United States District Court for the District of Maryland

FG Hemisphere Associates LLC v. DR Congo et al: Complaint

Complaint "alleging that its outstanding and unpaid judgments against the Defendants Democratic Republic of Congo and Societe Nationale D’Electricite, can and should be enforced through the seizure of four properties located in Montgomery County, Maryland purchased by and in the hands of Third-Party Garnishees Francis Selemani Mtwale and his wife, Aneth Michael Lutale through the US-registered Balanne Family Living Trust, an entity they control, with funds embezzled from the DRC pursuant to a scheme intended to thwart the DRC’s creditors" in FG Hemisphere Associates LLC v. Democratic Republic of Congo, Société Nationale d'Electricité, Balanne Family Living Trust, Aneth Doragh SF Mtwale, Francis Selemani Mtwale, and The Land Known for Assessment and Taxation Purposes as Lot 96 Plat 19998, Lot 133 Plat 24987, Lot 144 Plat 2017-25050, and Lot 54 Plat 24984 at the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

Kings Wharf Opportunities Fund LP v. Affluence Corp. et al: Complaint

Complaint in Kings Wharf Opportunities Fund LP, of Bermuda, which "invests in the debt and equity securities of microcap publicly traded companies" v. Affluence Corp., of Oak Brook, Illinois, described as a telecom technology and smart cities company focused on 4G and 5G technology", and Registered Agents Inc., of Boulder, Colorado, at the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

Matthew Kramer v. Ground Zero Crypto LLC et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging breach of fiduciary duty, conversion, and unjust enrichment regarding "a business venture involving an automated market maker protocol to facilitate token swaps using smart contracts and tokens" called SaucerSwap in Matthew Clark Kramer, of Utah v. Ground Zero Crypto LLC, of Maryland; Peter Campbell, of Maine; Joseph Bergvinson, of Canada; Henry He, of New York; Christopher Neil Davenport, of Maryland, and Matthew DeLorenzo, of North Carolina, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

tZERO Crypto Inc. v. Brett Buckman: Complaint

Complaint objecting to discharge of debt involving an alleged cryptocurrency-based fraud in tZERO Crypto Inc., of Utah v. Brett Buckman, of Bel Air, Maryland, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

Manuel Campuzano Treviño v. Laureate Education Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Manuel Campuzano Treviño, described as a citizen and resident of Mexico who is a former "CEO and President (Rector) of the Universidad Tecnologica de Mexico, S.C. ("UNITEC"), a Mexican university", to take discovery from Laureate Education Inc., described as "a publicly-traded Delaware corporation" which "owns and manages international universities including in Latin America", for use in "ongoing litigation filed by Mr. Campuzano in Mexico" in which he is "seeking payment of approximately $20 million in damages", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

SEC v. Dennis Jali et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging the defendants "fraudulently raised more than $27 million from approximately 1,200 investors, many of them African immigrants" in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Dennis M. Jali, described as a citizen of South Africa; John E. Frimpong, described as a citizen of Ghana; Arley R. Johnson, of Maryland; The Smart Partners LLC, of Delaware, and 1st Million LLC, of Maryland, as Defendants, and Access2Assets LLC, of Maryland, as Relief Defendant, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

CFTC v. Dennis Jali et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging the defendants "orchestrated a Ponzi scheme that ultimately yielded over $28 million in fraudulently solicited funds from over 1,000 individuals, entities, and groups of individuals" in Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Dennis Jali, described as a citizen of South Africa; Arley Ray Johnson, of Maryland; John Frimpong, a.k.a. 'Dr. John Erasmus'; 1st Million LLC, a.k.a. 1stMillionDollars, of Maryland; Smart Partners LLP, of Delaware, and Access2Assets LLC, of Maryland, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

ViaSat Inc. et al v. Hughes Network Systems LLC: Discovery Application

Application by ViaSat Inc., described as "a satellite operator based in Carlsbad, California, with offices in Switzerland and elsewhere", and ViaSat Broadband Holdings BV, of the Netherlands, to take discovery from Hughes Network Systems LLC "for use in pending civil proceedings in the Switzerland and in arbitral proceedings seated in London, England" regarding a dispute with "their joint venture partner, Eutelsat SA [of France], and their joint venture vehicle, Euro Broadband Infrastructure Sàrl [of Switzerland]", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

ENRC v. Glenn Simpson: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Application by Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Limited, of England, to conduct discovery from Glenn Simpson, of Fusion GPS, for use in legal proceedings at the High Court of Justice for England and Wales against Mark Hollingsworth for "breach of confidence", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

