Bahamas

Chris Johnson & Associates Ltd. v. Keith Kelty et al: Complaint (‘Defamation’)

Complaint alleging defamation in Chris Johnson & Associates Ltd., described as a Cayman Islands-domiciled firm of insolvency practitioners v. Keith Kelty, described as "a Director of a Mutual Fund Administrator called "Fundhaven", which is registered in The Bahamas", and Mosaic Financial Ltd., described as "a Licensed Broker-Dealer registered with the Securities Commission of The Bahamas", at Bahamas Supreme Court.

RF Bank and Trust (Bahamas) Ltd. et al v. Keith Herman et al: Complaint

Complaint for breach of contract and unjust enrichment alleging that Keith Herman "failed" to speak at the RF Economic Outlook Conference in the Bahamas despite an "appearance fee" of $25,000 being paid in Gravity Speakers LLC and RF Bank and Trust (Bahamas) Limited v. Keith Herman and Investment Property Advisors Inc. at the Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Mateo.

SEC sues 18 entities for alleged $1.3M ‘hacking and securities fraud scheme’

The U.S. SEC has filed a complaint against 18 individuals and entities in or from Canada, Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic, Nevis, United Kingdom, and United States for their alleged participation in a 'hacking and securities fraud scheme', with some of the conduct allegedly concealed through offshore accounts in the Bahamas, Belize, Switzerland, and U.K.

SEC v. Rahim Mohamed et al: Complaint (‘Hacking & Securities Fraud’)

Complaint alleging hacking and securities fraud in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Rahim Mohamed, described as a citizen of Canada residing in Canada and the Cayman Islands; Davies Wong, described as a citizen and resident of Canada; Glenn B. Laken, described as a resident of Chicago, Illinois; Richard C. S. Tang, described as a citizen and resident of Canada; Zoltan Nagy, described as a citizen and resident of Canada; Jeffrey D. Cox, a citizen and resident of Canada; Phillip G. Sewell, described as a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in Canada; Breanne M. Wong, described as a citizen and resident of Canada; Christophe Merani, described as a resident of Illinois, USA; Anna Tang, described as a citizen and resident of Canada; Robert W. Seeley, described as a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in the Dominican Republic; Richard B. Smith, described as a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in the Dominican Republic; Christopher R. Smith, described as a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in the Dominican Republic; H.E. Capital SA, described as a Nevis-domiciled company based in the Dominican Republic; Pop Holdings Ltd., described as a Nevis-domiciled company based in the Dominican Republic; Maximum Ventures Holdings LLC, Harmony Ridge Corp., and Avatele Group LLC, as Defendants, and 9224-3708 Quebec Inc., a.k.a. Distributions Bano, and Jason Black, as Relief Defendants, at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

Shoreline Venture Partners III LP et al v. DBM Cloud Systems Inc. et al: Complaint

Complaint in Shoreline Venture Partners III LP, SVP III LP Co-Investment Fund LP, Albany Trading Corporation, of the Bahamas; Synapse Venture Capital Inc., of the British Virgin Islands; Sugarille Investment Fund Ltd., of the Bahamas; William Jude McGrath, Graham Seaton, and Gerard Byrne v. DBM Cloud Systems Inc., Nasuni Corporation, and Dixon Doll, Jr. at the Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Mateo.

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.

Dreamr Labs Ltd. v. Delchain Ltd. et al: Voluntary Dismissal (Crypto Dispute)

Notice of Voluntary Dismissal in Dreamr Labs Limited, of the Bahamas v. Delchain Limited, of the Bahamas; Deltec Bank & Trust Limited, of the Bahamas; Bruno Macchialli, of Porte Vedra, Florida; Suisse Finance Holdings, of Switzerland, and Richard Iamunno, of Boca Raton, Florida, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Geluk Capital Management Ltd. et al: $93K Penalties

Administrative Order by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission imposing penalties totaling $92,688 on Geluk Capital Management Ltd., of the Bahamas, and Douglas Gerald Fathers, of New Jersey, for alleged "misrepresentations".

USA v. Raymond Galliani: Complaint

Complaint "to collect unpaid federal civil penalty assessments and interest" from a "sophisticated taxpayer" who "established a maze of offshore entities to conceal his beneficial ownership of entities and foreign financial accounts holding millions of dollars", including those in the Bahamas, Guernsey, and Nevis, in USA v. Raymond Galliani, of Moraga, California, at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
Kevin Wessell

IRS accuses ‘asset protection expert’ Kevin Wessell of withholding records about suspected offshore tax evasion

Florida-based, self-described "asset protection expert" Kevin Wessell has been accused of withholding records from the IRS that it requires for an investigation into his clients for suspected offshore tax evasion involving accounts and entities in several jurisdictions, including the Bahamas, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cook Islands, Hong Kong, Nevada, Nevis, Panama, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Seychelles, Switzerland, and Turks and Caicos Islands.

Samir Andrawos v. Damian Gomez et al: TRO Motion

Chapter 11 Trustee's Motion for an order enforcing the automatic stay and granting a preliminary injunction in Lawrence Katz, as Chapter 11 Trustee for the Bankruptcy Estate of Samir Andrawos v. Damian Gomez and Charles Mackay, both lawyers in the Bahamas, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland.

Samir Andrawos v. Damian Gomez et al: Complaint

Complaint to enforce an automatic stay and compel turnover of asset alleging fraudulent transfers and unjust enrichment in Lawrence Katz, as Chapter 11 Trustee for the Bankruptcy Estate of Samir Andrawos v. Damian Gomez and Charles Mackay, both lawyers in the Bahamas, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland.
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.

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.

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.

Elizabeth Chung v. Intertrust (Bahamas) Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint involving allegations of fraud against David Chung in Elizabeth Y. Chung, of Clara County, California v. Chung Peng Chih-Mei, described as a citizen of China residing in Taiwan, and Intertrust (Bahamas) Limited, of the Bahamas, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

MetaQuotes Ltd. et al v. MetaQuotes Software Corp. et al: TRO Application

Plaintiffs' ex parte application for a temporary restraining order in MetaQuotes Ltd., of Cyprus, and MetaQuotes Software Corp., of the Bahamas v. MetaQuotes Software Corp., of California; Standard Fintech Consulting Inc., of California; FXCA Markets Limited, of California; Peijie Liu, and Jian He at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

MetaQuotes Ltd. et al v. MetaQuotes Software Corp. et al: Complaint

Complaint "to stop defendants ... from using Plaintiffs' trademark as part of a criminal enterprise to confuse the Real MetaQuotes customers into unintentionally paying money to the Counterfeit MetaQuotes and to immediately freeze the assets of Counterfeit MetaQuotes’, Counterfeit FXCA, Peijie Lu, and Jian Hein" in MetaQuotes Ltd., of Cyprus, and MetaQuotes Software Corp., of the Bahamas v. MetaQuotes Software Corp., of California; Standard Fintech Consulting Inc., of California; FXCA Markets Limited, of California; Peijie Liu, and Jian He at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Oak Trust et al v. Jichen Wu: Discovery Application

Application by Oak Trust, Acorn Trust, Eagle Trust, Duffy Trust, Robert J. Parfet Living Trust, Geluk Global Fund Limited SAC, of the Bahamas; Migration Investments LLC, of Colorado; Boustrophedon International Ltd., of Hong Kong; Michael R. Shea, Erin Shea, Angela Ling, Fuhua Ling, Philip Bullock, Lifang Liu, Justin Payne, Michael Dietzen, Kimberly J. Dietzen, Brian Sly, David K. Sly, Gregory Sly, Karen Sly, Nelson Sly, Helen S. Sly, Sly Family Trust, and Tamara A. Sly Separate Property Trust to take discovery from Jichen Wu for use in legal proceedings in England regarding "a fraudulent Forex trading scheme" allegedly involving Equiti Capital, Mediatrix Capital, and Blue Isle Markets, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Dreamr Labs Ltd. v. Delchain Ltd. et al: Complaint (‘$20M Crypto Claim’)

Complaint for $20 million alleging fraud and breach of contract involving crypto in Dreamr Labs Limited, of the Bahamas v. Delchain Limited, of the Bahamas; Deltec Bank & Trust Limited, of the Bahamas; Bruno Macchialli, of Porte Vedra, Florida; Suisse Finance Holdings, of Switzerland, and Richard Iamunno, of Boca Raton, Florida, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

HOLT Funds SPC: Directors

Director Details for HOLT Funds SPC, obtained from the Cayman Islands General Registry on March 3rd, 2022.

Leif-Erik Hvide v. Holdun Family Office LLC et al: Complaint (State Court)

Complaint alleging fraud in Leif-Erik Hvide, described as "a U.S. citizen residing in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil" v. Holdun Family Office LLC, of Florida; Holt Financial Ltd., of the Bahamas; Holdun Family Office (Bahamas) Limited, of the Bahamas; Holt Accelerator LP, of Canada; HOLT Funds SPC, of the Cayman Islands; Brendan Holt Dunn, of the Bahamas; Margaret 'Maggie' Dunphy, of Montreal, Canada; Stuart Dunn, of Montreal, Canada; Jan Christopher Arp, of Montreal, Canada; Gordon Dempsey, of Toronto, Canada, and Michael A. Blank, described as a Florida-based attorney, at the Circuit Court of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, in and for Miami Dade County, Florida.

Income Collecting 1-3 Months T-Bills Mutual Fund: Chapter 15 Petition (2022)

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Igal Wizman and Keiran Hutchison, as the Joint Official Liquidators of Income Collecting 1-3 Months T-Bills Mutual Fund, of the Cayman Islands, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Income Collecting 1-3 Months T-Bills Mutual Fund: Judgment (‘SEC Compromise’)

Judgment regarding an application by Keiran Hutchison and Igal Wizman, of EY Cayman Ltd. and EY Bahamas Ltd., respectively, as Joint Official Liquidators of Income Collecting 1-3 Months T-Bills Mutual Fund (in Official Liquidation), to enter into a "compromise and consent order with the Securities and Exchange Commission of the United States of America" and "an agreement with Mosaic Financial Limited" and to pay an interim dividend to creditors, filed at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

SEC v. Ofer Abarbanel et al: Amended Complaint

Amended Complaint alleging fraud in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Ofer Abarbanel, described as a citizen of Israel residing in California who "controls bank accounts in at least Israel, Singapore, and the Cook Islands - and likely the Cayman Islands and the Bahamas"; Victor Chilelli, described as a citizen of the USA residing in Delaware; Income Collecting 1-3 Months T-Bills Mutual Fund, of the Cayman Islands, and New York Alaska ETF Management LLC, of Nevada, as Defendants, and Institutional Syndication LLC, North American Liquidity Resources LLC, Institutional Secured Credit LLC, Growth Income Holdings LLC, CLO Market Neutral LLC, and Global EMEA Holdings LLC, as Relief Defendants, at the U. S. District Court for the southern District of New York.

Leif-Erik Hvide v. Holt Financial Ltd.: Dismissal Order (Federal Court)

Order Dismissing Case Without Prejudice in Leif-Erik Hvide v. Holt Financial Ltd., of the Bahamas; Holdun Family Office (Bahamas) Limited, of the Bahamas; Holt Accelerator Inc., of Canada; Holt Accelerator LP, of Canada; Brendan Holt Dunn, a resident of the Bahamas; Margaret ‘Maggie’ Dunphy, of Montreal, Canada; Jan Christopher Arp, of Montreal, Canada, and Gordon Dempsey, of Toronto, Canada, of the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Pioneer GP Ltd. et al v. Daria Valdez et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging a fraud totaling "millions of dollars" in Pioneer GP Limited and Champlain Investment Holdings Limited, both of the Cayman Islands v. Daria Valdez, a.k.a. Daria Pastoukhova, described as a resident of the Bahamas and the husband of Lance Valdez, who "died in a helicopter crash in the Bahamas", and Jason Sweeney, described as a resident of Ireland, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Jay Lee et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging "a sophisticated, multiyear, stock manipulation scheme" that "primarily utilized the illicit services of an offshore platform headed by Canadian Frederick L. Sharp" and involved entities in several jurisdictions, including the Bahamas, Fiji, Panama, and Saints Kitts and Nevis. in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Jay Scott Kirk Lee, Geoffrey Allen Wall, and Benjamin Thompson Kirk, all described as Canadian citizens residing in British Columbia, Canada, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Massachusetts.

Millo Group: Petition to Recognize Brazil Liquidation

Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Liquidation in Brazil in the matter of Atelier Design e Planejamento de Moveis Ltda, Colezzi lndustrja e Comercio de Moveis Ltda, Diamante Duna Participacoes Ltda, EMP Montagem e Instalacao de Moveis Ltda, Euromobile Montagem de Moveis Planejados Ltda, Indian Ebony Comercio de Moveis do Brasil Ltda, Italian Comercio de Moveis Ltda, Libia Comercio de Moveis Ltda Epp., Madagascar Administracao e Participao Ltda, Nogueira Alva Participacoes Ltda, Palladio Tee Comercio de Moveis e Eletrodomesticos Ltda, SIM Sistema Integrado de Moveis Ltda, and Via Movel Comercio de Moveis Ltda, all of Brazil, collectively the Millo Group (in Official Liquidation), at Bahamas Supreme Court.

SEC v. Joseph Cammarata et al: Freezing Order

Complaint in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Joseph Cammarata, Erik Cohen, David Punturieri, AlphaPlus Portfolio Recovery Corp., and Alpha Plus Recovery LLC at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.