Criminal

USA v. Gregoire Tournant: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging securities fraud involving Allianz Global Investors in USA v. Gregoire Tournant at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Susan Devine v. Spears & Imes LLP: Judicial Assistance (Liechtenstein)

Ex Parte Request for Judicial Assistance by Susan Elaine Devine, described as "a citizen of the United States and Brazil and a resident of Florida" and a former wife of Florian Homm, a German citizen who was indicted in California in 2013 for alleged investment fraud and is currently a fugitive, to obtain evidence from law firm Spears & Imes LLP for use "in connection with criminal proceedings that have been launched against Ms. Devine in Liechtenstein relating to alleged money laundering" involving "nine hedge funds that were incorporated in the Cayman Islands", namely Absolute Activist Value Master Fund Limited, Absolute East West Fund Limited, Absolute East West Master Fund Limited, Absolute European Catalyst Fund Limited, Absolute Germany Fund Limited, Absolute India Fund Limited, Absolute Octane Fund Limited, Absolute Octane Master Fund Limited, and Absolute Return Europe Fund Limited, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Andrew Fahie et al: Criminal Indictment (‘Drugs Trafficking & Money Laundering’)

Criminal Indictment alleging conspiracy to import a controlled substance, conspiracy to engage in money laundering, and attempted money laundering in USA v. Andrew Fahie, former Premier of the British Virgin Islands; Oleanvine Maynard, and Kadeem Maynard, all of the British Virgin Islands, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Portugal: Wells Fargo (‘Crypto-Based Asset Recovery Fraud’)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Wells Fargo - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Portugal - for use in a criminal investigation into an "unknown subject" for a suspected cryptocurrency-related asset recovery fraud following an apparent cryptocurrency-related investment fraud.

USA v. Arthur Hayes: Hayes’ Sentencing Submission

Arthur Hayes' Sentencing Submission in USA v. Arthur Hayes, who pleaded guilty to violating the Bank Secrecy Act on February 24th, 2022 regarding the operation of the BitMEX cryptocurrency trading platform, of which he was co-founder and CEO, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Andrew Fahie: Order Granting Bond

Order Granting Bond to Andrew Fahie (Stayed until May 5th, 2022 pending an appeal by the USA) in USA v. Andrew Fahie, Premier of the British Virgin Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Luiz Capuci, Jr.: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging cryptocurrency-based investment fraud and money laundering in USA v. Luiz Capuci, Jr., a.k.a. Junior Capuci, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Andrew Fahie et al: Criminal Complaint (‘Drugs Trafficking & Money Laundering’)

Criminal Complaint alleging conspiracy to import cocaine and conspiracy to launder money in USA v. Andrew Alturo Fahie, who is the Premier of the British Virgin Islands; Oleanvine Pickering Maynard, who is Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority, and Kadeem Stephan Maynard, who is the son of Oleanvine Maynard, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Acisclo Valladares Urruela: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging money laundering in USA v. Acisclo Valladares Urruela, a Guatemalan attorney and former Economics Minister of Guatemala, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Yibin Tan et al: Criminal Complaint

Criminal Complaint alleging conspiracy to commit money laundering involving "transferring tremendous amounts of money, primarily to the People's Republic of China" in USA v. Yibin Tan and Jin Lian Chen at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Portugal: Huntington National Bank et al (‘N95 Masks Fraud’)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Huntington National Bank and Wells Fargo Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Portugal - for a criminal investigation into suspected fraud by an "unknown subject".

USA v. Stericycle, Inc.: Deferred Prosecution Agreement

Deferred Prosecution Agreement regarding violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act involving entities in Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico in USA v. Stericycle Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Moshe Strugano: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging insider trading in shares of U.S Goethermal Inc. via a company in the Seychelles and bank accounts in Switzerland in USA v. Moshe Strugano, described as an Israeli "corporate lawyer" whose "law practice specialized in registering and establishing offshore companies and trusts, and opening related financial accounts", at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Stericycle, Inc.: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act involving entities in Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico USA v. Stericycle Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Chet Stojanovich: Criminal Complaint

Criminal Complaint alleging the defendant "obtained money and cryptocurrency from individuals and businesses for the purchase of cryptocurrency-mining computers and Miner-hosting services through false and fraudulent representations regarding Stojanovich's acquisition and possession of Miners and his provision of Miner-hosting services" in USA v. Chet Stojanovich at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Samuel Mancini: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging securities fraud involving entities in Italy and the United States in USA v. Samuel J. Mancini at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

USA v. Artwork: Restraining Order (James Stunt)

Enforcement of a Restraining Order by the United Kingdom Central Criminal Court to Restrain Property Owned or Controlled by James Stunt et al in USA v. 52 Pieces of Artwork at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

USA v. Julius Csurgo et al: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging securities fraud and money laundering involving individuals or entities in or from the Bahamas, Canada, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Denmark, France, Hungary, Monaco, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and USA in USA v. Julius Csurgo and Anthony Korculanic at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Ronald Thomas: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging tax fraud in USA v. Ronald L. Thomas, described as "a United States citizen who lived in Wellington, Florida, and intermittently Dubai, United Arab Emirates" and was "an independent contractor for a United States Department of Defense contractor as a Country Manager in Kabul, Afghanistan", "a Project Director in Oman for the Middle East", and a "paid consultant to a Mexican oil and gas joint venture", at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

USA v. Carlos Ramon Polit Faggioni: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging money laundering concerning bribes involving Odebrecht SA, of Brazil, in USA v. Carlos Ramon Polit Faggioni, described as a citizen of Ecuador who "served as the comptroller general of Ecuador from in or around 207 to 2017", at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Poland: TD Bank NA et al (‘Romance Fraud’)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from TD Bank NA and Wells Fargo Bank NA - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Poland - for a criminal investigation into suspected fraud by an "unknown subject(s)".

