United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

USA v. Roberto Cortes et al: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging conspiracy to commit wire fraud, bank fraud and money laundering involving entities in or from Argentina, Bahamas, Belgium, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Ecuador, Germany, Switzerland, Uruguay, and the United States in USA v. Roberto Gustavo Cortes Ripalda, described as a citizen of Ecuador and the U.S.; Fernando Haberer Bergson, described as a citizen of Germany and Uruguay and a resident of Argentina, and Ernesto Heraclito Weisson Pazmino, described as a citizen of Ecuador and the U.S., at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Alpene Ltd. v. Elizabeth McCaul: Discovery Application

Application by Alpene Ltd., of Hong Kong, described as "the 100% indirect owner of a bank in the Republic of Malta", to take discovery from Elizabeth McCaul, described as a resident of New York, for use in legal proceedings in Malta in which Alpene claimed that "Malta engaged in a series of allegedly retaliatory acts against Alpene's investment, Pilatus Bank", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Subhash Patel v. Koninklijke NA et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging securities fraud in Subhash Patel v. Koninklijke N.A., of the Netherlands, described as the operator of "a health technology company in North America, Greater China, and internationally"; Frans van Houten, and Abhijit Bhattacharya at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Junhui Jiang v. BlueCity Holdings Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint in Junhui Jiang v. BlueCity Holdings Limited, described as a Cayman Islands-domiciled, China-based company that "operates a platform for the LGBTQ - lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (or questioning) - community primarily under the BlueCity brand in China, India, Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam"; Baoli Ma, Zhiyong (Ben) Li, Zhe Wei, Wei Ying, Colleen A. DeVries, AMTD Global Markets Limited, Loop Capital Markets LLC, Tiger Brokers (NZ) Limited, Prime Number Capital LLC, R. F. Lafferty & Co. Inc., and Cogency Global Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Makhpal Karibzhanova v. Mubadala Fund et al: Discovery Application

Application by Makhpal Karibzhanova, described as "a citizen of Kazakhstan and is the former wife of a wealthy and politically-connected Kazakh businessman, Aidan Karibzhanov" whose "wealth is held in offshore structures and through nominee ownership around the world, making it necessary to gather evidence from a number of countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates, and Singapore, as well as Kazakhstan and a number of offshore jurisdictions", including the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, and Singapore, to take discovery from Mubadala Fund, Extell Developrnent, Edward Mermelstein, One and Only Realty, Eduard Ogai, Credit Suisse, American Express and others for use in legal proceedings in Kazakhstan, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Kohli Pratyush v. Full Truck Alliance Co. Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint in Kohli Pratyush v. Full Truck Alliance Co. Ltd., described as a Cayman Islands-domiciled, China-based "digital freight platform that connects shippers with truckers to facilitate shipments in the People's Republic of China"; Peter Hui Zhang, Simon Chong Cai, Colleen A. DeVries, Morgan Stanley & Co., LLC, China International Capital Corporation Hong Kong Securities Limited, of Hong Kong; Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC, of Hong Kong, and Cogency Global Inc., of New York, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

USA v. Amec Foster Wheeler Energy Ltd.: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging a bribery scheme involving, inter alia, Brazilian petroleum firm Petróleo Brasileiro - Petrobras, unidentified "intermediary" companies in Brazil and Monaco, and unidentified citizens of Brazil, Italy, United Kingdom and United States in USA v. Amec Foster Wheeler Energy Limited, of Switzerland, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Yili Qiu v. Tarena International Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging securities fraud in Yili Qiu v. Tarena International, Inc., described as a Cayman Islands-domiciled, China-based company that "purports to provide professional education services including professional information technology training courses and non-IT training courses" and whose securities are listed on NASDAQ; Shaoyun Han, and Yuduo Yang at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

USA v. Rajpreet Kaur et al: Criminal Complaint

Criminal Complaint alleging fraud and money laundering in USA v. Rajpreet Kaur, Jasminder Singh, and Mandeep Singh, described as citizens of India residing in the USA, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

USA v. Bank Julius Baer: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging Bank Julius Baer conspired to launder bribes to soccer officials for the rights to the World Cup, Copa Libertadores, and Copa América soccer tournaments in a scheme allegedly involving individuals in or from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay in USA v. Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd., of Switzerland, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

USA v. Bank Julius Baer: Deferred Prosecution Agreement

Deferred Prosecution Agreement regarding an alleged scheme to launder the proceeds of bribery involving soccer organizations FIFA, CONMEBOL, and others in USA v. Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd., of Switzerland, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

USA v. David Sinyavskiy: Complaint

Complaint "to reduce to judgment and collect outstanding civil penalties" totaling $80,724 for "non-willful failure to timely report his financial interest in foreign bank accounts" involving an account at Rothschild Bank AG, in Zurich, Switzerland, in USA v. David Sinyavskiy, described as a former resident of Ukraine who became a United States citizen, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Fei Jing et al v. Yan Sun: Complaint

Complaint alleging "an illegal, unregistered and unlicensed Bitcoin trading operation" in Fei Jing, of Canada; Luosu Li, of China; Jinyu He, of California; Duanyang Wang, of China; Tian Lan, of Washington, and Chuyao Feng, of Georgia, USA v. Yan Sun, of New York, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Paula Schoenhoff v. Cardtronics Plc et al: Complaint

Complaint in Paula Schoenhoff v. Cardtronics Plc, described as an English provider of "automated consumer financial services through its network of automated teller machines and multi-function financial services kiosks" whose shares are listed on NASDAQ; Mark Rossi, Douglas L. Braunstein, Julie Gardner, Warren C. Jenson, G. Patrick Phillips, Juli C. Spottiswood, and Rahul Gupta at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

American Home Energy Inc. et al v. AEC Yield Capital LLC et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud in American Home Energy Inc., HomeEnergy Inc., EnergyInvest LLC, all Delaware companies based in Sonoma, California, and Thomas Enzendorfer, of California v. AEC Yield Capital LLC, of New York; AEC 51 Yield LLC, of New York; Swiss ALP Asset Management GmbH, described as a Liechtenstein company based in Switzerland, and Solid Income Limited, described as a Cayman Islands company based in Switzerland, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Nikolay Falin v. Magnus Thorstenn: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Application by Nikolay Anatolyevich Falin, described as "a Russian businessperson and the owner of the Maximum Group, a group of Russian companies engaged in the transportation of oversized and industrial cargo", to take discovery from Magnus Gylfi Thorstenn, described as a lawyer in New York, for use in legal proceedings in the British Virgin Islands involving allegations of fraud, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

SEC v. GPB Capital Holdings LLC et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging a $1.7 billion "Ponzi-like scheme" involving "approximately 17,000 retail investors" in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. GPB Capital Holdings LLC, Ascendant Capital LLC, Ascendant Alternative Strategies LLC, David Gentile, Jeffry Schneider, and Jeffrey Lash at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

SEC v. Kristijan Krstic et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging securities fraud based around cryptocurrency in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Kristijan Krstic, a.k.a. Felix Logan, described as "a Serbian-Australian national who was domiciled in the Philippines"; John DeMarr, and Robin Enos at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Yoav Gutman v. Lizhi Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint in Yoav Gutman v. Lizhi Inc., of China; Jinnan Lai, Ning Ding, Zelong Li, Xi Chen, Tao Huang, Ye Yuan, Richard Arthur, Colleen A. de Vries, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Haitong International Securities Company Limited, of Hong Kong; AMTD Global Markets Limited, of Hong Kong; Needham & Company LLC, of New York; Tiger Brokers (NZ) Limited, of New Zealand; China Merchants Securities (HK) Co. Limited, of Hong Kong; Valuable Capital Limited, of Hong Kong; Prime Number Capital LLC, and Cogency Global Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Tian Shi v. IHS Markit Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint in Tian Shi v. IHS Markit Ltd., described as a Bermuda company that "provides critical information, analytics, and solutions for vrious industries and markets worldwide" whose securities are listed on the New York Stock Exchange; Lance Uggla, John Browne, Dinyar S. DeVitre, Ruann F. Ernst, Jacques Esculier, William E. Ford, Nicoletta Giadrossi, Gay Huey Evans, Robert P. Kelly, Deborah Doyle McWhinney, Jean-Paul L. Montupet, Deborah Orida, and James A. Rosenthal at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

USA v. Deutsche Bank AG: Deferred Prosecution Agreement

Deferred Prosecution Agreement regarding allegations of bribery and fraud activity involving, inter alia, entities in Abu Dhabi, British Virgin Islands, Italy, and Saudi Arabia in USA v. Deutsche Bank AG at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Nicholas Petruzzi v. Qiwi Plc et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging fraud in Nicholas Petruzzi v. Qiwi Plc, described as a Cyprus company that "purports to operate electronic online payment systems primarily in Russia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Belarus, Romania, the United Arab Emirates, and internationally" in Boris Kim, Sergey Solonin, Alexander Karavaev, and Varvara Kiseleva at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

SEC v. Jason Peltz: Complaint

Complaint alleging insider trading involving, inter alia, the securities of Ferro Corp., described as a publicly traded chemical manufacturing company, and an unidentified British Virgin Islands-domiciled company whose "authorized traders" are "two British citizens" in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Jason Peltz, of Long Island City, NY, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

USA v. Deutsche Bank AG: Criminal Information

Criminal Information for Conspiracy to Violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and fraud involving entities in Abu Dhabi, British Virgin Islands, Italy, and Saudi Arabia in USA v. Deutsche Bank AG at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Dale Ochakoff v. Qiwi Plc et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging fraud in Dale H. Ochakoff v. Qiwi Plc, described as a Cyprus company that "purports to operate electronic online payment systems primarily in the Russia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Belarus, Romania, the United Arab Emirates, and internationally"; Boris Kim, Sergey Solonin, Alexander Karavaev, and Varvara Kiseleva at the . S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

USA v. Kenneth Ukhuebor et al: Criminal Complaint

Complaint for Arrest Warrants and Search and Seizure Warrant regarding alleged fraud and money laundering in USA v. Kenneth Ukhuebor and Patience Osagie at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Portugal: Yoel ‘Jack’ Goldenberg

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Fidelity Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Portugal - for a criminal investigation into Yoel 'Jack' Goldenberg "for a market manipulation scheme" involving Chartwell Pharmaceuticals LLC and Companhia Industrial Produtora de Antibióticos, S.A.

