to face allegations of embezzlement.

Liquid Legacy Ltd. et al v. Keith Barkley et al: Complaint

Complaint in Liquid Legacy Ltd., of Antigua & Barbuda; Liquid Legacy Bottlers and Distributors Ltd., Derek Soo Yee, and Roger Ible, all of Trinidad & Tobgao, v. Keith Hall Barkley, Phil Donnahue Williamson, Chestnut Street Holding and Management Group LLC, Chestnut Street Group LLC, and Songhai Enterprise Consortium LLC at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Arempa International Ltd. FZC v. Wells Fargo Bank NA: Discovery Application

Application by Arempa International Ltd. FZC, of the United Arab Emirates, to take discovery from Wells Fargo Bank NA for use in criminal proceedings in the United Arab Emirates and Hong Kong and in anticipated lawsuits in the United Kingdom, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Jose Calabro v. Manuel Pares et al: Complaint

Complaint in Jose Calabro, of Venezuela v. Manuel Pares, Jose Marichales, Filiberto Medina, Nelson Carmenates, Carmenates Law Firm PA, and Star Family Health Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

SEC v. Spartan Securities Group Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Spartan Securities Group Ltd., Island Capital Management LLC, Carl E. Dilley, Micah J. Eldred, and David D. Lopez at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Petro Welt Trading GmbH v. Meggie Counts et al: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Application by Petro Welt Trading GmbH to take discovery from Meggie M. Counts, Richard A. Counts, MRLDS LLC, Peter Justinius, Laura Justinius, and Lelan Wheeler for a proceeding in Cyprus, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Helix Investment Management SLP v. Privilege Direct Corp. et al: Complaint

Complaint in Helix Investment Management, SLP, on behalf of Helix Securitisation Fund Compartment 'Privilege Wealth' v. Privilege Direct Corp., Oliphant Financial Group, LLC, Oliphant Financial Corporation, and Robert A. Morris at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Italy: Amara Dore

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Italy - for a criminal investigation into Amare Dore and others for suspected participation in a criminal organization engaged in drug trafficking, human trafficking, credit card fraud, and other crimes.

Charif Kazal et al v. Matthew Price: TRO Motion

Motion for Temporary Restraining Order in Charif Kazal, Adam Kazal, Tony Kazal, and Karl Kazal v. Matthew Price at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Lithuania: Oleg Blank

Complaint for the extradition of Oleg Blank from Lithuania to the USA to face allegations of misappropriation and forgery, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.