Originating Application to set aside a Statutory Demand for $92,369,220 in Gold Eagle Development Limited v. AASCFII HyalRoute (Sub) Limited at the British Virgin Islands High Court.
USA v. $12M in Accounts at Rathbones Investment Management (Jersey) et al: Forfeiture Complaint (‘Smuggling of Asian Art & Antiquities by Douglas Latchford’)
Forfeiture Complaint regarding assets allegedly traceable to smuggling, fraud, and money laundering involving Douglas Latchford, a.k.a. Pakpong Kriangsak, who "Until his death in 2020, ... was based primarily in Thailand and the United Kingdom" in USA v. $12M in Rathbones Investment Management Portfolio Accounts in Jersey, in the Channel Islands, and 7th Century Bronze Statue Depicting the Four-Armed Goddess Durga at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Application to Set Aside Statutory Demand in Gold Eagle Development Ltd. v. AASCFII HyalRoute (Sub) Ltd. at the British Virgin Islands High Court.
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Forfeiture Complaint regarding artwork that was part of an allegedly fraudulent scheme by deceased United Kingdom antiques dealer Douglas Latchford "to sell looted Cambodian antiquities on the international art market, primarily by creating false provenance documents and falsifying invoices and shipping documents, including misrepresenting the country of origin of artworks", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Application by Makhpal Karibzhanova, described as "a citizen of Kazakhstan and is the former wife of a wealthy and politically-connected Kazakh businessman, Aidan Karibzhanov" whose "wealth is held in offshore structures and through nominee ownership around the world, making it necessary to gather evidence from a number of countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates, and Singapore, as well as Kazakhstan and a number of offshore jurisdictions", including the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, and Singapore, to take discovery from Mubadala Fund, Extell Developrnent, Edward Mermelstein, One and Only Realty, Eduard Ogai, Credit Suisse, American Express and others for use in legal proceedings in Kazakhstan, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Selling Scams To Foreigners: Inside Boiler Rooms & How Alternative Asset Recovery Methods Have Been Successful in SE Asia
Boiler rooms are international fraud schemes that operate with near impunity while defrauding investors around the world of hundreds of millions of dollars each year. In this presentation, experts in both federal law enforcement and private investigations will share their unique perspectives on combating the issue. In the first part of the session, a Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Agent will discuss how federal agents locate, gather evidence, and prosecute overseas boiler rooms, as well as share examples of successful cases. The Agent will also discuss how the modern day investigation requires a strong working relationship with the private banking industry as well as cooperation between multiple foreign governmental entities. In the second part of the session, a private investigator and internationally recognized expert in the field of boiler rooms will discuss how the Philippines and other parts of SE Asia are hotbeds of criminality, places where expatriate investment fraudsters operate boiler rooms as they set about swindling foreigners living in the world's major countries, many of whom are pensioners. In addition, the investigator will discuss who is responsible, pay-offs to police, judges, and others in authority, assaults, murders, and other related issues. The investigator will also show you how to use alternative methods to recover assets, thereby avoiding long and costly litigation in jurisdictions with poor judicial systems.
Thailand and other parts of Southeast Asia are hotbeds of criminality, places where expatriate investment fraudsters operate boiler rooms with seeming impunity as they set about swindling foreigners living in the world's major countries, many of whom are pensioners.