Belarus

Kumtor Gold Company CJSC et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by Kumtor Gold Company CJSC and Kumtor Operating Company CSJC, both of the Kyrgyz Republic and owned by Centerra Gold Inc., of Toronto, Canada, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. Creditors include companies in Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, England, Finland, Gibraltar, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Netherlands, Russia, Scotland, and Switzerland.

Belarus: First Interstate Bank in Montana

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from First Interstate Bank in Montana - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Belarus - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects" for suspected theft.

Belarus: Maxim Hrapov et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Belarus - for a criminal investigation into Maxim Leonidovich Hrapov and Evgeniy Leonidovich Hrapov for suspected fraud.

JSC BTA Bank: Chapter 15 Petition (Second)

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Kazakhstan by Askhat Niyazbekovich Beisenbayev, as the Foreign Representative of JSC BTA Bank, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Otkritie International Investment Management Ltd. et al v. Deutsche Bank et al: Discovery Application

Application by Otkritie International Investment Management Limited, of the British Virgin Islands; Otkritie Securities Limited, of England and Wales; and Otkritie Financial Corporation JSC, of Russia, to issue subpoenas to Deutsche Bank AG and JPMorgan Chase & Co. for the production of documents for use in a civil complaint filed by Otkritie International Investment Management Limited against Georgy Urumov and Denning Capital Limited at the High Court in the United Kingdom.

Belarus: Martin Reis

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Belarus into Walter Matthew Rusniaczek, a.k.a. Guram Sidamon-Eristavy, for allegedly arranging the murder of Martin Reis, a citizen of the Czech Republic, in order to claim on a life insurance policy.

Russia: Yanna Borisovna Radzhabova et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Russia into alleged customs fraud by Yanna Borisovna Radzhabova, Sergey Victorovich Nosov and Edward Nickolaevich Kurbakhovskih.

Estonia: Igor Konnikov et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Estonia - to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into Eduard Kurbatov, Aare Piire, Dmitri Sepa, Nikolai Prohhorov, Heiti Metsoja, Roman Mikhaylov, Vladimir Mitrofanov, Sergey Bogoslovskiy, Aleksei Kravtsenko and others for alleged import/export fraud regarding military materials.

Belarus seeks evidence from Delaware-domiciled Oriental Company

Article based on an application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged embezzlement - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Belarus - that was filed at federal court in the USA on April 16, 2007. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include Sergey Viktorovich Pavlovets, Ivan Ivanovich Zhukov, Gennadiy Vasil'evich Prokhorevich, Viktor Arkad'evich Serchenya, Yury Khromenkov, Drevimpex LLC, Drevimpex-grup LLC, Beloptservis LLC, Aizkraukles Bank JSC, Oriental Company, Borimeks LLC, and Holzimpex Inc.

Belarus: Sergey Viktorovich Pavlovets et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Belarus into Sergey Viktorovich Pavlovets, Ivan Ivanovich Zhukov and Gennadiy Vasil'evich Prokhorevich for alleged fraud and theft.

Russia: Decor Trade Ltd.

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Russia into Decor Trade Ltd. for suspected involvement in tax fraud.

Ukraine: Rice Trade Company

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Ukraine into alleged official negligence.

Latvia: Fortum LLC

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Latvia into officials of Centra ekspedicija LLC for alleged misappropriation to the detriment of Fortum LLC.

Poland: Leszek Zyga

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Poland into Leszek Zyga, Dariusz Klimasz, Robert Jachymczak, Henryk Lewandowski, Marek Gronkowski, Tomasz Serafin and others for alleged tax fraud.

Belarus seeks evidence in US for criminal investigation

Article based on an application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged corruption, bribery, and fraud - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Belarus - that was filed at federal court in the USA on August 26, 2005.Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include Republican Unitary Enterprise Belarusian Steel Works, Sergei Klemantovich, VV Fillippov, EL Petroleum LLC (USA), VV Novik, International Corporate Consultants, Inc., Raymond Terri Gibson, and Avea Holdings LLC.

Belarus: Belarusian Steel Works

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Belarus into corruption, bribery and fraud involving Belarusian Steel Works, including an alleged bribe by SP Klemantovich to VV Fillippov while the latter was Director General of the Belarusian Steel Works.

Belarus seeks evidence from Delaware firms for fraud investigation

Article based on an application to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged fraud - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Belarus - that was filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware on April 15, 2005. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include Konstantin Kolos, JV Eurovita Ltd., Terravita Ltd., Martin A. Lukas, Andjey Tsekhovsky, L. E. Ryzhkovsky, Greenvita, Datacom LLC, Elsmond Investment LLC, VitaPlus Ltd., Sladushka, and David Brekhout.

Belarus: KV Kolos

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Belarus into Konstantin Kolos for allegedly defrauding JV Eurovita Ltd. with the assistance of Martin Lukas and David Brekhout, as manager of Datacom LLC and Elsmond Investments LLC, respectively.

Belarus requests evidence in Delawae for corruption investigation

Article based on an application to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged corruption - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Belarus - that was filed at federal court on March 26, 2004. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include AG Shloida, SA Dmitriev, IE Semenov, MN Parkhamovich, EK Matousevich, Lymington Corporation, Buell Management LLC, Crowson Co., Distant Horison Company, Paprabell Enterprises LLC, Idabel Holding Ltd., Guardian LLC, Trans Atlantik LLC, Nix Engineering LLC, Domineer Company LLC, Willits LLC, Future Sun Ltd. Ultra Alliance LLC, Constans Trading LLC, Larsand Trading LLC, Delfa Group LLC, Goldstep Trading Ltd., Baltbana M, Intrastsisten, Unex Line LLC, and Queen Lake.

Belarus seeks evidence in Delaware for investigation into alleged embezzlement

Article based on an application to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged fraud - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance by Belarus - that was filed at federal court on June 15, 2004. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include GD Zheltko, AB Andron, Abdul Reza Mehrdada, Binox Holding Ltd., Santon Holding Ltd., Pro Business Management LLC, Riverton Developments LLC, Garnet Ltd., Liudmila LLC, Morrison Trade and Finance Inc., SUFTE Belvneshpromservice, Aizkraukles Banka, Rietumu Banka, and Parex Bank.

Belarus seeks evidence in Delaware for investigation into suspected corruption

Article based on an application to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Belarus - that was filed at federal court in the USA on June 14, 2004. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include Belarusian Steel Works, Univers Project Inc., and VEF Bank.

Belarus: GD Zheltko

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Belarus into GD Zheitko for alleged embezzlement of funds by abusing his authority while serving as Director General of the State Unitary Foreign Trade Enterprise 'Belvneshpromservice'.  

Belarus: Belarusian Steel Works(2)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Belarus into alleged corruption involving the Belarusian Steel Works.

Belarus seeks evidence in Arkansas for customs fraud investigation

Article based on an application to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Belarus - that was filed at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas on April 7, 2004. Individuals mentioned in the request for assistance include Oleg Eduardovich Gabrinevsky and Alexander Vladimirovich Minov.

Belarus seeks evidence in Delaware for money laundering investigation

Article based on an application to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged money laundering - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Belarus - that was granted by the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware on March 9, 2004. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include V. Tuhto, Novokom Bank, Luxora Group Inc., Aerotech Enterprises Inc., Transatlantic Commerce Co., Oriental Company, Rosprom Import Inc., G. Sinyavskiy, S. Basovets, I. Aleksandov, V. Savonya, O. Dudar, S. Senko, A. Turiyanskaya, and Grusha Tatyana Yuryevna.

Belarus: Oleg Gabrinevsky et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Belarus into suspected customs fraud, tax evasion and money laundering by Oleg Eduardovich Gabrinevsky and Alexander Vladimirovich Minov, as directors of Ryabushka LLC, and officials with the companies Euroopt, Eurotorg and Minsk Wine Plant.

Belarus: AG Shloida

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Belarus into SA Dmitriev, AG Shloida, IE Semenov, MN Parkhamovich, EK Matousevich, and customs inspectors identified only by their last names of Sassinovich, Skoroulsky and Nechaev for alleged bribery and customs fraud.

Belarus: Novokom Bank

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Belarus into money laundering by employees of Novokom Bank.

Poland: Leszek Tadeusz Gago

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Poland into Leszek Tadeusz Gago for alleged fraud.

Poland: Alexei Bragontchuk

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Poland into Alexei Bragontchuk and for alleged fraud and money laundering regarding the proceeds of weapons trafficking.