Antigua & Barbuda

Capstone Capital Group LLC et al v. dck worldwide holdings Inc. et al: Complaint

Complaint in Capstone Capital Group LLC, Capstone Business Funding, LLC, and Capstone Credit, LLC, which claim to be owed $71 million v. dck worldwide holdings, Inc., DCK Worldwide, LLC, DCK North America LLC, DCK International LLC, DCK International SKN Limited, DCK California Construction, Inc., James Todman Construction (SPV) Limited, DCK Building Solutions Jamaica Limited, DCK Pacific Region, LLC, DCK Pacific Construction, LLC, dck Jamaica, LLC, DCK Carribbean Holding, Ltd., DCK Bermuda, Ltd., DCK/Bird Group, LLC, DCK Antigua Limited, Arena Investors, L. P., Arena Limited SPV, LLC, Daniel Zwirn, Andre Fang, Vincent DeVito, Jeff Hoopes, Purlin 2, LLC, and Liberty Mutual Insurance Company at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

USA v. Leroy King: Sentencing Minutes

Sentencing Minutes regarding a 10-year prison term for involvement in a $7 billion investment fraud masterminded by Allen Stanford in USA v. Leroy King, a former CEO of the Financial Services Regulatory Commission, of Antigua and Barbuda, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Stanford International Bank v. Richard Closs et al: Discovery Application

Application by Hugh Dickson and Mark McDonald, as Joint Liquidators of Stanford International Bank Limited, of Antigua and Barbuda, to take discovery from Richard Closs and John Ward, described as former and current, respectively, employees of Pershing LLC, both residing in New Jersey, for use in legal proceedings in Canada "against TD Bank for negligence, breach of contract, and knowing assistance" regarding a "Ponzi scheme orchestrated by Robert Allen Stanford and his affiliates", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Stanford International Bank v. Joel Landis: Discovery Application

Application by Hugh Dickson and Mark McDonald, as Joint Liquidators of Stanford International Bank Limited, of Antigua and Barbuda, to take discovery from Joel Landis, a former employee of JPMorgan Chase, residing in Houston, Texas, for use in legal proceedings in Canada "against TD Bank for negligence, breach of contract, and knowing assistance" regarding a "Ponzi scheme orchestrated by Robert Allen Stanford and his affiliates", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Stanford International Bank v. Michael Raffa: Discovery Application

Application by Hugh Dickson and Mark McDonald, as Joint Liquidators of Stanford International Bank Limited, of Antigua and Barbuda, to take discovery from Michael Rafa, described as a former employee of Toronto-Dominion Bank, residing in Massachusetts, for use in legal proceedings in Canada "against TD Bank for negligence, breach of contract, and knowing assistance" regarding a "Ponzi scheme orchestrated by Robert Allen Stanford and his affiliates", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Jennifer Jones et al v. Bruce Bauer et al: Complaint

Complaint in Jennifer Jones, as an individual, and David Bauer, individually and derivatively on behalf of Nominal Defendant Agile Courts Construction Company Inc., of Florida v. Bruce Bauer, described as a resident of Antigua; Nicholas Bauer, described as a resident of Miami, and Agile Courts International Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, as Defendants, and Agile Courts Construction Company Inc., as Nominal Defendant, at the Circuit Court of the 11th Judicial Circuit, in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida

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.

Trium Bank & Trust Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Antigua & Barbuda by Robert Wilkinson, of Grant Thornton, as the Foreign Representative of Trium Bank & Trust Limited, which had operations in Antigua and Venezuela, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Eddy Grant et al v. Donald Trump et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging copyright infringement regarding the song 'Electric Avenue' in Edmond Grant, professionally known as Eddy Grant, a musician and songwriter residing in Barbados; Greenheart Music Limited, of England, and Greenheart Music Limited, of Antigua and Barbuda v. Donald J. Trump and Donald J. Trump For President Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Reynaldo Alegria v. Hyde Shipping Corporation et al: Complaint

Complaint in Reynaldo Flores Alegria, a citizen of Nicaragua v. Hyde Shipping Corporation, of Antigua and Barbuda; Bahia Shipping Ltd., Bay Islands Shipping Ltd., Caribe Shipping (Cayman) Ltd., and Caribe Merchant Shipping (Cayman) Ltd., all of the Cayman Islands, at the Circuit Court of the 11th Judicial Circuit, in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida.

