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BlockFi Inc. et al: Chapter 11 Petition (‘Crypto Lender’)

Chapter 11 Petition by crypto lending firms BlockFi Inc., BlockFi Wallet LLC, BlockFi Ventures LLC, BlockFi Trading LLC, BlockFi Services Inc., BlockFi Lending LLC, BlockFi Lending II LLC and BlockFi Investment Products LLC, all of Delaware, and BlockFi International Ltd., of Bermuda, at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New Jersey. In the proceedings, the group disclosed that "BlockFi Inc. has twelve wholly-owned subsidiary entities that are organized under the laws of Delaware, Bermuda, England and Wales, Cayman, and Singapore."

FTX Trading Ltd. et al: Affidavit Supporting Chapter 11 Petitions (‘Complete Absence of Trustworthy Financial Information’)

Affidavit of John J. Ray III, including statements that "Never in my career have I seen such a complete failure of corporate controls and such a complete absence of trustworthy financial information as occurred here" and "related party loans" were made to Sam Bankman-Fried, $1 billion; Nishad Aingh, $543 million, and Ryan Salame, $55 million, in support of Chapter 11 Petitions by 102 entities comprising the FTX crypto group, including those in Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Egypt, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Japan, Kenya, Liechtenstein, Nigeria, Panama, Senegal, Seychelles, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Tanzania, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, USA, and Vietnam, filed at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

FTX Trading Ltd. et al: Motion to Transfer & Stay Chapter 15 Petition

Emergency Motion to Stay and Transfer Chapter 15 Petition from New York to Delaware by 101 entities (reduced from 134 identified in the Chapter 11 Petition) comprising the FTX crypto group, including those in Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Egypt, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Japan, Kenya, Liechtenstein, Nigeria, Panama, Senegal, Seychelles, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Tanzania, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, USA, and Vietnam, filed at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. In the motion, FTX's new management accused the Bahamas government and regulators of, essentially, misappropriating the group's assets, in conjunction with former FTX principals Samuel Bankman-Fried and Gary Wang, as part of an attempt to "undermine these Chapter 11 Cases".

FTX Digital Markets Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition (Bahamas)

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Bahamas by Brian Simms, Kevin Cambridge, and Peter Greaves, as the Foreign Representatives of FTX Digital Markets Ltd., which operates "a digital assets business", filed at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

FTX Trading Ltd. et al: Motion for Joint Administration (‘More Than One Million Creditors’)

Motion for Joint Administration and Motion Modifying Certain Creditor List Requirements, Authorizing the Debtors to Serve Certain Parties by E-Mail, and Granting Related Relief in the matter of Alameda Aus Pty Ltd., Alameda Global Services Ltd., Alameda Research (Bahamas) Ltd., Alameda Research Holdings Inc., Alameda Research KK, Alameda Research LLC, Alameda Research Ltd., Alameda Research Pte Ltd., Alameda Research Yankari Ltd., Alameda TR Ltd., Alameda TR Systems S. de R. L., Allston Way Ltd., Altalix Ltd., Analisya Pte Ltd., Atlantis Technology Ltd., B for Transfer Egypt, B Payment Services Nigeria, B Transfer Services Ltd., B Transfer Services Ltd. UAE, B Transfer Services Uganda, Bancroft Way Ltd., BitPesa Kenya Ltd., BitPesa RDC SARL, BitPesa Senegal Ltd., BitPesa South Africa, BitPesa Tanzania Ltd., BitPesa Uganda Ltd., Bitvo, Inc., Blockfolio Holdings, Inc., Blockfolio, Inc., Blue Ridge Ltd., BT Payment Services Ghana, BT Payment Services South Africa, BT Payments Uganda, BT Pesa Nigeria Ltd., BTC Africa S.A., BTLS Limited Tanzania, Cardinal Ventures Ltd., Cedar Bay Ltd., Cedar Grove Technology Services, Ltd., Clifton Bay Investments LLC, Clifton Bay Investments Ltd., CM-Equity AG, Corner Stone Staffing, Cottonwood Grove Ltd., Cottonwood Technologies Ltd., Crypto Bahamas LLC, DAAG Trading, DMCC, Deck Technologies Holdings LLC, Deck Technologies Inc., Deep Creek Ltd., Digital Custody Inc., Euclid Way Ltd., Exchange 4 Free Seychellen, Exchange 4Free Australia Br., Exchange 4Free Ltd., Exchange 4Free South Africa Br., Exchange 4Free Swiss Branch, Finfax Company, FTX (Gibraltar) Ltd., FTX Canada Inc., FTX Certificates GmbH, FTX Crypto Services Ltd., FTX Digital Assets LLC, FTX Digital Holdings (Singapore) Pte Ltd., FTX EMEA Ltd., FTX Equity Record Holdings Ltd., FTX Europe AG, FTX Exchange FZE, FTX Hong Kong Ltd., FTX Japan Holdings K.K., FTX Japan K.K., FTX Japan Services KK, FTX Lend Inc., FTX Marketplace, Inc., FTX Products (Singapore) Pte Ltd., FTX Property Holdings Ltd., FTX Services Solutions Ltd., FTX Structured Products AG, FTX Switzerland GmbH, FTX Trading GmbH, FTX Trading Ltd., FTX TURKEY TEKNOLOJİ VE TİCARET ANONİM ŞİRKET, FTX US Derivatives LLC, FTX US Services, Inc., FTX US Trading, Inc., FTX Vault Trust Company, FTX Ventures Ltd., FTX Ventures Partnership, FTX Zuma Ltd., GG Trading Terminal Ltd., Global Compass Dynamics Ltd., Good Luck Games, LLC, Goodman Investments Ltd., Hannam Group Inc., Hawaii Digital Assets Inc., Hilltop Technology Services LLC, Hive Empire Trading Pty Ltd., Innovatia Ltd., Island Bay Ventures Inc., K-DNA Financial Services Ltd., Killarney Lake Investments Ltd., Ledger Holdings Inc., LedgerPrime Bitcoin Yield Enhancement Fund, LLC, LedgerPrime Bitcoin Yield Enhancement Master Fund LP, LedgerPrime Digital Asset Opportunities Fund, LLC, LedgerPrime Digital Asset Opportunities Master Fund LP, Ledger Prime LLC, LedgerPrime Ventures, LP, Liquid Financial USA Inc., LiquidEX LLC, Liquid Securities Singapore Pte Ltd., LT Baskets Ltd., Maclaurin Investments Ltd., Mangrove Cay Ltd., North Dimension Inc., North Dimension Ltd., North Wireless Dimension Inc., Paper Bird Inc., Pioneer Street Inc., Quoine India Pte Ltd., Quoine Pte Ltd., Quoine Vietnam Co. Ltd., SNG INVESTMENTS YATIRIM VE DANIŞMANLIK ANONİM ŞİRKETİ, Strategy Ark Collective Ltd., Technology Services Bahamas Limited, Tigetwit Ltd., TransferZero, Verdant Canyon Capital LLC, West Innovative Barista Ltd., West Realm Shires Financial Services Inc., West Realm Shires Services Inc., Western Concord Enterprises Ltd., and ZUBR Exchange Ltd. at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

