Canada

Pierce Robertson et al v. Mark Cuban et al: Class Action Complaint (‘Voyager Digital Crypto Fraud’)

Class Action Complaint alleging fraud involving crypto broker Voyager Digital in Pierce Robertson, Rachel Gold, Sanford Gold, Rahil Sayed, Christopher Ehrentraut, Todd Manganiello, Dan Newsom, William Ayer, Anthony Dorn, Dameco Gates, Marshall Peters, and Edwin Garrison v. Mark Cuban, Dallas Basketball Limited, d.b.a. Dallas Mavericks, and Stephen Ehrlich at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

GetSwift Technologies Ltd. et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by GetSwift Technologies Limited, of Vancouver, Canada, and GetSwift Inc., of New York, described as "a delivery and workforce management software-as-service (SaaS) platform that has been utilized by clients in over 70 countries and across more than 70 different verticals to automate and manage their local delivery operations and delivery drivers", at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Phoenix Trading FZCO et al v. Dennis Corporation et al: Notice of Removal (‘Crypto Mining Dispute’)

Notice of Removal, including a copy of the complaint, in Phoenix Trading FZCO, of the United Arab Emirates; Block One Technology Inc., of Canada; Phoenix World Electronics Trading, LLC, of the United Arab Emirates; Phoenix Technology Consultants, Phoenix World Electronics, LLC, Absolute Power Solutions, Inc., and Block Zero HS, Inc. v. Dennis Corporation, Sabre56 Corporation, of Canada; Sabre56 FZCO, of the United Arab Emirates; Crypto Can Man Ltd., of Canada; Multi Service Company, Johnny Eason, individually and as an agent of CCM; Tyler MacPhearson, described as a citizen of Canada, and Phil Harvey, described as a citizen of the United Kingdom, at the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina.

Peter Nygard v. Andrew Law et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud involving ownership of a motor vessel known as "Yacht Mirage" that provides "a small glimpse into the Kafkaesque world of trust management" in Peter Nygard, a Canadian-Finnish fashion executive v. Andrew Law, described as "a financial advice and asset-protection firm based in the Bahamas"; IPG Family Office Ltd., of the Bahamas; YS Ltd., and Derecktor Florida, Inc., as "bailee (in possession) of the Yacht Mirage", at the Circuit Court of the 17th Judicial Circuit, in and for Broward County, 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.

HTC Trading Inc.: Directors

Director Details for HTC Trading Inc., obtained from the Cayman Islands General Registry on July 6th, 2022.

Voyager Digital Holdings Inc. et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by Voyager Digital Holdings Inc., of New York; Voyager Digital LLC, of New Jersey, and Voyager Digital Ltd., of Canada, which are part of a group comprising entities in Canada, Cayman Islands, Denmark, Estonia, France, United Kingdom, and USA that operates "a cryptocurrency brokerage" that is "facing a short-term 'run on the bank' due to the downturn in the cryptocurrency industry generally and the default of a significant loan made to a third party", which was identified as British Virgin Islands-domiciled, Singapore-based "cryptocurrency hedge fund" Three Arrows Capital Ltd., filed at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Justin Kimbrough et al: Complaint (‘$3M Fraud’)

Complaint alleging the defendants "raised at least $3 million from at least 31 investors through a series of fraudulent, unregistered securities offerings" in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Justin R. Kimbrough, of Plano, Texas; Terry Nikopoulos, a citizen of Canada residing in Aurora, Ontario; TKJ Investments Corp., of Canada; TKJ Holdings Corp., of Canada; Preeminent Trade Group Inc., of Canada; The Elyte Group Corp., of Canada, and Prosperity Consultants, LLC. of Texas, at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

SEC v. Bradley Moynes et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Bradley J. Moynes, described as a citizen and resident of Canada, and Digatrade Financial Corp., of Vancouver, Canada, as Defendants, and Vancap Ventures Inc., of Canada, as Relief Defendant, at the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Mek Global Ltd. et al: C$2M Fine (‘Unregistered Crypto Investment Activity’)

Reasons and Decision in the matter of Mek Global Limited. of the Seychelles, and PhoenixFin Pte. Ltd., of Singapore, collectively known as KuCoin, which "sold crypto contracts and crypto futures contracts through their global online crypto asset trading platform", before the Ontario Securities Commission.