1Globe Capital LLC et al: Penalties

Order Imposing Penalties for securities violations on 1Globe Capital, LLC, described as a Delaware company based in Boston, MA, and Beijing, China that is "a family office that purchases stock listed on US exchanges", and Jiaqiang 'Chiang' Li, described as a resident of Boston and Beijing, regarding trading in Sinovac Biotech Ltd., described as an Antigua and Barbuda-domiciled firm based in China whose shares are listed on NASDAQ, before the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Antigua Ambassador Dario Item given bank license despite corporate ban

Antigua and Barbuda's banking regulator appears to have fast-tracked a licensing application by one of the country's diplomats - London-based Swiss lawyer Dario Item - after his bank in Labuan ran into regulatory problems and he received a corporate ban, OffshoreAlert can reveal.

Allen Stanford Receiver v. Greenberg Traurig: Order Approving Attorneys’ Fees

Order Approving Plaintiffs' Attorneys' Fees of $15.9 million under a 25% contingency fee arrangement in Ralph Janvey, as Receiver for the Stanford Receivership Estate; The Official Stanford Investors Committee, Sandra Dorrell, Samuel Troice, and Michoacan Trust v. Greenberg Traurig, LLP and Greenberg Traurig P.A. at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Trium Bank & Trust Ltd.: License Revocation

Public Notice by the Financial Services Regulatory Commission of Antigua & Barbuda announcing the license revocation and receivership of Trium Bank & Trust Limited.

USA v. Leroy King: Plea Agreement

Plea Agreement in which the defendant admits receiving $500,000 in bribes and tickets to two Super Bowls to obstruct an SEC investigation into $7 billion investment fraudster Allen Stanford in USA v. Leroy King, a former CEO of the Financial Services Regulatory Commission, of Antigua and Barbuda, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Bitcoin Manipulation Abatement LLC v. FTX Trading Ltd. et al: First Amended Complaint

First Amended Complaint alleging cryptocurrency market manipulation, RICO, and fraud in Bitcoin Manipulation Abatement LLC, of Puerto Rico v. FTX Trading Ltd., of Antigua and Barbuda; Alameda Research LLC, of Delaware; Alameda Research Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Samuel Bankman-Fried, of California; Gary Wang, of California; Andy Croghan, of California; Constance Wang, described as a citizen and resident of Hong Kong; Darren Wong, of California, and Caroline Ellison, of California, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

$150M lawsuit alleges crypto fraud by parties in Antigua, BVI, Hong Kong & US

A complaint for damages of $150M for alleged cryptocurrency futures trading fraud and the operation of an unlicensed money transmitting business has been filed against individuals and companies in Antigua, British Virgin Islands, Hong Kong, and the United States, including Alameda Research and FTX Trading.

Bitcoin Manipulation Abatement LLC v. FTX Trading Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging cryptocurrency market manipulation, RICO, and fraud in Bitcoin Manipulation Abatement LLC, of Puerto Rico v. FTX Trading Ltd., of Antigua and Barbuda; Alameda Research LLC, of Delaware; Alameda Research Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Samuel Bankman-Fried, of California; Gary Wang, of California; Andy Croghan, of California; Constance Wang, described as a citizen and resident of Hong Kong; Darren Wong, of California, and Caroline Ellison, of California, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Antigua & Barbuda Supervisory Authority v. Cresswell Overseas SA et al: Judgment (Oct. 2019)

Judgment on Application for Leave to Appeal on a matter of "Great General or Public Importance" regarding the registration of a Brazilian freezing order known as "the Moro Order" in The Supervisory Authority v. Cresswell Overseas SA, of Panama, and Meinl Bank (Antigua) Ltd. regarding the Operation Car Wash investigation in Brazil, filed at the Antigua & Barbuda Court of Appeal.

Allen Stanford Receiver v. Greenberg Traurig LLP: Motion to Approve Settlement

Motion to Approve Settlement regarding allegations of involvement in a multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme by convicted fraudster Allen Stanford and his now defunct, Antigua & Barbuda-domiciled Stanford International Bank in Ralph Janvey, as Receiver for the Stanford Receivership Estate; The Official Stanford Investors Committee, Sandra Dorrell, Samuel Troice, and Michoacan Trust v. Greenberg Traurig, LLP and Greenberg Traurig P.A. at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

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.

Labuan FSA Enforcement Actions: July 8, 2019

Notification by the Labuan Financial Services Authority of legal action by Dario Item, a London-based Swiss lawyer who serves as Antigua and Barbuda's Ambassador to Spain, Monaco, and Liechtenstein; Andrea Mezzi, a citizen of Italy; Mauro Giacomo Silva, a citizen of Italy; Blue Investment Bank Inc., and Blue Wealth Management Ltd., both of Labuan, challenging regulatory action against them.