FTX Trading Ltd. et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by 134 entities comprising the FTX Group, including those in Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Egypt, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Japan, Kenya, Liechtenstein, Nigeria, Panama, Senegal, Seychelles, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Tanzania, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, USA, and Vietnam, namely Alameda Aus Pty Ltd., Alameda Global Services Ltd., Alameda Research (Bahamas) Ltd., Alameda Research Holdings Inc., Alameda Research KK, Alameda Research LLC, Alameda Research Ltd., Alameda Research Pte Ltd., Alameda Research Yankari Ltd., Alameda TR Ltd., Alameda TR Systems S. de R. L., Allston Way Ltd., Altalix Ltd., Analisya Pte Ltd., Atlantis Technology Ltd., B for Transfer Egypt, B Payment Services Nigeria, B Transfer Services Ltd., B Transfer Services Ltd. UAE, B Transfer Services Uganda, Bancroft Way Ltd., BitPesa Kenya Ltd., BitPesa RDC SARL, BitPesa Senegal Ltd., BitPesa South Africa, BitPesa Tanzania Ltd., BitPesa Uganda Ltd., Bitvo, Inc., Blockfolio Holdings, Inc., Blockfolio, Inc., Blue Ridge Ltd., BT Payment Services Ghana, BT Payment Services South Africa, BT Payments Uganda, BT Pesa Nigeria Ltd., BTC Africa S.A., BTLS Limited Tanzania, Cardinal Ventures Ltd., Cedar Bay Ltd., Cedar Grove Technology Services, Ltd., Clifton Bay Investments LLC, Clifton Bay Investments Ltd., CM-Equity AG, Corner Stone Staffing, Cottonwood Grove Ltd., Cottonwood Technologies Ltd., Crypto Bahamas LLC, DAAG Trading, DMCC, Deck Technologies Holdings LLC, Deck Technologies Inc., Deep Creek Ltd., Digital Custody Inc., Euclid Way Ltd., Exchange 4 Free Seychellen, Exchange 4Free Australia Br., Exchange 4Free Ltd., Exchange 4Free South Africa Br., Exchange 4Free Swiss Branch, Finfax Company, FTX (Gibraltar) Ltd., FTX Canada Inc., FTX Certificates GmbH, FTX Crypto Services Ltd., FTX Digital Assets LLC, FTX Digital Holdings (Singapore) Pte Ltd., FTX EMEA Ltd., FTX Equity Record Holdings Ltd., FTX Europe AG, FTX Exchange FZE, FTX Hong Kong Ltd., FTX Japan Holdings K.K., FTX Japan K.K., FTX Japan Services KK, FTX Lend Inc., FTX Marketplace, Inc., FTX Products (Singapore) Pte Ltd., FTX Property Holdings Ltd., FTX Services Solutions Ltd., FTX Structured Products AG, FTX Switzerland GmbH, FTX Trading GmbH, FTX Trading Ltd., FTX TURKEY TEKNOLOJİ VE TİCARET ANONİM ŞİRKET, FTX US Derivatives LLC, FTX US Services, Inc., FTX US Trading, Inc., FTX Vault Trust Company, FTX Ventures Ltd., FTX Ventures Partnership, FTX Zuma Ltd., GG Trading Terminal Ltd., Global Compass Dynamics Ltd., Good Luck Games, LLC, Goodman Investments Ltd., Hannam Group Inc., Hawaii Digital Assets Inc., Hilltop Technology Services LLC, Hive Empire Trading Pty Ltd., Innovatia Ltd., Island Bay Ventures Inc., K-DNA Financial Services Ltd., Killarney Lake Investments Ltd., Ledger Holdings Inc., LedgerPrime Bitcoin Yield Enhancement Fund, LLC, LedgerPrime Bitcoin Yield Enhancement Master Fund LP, LedgerPrime Digital Asset Opportunities Fund, LLC, LedgerPrime Digital Asset Opportunities Master Fund LP, Ledger Prime LLC, LedgerPrime Ventures, LP, Liquid Financial USA Inc., LiquidEX LLC, Liquid Securities Singapore Pte Ltd., LT Baskets Ltd., Maclaurin Investments Ltd., Mangrove Cay Ltd., North Dimension Inc., North Dimension Ltd., North Wireless Dimension Inc., Paper Bird Inc., Pioneer Street Inc., Quoine India Pte Ltd., Quoine Pte Ltd., Quoine Vietnam Co. Ltd., SNG INVESTMENTS YATIRIM VE DANIŞMANLIK ANONİM ŞİRKETİ, Strategy Ark Collective Ltd., Technology Services Bahamas Limited, Tigetwit Ltd., TransferZero, Verdant Canyon Capital LLC, West Innovative Barista Ltd., West Realm Shires Financial Services Inc., West Realm Shires Services Inc., Western Concord Enterprises Ltd., and ZUBR Exchange Ltd. at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Brian Kang et al v. Hybrid Trade Ltd. et al: Complaint (‘$50M Crypto Fraud’)

Complaint in Brian Kang, individually and on behalf of SkyBlock LLC and Mid-Wilshire Consulting LLC; Prasad Hurra, David Kim, individually and on behalf of Blue Block Group; Artemo Verduzco, David Kwon, and Young Jae Kwon v. Hybrid Trade Limited, Asia Digital Asset Exchange, Allysian Sciences, Apolo Ohno, Rod Jao, and Eugenio Pugliese at the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Los Angeles.

