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    Luc Despins v. ACA Capital Group Ltd. et al: Complaint (‘Turnover of Assets’)

    Complaint against entities in Australia, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, England, Hong Kong, Puerto Rico, and USA in Luc Despins, as the Chapter 11 Trustee for Ho Wan Kwok, a citizen of China currently in custody in the United States awaiting trial for an alleged $1 billion fraud and money laundering scheme v. ACA Capital Group Ltd., Alfa Global Ventures Limited, Alfonso Global Ventures Limited, Anton Development Limited, Bravo Luck Limited, Celestial Tide Limited, China Golden Spring Group (Hong Kong) Ltd., Eastern Profit Corporation Limited, Freedom Media Ventures Limited, G Club International Limited, G Club Operations LLC, G Fashion (CA), G Fashion Hold Co A Limited, G Fashion Hold Co B Limited, G Fashion International Limited, GFashion Media Group Inc., G Music LLC, GF IP, LLC, GF Italy, LLC, GFNY, Inc., Hamilton Capital Holding Limited, Hamilton Investment Management Limited, Hamilton Opportunity Fund SPC, Haoran He, Himalaya Currency Clearing Pty Ltd., Himalaya International Clearing Limited, Himalaya International Financial Group Limited, Himalaya International Payments Limited, Himalaya International Reserves Limited, Jovial Century International Limited, K Legacy Ltd., Karin Maistrello, Leading Shine Limited, Major Lead International Limited, Mei Guo, Next Tycoon Investments Limited, Qiang Guo, Rule of Law Foundation III, Inc., Rule of Law Society IV, Inc., Saraca Media Group, Inc., Seven Mission Group LLC, William Je, and Wise Creation International Limited at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut.

    Bankruptcy Trustee of indicted Chinese ‘$1B fraudster & launderer’ Ho Wan Kwok sues Ogier BVI for $350K & others for $28M

    The U.S. Bankruptcy Trustee of New York-based, Chinese national Ho Wan Kwok, who is in custody awaiting trial for allegedly laundering more than $1 billion of fraud proceeds, has sued British Virgin Islands law firm Ogier in an attempt to recover $350,000 in 'unauthorized transfers', one of 23 recently-filed complaints against entities in Australia, BVI, England, Italy, Japan, and U.S. seeking to recover a total of $28.7 million in 'unauthorized or fraudulent' transfers.

    Sunil Kavuri et al v. FTX Trading Ltd. et al: Complaint (‘Foreign FTX Customers’)

    Complaint by "Customers of FTX.com located outside the United States of America, who held accounts on the FTX.com platform as of the Petition Date" seeking "a declaration that assets customers deposited, held, received, or acquired on the FTX.com platform are customer property and not property of the Debtors’ estates" in Sunil Kavuri, a citizen and resident of the United Kingdom; Ahmed Abd-El-Razek Noia Capital SÀRL, of Luxembourg, and Patrick Rabbitte v. FTX Trading Ltd., Alameda Research LLC, Alameda Research Ltd, Alameda Research Holdings Inc., Clifton Bay Investments LLC, West Realm Shires Services Inc., West Realm Shires Financial Services Inc., Ledger Holdings Inc., FTX Japan Holdings K.K., FTX Europe AG, FTX Property Holdings Ltd, LT Baskets Ltd., Alameda TR Ltd, Allston Way Ltd, Analisya Pte Ltd, Atlantis Technology Ltd., Bancroft Way Ltd, Blue Ridge Ltd, Cardinal Ventures Ltd, Cedar Bay Ltd, Liquid Securities Singapore Pte Ltd, Maclaurin Investments Ltd., Mangrove Cay Ltd, Paper Bird Inc, Pioneer Street Inc., Quoine India Pte Ltd, Quoine Vietnam Co. Ltd, SNG INVESTMENTS YATIRIM VE DANISMANLIK ANONIM SIRKETI, Strategy Ark Collective Ltd., Technology Services Bahamas Limited, Verdant Canyon Capital LLC, West Innovative Barista Ltd., Western Concord Enterprises Ltd., FTX Equity Record Holdings Ltd, FTX Exchange FZE, FTX Hong Kong Ltd, FTX Japan K.K., FTX Japan Services KK, Alameda Aus Pty Ltd, Alameda Research (Bahamas) Ltd, Alameda Research KK, Alameda Research Pte Ltd, Alameda Research Yankari Ltd, Alameda TR Systems S. de R. L., Blockfolio, Inc., Clifton Bay Investments Ltd, Cottonwood Grove Ltd, Crypto Bahamas LLC, Deep Creek Ltd, Digital Custody Inc., FTX Canada Inc, FTX Digital Holdings (Singapore) Pte Ltd, FTX Products (Singapore) Pte Ltd, FTX Services Solutions Ltd., FTX Structured Products AG, FTX Trading GmbH, FTX Zuma Ltd, Global Compass Dynamics Ltd., Goodman Investments Ltd., Hawaii Digital Assets Inc., Innovatia Ltd, Island Bay Ventures Inc, Killarney Lake Investments Ltd, Zubr Exchange Ltd, Alameda Global Services Ltd., Cottonwood Technologies Ltd, Deck Technologies Holdings LLC, Deck Technologies Inc., Euclid Way Ltd, FTX Digital Assets LLC, FTX EMEA Ltd., FTX US Trading, Inc., Hive Empire Trading Pty Ltd, Liquid Financial USA Inc., LiquidEX LLC, North Dimension Inc, North Wireless Dimension Inc., LedgerPrime Bitcoin Yield Enhancement Master Fund, LLC, LedgerPrime Digital Asset Opportunities Fund, LLC, LedgerPrime Digital Asset Opportunities Master Fund LP, LedgerPrime LLC, LedgerPrime Ventures, LP, North Dimension Ltd, Quoine Pte Ltd, Cedar Grove Technology Services, Ltd., DAAG Trading, DMCC, FTX Certificates GmbH, FTX Crypto Services Ltd., FTX EU Ltd., FTX Lend Inc., FTX Marketplace, Inc., FTX Switzerland GmbH, FTX TURKEY TEKNOLOJI VE TICARET ANONIM SIRKET, FTX US Services, Inc., FTX Ventures Ltd., GG Trading Terminal Ltd, Good Luck Games, LLC, Hannam Group Inc, Hilltop Technology Services LLC, West Realm Shires Inc., and LedgerPrime Bitcoin Yield Enhancement Fund, LLC at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

    SEC v. Sam Lee et al: Complaint (‘$1.7B HyperFund Crypto Fraud’)

    Complaint alleging "a global, crypto asset-related, multi-level marketing pyramid and Ponzi scheme that raised over $1.7 billion from victims worldwide, including millions from U.S. investors" in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Xue Samuel Lee, a.k.a. Sam Lee, described as a citizen of Australia residing in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and Brenda Indah Chunga, a.k.a. Bitcoin Beautee, at the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

    USA v. Sam Lee: Criminal Indictment (‘$1.9B HyperFund Crypto Fraud’)

    Criminal Indictment alleging conspiracy to commit securities fraud involving HyperFund, which was described as "an unincorporated organization" that "operated a purportedly legitimate decentralized finance, or "DeFi," cryptocurrency investment platform and touted its investment program to the public through social media and other means", in USA v. Sam Lee, described as "a citizen of Australia and resident of the United Arab Emirates" and "co-founder of HyperFund", at the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

    Andrew Samuels v. Lido DAO et al: Class Action Complaint (‘Unregistered Crypto Securities’)

    Class Action Complaint alleging the sale of an unregistered crypto security known as LDO in Andrew Samuels v. Lido DAO, described as "a general partnership running an "Ethereum staking" business" that "has ended up staking more than twenty billion dollars at a time" and whose "founders" were identified as "are Kasper Rasmussen, who is Danish and lives in Copenhagen; Vasily Shapovalov, who is Russian and lives in Cyprus; Konstantin Lomashuk, who is Russian and lives in the Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands, an external territory of Australia; and Jordan Fish, who is British and whose whereabouts are unknown"; AH Capital Management LLC, d.b.a. Andreesen Horowitz; Paradigm Operations LP, two of whose "agents" were identified as Arjun Balaji and Georgios Konstantopolous; Dragonfly Digital Management LLC, and Robot Ventures LP, described as "an entity used to manage the investments of Robert Leshner and Tarun Chitra", at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

    SEC v. Brite Advisors USA, Inc.: Complaint (‘Fraud’)