Syed Pasha v. Pearns Point Property Development et al: Removal

Notice of Removal, including a copy of the complaint alleging securities fraud regarding a project known as 'Pearns Point Property Development' in Antigua and Barbuda, in Syed Habeeb Pasha v. Thomas Viscosi, Shelly Berensen, Atlantic Capital Limited, of Antigua and Barbuda; Pearns Point Property Development, Last Mile Solutions, LLC, Orange Limited, of Antigua and Barbuda; and Orange International Limited Development, of Antigua and Barbuda, at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

‘Remove details of Dario Item’s disqualification’, writes reputation manager

Letter from Ealixir, which claims to be "world leaders in the removal of undesirable web content and links", requesting the removal from OffshoreAlert's website of an enforcement action by the Labuan Financial Services Authority against its client, Dario Item, who, according to his promotional material, is an attorney in Switzerland and, inter alia, the Ambassador for Antigua & Barbuda to Spain, Monaco, and Liechtenstein.

USA v. Bank Julius Baer (Guernsey): Motion to Quash

Motion to Quash Subpoena Issued to accounting firm Goldberg Gluck & Brusilovsky LLP by Lessia Shatalin and Katerina Duncan in USA v. All Assets Held at Bank Julius Baer & Company Ltd., Guernsey Branch, in the name of Pavlo Lazarenko at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Western Alliance Tubulars Ltd. v. M/V BBC Ontario: Complaint

Complaint in Western Alliance Tubulars Ltd., of Canada v. M/V BBC Ontario, sailing under the flag of Antigua & Barbuda; BBC Chartering Carriers GmbH, of Germany; Krey Schiffarhrts, GmbH & Co., KG, of Germany; and Graf Edzard KG, of Germany, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama.

USA v. Alexandre Cazes et al: Forfeiture Complaint

Forfeiture Complaint in USA v. Assets held at Loyal Bank Limited, of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Siam Commercial Bank, of Thailand, in the names of ACE Guide Holdings Limited and/or Alexandre Cazes, a.k.a. Alexander Cazes, a Canadian who allegedly operated an "illegal marketplace" known as AlphaBay, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of California.

Allen Stanford Receiver v. Greenberg Traurig LLP et al: Second Amended Complaint

Second Amended Complaint in Ralph S. Janvey, as court-appointed receiver for the Stanford receivership estate; Sandra Dorrell, Samuel Troice, and Michoacan Trust, individually and on behalf of a class of all others similarly situated, v. Greenberg Traurig LLP, Greenberg Traurig PA, and Yolanda Suarez at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Allen Stanford Receiver v. Greenberg Traurig LLP et al: First Amended Complaint

First Amended Complaint in Ralph S. Janvey, as court-appointed receiver for the Stanford receivership estate; Sandra Dorrell, Samuel Troice, and Michoacan Trust, individually and on behalf of a class of all others similarly situated, v. Greenberg Traurig LLP, Greenberg Traurig PA,  and Yolanda Suarez at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Peter Virdee et al v. National Crime Agency: Approved Judgment

Approved Judgment in Hardip Singh, a.k.a. Peter Virdee, and Dieter Trutschler v. The National Crime Agency at the High Court, in London, contains evidence of bribery and corruption involving politicians in the Caribbean, specifically Antigua & Barbuda and St. Kitts & Nevis.

HMB Holdings Ltd. v. Grant Thornton LLP et al: Discovery Application

Application by H.M.B. Holdings Limited for an order to conduct discovery of Grant Thornton International Limited Inc., and Grant Thornton LLP for use in proceedings in Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, and Canada, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Samuel Troice et al v. Greenberg Traurig: Dismissal Order

Order granting Greenberg Traurig's motion for judgment on the pleadings and dismissal in Samuel Troice, Michoacan Trust, and Pam Reed v. Greenberg Traurig at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, regarding claims arising from Allen Stanford's Ponzi scheme.

Allen Stanford victims accuse Receiver & attorneys of self-enrichment

In objecting to a proposed $34 million settlement with law firm Hunton & Williams, of which 25% is slated to go to attorneys, victims of Allen Stanford's $7 billion Ponzi scheme have accused Receiver Ralph Janvey and his professional advisers of self-enrichment at their expense.

Allen Stanford Receiver v. Hunton & Williams: Emilia Branger Letter

Letter from Emilia Branger objecting to a proposed settlement with Hunton & Williams in Ralph Janvey, as Court-appointed Receiver for the Stanford Receivership Estate; The Official Stanford Investors Committee, Pam Reed, Samuel Troice, Michoacan Trust v. Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Hunton & Williams, LLP, and Yolanda Suarez at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Allen Stanford Receiver v. Hunton & Williams: COViSAL Letter

Letter from Jaime Escalona, on behalf of COViSAL, objecting to a proposed settlement with Hunton & Williams in Ralph Janvey, as Court-appointed Receiver for the Stanford Receivership Estate; The Official Stanford Investors Committee, Pam Reed, Samuel Troice, Michoacan Trust v. Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Hunton & Williams, LLP, and Yolanda Suarez at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.