United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Pretzel Ltd. v. Pecunia Business Development Ltd. et al: Amended Complaint

Amended Complaint involving entities in the Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, and Malta in Pretzel Limited, of Malta v. Pecunia Business Development Limited, of the British Virgin Islands. and Alley Maass Rogers & Lindsay P.A., a Florida law firm, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Samuel Malamud Eidelman v. Truist Bank et al: Discovery Application (Peru Proceedings)

Application by Samuel Malamud Eidelman, described as a citizen of Peru, to take discovery from Truist Bank, Credit Lyonnais Miami Agency, Bank Leumi, BNP Paribas Miami Agency, Barclays, Sudameris, Banco Santander International, Grupo Santander, and Blum & Silver LLP for use in legal proceedings in Peru against Jacobo Malamud and his three daughters, Malamud Kessler, Caroline Malamud-Kessler, and Yudith Malamud Kessler de Schneider alleging money laundering and tax evasion involving, inter alia, companies in the British Virgin Islands, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Poland: 2MAC Company (‘Money Laundering’)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Valeria Schvartzman, P.A. regarding Chufy LLC - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Poland - for a criminal investigation into 2MAC Company for suspected money laundering.

LM Property Development Ltd. et al v. Craig Roberts et al: Discovery Application (Bahamas Proceedings)

Application by LM Property Development Limited and Mirko Kovats, described as "an international real estate investor who has lived in the Bahamas for over 25 years", to take discovery from Craig Roberts, Treasure Cay Services Inc., BDO Americas, Azul Destinations LLC, Noel Thompson, and Lisa Barnes for use in legal proceedings in the Bahamas "involving the Government of the Bahamas and other private parties relating to Applicants' attempts to purchase lucrative real estate that they could then develop", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Sunil Kavuri v. Sam Bankman-Fried et al: Class Action Complaint (‘FTX Crypto Fraud’)

Class Action Complaint in Sunil Kavuri v. Sam Bankman-Fried, Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen, Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors, Shaquille O’Neal, Udonis Haslem, David Ortiz, William Trevor Lawrence, Shohei Ohtani, Naomi Osaka, Lawrence Gene David, and Kevin O’Leary at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

PDV USA Inc. v. David Rivera: Motion to Compel Subpoena Compliance

Motion to Compel Compliances with Subpoena regarding litigation in New York in which "PDV USA is suing Interamerican Consulting, Inc. - an entity solely owned and operated by former United States Congressman David Rivera - for breach of contract and related claims, seeking $15 million plus interest and legal fees" in PDV USDA Inc., a Delaware-domiciled subsidiary of Petróleos de Venezuela SA, a.k.a. PDVSA, a state-owned oil and natural gas company in Venezuela v. David Rivera at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Andrew Fahie et al: Pre-Trial Schedule Order (‘Drugs Trafficking & Money Laundering’)

Order Setting Pre-Trial Schedule and Procedures regarding a trial for alleged narcotics trafficking and money laundering that is scheduled for "the two-week trial calendar beginning on January 9, 2023" in USA v. Andrew Alturo Fahie, a former Premier of the British Virgin Islands; Oleanvine Pickering Maynard, and Kadeem Stephan Maynard at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Edwin Garrison v. Sam Bankman-Fried, Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen et al: Class Action Complaint (‘$11 Billion FTX Crypto Fraud’)

Class Action Complaint claiming "$11 billion dollars in damages" as a result of a "fraudulent scheme" involving crypto exchange FTX in Edwin Garrison v. Sam Bankman-Fried, Thomas Brady, Gisele Bundchen, Udonis Haslem, Kevin O'Leary, David Ortiz, Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors LLC, Shaquille O'Neal, William Trevor Lawrence, Shohei Ohtani, Naomi Osaka, and Lawrence Gene David, a.k.a. Larry David, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

SCLiquor LLC v. Hector Ortiz et al: Judicial Assistance (Bermuda, ‘Jay-Z Dispute’)

Application by SCLiquor LLC for leave to serve Hector Ortiz, Michael Green, Scott Roades, Mauricio Vergara, Bacardi USA, Inc., and Bacardi-Martini, Inc. with subpoenas for use in legal proceedings in Bermuda regarding "dispute between Bacardi, one of the world’s largest spirits companies, and SCLiquor, LLC, a company majority-owned by the world-renowned musical artist and entrepreneur Shawn Carter - better known as Jay-Z", filed at the U.S. District Curt fr the Southern District of Florida.