Three Arrows Capital Ltd.: Discovery Motion

Motion by Russell Crumpler and Christopher Farmer, as the Foreign Representatives of Three Arrows Capital Ltd., described as "an investment firm incorporated in the BVI with a focus on trading cryptocurrency and other digital assets that was reported to have over $3 billion of assets under management as of April 2022", to take discovery from Three Arrows Capital's Founders, Su Zhu and Kyle Davies, for use in legal proceedings in the British Virgin Islands, filed at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

‘Remove improperly obtained Cayman judgment that’s been set aside,’ writes Joseph Borkowski’s law firm

Letter from Mourant Ozannes law firm, on behalf of "Joseph Borkowski, a director of RF Investment Holdings Limited (formerly Rasia)", requesting the removal from OffshoreAlert's website of a "Strike Out Judgment and the findings of fact" at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands that has been "set aside" by the Court because it was "improperly obtained" by the plaintiff, claiming that our continued publication of the judgment was "defamatory" and a "breach" of a Court order.

Ren CI et al v. Nebula (Cayman) Ltd. et al: Writ of Summons

Writ of Summons in Ren CI and Daoyi Holding Limited v. Nebula (Cayman) Limited, of the Cayman Islands; Chang Shuai, of China; Wang Yanzhi, of China; Zhang Fan, of China; Hu Hao, of China; Jiang Yameng, of China; Man Ho Kee Harry, of Hong Kong; LCA Ninja Pte. Ltd., of Singapore; Matrix Partners China VI Hong Kong Limited, of Hong Kong, and Alpha Startup Fund LP, of the Cayman Islands, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Ethereum Name Service et al v. GoDaddy Inc. et al: Amended Complaint

Amended Complaint that "arises from GoDaddy’s breach of its agreement to respect, acknowledge, and protect the duly registered and extremely valuable eth.link domain name" in True Names Ltd., d.b.a. Ethereum Name Service, of Singapore, and Virgil Griffith v. GoDaddy Inc., GoDaddy.com LLC, Dynadot LLC, and Manifold Finance Inc. at the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona.

Singapore: Michael Atkins (‘$4M Aureus Capital Ponzi Scheme’)

Complaint to extradite Michael Philip Atkins from the USA to Singapore to face allegations that he defrauded 285 investors out of $4 million in a Ponzi scheme involving his firm Aureus Capital, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.
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U.S. seeks forfeiture of crypto from ‘$2M Asian ‘Pig Butchering’ RiotX scam’

The U.S. has filed a forfeiture complaint against crypto that allegedly came from a $2 million investment fraud committed by three citizens or residents of Hong Kong, Myanmar, and Singapore - Wing San Tse, Zin Ko Oo, and Shen Chee Kok - against a financial advisor in California and his family via an allegedly fraudulent investment platform called RiotX using an "emerging fraud" technique known as "Pig Butchering".

USA v. 503,349.86 Tether et al: Forfeiture Complaint (‘$2M RiotX Crypto Investment Fraud’)

Forfeiture Complaint regarding "the theft of more than $2 million in cryptocurrency by Zin Ko Oo [a 30-year-old citizen of Myanmar], Wing San Tse [a 33-year-old resident of Hong Kong], Shen Chee Kok [a 34-year-old citizen of Singapore], and potentially others through a wire fraud scheme affecting multiple victims" in USA v. Approximately 503,349.86 Tether, 1,379,999 Cardano, and 163,118 Binance USD formerly held in accounts at cryptocurrency exchange Binance at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Ethereum Name Service et al v. GoDaddy Inc. et al: Complaint

Complaint that "arises from GoDaddy’s breach of its agreement to respect, acknowledge, and protect the duly registered and extremely valuable eth.link domain name" in True Names Ltd., d.b.a. Ethereum Name Service, of Singapore, and Virgil Griffith v. GoDaddy Inc., GoDaddy.com LLC, Dynadot LLC, and Manifold Finance Inc. at the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona.

