Criminal

Malta: Yorgen Fenech et al (‘Dark Web Firearms Purchase’)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from crypto exchanges Poloniex and Coinbase - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Malta - for a criminal investigation into Maltese businessman Yorgen Fenech and Maltese lawyer Aron Mifsud Bonnici for "the unlawful acquisition of firearms".

Portugal: Bank of America (‘Fraud Investigation’)

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

Austria:. Snap Inc. (‘Nude Photos’)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Snap Inc. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Austria - for a criminal investigation into "an unknown suspect and their alleged unknown accomplice for attempted coercion offenses" involving "nude photos".

Czech Republic: U.S. Military

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from the U.S. Military - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the Czech Republic - for a criminal investigation into "A, B, C, and D, Czech military officials (collectively, the defendants), for extortion, disobeying order, breach of guard duty, and failure to provide assistance".

Romania: Meta Platforms Inc.

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Meta Platforms Inc. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Romania - for a criminal investigation into Adrian Bila and Raul Pasula for suspected murder.

USA v. Andrew Coldicutt: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging securities fraud in USA v. Andrew Coldicutt, a Canadian attorney residing in California, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

USA v. Dmitry Ukrainskiy: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging the defendant was "a member of a criminal conspiracy that used malicious software and other mechanisms to take control of bank accounts of unsuspecting victims and misappropriate funds from those accounts" in USA v. Dmitry Ukrainskiy, described as "a Russian national residing in Thailand", at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

USA v. Zachary Friedman: Criminal Information (‘Tax Evasion’)

Criminal Information alleging tax evasion in USA v. Zachary Friedman, described as "a United States citizen whose permanent residence was in New York, New York, or Dubai, United Arab Emirates", at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Lithuania: BMO Harris Bank (‘Tax Evasion Investigation’)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from BMO Harris Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Lithuania - for a criminal investigation into an unidentified company for fraud, appropriation of property, incorrect reporting of income, profits, and assets; fraudulent accounting, and forgery of documents.

Portugal: Wells Fargo Bank (‘Malicious Software Fraud’)

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 suspected fraud.

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.

USA v. Michael Shumak: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging fraud involving Paragon International Wealth Management Inc., described as a Canadian company that "held itself out as an investment firm that sold colored diamonds", in USA v. Michael Shumak at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

USA v. James Gagliardini: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging fraud involving Paragon International Wealth Management Inc., described as a Canadian company that "held itself out as an investment firm that sold colored diamonds", in USA v. James Gagliardini at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

USA v. Antonio Palazzolo: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging fraud involving Paragon International Wealth Management, Inc., described as a Canadian company that "held itself out as an investment firm that sold colored diamonds", at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

USA v. Binance Holdings Ltd.: $351K Crypto Seizure Application

Application for a Warrant to Seize cryptocurrency up to $351,000 that is believed to be the proceeds of fraud in USA v. Binance Holdings Limited, described as a cryptocurrency exchange with an address in Malta, at the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina.

North Macedonia: Slim Line International

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Meta Platforms Inc. regarding six Facebook accounts - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from North Macedonia - for use in a criminal investigation into Slim Line International on suspicion of "illegally selling and distributing weight loss capsules through Facebook".

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.

Portugal: Target et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Target, CVS Pharmacy, Sunoco, Dunkin Donuts, Gap Outlet, Whole Foods, Kids Footlocker, Rite Aid Store, Sephora Chestnut, and Di Bruno Brothers - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Portugal - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects for aggravated theft, crimes against property, and computer and communications fraud".

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.

Germany: Jürgen Wagentrotz

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Fifth Third Bank and JPMorgan Chase Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Germany - for a criminal investigation into "Jurgen Kurt Ernst Wagentrotz, former Executive Board Member of Oil & Gas Invest AG, and others for fraud and operating a banking business without a license".

USA v. Ralph Steinmann et al: Criminal Complaint (‘PDVSA Corruption’)

Criminal Complaint alleging the defendants laundered the proceeds of corruption involving PDVSA in Venezuela in USA v. Ralph Steinmann, described as "a Swiss national who operated a European financial institution", and Luis Fernando Vuteff, described as a citizen of Argentina, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Casey Alexander: Criminal Complaint (‘$13M UK-Based Investment Fraud’)

Criminal Complaint regarding "a scheme to obtain by fraud and interstate wires investments, primarily from elderly victims across the United States of America, more than $13 million through a purported wine or whiskey investment fraud scheme, which originated in the United Kingdom" in USA v. Casey Alexander, a citizen of the United Kingdom, at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

USA v. Andrew Fahie: Waiver of Extradition

Waiver of Extradition and Other Processes 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.

Netherlands: MetaMask (‘Crypto Theft’)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from cryptocurrency wallet operator MetaMask - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the Netherlands - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects for theft and unauthorized access to a computer".

USA v. Andrew Fahie: Nebia Proffer

Nebbia Proffer, including an affidavit from Albion 'Bobby' Hodge, a dual citizen of the United Kingdom and USA, "in support of the evidence of the source of funds used to pay for the premium for the corporate surety bond" 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.

Germany: Wells Fargo (‘Fred L. Bethel, Jr. account’)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Wells Fargo regarding an account in the name of Fred L. Bethel, Jr. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Germany - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subject(s)" for suspected fraud and money laundering.

Germany: Jorg Peter Molt (‘Bitcoin Pension fraud’)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from BitGo.com - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Germany - for a criminal investigation into Jorg Peter Molt for a suspected cryptocurrency investment fraud known as 'Bitcoin Pension'.

Peru: José Luis Noriega Ludwick (‘Clan Orellana Money Laundering Investigation’)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from United Nations Federal Credit Union - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Peru - for a criminal investigation into Jose Luis Noriega Ludwick, described as "a lawyer of a Peruvian criminal organization, Clan Orellana", and others for suspected "money laundering and crimes against public order and conspiracy", filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

USA v. Jack Kronis: Criminal Information (2022)

Criminal Information alleging fraud involving Paragon International Wealth Management Inc., described as a Canadian company that "held itself out as an investment firm that sold colored diamonds", in USA v. Jack Kronis, a.k.a. Derek James, at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio..