Liquidators' Progress Report for the period from October 6th, 2021 to October 5th, 2022 for Privilege Wealth Plc, which perpetrated a £40 million-plus investment fraud before collapsing after being exposed by OffshoreAlert, filed with Companies House for England and Wales on December 1st, 2022.
Complaint alleging securities fraud involving "Bar Works Companies" in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. James Robinson and David Kennedy, described as citizens of the United Kingdom residing in Marbella, Spain, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Public Notice by the United Kingdom's Financial Conduct Authority that it has imposed a fine of £18 million on Julius Baer International Limited "for failing to conduct its business with integrity, failing to take reasonable care to organise and control its affairs and failing to be open and cooperative with the FCA" and banned "Gustavo Raitzin, former Regional Head for Bank Julius Baer, Thomas Seiler, former BJB Sub-Regional (Market) Head for Russia and Eastern Europe and JBI non-executive director, and Louise Whitestone,former relationship manager on JBI’s Russian and Eastern European Desk".
Public Statement by the Jersey Financial Services Commission that Jersey-domiciled Evrensel Capital Partners Public Limited Company is "carrying on ... financial services business" without being authorized to do so.
The Bermuda Monetary Authority and two of its employees - Gerald Gakundi and Susan Davis-Crockwell - are being sued for $25 million in California for allegedly rejecting U.S.-based Newpoint Financial Corp's proposed acquisition of Bermuda's Citadel Reinsurance Company after, among other things, receiving information from "the Gibraltar Regulatory Authority".
Complaint for damages of $25 million alleging "blatant, intentional bad faith malfeasance in denying Plaintiff’s Newpoint Financial Corp. application to obtain a controlling interest in a Bermudian insurance company [Citadel Reinsurance Company Limited] without any, much less good, cause" in Newpoint Financial Corp., a Delaware company based in California v. Bermuda Monetary Authority, Gerald Gakundi, described as "Director for the Insurance Supervision Department at the BMA", and Susan Davis-Crockwell, described as "Deputy Director of Enforcement for the Legal Services and Enforcement Department at the BMA", at the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
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."
Application by Nadia Zahmoul to take discovery from Coinbase Group Inc and Helium Systems, Inc. for use in divorce proceedings in England in which she has alleged that her husband, Karim Zahmoul, "has undertaken a complicated scheme to obscure the extent of the marital estate from Applicant and has dissipated significant amounts of it", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
Hangzhou Biaoba Trading Co. Ltd. v. Credit Suisse et al: Discovery Application (England Proceedings)
Application by Hangzhou Biaoba Trading Co. Ltd. to take discovery from Credit Suisse AG, Bank of America N.A., and China CITIC Bank International Ltd., New York Branch, for use in legal proceedings in England "against Kei Kin Hung and Beijing Sparkle Investment Co., Ltd. for the enforcement and recognition of a foreign judgment and for the issuance of a Freeze and Disclosure Order", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Non-Party Movant's Motion to Quash Subpoena in PGA European Tour, of Surrey, England v. LIV Golf Inc. at the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
Complaint involving "a cross-border dispute by a British innovation, development, and product delivery company against the controlling principals of, broadly speaking, an expansive preexisting U.S. oil and gas enterprise based in Houston, Texas" in Global Advantech Resources Limited, of England v. Dale Hayes, Harlan Chappelle, and James Hackett at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
Four days before a trial was due to start in the Cayman Islands, British fund manager Jeremy Leach and eight of his firms settled a fraud complaint by agreeing to pay $11.5 million over 22 months, OffshoreAlert can reveal. Despite a plethora of red flags, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority continues to license Leach's Managing Partners Group and its funds and the group also operates entities in the British Virgin Islands, England, Malta, Spain, and Switzerland.
LIV Golf Inc. et al v. PGA Tour Inc.: Discovery Application (The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, DP World Tour & Keith Pelley)
Plaintiff LIV Golf Inc.'s Motion for the Issuance of Letters Rogatory "to The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, the DP World Tour, and European Tour CEO Keith Pelley" in Matt Jones, Bryson DeChambeau, Peter Uihlein, and LIV Golf Inc. v. PGA Tour Inc. at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
Amended Complaint to collect penalties totaling $590,000 from the Estate of Narinder Singh, who "willfully failed to disclose" five accounts at at Union Bancaire Privée in Switzerland and one at Barclays Bank PLC in the United Kingdom whose "highest aggregate balance" in 2011 was "more than $7.2 million" in USA v. Nancy Metzler and Shalu Arjomand, each in their capacity as Executor for the Estate of Narinder Singh, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Search Report & Director Details for Managing Partners Investment Management Limited, obtained from the Cayman Islands General Registry on November 1st, 2022.
Judgment granting an application by Farhad Azima for permission to bring an additional counterclaim against the original claimant (RAKIA) on the grounds that it had obtained a judgment by fraud in Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority, described as "the sovereign wealth fund of the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, part of the United Arab Emirates" v. Farhad Azima, described as "a US-based businessman, principally involved in the aviation industry"; David Neil Gerrard, Dechert LLP, and James Edward Dennison Buchanan at the High Court of Justice for England and Wales.
Complaint by entities in Canada, Cayman Islands, Denmark, England, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Switzerland, and USA alleging they were victims of a "Sham Transaction" in SSD Investments Ltd. et al v. Wilmington Savings Fund Society FSB et al at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.
Complaint in Anglo Ferrous Brazil Participações S.A., Anglo American Níquel Brasil Ltda., and Anglo American Minério de Ferro Brasil S.A., collectively described as being "part of the Anglo American Group, one of the largest mining conglomerates in the world" v. Zamin Ferrous Ltd., described as a Cayman Islands company based in London, England, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.
The Vantage forex brokerage group that comprises entities in Australia, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, and Vanuatu is about to lose its financial license in Vanuatu for alleged fraud.
Tenth Report of the Joint Official Liquidators of Cayman Islands-domiciled Traded Life Policies Fund and Diversified Settlements Fund, both in Official Liquidation.
Letter from Damian Bielinski requesting the removal of an article about British crypto travel booking firm Travala Ltd. facing strike-off action in 2022.
Class Action Complaint in Linda Dundas v. International Game Technology Plc, of England; Vincent Sadusky, Marco Sala, Massimilliano Chiara, Timothy M. Rishton, and Alberto Fornaro at the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.
Complaint "for the damages the Plaintiff has suffered as a result of the Defendants’ conspiracy, racketeering, mail and wire fraud, personal injury, tortious interference with Plaintiff’s business relationships, entitlements and resultant damages and related torts, which includes Defendants conspiring with others, illegal hacking, kidnapping, perjury, witness tampering, obstruction of justice, extortion, money laundering and theft of highly confidential information, documents, and materials" in Jonathan 'Jay' Solomon, who "was a chief foreign affairs correspondent for The Wall Street Journal" v. Dechert LLP, "a global law firm"; David Neil Gerrard, of England, who was "co-head of Dechert's White Collar Compliance and Investigations practice"; David Graham Hughes, of England, "a lawyer and former Dechert partner"; Nicholas Del Rosso, Vital Management Services Inc., Amit Forlit, of Israel; Israel Insight Analysis, SDC-Gadot LLC, Amir Handjani, Andrew Frank, and KARV Communications Inc. at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Complaint alleging "a sophisticated and organized group of individuals and entities led by Neil Gerrard engaged in a global campaign against perceived enemies of Ras Al Khaimah, a client of Dechert LLP" in Farhad Azima, described as "a successful entrepreneur" who has "founded and built numerous successful companies over the course of almost 50 years, including serving as chairman and CEO of multiple airlines"; ALG Transportation Inc., Main 3260 LLC, FFV W39 LLC, and FFV Development LLC v. Dechert LLP, David Neil Gerrard, David Graham Hughes, Nicholas del Rosso, Vital Management Services Inc., Amit Forlit, Insight Analysis and Research LLC, SDC-Gadot LLC, Amir Handjani, Andrew Frank, and KARV Communications at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Application by Sheikh Walid bin Ibrahim al Ibrahim, described as a citizen of Saudi Arabia, to take discovery from John David Britt, described as a citizen of the United States, for use in legal proceedings in England in which "Sheikh Mohamed bin Issa al Jaber sued Applicant and his brother Sheikh Majid bin Ibrahim al Ibrahim over a USD $ 30 million payment made in 2002 by al Jaber to a company owned by Sheikh Majid", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
Complaint to extradite Tyler Joshua Evans from the USA to the United Kingdom to face allegations "of abusing his position of trust and defrauding his employer, the Birmingham City Council, of over £900,000", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Complaint alleging breach of contract, unjust enrichment, and negligence regarding the promotion of an Initial Coin Offering in Nathan Christian, described as "a heralded and respected advisor in the blockchain technology sector" v. Loyakk Inc., Loyakk Ltd., of England; Salim Ali, and Sadiq Quasim, of England, at the U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming.
Complaint alleging the defendants "swindled Plaintiffs out of tens of millions of dollars in a Ponzi scheme outrageous even by Hollywood standards" in Capital Providers of Cambridge Sarnano LLC, Cambridge Sarnano Ltd., of England, and The Final Investors LLC v. Kevin Robl, Remington Chase, a.k.a. William Westwood, a.k.a. William Eliot, and Production Capital LLC at the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
Banco San Juan Internacional Inc. v. PDVSA et al: Complaint to Recognize U.K. Judgments Totaling $123M
Complaint for Recognition of United Kingdom Judgments Totaling $123 million in Banco San Juan Internacional Inc., of Puerto Rico v. Petróleos de Venezuela S.A. and PDVSA Petróleo S.A., both of Venezuela, at the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.
Complaint to collect unpaid penalties of $590,000 that were imposed for "willful violations" of the Bank Secrecy Act by failing to disclose accounts at Union Bancaire Privée in Switzerland and Barclays Bank Plc in the United Kingdom in USA v. Narinder Singh at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Western Union and Money Gram - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Cyprus - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subject(s) for computer fraud, obtaining goods by false pretenses, and money laundering" regarding an alleged scheme in which some of the proceeds were sent to individuals in England and the United States.
Ex Parte Order to Cease and Desist by the State of Vermont Department of Financial Regulation in re. Nexo Inc., of the Cayman Islands; Nexo Capital Inc., of the Cayman Islands, and Nexo Financial LLC, a Delaware entity based in London, England, collectively described as "a financial services company that generates revenue by providing, deploying, and investing digital assets and virtual currencies".
Rangers International Football Club Plc v. KRF Capital LLC: Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Amended Complaint
Defendant's Motion to Dismiss First Amended Complaint in Rangers International Football Club Plc v. KRF Capital LLC, d.b.a. K Sports Capital, a Delaware company based in Miami, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
City of North Miami Beach Police Officers’ and Firefighters’ Retirement Plan et al v. Barclays Plc et al: Class Action Complaint
Class Action Complaint alleging securities fraud in City of North Miami Beach Police Officers' and Firefighters' Retirement Plan and City of North Miami Beach General Employees' Retirement Plan v. Barclays Plc, of England; James E. Staley, Tushar Morzaria, and C.S. Venkatakrishnan at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Criminal Indictment alleging that the defendant conspired to help Oleg Deripaska, described as "a Russian national who has been subject to economic sanctions in the United States since April 2018", to evade those sanctions in USA v. Graham Bonham-Carter, a citizen of the United Kingdom, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Complaint alleging "numerous acts of fraud and misrepresentation in the preparation of Mr. Trump’s annual statements of financial condition" that "grossly inflated Mr. Trump’s personal net worth as reported in the Statements by billions of dollars" in People of the State of New York v. Donald J. Trump, Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump, Ivanka Trump, Allen Weisselberg, Jeffrey McConney, The Donald J. Trump Organization Inc., Trump Organization LLC, DJT Holdings LLC, DJT Holdings Managing Member, Trump Endeavor 12 LLC, 401 North Wabash Venture LLC, Trump Old Post Office LLC, 40 Wall Street LLC, and Seven Springs LLC at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.
Complaint and Order for the extradition of Alexander Martin Idris Hind, known as Martin Hind, from the USA to the United Kingdom to stand trial in Scotland for alleged fraud involving a £623,037 Ponzi scheme, filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina.