Complaint "To Enforce Final State Court Judgment" for $95 million in Aldo Vera, Jr. v. The Republic of Cuba at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Companies in the Bahamas, Cayman Islands and Brazil that belong to the insolvent conglomerate Odebrecht Group at the heart of a Brazilian bribery scandal have applied for Chapter 15 recognition at federal bankruptcy court in New York.
Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Brazil by Marcelo Rossini, as the Foreign Representative of Odebrecht S.A., of Brazil; Odebrecht Finance Limited, of the Cayman Islands; Odebrecht Participações e Investimentos S.A., of Brazil, and ODB International Corporation, of the Bahamas, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Notice of Originating Motion in Derik Eulicer Farias Hernandez v. Immigration Appeals Tribunal at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.
Criminal Information for Conspiracy To Violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act and the Trading With the Enemy Act in USA v. BNP Paribas S.A. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Letter Requesting Filing of Deferred Prosecution Agreement in USA v. HSBC Bank USA, NA and HSBC Holdings Plc at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Criminal investigators are seeking cell phone records from AT&T in the United States in an attempt to identify those responsible for an alleged burglary and theft at the home of Cuba's Ambassador to Trinidad & Tobago. Details are contained in
Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Trinidad & Tobago into an alleged robbery and theft at the residence of the Cuban ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago, Paul Rojas.
ARGENTINA Money mess at the Ministry A few days before the Néstor Kirchner transferred power to his wife Cristina in December, 2007, the Ministry of Finance paid irregularly $15.7 million to a group of foreign insurance companies linked to Iván
ARGENTINA & OTHERS Efforts to regulate remittances markets…The Argentinean Central Bank is examining a plan to toughen the regulation of the remittances market in order to prevent money laundering. Remittances to Argentina rose almost eightfold, from $100 billion in 2001
Around the Caribbean Offshore Financial Centers BahamasSpring break is in full season and the primary assets are walking around on two legs hibernating from school and snow. Spring break is now probably the largest single revenue event for the Bahamas
Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Spain into Lesvia Ugueth Pinilla Peralta, Elmer Gonzalo Valencia Jimenez, Yesid Espinosa Chia and Alfonso Rojas Ospina for alleged fraud and extortion.
COLOMBIA: News of a kidnapping; GUATEMALA: A tale of embezzlement; HONDURAS: Funny transactions in Honduras; A law against money laundering; NICARAGUA: New charges against Interbank executives; PANAMA: New dirty links between Peru and Panama; Portillo tarnished by accusations; URUGUAY: BCCI's death throes; and REGIONAL: Waves from Washington; Latin America EXTRA.
The First International Bank of Grenada loaned $30,000 to the wife of Grenada's then chief regulator, Michael Creft, so that she could buy a car and another $50,000 to the then President of the Grenada Bar Association, Reynold Benjamin, according to a document sent to OffshoreAlert; Dean Cantrell and Marcel Deinnet snap up domains in names of countries in the Bermuda-Caribbean region, fraud complaint filed against 'offshore banker' Douglas Castle, 72-year-old convicted fraudster is back in business, SEC continues trend of failing to menaingfully punish accused fraudsters, First Ecom.com Inc. acquires half of First Ecommerce Data Services Ltd. that it did not already own, Antigua gaming outfit World Sports Exchange Ltd. sues County Savings Association over three checks that allegedly bounced, First American International Bank becomes latest offshore bank to be operated in Nevis without a license by Global Dominion Financial Services, and Latvia-based Paritate Bank appears to be in financial trouble.
Newt Utopia on Cuban offshore structures, flight of physical assets from distressed regions and more
Make it a two way street please ... MLATs, Treaties, Memorandums of Understanding, Conventions Against Illicit Traffic, EU Council Directives, Basle Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision... One way streets the lot of them, nothing more than wide boulevards leading
A Florida businessman who allegedly used a Cayman Islands company to illegally invest in Cuba was this month charged with violating the seldom-enforced Trading with the Enemy Act.Thomas H. Boylan, 43, has been accused of investing $920,000 in a seaport and airport development at the Port of Mariel in Cuba.
A funny thing happened a few days after our expose of The Highlander Club in last month's Offshore Alert. I received from them a spam letter - sent a week before we published - stating "Congratulations You have been approved
Receivers of the Florida Employers Safety Association Self-Insurers Fund sue David Sanz, share price of Stirling Cooke falls to new low on NASDAQ, Elite International Services offers dubious offshore products, Marc Harris on the move, prison inmate Ronald Williams apparently continues to rip people off during his day-release program, Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham puts both feet in his mouth during press conference for murder of foreign national.