USA v. Christopher Emms et al: Superseding Indictment (‘North Korea Crypto Services’)

Superseding Indictment alleging the defendants "conspired with Virgil Griffith, a cryptocurrency expert and citizen of the United States, to illegally provide cryptocurrency and blockchain technology services to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, in contravention of U.S. sanctions on the DPRK" in USA v. Alejandro Cao de Benós, a citizen of Spains, and Christopher Emms, a citizen of the United Kingdom, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Belgium: JPMorgan Chase Bank

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from JPMorgan Chase Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Belgium - for a criminal investigation into "Unknown Subjects for internet fraud and money laundering".

USA v. Diogo Coelho: Extradition Affidavit

Affidavit in Support of Request for Extradition of Diogo Santos Coelho from the United Kingdom to the United States to face charges of fraud and identity theft involving "RaidForums", whose "website served as a platform where members could solicit for sale, sell, and purchase contraband", in USA v. Diogo Santos Coelho, described as a citizen and resident of Portugal, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

USA v. Diogo Coelho: Second Superseding Indictment

Second Superseding Indictment alleging fraud and identity theft involving "RaidForums", whose "website served as a platform where members could solicit for sale, sell, and purchase contraband," in USA v. Diogo Santos Coelho, described as a citizen and resident of Portugal, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Germany: Rainer von Holst

Complaint to extradite Rainer von Holst from the United States to Germany to face allegations of investment fraud, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

USA v. John van Arem et al: Criminal Indictment (‘$4.9M Securities Fraud’)

Criminal Indictment alleging securities fraud and money laundering in USA v. John Alexander van Arem, of Ontario, Canada; Anthony Graeme Goldstein, of Ontario, Canada; Lynn Richard Hinds, of Arizona; Donovon Stiltner, of Florida and Ohio; Igor James Weisbrot, of Florida; Wayne Scott Simpson, of Florida, and Stanley Herbert Johnson, of California, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Ronald Bauer et al: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging securities fraud and money laundering involving individuals or entities in or from Antigua and Barbuda, Bulgaria, Canada, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Denmark, Monaco, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and USA in USA v. Ronald Bauer, Craig Auringer, Petar Mihaylov, and Daniel Ferris, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Daniel D’Andrea Golindano et al: Criminal Indictment (‘PDVSA Bribery Scheme’)

Criminal Indictment alleging money laundering against two former prosecutors in Venezuela regarding an alleged bribery scheme involving PDVSA, described as "Venezuela's state-owned and state-controlled oil company", in USA v. Daniel D'Andrea Golindano and Luis Javier Sanchez Rangel at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Netherlands: Ali Çakici et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Apple Inc. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the Netherlands - for a criminal investigation into "Ali Çakici and others for false documents and fraud offenses".

USA v. Samuel Reed: First Superseding Indictment

First Superseding Indictment alleging violations of the Bank Secrecy Act involving a cryptocurrency exchange known as BitMEX, of the Seychelles, in USA v. Samuel Reed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Stephen Burton et al: Criminal Indictment (‘$99.4M Wine-Based Fraud’)

Criminal Indictment alleging a $99.4 million wine-based investment fraud involving Bordeaux Cellars Limited and Bordeaux Cellars London Ltd., of Hong Kong and England, respectively, USA v. Stephen Burton, a citizen of the United Kingdom, and James Wellesley at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

USA v. Satish Kumbhani: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging a $2.4 billion investment fraud and money laundering scheme involving BitConnect, which "operated a cryptocurrency investment platform and touted its various investment programs through social media", in USA v. Satish Kurjibhai Kumbhani, described as a citizen of India, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Lithuania: Igor Poliakov

Complaint for the extradition of Igor Poliakov from the USA to Lithuania to face allegations of "fraud involving high value property", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

USA v. Diogo Coelho: First Superseding Indictment

First Superseding Indictment alleging fraud and identity theft involving "RaidForums", whose "website served as a platform where members could solicit for sale, sell, and purchase contraband," in USA v. Diogo Santos Coelho, described as a citizen and resident of Portugal, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

USA v. James Velissaris: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging fraud involving Infinity Q Capital Management in USA v. James Velissaris at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Ongaruck Sripetch: Plea Agreement

Plea Agreement regarding the sale of unregistered securities in companies Belize, Saint Kitts and Nevis, and the USA in USA v. Ongaruck Sripetch at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

USA v. Ongaruck Sripetch: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging the offer and sale of unregistered securities in USA v. Ongaruck Sripetch at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.