FTC v. Agora Financial LLC et al: Complaint

Complaint in Federal Trade Commission v. Agora Financial LLC, of Baltimore Maryland; Newmarket Health LLC, of Baltimore, Maryland; Newmarket Health Publishing LLC, of Baltimore, Maryland; Health Sense Media LLC, of Baltimore, Maryland; Health Sense Publishing LLC, of Baltimore, Maryland; Dr. Richard Gerhauser, of Pima, Arizona, and Zachary Scheidt, of Kennesaw, Georgia, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

InterGlobe Enterprises Private Ltd. et al v. Anupam Khanna: Discovery Application

Application by InterGlobe Enterprises Private Limited, of India, and Rahul Bhatia to take discovery from Dr. Anupam Khanna, described as a "Maryland resident", for use in arbitration proceedings in India involving Rakesh Gangwal, the Chinkerpoo Family Trust, Shobha Gangwal, and InterGlobe Aviation Limited, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

Invictus Hyperion v. Gamedex Ltd. et al: Plaintiff’s Corporate Disclosure

Plaintiff's Corporate Disclosure disclosing New World Holdings, of the Cayman Islands, and The Waterkant Trust, of the Bahamas, as affliates in Invictus Hyperion v. Gamedex Ltd., Cameron Garvie, Chris Porter, and Henno Fourie at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

Invictus Hyperion v. Gamedex Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud regarding digital tokens known as "GDX Tokens" in Invictus Hyperion, of the Cayman Islands v. Gamedex Limited, of the Cayman Islands; Cameron Garvie, of Rockville, MD; Chris Porter, of the United Kingdom, and Henno Fourie, of Cape Town, South Africa, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

USA v. Pietro Vinci: Forfeiture Complaint

Forfeiture Complaint regarding tax fraud involving Mosquetero SP, of Scotland; Stanford International Bank, of Antigua and Barbuda, and Citi Private Trust, of Switzerland, in USA v. Pietro Vinci, an Italy-born former resident of Venezuela now residing in Maryland, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

Federal Trade Commission v. Ecological Fox LLC et al: Opinion on Preliminary Injunction

Memorandum Opinion in Support of Preliminary Injunction regarding alleged telemarketing fraud involving a real estate development in Belize known as Sanctuary Bay, Sanctuary Belize, and The Reserve in Federal Trade Commission v. Ecological Fox, LLC, Frank Costanzo, a.k.a. Frank Green; Luke Chadwick, Andris Pukke, a.k.a. Marc Romeo and Andy Storm; Peter Baker, Global Property Alliance, Inc., Sittee River Wildlife Reserve, Buy Belize LLC, Buy International, Inc., Foundation Development Management, Inc., Eco-Futures Development, Eco-Futures Belize Limited, Power Haus Marketing, Brandi Greenfield, BG Marketing, LLC, Prodigy Management Group, LLC, John Usher, Rod Kazazi, Foundation Partners, Belize Real Estate Affiliates, LLC, Exotic Investor, Inc., Southern Belize Realty, LLC, Sanctuary Belize Property Owners' Association, Atlantic International Bank, Ltd., Angela Chittenden, Beach Bunny Holdings, LLC, The Estate of John Pukke, John Vipulis, and Deborah Connelly at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

ENRC v. Phillip Van Niekerk: Discovery Application

Application by Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Limited, of England and Wales, to take discovery from Phillip Van Niekerk for use in a lawsuit brought in England by ENRC against the Serious Fraud Office, of the United Kingdom, "that arises out of a series of leaks by the Serious Fraud Office of the Government of the United Kingdom in relation to the SFO's investigation of ENRC", which involves suspected bribery and fraud, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

USA v. Austin Smith: Plea Agreement

Plea Agreement in USA v. Austin Smith, of Israel, regarding binary options fraud, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

USA v. Austin Smith: Criminal Information

Criminal Information in USA v. Austin Smith, a.k.a. John Ried, of Israel, regarding an alleged binary options fraud, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

Federal Trade Commission v. Ecological Fox LLC et al: Motion for Interim Preliminary Injunction

FTC's Motion for a Interim Preliminary Injunction regarding alleged telemarketing fraud involving a real estate development in Belize known as Sanctuary Bay, Sanctuary Belize, and The Reserve in Federal Trade Commission v. Ecological Fox, LLC, Frank Costanzo, a.k.a. Frank Green; Luke Chadwick, Andris Pukke, a.k.a. Marc Romeo and Andy Storm; Peter Baker, Global Property Alliance, Inc., Sittee River Wildlife Reserve, Buy Belize LLC, Buy International, Inc., Foundation Development Management, Inc., Eco-Futures Development, Eco-Futures Belize Limited, Power Haus Marketing, Brandi Greenfield, BG Marketing, LLC, Prodigy Management Group, LLC, John Usher, Rod Kazazi, Foundation Partners, Belize Real Estate Affiliates, LLC, Exotic Investor, Inc., Southern Belize Realty, LLC, Sanctuary Belize Property Owners' Association, Atlantic International Bank, Ltd., Angela Chittenden, Beach Bunny Holdings, LLC, The Estate of John Pukke, John Vipulis, and Deborah Connelly at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