Matthew Albright v. Terraform Labs Pte Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint (‘Crypto Fraud’)

Class Action Complaint alleging a crypto-based fraud in Matthew Albright v. Terraform Labs Pte Ltd., described as a Singapore-domiciled, South Korea-based digital assets company; Jump Crypto, Jump Trading LLC, of Delaware; Republic Capital, Republic Maximal LLC, Tribe Capital, DeFinance Capital/DeFinance Technologies Oy, of Finland; GSR Markets Limited, of Hong Kong; Three Arrows Capital Pte. Ltd., of Singapore; Pantera Capital, Nicholas Platias, and Do Kwon, described as a resident of Singapore, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Manny Alicandro v. Coinbase Global Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint (‘Crypto Fraud’)

Class Action Complaint alleging securities fraud in A. Manny Alicandro v. Coinbase Global Inc., which operates a cryptocurrency platform; Brian Armstrong, Alesia J. Haas, Jennifer N. Jones, Marc L. Andreesen, Frederick Ernest Ehrsam III, Kathryn Haun, Kelly Kramer, Gokul Rajaram, Fred Wilson, Emilie Choi, Surojit Chatterjee, AH Capital Management LLC, Paradigm Fund LP, Ribbit Management Company LLC, Tiger Global Management LLC, Union Square Ventures LLC, and Viserion Investment Pte Ltd., of Singapore, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Three Arrows Capital Ltd.: Chapter 15 Recognition Order

Order Granting Chapter 15 Recognition in the matter of Three Arrows Capital Ltd., a British Virgin Islands-domiciled, Singapore-based crypto hedge fund, at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Three Arrows Capital Ltd.: Chapter 15 Hearing Presentation

Chapter 15 Hearing Presentation by Russell Crumples and Christopher Farmer, as the Foreign Representatives of Three Arrows Capital Ltd., a British Virgin Islands-domiciled, Singapore-based crypto hedge fund, at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Bitwallet Pte Ltd. v. Meta Platforms Inc.: Discovery Application (Japan Proceedings)

Application by Bitwallet Pte Ltd., described as a Singapore company that "is in the business of developing financial software systems and providing payment services", to take discovery from Meta Platforms Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Japan involving "false statements" in Japanese that were made about the applicant on Facebook by someone "with the display name of 'Mizuta Tadashi'" and which, inter alia, caused "the Lithuanian authorities" to warn that "they may revoke our financial services license", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Three Arrows Capital Ltd.: Provisional Relief Order

Order Granting Emergency Motion for Provisional Relief by Russell Crumpler and Christopher Farmer, as the Foreign Representatives of Three Arrows Capital Ltd., a cryptocurrency hedge fund based in Singapore, at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
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Founders of failed crypto fund Three Arrows Capital ‘not cooperating’ with liquidators

The liquidators of Singapore-based, British Virgin Islands-domiciled cryptocurrency hedge fund Three Arrows Capital have applied to take emergency discovery from the firm's 'uncooperative' Founders - Kyle Davies and Su Zhu - to help secure assets for creditors, with Zhu "rumored to be attempting to sell a property in Singapore with a potential value in the tens of millions of dollars".

Three Arrows Capital Ltd.: Emergency Motion for Provisional Relief

Emergency Motion for Provisional Relief by Russell Crumpler and Christopher Farmer, as the Foreign Representatives of Three Arrows Capital Ltd., a cryptocurrency hedge fund based in Singapore, at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Tai Mo Shan Ltd.: Directors

Director Details for Tai Mo Shan Limited, obtained from the Cayman Islands General Registry on July 7th, 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.

Three Arrows Capital Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Russell Crumpler and Christopher Farmer, as the Foreign Representatives of Three Arrows Capital Ltd., described as "an investment firm incorporated in the BVI with a focus on trading cryptocurrency and other digital assets that was reported to have over $3 billion of assets under management as of April 2022", filed at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

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.