USA v. Goldman Sachs Group Inc.: Deferred Prosecution Agreement

Deferred Prosecution Agreement regarding allegations of conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act involving Malaysia Development Berhad in USA v. The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

USA v. Goldman Sachs (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.: Plea Agreement

Plea Agreement regarding a conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act involving 1Malaysia Development Berhad, a.k.a. 1MDB, in USA v. Goldman Sachs (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

USA v. Goldman Sachs Group Inc.: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act involving Malaysia Development Berhad in USA v. The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

USA v. Goldman Sachs (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act involving 1Malaysia Development Berhad, a.k.a. 1MDB, in USA v. Goldman Sachs (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

USA v. J&F Investimentos SA: Plea Agreement

Plea Agreement regarding a "bribery scheme" in USA v. J&F Investimentos SA, of São Paulo, Brazil, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

USA v. J&F Investimentos SA: Criminal Information

Criminal Information under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act alleging bribery in USA v. J&F Investimentos SA, of São Paulo, Brazil, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

SEC v. Roger Nils-Jonas Karlsson: Complaint

Complaint alleging securities fraud involving Eastern Metal Securities in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Roger Nils-Jonas Karlsson, a.k.a. Euclid Diodorus, a.k.a.Steve Heyden, a.k.a. Joshua Millard, a.k.a. Lars Georgsson, described as a citizen of Sweden residing in Thailand, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

USA v. Sargeant Marine Inc.: Plea Agreement

Plea Agreement regarding alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act involving, inter alia, Asphalt Trading, of the Bahamas; Petróleo Brasileiro S.A., a.k.a. Petrobras, of Brazil; Petroleos de Venezuela S.A., a.k.a. PDVSA, of Brazil; Empresa Publica de Hidrocarburos del Ecuador, of Ecuador, and Daniel Sargeant in USA v. Sargeant Marine Inc., described as "an asphalt company" based in Boca Raton, Florida, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

USA v. Sargeant Marine Inc.: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act involving, inter alia, Asphalt Trading, of the Bahamas; Petróleo Brasileiro S.A., a.k.a. Petrobras, of Brazil; Petroleos de Venezuela S.A., a.k.a. PDVSA, of Brazil; Empresa Publica de Hidrocarburos del Ecuador, of Ecuador, and Daniel Sargeant in USA v. Sargeant Marine Inc., described as "an asphalt company" based in Boca Raton, Florida, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Harinath Nampally v. Baidu Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging securities fraud in Harinath Nampally v. Baidu Inc., a Cayman Islands company based in China; Robin Yanhong Li, Herman Cheng-Chun Yu, and Jennifer Xinzhe Li at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

USA v. Peter Weinzierl et al: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging the "laundering hundreds of millions of dollars in connection with the scheme to defraud the government of Brazil and to pay bribes to foreign officials" involving Brazilian firm Odebrecht SA and other companies and individuals in Antigua and Barbuda, Austria, Bahamas, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Mexico, Mozambique, Panama, Portugal, Scotland, Switzerland, and the USA in USA v. Peter Weinzierl and Alexander Waldstein, both Austrian former bankers, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Lucian Hornea v. GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A., et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging securities fraud in Lucian Hornea v. GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A., described as a Brazil-based provider of "air passenger transportation services" whose shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange; Paulo Sergio Kakinoff, and Richard F. Lark, Jr. at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Troy Hogg v. Stephen Braverman et al: Complaint

Complaint for damages of $705,271 and an application for a preliminary injunction in Troy Hogg, of Ontario, Canada v. Stephen Braverman, described as a resident of California; Rozgold Capital LLC, described as a California company; Olde Monmouth Stock Transfer Inc., described as a New Jersey company, formerly known as Next Group Holdings Inc., based in Atlantic Highlands, NJ, and Cuentas Inc., described as a Florida company based in Miami, FL, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

USA v. Luis Martinelli et al: Criminal Complaint

Criminal Complaint against the sons of former Panama President Ricardo Martinelli alleging participation in a bribery and money laundering scheme involving Brazil's Odebrecht SA and other companies, including those in the Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, and Switzerland, in USA v. Luis Enrique Martinelli Linares and Ricardo Alberto Martinelli Linares, described as citizens of Italy and Panama, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.