Loudmila Bourlakova et al v. Anthony Raftopol et al: Complaint (‘Russian billionaire Oleg Bourlakov Fraud’)

Complaint that "arises out of the machinations of now deceased Russian billionaire Oleg Bourlakov, his sister Vera Kazakova along with her husband Nikolai Kazakov, and their various co-conspirators and Defendants to unlawfully and fraudulently misappropriate assets and real property" in Loudmila Bourlakova, of Monaco; Elena Bourlakova, of Monaco, and Veronica Bourlakova, of Canada v. Anthony Virgil Raftopol, of Florida, USA; Gerd Schneider, of Luxembourg; Anahill Stiftung, of Panama; Fundacion Cantucci, of Panama; Wlamil Foundation, of Panama; Hemaren Stiftung, of Panama; Mentor Admin LLC, of Delaware; Pasel Corporation, of Delaware; Prora Admin LLC, of Delaware; Ratio Admin LLC, of Delaware; Veronica S.A. SPF, of Luxembourg, and Pasel Anstalt, of Liechtenstein, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Dailane Investments Ltd. et al v. HIG Capital LLC et al: Discovery Application (‘Luxembourg Proceedings’)

Application by Dailane Investments Limited, of Cyprus, and Michael Maillis to take discovery from H.I.G. Capital LLC, Sami Mnaymneh, and Anthony Tamer for use in legal proceedings in Luxembourg "against H.I.G. Luxembourg Holdings 47 S.à r.l., a Luxembourg entity owned and controlled by respondent H.I.G. Capital, L.L.C., a global private equity firm headquartered in Miami, Florida" regarding "the sale of companies within the Maillis Group, a leading packaging conglomerate", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Luis Delgado et al v. Golden Eye Resources LLC et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud in Luis Delgado, Juan Federico Lessmann, SCH Consulting Inc., of Panama; Truegold Corporation, of the British Virgin Islands; Suregold Corporation, of the British Virgin Islands, and Collectgold Corporation, of the British Virgin Islands v. Golden Eye Resources LLC, Donald Rutledge, of Vancouver, Canada; Leslie Rutledge, of Vancouver, Canada, and Caniel Matos Romero at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Sprume.IO Ltd. v. Digital Assets Group: Complaint (‘Crypto Banking Contract Dispute’)

Complaint alleging breach of contract in Sprume.IO Ltd., described as a British Virgin Islands-domiciled "software development company that offers various blockchain-based services" v. Atlantic International Capital LLC, d.b.a. Digital Assets Group, described as a Florida-domiciled company "that marketed itself to Sprume as an experienced global team of financial experts" that "represented that it had a special relationship with key people at" Deltec Bank and Trust and Delchain Limited, both of the Bahamas, "that would enable it to onboard Spume to these platforms in a much shorter period of time than if Spume sought to obtain Deltec and Delchain services by itself", at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

CFTC v. Adam Todd et al: Complaint (‘Crypto Fraud’)

Complaint alleging fraud involving "an illegal digital asset derivatives trading platform" in Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Adam Todd, Digitex LLC, of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Digitex Limited, of the Seychelles; Digitex Software Limited, of Ireland, and Blockster Holdings Limited, of Gibraltar, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

SEC v. Arbitrade Ltd. et al: Complaint (‘$37M Crypto Fraud’)

Complaint alleging "a crypto asset pump-and-dump scheme" in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Arbitrade Ltd., of Bermuda; Cryptobontix Inc., of Canada; Troy R.J. Hogg, of Canada; James L. Goldberg, Stephen L. Braverman, and Max W. Barber, as Defendants, and SION Trading FZE, of the United Arab Emirates, as Relief Defendant, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

SEC v. RBF Trust LLC et al: Complaint (‘$40M Fraud’)

Complaint alleging "an international web of unregistered, fraudulent securities offerings that have raised at least $40 million from more than 250 investors" in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. RBF Trust LLC, of Florida; Paulo Fernando de Bastos, described as Florida-licensed real estate agent who is a citizen of France"; João Pedro Fonseca, a.k.a. João Pedro Fonseca de Bastos, described as a resident of France; RBF Trust LLC, of Michigan; D3 Gestion Immobilière LLC, of Florida, and D3 Gestion Immobilière LLC, of Michigan, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Ridge Point Capital LLC v. Miroslav Zecevic et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud in Ridge Point Capital LLC v. Miroslav Zecevic, who "promotes himself to penny stock owners as someone who can clear/sell their penny stock shares and pay penny stock owners from the cleared funds", and International Finance Group Exchange, a.k.a. IFGX, a.k.a. IFGX.com, a.k.a. IFGX.com Inc., at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

SEC v. Empirex Capital LLC et al: ‘Subpoena Compliance’ Application (‘Crypto-Based Investment Fraud’)

Application for an order compelling compliance with administrative subpoenas for an investigation into "a potential fraudulent offering scheme by Empirex" that "may have raised as much as $55 million from investors" and, inter alia, involved cryptocurrency in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Empirex Capital LLC, AKC Management LLC, Rafael Alberto Vargas Gonzalez, a.k.a. Rafael Vargas, and Paola A. Vargas at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Rangers International Football Club Plc v. KRF Capital LLC: Complaint

Complaint alleging "Defendant has, without Rangers' authorization, been approaching and actively soliciting potential "investors" and Rangers' current corporate clients pitching an opportunity - that does not exist - to purchase an ownership interest in Rangers" in Rangers International Football Club Plc, described as "a Scottish public limited company with its principal place of business in Glasgow, Scotland" v. KRF Capital LLC, d.b.a. K Sports Capital, of Delaware, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Pierce Robertson et al v. Mark Cuban et al: Class Action Complaint (‘Voyager Digital Crypto Fraud’)

Class Action Complaint alleging fraud involving crypto broker Voyager Digital in Pierce Robertson, Rachel Gold, Sanford Gold, Rahil Sayed, Christopher Ehrentraut, Todd Manganiello, Dan Newsom, William Ayer, Anthony Dorn, Dameco Gates, Marshall Peters, and Edwin Garrison v. Mark Cuban, Dallas Basketball Limited, d.b.a. Dallas Mavericks, and Stephen Ehrlich at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Farhad Azima v. Global Impact Services et al: Discovery Application (England Proceedings)

Application by Farhad Azima to take discovery from Global Impact Services, Eitan Arusy, and Truist Financial Corporation for use in legal proceedings in England and Wales styled as "Farhad Azima -v- (1) RAKIA (2) David Neil Gerrard (3) Dechert LLP and (4) James Edward Deniston Buchanan" in which Azima "seeks to hold a group of overseas defendants responsible for the unlawful hacking of Petitioner’s electronic data", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Petrus Advisers Investments Fund LP v. Starwood Capital Group Management LLC et al: Discovery Application (Austria Proceedings)

Application by Petrus Advisers Investments Fund LP, by its General Partner, Petrus Advisers Investments General Partner Inc., to take discovery from Starwood Capital Group Management LLC, BSS SCG GP Holdings LLC, Starwood Capital Group Holdings GP LLC, SCGG II GP LLC, Starwood Capital Group Global II LP, Starwood XI Management LP, and Starwood XI Management GP LLC for use in legal proceedings in Austria "initiated by Petrus Advisers, as a minority shareholder of an Austrian corporation, CA Immobilien Anlagen AG, with regard to alleged illegal actions taken by the majority shareholder and its appointees and controlled persons", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Esteban Merlo et al: Criminal Indictment (‘Ecuador Bribery Scheme’)

Criminal Indictment alleging conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and conspiracy to commit money laundering involving an alleged scheme to bribe officials in Ecuador and involving entities, accounts, and individuals in or from Ecuador, Italy, Panama, Spain, United Kingdom, Uruguay, and USA in USA v. Esteban Eduardo Merlo Hidalgo, described as a citizen of Ecuador and USA; Cristian Patricio Pintado Garcia, described as a citizen of Ecuador and Italy, and Luis Lenin Maldonado Matute, described as a citizen of Ecuador and Costa Rica, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

SEC v. EmpiresX et al: Complaint (‘$40M Fraud’)

Complaint alleging "an illegal offering fraud scheme" in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida v. Empires Consulting Corp., d.b.a. EmpiresX; Emerson Sousa Pires, described as a citizen and resident of Brazil; Flavio Mendes Gonçalves, described as a citizen and resident of Brazil, and Joshua David Nicholas, described as a resident of Stuart, Florida, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Daniel Elie Bouaziz: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging fraud and money laundering involving "fraudulent artwork" in USA v. Daniel Elie Bouaziz, a citizen of France and an "art dealer", at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Andrew Fahie: Motion to Extend Deadlines

Motion to Extend Deadlines that, inter alia, confirms the defendant was released from custody on June 13th, 2022 in USA v. Andrew Fahie, a former Premier of the British Virgin Islands, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.