Federal Trade Commission v. Ecological Fox LLC et al: Complaint

Complaint for a Permanent Injunction regarding alleged telemarketing fraud involving a real estate development in Belize known as Sanctuary Bay, Sanctuary Belize, and The Reserve in Federal Trade Commission v. Ecological Fox, LLC, Frank Costanzo, a.k.a. Frank Green; Luke Chadwick, Andris Pukke, a.k.a. Marc Romeo and Andy Storm; Peter Baker, Global Property Alliance, Inc., Sittee River Wildlife Reserve, Buy Belize LLC, Buy International, Inc., Foundation Development Management, Inc., Eco-Futures Development, Eco-Futures Belize Limited, Power Haus Marketing, Brandi Greenfield, BG Marketing, LLC, Prodigy Management Group, LLC, John Usher, Rod Kazazi, Foundation Partners, Belize Real Estate Affiliates, LLC, Exotic Investor, Inc., Southern Belize Realty, LLC, Sanctuary Belize Property Owners' Association, Atlantic International Bank, Ltd., Angela Chittenden, Beach Bunny Holdings, LLC, The Estate of John Pukke, John Vipulis, and Deborah Connelly at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

United Kingdom: Bayo Lawrence Awonorin

Complaint to extradite Bayo Lawrence Awonorin, a.k.a. Sunday Bayo Awonorin, a.k.a. Awonorin Wemimo Adeyeli, a.k.a. Bay Law, a.k.a. Roland Martins, from the USA to the United Kingdom to face allegations of fraud and money laundering, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

Top Zinc Ltd. et al v. Kevin Jacobs: Discovery Application

Application of Top Zinc Limited and Zinc Hotels (Investment) Limited to take discovery from Kevin Joseph Jacobs for use in a foreign proceeding, at the High Court in London, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

United Kingdom: John Mandeng

Complaint for the Extradition of John Mandeng from the USA to the United Kingdom to face charges of rape and sexual assault of children.

USA v. Sandra Dunham: Plea Agreement

Plea Agreement of Sandra Dunham in USA v. Paul Dunham and Sandra Dunham at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

USA v. Paul Dunham: Plea Agreement

Plea Agreement of Paul Dunham in USA v. Paul Dunham and Sandra Dunham at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

Costa Rica: Leonardo Mendez Jimenez

Complaint for the Extradition of Leonardo Mendez Jimenez from the USA to Costa Rica to serve a prison sentence for narcotics trafficking.

Application for Seizure of 11 PayPal Accounts

Application for the Seizure of 11 PayPal Accounts in the names of Chen Xianjie, Xianbin Chen, Chuanlan He, Yunfang Chen, Yunping Chen, Jinyu Wang, Liying He, and Chen Jinzhu as part of a criminal investigation into suspected fraud and money laundering involving web-sites at halfcosttix.com, halfpricemovieticket.com, and halfmovieticket.com.

David R. Burt et al v. Wolfgang Maasberg et al: Complaint

Complaint in David R. Burt and Janet H. Burt v. Wolfgang Maasberg, Richard McDonald, Andrew Richard Blair, William T. Comfort, Jr., William T. Comfort, III, Stuyvesant Pierpont Comfort, James Urry, LDN Stuyvie Partnership, and Meudon Investments Partnership at the U. S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Porton Capital Inc. v. Margaret Hamburg: Discovery Application

Application by Porton Capital Inc., of the Cayman Islands, to take discovery from Margaret A. Hamburg, MD, described as "Commissioner of Food and Drugs for the United States Food and Drug Administration", for use in legal proceedings in England "against 3M UK Holdings Limited", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

Spain: Carlos Munoz Martinez

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Spain into Carlos Munoz Martinez, Jorge Casane Martell, Salih Aarab and Saidi Hichen Youcef for alleged narcotics trafficking.  

SEC v. Agora, Inc. et al: Memorandum of Decision

Memorandum of Decision in the securities fraud action filed by the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission against Agora, Inc. , Pirate Investor, LLC and Frank Porter Stansberry at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

USA: Computer hacking into NASA computer

Motion for the issuance of a letter rogatory to Slovenia for a criminal investigation in the USA into an alleged illegal intrusion into a Unites States Government computer located at the Goddard Space Flight Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration in Maryland.

Netherlands: Frans Van Anraat

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in the Netherlands into Frans Cornelis Adrianus Van Anraat for allegedly supplying chemicals for the production of chemical weapons that were used by Saddam Hussein to commit genocide against Kurds in Iraq.
  • 1
  • 2