    Complaint alleging the defendant "has failed and continues to fail to comply with the Commission’s "Custody Rule", which, to ensure the safety of client assets, requires an annual report from an independent public accountant of Brite Australia’s internal controls" in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Brite Advisors USA, Inc. at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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    Orbis Global Equity LE Fund et al v. Vale S.A. et al: Amended Complaint (‘Securities Fraud’)

    Amended Complaint “to recover significant investment losses suffered as a result of securities fraud perpetrated by Defendants” in Orbis Global Equity LE Fund, of Australia; Orbis Global Equity Fund, of Australia; Orbis Global Balanced Fund, of Australia; Orbis SICAV, of Luxembourg; Orbis Institutional Funds Limited, of Bermuda; Orbis Global Equity Fund Limited, of Bermuda; Orbis Institutional Global Equity LP, of Delaware, and Orbis OEIC, of England and Wales v. Vale SA, described as “an international mining company based in Brazil”; Murilo Ferreira, Fabio Schvartsman, Luciano Siani Pires, Gerd Peter Poppinga, and Luiz Eduardo Froes do Amaral Osorio at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

    Brite Advisors Pty Ltd.: Freezing Order

    News Release by the Australian Securities & Investments Commission and a copy of the Consent Order regarding an asset freeze order against Brite Advisors Pty Ltd., which is owned by a British Virgin Islands company whose directors are United Kingdom citizens David McKenna and Mark Donnelly.

    Alto Proprietary Ltd. v. General Motors Company: Discovery Application (Australia)

    Application by Alto Proprietary Ltd. to take discovery from General Motors Company for use in legal proceedings in Australia against "General Motors Australia and New Zealand Pty Ltd., General Motors Holden Australia NSC Pty Ltd., and Mark Bernhard", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

    QIC Ltd. v. Deutsche Bank: Discovery Application (Denmark)

    Application by QIC Ltd., described as "a governmental entity wholly owned by the Australian State of Queensland", to take discovery from Deutsche Bank AG New York Branch and Deutsche Bank Trust Company of the Americas for use in legal proceedings in Denmark "against Danske Bank A/S" by "over 300 claimants" who allegedly suffered investment losses of "around $1 billion" due to "a series of money laundering activities over a nine-year period from 2007 through 2015 by Danske’s Estonian branch, which has been referred to as the largest money laundering scandal in world history", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Khaled Elsisi et al v. CFT Solutions LLC et al: Complaint (‘$1.4M Forex Fraud’)

    Complaint alleging "a scheme that defrauded Plaintiffs out of a total of over $1.4 Million" in Khaled Elsisi, Najy Kanan, Ahmed Khder, Asher Bomani Lewis, Ricardo Marquez, Christine Linda Masters, of Australia; Luis Pinos, Gabriela Janeta Roman, Barry Rosner, Ahmed Sharafeldin, Stuart Wayne Springfield, Christopher Emanuel Szabo, Linwood Walker, and Robert Yeng v. CFT Solutions, LLC, Renan de Rocha Gomes Bastos, Yvenson Israel, Arthur Percy, Chuck Marshall, Divine-Seven EL, Michael Jex and Elido Santana at the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

    Mallinckrodt Plc et al: Chapter 11 Petition

    Chapter 11 Petition by Mallinckrodt Plc, Acthar IP Unlimited Company, IMC Exploration Company, Infacare Pharmaceutical Corporation, INO Therapeutics LLC, Ludlow LLC, MAK LLC, Mallinckrodt APAP LLC, Mallinckrodt ARD Finance LLC, Mallinckrodt ARD Holdings Inc., Mallinckrodt ARD Holdings Limited, Mallinckrodt ARD IP Unlimited Company, Mallinckrodt ARD LLC, Mallinckrodt Brand Pharmaceuticals LLC, Mallinckrodt Buckingham Unlimited Company, Mallinckrodt CB LLC, Mallinckrodt Critical Care Finance LLC, Mallinckrodt Enterprises Holdings, Inc., Mallinckrodt Enterprises LLC, Mallinckrodt Enterprises UK Limited, Mallinckrodt Equinox Finance LLC, Mallinckrodt Hospital Products Inc., Mallinckrodt Hospital Products IP Unlimited Company, Mallinckrodt International Finance S.A., Mallinckrodt International Holdings S.à r.l., Mallinckrodt IP Unlimited Company, Mallinckrodt LLC, Mallinckrodt Lux IP S.à r.l., Mallinckrodt Manufacturing LLC, Mallinckrodt Pharma IP Trading Unlimited Company, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Ireland Limited, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Limited, Mallinckrodt Quincy S.à r.l., Mallinckrodt UK Finance LLP, Mallinckrodt UK Ltd., Mallinckrodt US Holdings LLC, Mallinckrodt US Pool LLC, Mallinckrodt Veterinary, Inc., Mallinckrodt Windsor Ireland Finance Unlimited Company, Mallinckrodt Windsor S.à r.l., MCCH LLC, MEH, Inc., MHP Finance LLC, MKG Medical UK Ltd., MNK 2011 LLC, MUSHI UK Holdings Limited, Ocera Therapeutics, Inc., Petten Holdings Inc., SpecGx Holdings LLC, SpecGx LLC, ST Operations LLC, ST Shared Services LLC, ST US Holdings LLC, ST US Pool LLC, Stratatech Corporation, Sucampo Holdings Inc., Sucampo Pharma Americas LLC, Sucampo Pharmaceuticals LLC, Therakos, Inc., Vtesse LLC, and WebsterGx Holdco LLC at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

    BCI Finances Pty Ltd. et al v. Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP: Complaint

    Complaint "for turnover that arises from Olshan’s refusal to produce to the Foreign Representative documents in Olshan's possession, custody, or control that relate to its prior representation of Ligon 158" in John Sheahan, of Australia, as liquidator of B.C.I. Finances Pty Limited, Binqld Finances Pty Limited, E.G.L. Development (Canberra) Pty Limited, Ligon 268 Pty Limited, Gerobin Finances Pty Ltd., Erbin Finances Pty Ltd., Rawbin Finances Pty Ltd., Marbin Finances Pty Ltd., Erma Nominees Pty Ltd., and Ligon 158 Pty Ltd. v. Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP, a New York-based law firm, at the U.S. Bankruptcy court for the Southern District of New York.

    SEC v. Andrew Waters et al: Complaint (‘Securities Fraud’)

    Complaint alleging securities fraud regarding "his private sale of restricted common stock in ECom Products Group Corporation, a Florida corporation that purportedly owns, consolidates, and manages e-commerce platforms" in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Andrew Wyles Waters, a citizen of Australia, as Defendant, and Helen Q. Waters, a citizen of Australia, as Relief Defendant, at the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

    USA v. Joe Lewis et al: Superseding Indictment (‘Insider Trading by British Billionaire’)

    Superseding Indictment alleging “multiple schemes to violate the securities laws through insider trading and submitting false and misleading filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission” in USA v. Joseph Lewis, a.k.a. Joe Lewis, a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in the Bahamas; Patrick O'Connor, and Bryan Waugh, a.k.a. Marty Waugh, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    USA v. Joe Lewis: Criminal Indictment (‘Insider Trading by British Billionaire’)

    Criminal Indictment alleging "multiple schemes to violate the securities laws through insider trading and submitting false and misleading filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission" in USA v. Joseph Lewis, a.k.a. Joe Lewis, a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in the Bahamas, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Omni Bridgeway Ltd. v. Albpetrol SH.A. et al: Petition to Confirm Arbitral Award ($14.7M)

    Petition to Confirm Arbitral Award in Omni Bridgeway Limited, of Australia, in its capacity as appointed agent and investment manager for Omni Bridgeway (Fund 2) Pty. Ltd. and Omni Bridgeway (Fund 3) Pty. Ltd., as assignee for Cayman Islands-domiciled GBC Oil Company Ltd. v. The Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy of the Republic of Albania, The National Agency of Natural Resources of the Republic of Albania, and Albpetrol SH.A., all of Albania, at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

    Michael Williams et al v. Ali Jorani et al: Complaint (‘Africa Crypto Defamation’)

    Complaint alleging "targeted, repetitive, and persistent defamatory statements" that "Plaintiffs created an illegal security offering" involving a crypto token called 'Africa' in Michael Williams, described as a citizen and resident of Australia who is "a highly successful technology entrepreneur"; Glexia Pty Ltd., of Australia, and Kaddex Pty Ltd., of Australia v. John Doe, described as "an individual or group of individuals using various Twitter handles, including “@5C4MMER"; Ali Jorani, and Artopia.dev, described as "a company of unknown structure", at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

    U.S.-based Rietumu Bank officer Emmanuil Grinshpun sued for $6.6M

    A Vice President of Latvia's Rietumu Bank - Emmanuil Grinshpun - is being sued in Miami over an alleged $6.6 million debt that involves entities in Anguilla, Australia, Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Cyprus, England, Scotland, and the Seychelles. It was also alleged that Grinshpun was "associated with" illegal activity.

    Hartzella Ventures Ltd. v. Emmanuil Grinshpun: Complaint (‘$6.6M Debt’)

    Complaint in Hartzella Ventures Ltd., of the Seychelles v. Emmanuil Grinshpun, described as a citizen of Moldova, Romania, and the USA residing in Miami, Florida, where he "serves as the Honorary Consul for Kazakhstan", and "Vice President of Latvia’s Rietumu Bank", at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

    Brian Abbott et al v. Strongblock et al: Complaint (‘$30M Crypto Fraud’)

    Complaint by residents of Australia, Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Panama, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and USA alleging a $30 million crypto securities fraud in Brian Abbott, Ian Abbott, Richard Alleyne, Hamza Alshawabka, Brian Angiuli, Ronnie Arefieg, Justin Arends, Alex Atwood, Margarita Ayrapetyan, Narbik Babakhanian, Victor Omar Baez, Michael Bahra, Julian Bailey, Sirus Bakhtiar, Joan Barnard, Lee Barnett, Kevin Barrera, Chrystel Bassett-Simmonds, Drew Bassler, Alyssa Baum, Eric Bell, Alfonso Beltrame, Ryan Benker, Jason Bicknell, Moe Billah, Catherine Blair, David Blumenthal, Tyler Boardman, Guillaume Bouchard, Christopher Bowerbank, Lorenzo Boyice, William Brachey, Judy Brassfield, Peter Burkhard, Matthew Burton, Roy Cabrera, Anthony Caeton, Jo Ann Cantu, Brent Carr, Michael Carr, Peter Celnicker, James Chatziapostolou, Scott Chesley, Bob Chinn, Richard Christie, Eddie Chung, Dominic Cirigliano, Kevin Clancy, Wendi Cocita, Kris Collins, Ryan Cosenza, Allison Cowart, Patricia Cowart, Michael Coyne, Michael Damian, Tara Daniels, Lorenzo de Leo, Jaymie Deboucherville, Mathew DeCesare, Frank Deh, Harsha Dhananjay, Michelle Diaz, John Dick, Owen Dockham, Adrian Doms, Matthias Doms, Galen Drace, Jason Dunning, Abhishek Dwivedi, Matthew Edwards, Kevin Elrod, Edward Emielita, Joanne Evans, Experience Better Living LLC, Mark Fagan, Brandon Farmer, John Ferrone, FL Landco Investments LLC, Santiago Flores Rabasa, Blake Fosenburg, Mark Foster, James Freitas, Ryan Freyling, Hengyi Gao, Rene Garcia, Kyle Geiger, Alexa Genovas, Michelle Girardi, Augustus Gordon-Davy, Darron Grier, Gary Grimm, Josefina Guanchez, Nicholas Habib, Tomas Hajach, Nathaniel Harder, Garreth Hardy, Norbert Hausmann, Tuan Hoang, Stephen Holley, Gary Hoover Jr., Christopher Hubbard, Kent Hulet, Kenneth Hyer, Joe Izzo, Elliott Jarnutowski, Ryan Jarnutowski, Kashif Jawed, Joshua Jones, Melanie Joscelyne, Bartosz Kalisz, Michael Kay, Nicole Keane, Mathias Köttner, Eugene Kramer, Nicholas Kringas, Novak Krueger, Matthew Lau, Nazareno Leon, Stevie Liddington, David G. Littlechild, Stephen Lockhart, Jack Lyle, Pedro Maia, Marian Majer, Lwok Tin Man, Anthony Maniscalco, Justin Margedant, Maja Markovic, Lee Marks, Saundra Marks, Cassandra Mazur, Paola Mazzoni, Sean McLeod, Cyril Means, Eric Mechler, Robert Medina, Simon Melin, Marschall Meusel, Michelle Mikolis, Kenneth Miller, Sjaak Miltenburg, Abdiweli Mohamed, Daniel Montazem, Bas Mulder, Jeffrey Nakamura, Richard Nappi, Steven Natsios, Lee Newsome, Tuyet Nguyen, Alex Norton, Darren O'Sullivan, Christiana Okhipo, Jonathan Ortega, Hayriye Osman, Keira Palmer, Luciano Parisius, Paul Parratt, Ann Marie Patero, Glen Cameron Patrick, Aaron Patterson, Andrew Persaud, Tracey Phillips, Leandri Pieterse, Jimmy Pineda, Pinegate Investments LLC, Batuhan Potukoglu, Ersan Potukoglu, Steven Pound, Andrea Quigley, James Quigley, Amber Quinton, Juma Rajab, Timea Rajko, Bryce Ralph, Louis Raskin, Erna Reid, Heriberto Reynoso, Maureen Richards, Robert Berry Bankruptcy Estate, Stephen Roberts, Norton Robinson, Massiel Rojas, Mary Rose, Viviana Rozo, Dmitry Rutenberg, John Sahli, Neville Samson, Chad Saunders, Brent Schroeder, Carter Schroeder, Alexander Sergeev, David Shapiro, Bryan Shelton, Ankur Shukla, Michael Simpson, Jason Siruchek, Bernard Smith, Dean Smith, John Sniadecki, Chris Spafford, Devin Spaulding, Sam Stamp, Penny Steele, Justin Sterling, Cosmin Stoian, Kenneth Bryn Swartz, Martyn John Taylor, The Node Estate Pty Ltd., Mitchell Tromp, Yiu Ming Tse, Darren Tsuchiya, Robert Urban, Steven van der Peijl, Jaïr van Eer, Dan Van Zandt, Kasio Varma, Jhovany Leon Vazquez, Sean Villa, Anthony Villani, Aron Walker, Ericka Walker, Paul Walsh, Asiark Washington, Derik Washington, Jeremaine Westerlow, Billy Wynn, Noah Zarnow, Daniel Zureikat, and David Zylberberg v. Strongblock, David Moss, Brian Abramson, Corey Lederer, Konstantin Shkut, and John Does 1-5 at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
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    Wikeley Family Trustee Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition (New Zealand)

    Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in New Zealand by Brendon Gibson and Natalie Burrett, as the Foreign Representatives of Wikeley Family Trustee Limited, described as "the trustee of the Wikeley Family Trust", filed at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky.

    Orbis Capital Ltd. et al v. Geisha Williams et al: Complaint (‘PG&E Corp. Securities Fraud’)

    Complaint alleging securities fraud involving PG&E Corporation in Orbis Capital Limited, of the British Virgin Islands; Orbis Global Balanced Fund, of Australia; Orbis Global Equity Fund, of Australia; Orbis Global Equity LE Fund, of Australia; Orbis Global Equity Fund Limited, of Bermuda; Orbis Institutional Global Equity (OFO) Fund, of Bermuda; Orbis Institutional Global Equity Fund, of Bermuda; Orbis Institutional Global Equity L.P., of Delaware; Orbis Institutional U.S. Equity L.P., of Delaware; Orbis OEIC Global Balanced Fund, of England and Wales; Orbis OEIC Global Equity Fund, of England and Wales; Orbis Optimal Global Fund LP, of Delaware; Orbis Optimal SA Fund Limited, of Bermuda; Orbis SICAV Global Balanced Fund, of Luxembourg; Orbis SICAV Global Equity Fund, of Luxembourg, and Allan Gray Australia Balanced Fund, of Australia v. Geisha J. Williams, Nickolas Stavropoulos, Julie M. Kane, Patrick M. Hogan, Barbara L. Rambo, David S. Thomason, Lewis Chew, Fred J. Fowler, Richard C. Kelly, Roger H. Kimmel, Richard A. Meserve, Forrest E. Miller, Rosendo G. Parra, Anne Shen Smith, and Eric D. Mullins, described as officers and directors of PG&E Corporation, at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

    ‘YouTube Stars’ who ‘promoted FTX crypto fraud without disclosing compensation’ sued for $1B by ‘victims’

    A $1 billion class action complaint alleging conspiracy to commit fraud has been filed by residents of Australia, Canada, England, and USA against ten "FTX Influencers" who allegedly promoted the Bahamas-based crypto scam to their millions of "followers" and "subscribers" on YouTube and other social media without disclosing they were paid to do so, namely Kevin Paffrath, Graham Stephan, Andrei Jikh, Jaspreet Singh, Brian Jung, Jeremy Lefebvre, Tom Nash, Ben Armstrong, Erika Kullberg, and Creators Agency.

    Edwin Garrison et al v. Kevin Paffrath et al: Class Action Complaint (‘$1B Crypto Fraud by FTX Influencers’)

    Class Action Complaint alleging crypto promotional fraud by "FTX Influencers", most of whom were described as 'YouTube stars', in Edwin Garrison, of Oklahoma; Gregg Podalsky, of Florida; Skyler Lindeen, of Florida; Alexander Chernyavsky, of Florida; Sunil Kavuri, of the United Kingdom; Gary Gallant, of Canada, and David Nicol, of Australia v. Kevin Paffrath, Graham Stephan, Andrei Jikh, Jaspreet Singh, Brian Jung, Jeremy Lefebvre, Tom Nash, of Australia; Ben Armstrong, Erika Kullberg, and Creators Agency LLC, described as a Delaware-domiciled, Japan-based "talent management firm and digital ad network which promoted FTX", at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

    Craig Wright v. Roger Ver: Judgment (‘Defamation’)

    Judgment dismissing defendant's application for dismissal of a defamation complaint regarding allegations that "Craig Wright is a liar and a fraud" in Craig Wright, a citizen of Australia described as "a computer scientist and entrepreneur" v. Roger Ver, described as a citizen of Saint Kitts and Nevis residing in Japan and "an angel investor and commentator within the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency industries", at the High Court of Justice of Antigua and Barbuda High Court.

    Thomas Bull v. Alex Mashinsky et al: Complaint (‘Crypto Fraud’)

    Complaint alleging "a fraud scheme that spanned nearly six years, and tricked several hundred thousand individuals worldwide out of billions of dollars" in Thomas Bull, a citizen and resident of Australia v. Alex Mashinsky and Kristine Mashinsky, a.k.a. Krissy Mashinsky, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    BCC Trade Credit Pty Ltd. v. Bluestone Resources Inc. et al: Discovery Application (Australia, ‘Greensill Capital Insurance Coverage’)

    Application by BCC Trade Credit Pty Ltd. to take discovery from Bluestone Resources Inc. and Bluestone Coal Sales Corporation for use in legal proceedings in Australia "against Insurance Australia Limited" seeking indemnities under policies whose insureds are Greensill Capital (UK) Limited, Greensill Bank AG and Greensill Capital Pty Limited, filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

    HASH Asset Management Ltd. et al v. DMA Labs Inc. et al: Complaint (‘$18M Crypto Fraud’)

    Complaint alleging fraud involving "yield earning cryptocurrency" in HASH Asset Management Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; TAF Capital Pty Ltd., as Trustee for the Bluebottle Fund, of Australia, and Ni Kaihao, described as a citizen and resident of China v. DMA Labs Inc., ICHI Foundation, of the Cayman Islands; Nick Poore, and Bryan Gross at the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

    Scott Sterling v. Iris Energy Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint (‘Bitcoin Mining’)

    Class Action Complaint in Scott Sterling v. Iris Energy Limited, of Australia, which "touts itself as a leading owner and operator of institutional-grade, highly efficient, proprietary Bitcoin mining data centers powered by 100% renewable energy";.Daniel Roberts, William Roberts, Belinda Nucifora, David Bartholomew, Christopher Guzowski, and Michael Alfred at the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

    Kenzie Goer v. F45 Training Holdings Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint

    Class Action Complaint alleging Securities Act violations in Kenzie Goer v. F45 Training Holdings Inc., described as "a fitness franchisor" founded in Australia "with a business model based on rapid growth through the franchising of low-overhead fitness facilities"; Chris Payne, Adam Gilchrist, Michael Raymond, Darren Richman, and Mark Wahlberg at the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas.

    Patrick Hable v. Benn Godenzi: Complaint (‘$12M Crypto Fraud’)

    Complaint alleging fraud involving the purchase for $12 million of crypto issued by Singapore-based ECOMI in Patrick Hable, described as "a German national resident in Portugal" v. Benn Godenzi, described as "an Australian national who permanently resides in Nye County, Nevada" and "owns and operates a company called MB Technology registered in the British Virgin Islands", at the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada.

    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.