Daniel Veniez et al v. Graeme de Renzy et al: Consent Order ($16M)

Consent Order for $15.9 million involving the first five defendants in Daniel Veniez and Veniez Holdings Ltd., both of Canada v. Graeme de Renzy, described as a citizen of Ireland with an address in London, England; U.K. Capital Reserve Limited, of England; de Renzy Limited, of Ireland; Shopderenzy Limited, of Ireland; and Derenzy LLC, of Texas, USA; Euro-IB Limited, of England, and Alexander von Ungern-Sternberg, described as an "investment banker", at the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Canada.

Revlon Inc. et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition involving entities in several jurisdictions, including the Cayman Islands, Canada, England, and USA by Revlon, Inc., Revlon Consumer Products Corporation, Almay, Inc., Art & Science, Ltd., Bari Cosmetics, Ltd., Beautyge Brands USA, Inc., Beautyge U.S.A., Inc., Charles Revson Inc., Creative Nail Design, Inc., Cutex, Inc., DF Enterprises, Inc., Elizabeth Arden (Financing), Inc., Elizabeth Arden Investments, LLC, Elizabeth Arden NM, LLC, Elizabeth Arden Travel Retail, Inc., Elizabeth Arden USC, LLC, Elizabeth Arden, Inc., FD Management, Inc., North America Revsale Inc., OPP Products, Inc., RDEN Management, Inc., Realistic Roux Professional Products Inc., Revlon Development Corp., Revlon Government Sales, Inc., Revlon International Corporation, Revlon Professional Holding Company LLC, Riros Corporation, Riros Group Inc., Roux Laboratories, Inc., Roux Properties Jacksonville, LLC, SinfulColors Inc., RML, LLC, PPI Two Corporation, Revlon (Puerto Rico) Inc., Elizabeth Arden (UK) Ltd., Elizabeth Arden (Canada) Limited, Revlon Canada Inc., Beautyge I, Beautyge II, LLC, BrandCo Almay 2020 LLC, BrandCo Charlie 2020 LLC, BrandCo CND 2020 LLC, BrandCo Curve 2020 LLC, BrandCo Elizabeth Arden 2020 LLC, BrandCo Giorgio Beverly Hills 2020 LLC, BrandCo Halston 2020 LLC, BrandCo Jean Nate 2020 LLC, BrandCo Mitchum 2020 LLC, BrandCo Multicultural Group 2020 LLC, BrandCo PS 2020 LLC, and BrandCo White Shoulders 2020 LLC at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Petroteq Energy, Inc. et al: Fines

Administrative Order by the U.S. Securities and exchange Commission imposing fines of $1 million and $450,000, respectively, on Petroteq Energy, Inc., of Canada, and Aleksandr Blyumkin, of California.

Arron Banks v. Carole Cadwalladr: Judgment (‘TED Talk Libel Dismissal’)

Judgment dismissing a libel complaint regarding a TED Talk in Canada in Arron Banks, described as "an important public figure in the political domain, having been one of the leaders of, and by far the largest donor to, the successful campaign for the United Kingdom to vote in favour of leaving the European Union in the referendum held on 23 June 2016" v. Carole Cadwalladr at the High Court of Justice for England and Wales.

Contrarian Capital Management LLC et al v. Venezuela: Judgment Registration ($44M)

Judgment Registration in Contrarian Capital Management LLC, of Delaware; Contrarian Capital Fund I, LP, of Delaware; Contrarian Dome du Gouter Master Fund, LP, of Canada; Contrarian Capital Senior Secured, LP, of Delaware; Contrarian EM II, LP, of Connecticut; Contrarian Emerging Markets, LP, of Connecticut; Boston Patriot Summer St LLC, of Massachusetts; Polonius Holdings, LLC, of Delaware, and E1 SP, a Segregated Account of EMAP SPC, of the Cayman Islands v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. George Stubos et al: TRO Motion

Ex Parte Application for a Temporary Asset Freeze Order in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. George Stubos, described as a citizen of Canada residing in Vancouver, as Defendant, and Dori-Ann Stubos, described as the Defendant’s wife, as Relief Defendant, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. George Stubos et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging "a sophisticated scheme that defrauded numerous retail investors" in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. George Stubos, described as a citizen of Canada residing in Vancouver, as Defendant, and Dori-Ann Stubos, described as the Defendant's wife, as Relief Defendant, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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..

Sentia Wellness Inc. v. Boris Jordan et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging a "pattern of self-dealing and conflicts [that] ultimately enriched the debt holders but destroyed $150 million in shareholder value" in Sentia Wellness Inc. v. Boris Jordan, of Miami, Florida; Measure 8 Ventures LP, of New York; Gron Ventures Fund I LP, of Delaware; Zola Global Investors Ltd., Anson Advisors Inc., of Canada, on behalf of Anson East Master Fund LP; AC Anson Investments Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Anson Investments Master Fund LP, of the Cayman Islands; Anson Opportunities Master Fund LP, of the Cayman Islands; Serendipity SPC - Trimble Fund SP, of the Cayman Islands, on behalf of Emerald Spur Limited; Lapid US Investments LLC, of Delaware; Hadron Healthcare and Consumer Special Opportunities Master Fund, Aterian Inc., of Delaware; Alliance Global Partners LLC, of New York; Sunny Puri, of Toronto, Canada; Juan Martinez, of New York; Peter Clateman, of New York; Wilder Ramsey, of Los Angeles, California; Gregory Crowe, of Singapore; Igor Gimelshtein, of Toronto, Canada; Tarik Ouass, of Toronto, Canada; Andrea Oriani, of London, England; Marco d'Attansio, of London, England, and Afzal Hasan, of Toronto, Canada, at the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon, County of Multnomah.

Daniel Veniez et al v. Graeme de Renzy et al: Complaint (‘$16M Fraud’)

Complaint alleging fraud in Daniel Veniez and Veniez Holdings Ltd., both of Canada v. Graeme de Renzy, described as a citizen of Ireland with an address in London, England; U.K. Capital Reserve Limited, of England; de Renzy Limited, of Ireland; Shopderenzy Limited, of Ireland; Derenzy LLC, of Texas, USA; Euro-IB Limited, of England, and Alexander von Ungern-Sternberg, described as an "investment banker", at the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Canada.

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.

Christian Sarcuni et al v. bZx DAO et al: Class Action Complaint (‘$55M Crypto Theft’)

Class Action Complaint alleging negligence regarding the theft by hacking of cryptocurrency worth $55 million in Christian Sarcuni, of Italy; Pedro Cunha, of Portugal; Alexander Lloyd, a citizen of Canada and the United Kingdom; Skliar Viktor, of Ukraine; Marc Simon, of France; Pilici Rustam, of Moldova; Daniel Lu, of China; Clément Ométek, of France; Edison Ho, a citizen of China residing in Hong Kong; Kiro Aleksandrov, of Bulgaria; Jonas Wernecke, of Germany; Paolo Leite, of Brazil; Miras Issakhov, of Kazakhstan, and Daniele Penna, of Italy v. bZx DAO, described as "a purported Decentralized Autonomous Organization that is a general partnership" based in San Diego, California; Kyle Kistner, of San Diego, California; Tom Bean, of Alpharetta, Georgia; Hashed International LLC, of Wyoming; AGE Crypto GP LLC, of Nevada; Ooki DAO, described as "a purported Decentralized Autonomous Organization that is a general partnership" based in San Diego, California; Leveragebox LLC, of Delaware, and bZeroX LLC, of Delaware, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Mark Cassidy v. Voyager Digital Ltd. et al: Amended Class Action Complaint

Amended Class Action Complaint alleging fraud and the sale of unregistered securities in Mark Cassidy v. Voyager Digital Ltd., described as a Canada-domiciled, New York-based "cryptocurrency platform", and Voyager Digital LLC, described as being domiciled in Delaware and based in New Jersey, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Sunwave Gas & Power Inc.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Allan Nackan, of A. Farber & Partners Inc., as the Foreign Representative of Sunwave Gas & Power Inc., filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
USA v. Julius Csurgo et al

U.S. charges 17 entities that ‘swindled investors out of $100M+ in multiple securities fraud schemes’

Sixteen individuals and one company have been charged with securities fraud in New York regarding 'multiple schemes' that allegedly swindled more than $100 million from investors around the world. Those charged are from or operated in many onshore and offshore countries, including Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Bulgaria, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Croatia, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Monaco, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, and United States.

Bryan Porter et al v. Ryan Edward Dalton Burnham et al: Complaint

Complaint to, inter alia, recognize two Canadian court orders in Bryan Porter and Peter Franklin James Hill, both citizens and residents of Canada, as Co-Estate Trustees During Litigation of the Estate of the late Kenneth Ryan Hill, described as "a Canadian status Indian from Six Nations of the Grand River Territory and a member of the Mohawk nation" v. Ryan Edward Dalton Burnham, as the Executor of the Estate of the late Kenneth Ryan Hill; Rayna Rachalle Bayliss, Emery John Bayliss, Alisha Sherine Milhim, Gabryella Milhimhill, Brittany Beaver, Brody Hill, Catherine Anne Haggett, Jasmine Alura Hill, Jordan Austin Hill, Maegan Martin, Katherine Andersen, and Jacob Mathew Andersen at the Circuit Court of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Balanced Energy Oilfield Services Inc. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Dustin Oliver, as the Foreign Representative of Balanced Energy Oilfield Services Inc., Balanced Energy Holdings Inc., and Balanced Energy Oilfield Services (USA) Inc., which "provide coiled tubing services to national oil companies, energy companies, and independent exploration and production companies in Canada and the United States", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of North Dakota.

SEC v. Domenic Calabrigo et al: TRO Application

Application for a Temporary Restraining Order regarding an alleged securities fraud involving individuals and entities in or from the Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, and USA in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Domenic Calabrigo, Curtis Lehner, Hasan Sario, and Courtney Vasseur at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Domenic Calabrigo et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging securities fraud involving individuals and entities in or from the Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, and USA in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Domenic Calabrigo, Curtis Lehner, Hasan Sario, and Courtney Vasseur at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Dean Shah et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging securities fraud involving individuals and entities in or from Belize, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Panama, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and USA in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Dean Shah, Henry Clarke, Julius Csurgo, and Antevorta Capital Partners Ltd. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Ronald Bauer et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging securities fraud involving individuals and entities in or from Belize, Bulgaria, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Cyprus, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Jersey, in the Channel Islands; Liechtenstein, Monaco, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and USA in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Ronald Bauer, Craig James Auringer, Alon Friedlander, Massimilano Pozzoni, Daniel Mark Ferris, Petar Dmitrov Mihaylov, David Sidoo, and Adam Christopher Kambeitz at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

HPIL Holding v. GPL Ventures LLC et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging racketeering in HPIL Holding, of Vancouver, Canada v. GPL Ventures LLC, of Delaware; GPL Management LLC, of Delaware; Alexander Dillon, of New Jersey, and Cosmin Panait, of New York, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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.

Legacy Lifestyles Destin LP et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Allan Rutman, of Zeifman Partners Inc., as the Foreign Representative of Legacy Lifestyles Destin LP, Legacy Lifestyles Destin GP Inc., Legacy Lifestyles Summerlin LP, Legacy Lifestyles Summerlin GP Inc., Legacy Lifestyles Trailwinds LP, Legacy Lifestyles Trailwinds GP Inc., Legacy Lifestyles Ocoee LP, Legacy Lifestyles Ocoee GP Inc., Legacy Lifestyles Longleaf LP, Legacy Lifestyles Longleaf GP Inc., Legacy Lifestyles Destin Property LLC, Legacy Lifestyles Trailwinds Property LLC, Legacy Lifestyles Ft. Myers Property LLC, Legacy Lifestyles Ocoee Property LLC and Legacy Lifestyles Longleaf Property LLC, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida.

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.