Curaçao

Girobank NV et al v. IIG Trade Opportunities Fund NV et al: Petition

Petition for an order of attachment in connection with an arbitration in Girobank NV and Girobank International NV, both of Curaçao v. IIG Trade Opportunities Fund NV, of Curaçao; IIG Capital LLC, of New York, and The International Investment Group LLC, of New Jersey, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Firefighters’ Retirement System et al v. Citco Group Ltd. et al: Notice of Appeal

Notice of Appeal by the Plaintiffs against Judgment in Favor of Citco Defendants in New Orleans Firefighters' Pension & Relief Fund, Municipal Employees' Retirement System of Louisiana, and Firefighters' Retirement System v. Citco Group Limited, Citco Fund Services (Cayman Islands) Limited, Citco Technology Management Inc, and Citco Banking Corporation NV at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana.

Firefighters’ Retirement System et al v. Buddy Fletcher et al: Default Judgment Ruling

Ruling on Motion for Default Judgment Against Alphonse 'Buddy' Fletcher, Jr. and Fletcher Asset Management Inc. in Firefighters' Retirement System, Municipal Employees' Retirement System of Louisiana, and New Orleans Firefighters' Pension & Relief Fund v. Alphonse 'Buddy' Fletcher, Jr., Fletcher Asset Management, Inc., Citco Group Limited, Citco Fund Services (Cayman Islands) Limited, Citco Fund Services (Bermuda) Limited, Citco Fund Services (Suisse) S.A., Citco Fund Services (Europe) B.V., Citco Global Custody N.V., Citco (Canada) Inc., Citco Bank Nederland N.V. Dublin Branch, Citco Banking Corporation N.V., Citco Curacao N.V., Citco (USA) Holdings Inc., Citco Fund Services (SA) Inc., Citco Technology Management, Inc., Denis Kiely, Duhallow Financial Services, LLC, Lisa Alexander, Peter M. Zayfert, Consulting Group Services, LLC, Joe Meals, Grant Thornton International Ltd., and Skadden, Arps, Meagher & Flom, LLP at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana.

IIG Bank (Malta) Ltd. v. Girobank NV et al: Petition

Petition to stay an arbitration in IIG Bank (Malta) Ltd., of Malta v. Girobank NV and Girobank International NV, both of Curaçao, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Girobank NV et al v. David Hu et al: Summons with Notice

Summons With Notice in Girobank N.V. and Girobank International N.V., both of Curaçao, v. David Hu, of New Jersey; Martin Silver, of New Jersey; The International Investment Group LLC, of New Jersey; TOF Cayman SPV, of the Cayman Islands; IIG TOF B.V., of the Netherlands; TOF Management Foundation, of Curaçao; The Venezuela Recovery Fund N.V., of Curaçao; IIG Bank (Malta) Ltd., of Malta; Trade Finance Partners Ltd. S.A., of Panama, formerly of the British Virgin Islands, and Trade Finance Funding I Ltd., of the Cayman Islands, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York County.

ENNIA Caribe Holding NV: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Curaçao by R.M. Hermans, as the Foreign Representative of ENNIA Caribe Holding NV, EC Holding BV, ENNIA Caribe Leven NV, ENNIA Caribe Zorg NV, ENNIA Caribe Schade NV, and EC Investments BV, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

SPV OSUS Ltd. v. HSBC Holdings Plc et al: Amended Complaint

Amended Complaint in SPV OSUS Ltd. v. HSBC Holdings Plc, HSBC Bank Plc, HSBC Bank USA, NA, HSBC Securities Services (Bermuda) Limited, HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Bermuda) Limited, HSBC Bank Bermuda Limited, HSBC Securities Services (Luxembourg) SA, HSBC Bank (Cayman) Limited, HSBC Private Banking Holdings (Suisse) SA, HSBC Private Ban (Suisse) SA, HSBC Fund Services (Luxembourg) SA, Sonja Kohn, Mario Benbassat, Alberto Benbassat, Stephane Benbassat, 20:20 Medici AG, UniCredit Bank Austria AG, BA Worldwide Fund Management Ltd., UniCredit SpA, Herald Asset Management Limited, Eurovaleur, Inc., Pioneer Alternative Investment Management Limited, Alpha Prime Asset Management Ltd., Regulus Asset Management Limited, Carruba Asset Management Limited, Tereo Trust Company Limited, Genevalor Benbassat et Cie, Hermes Asset Management Limited, Thema Asset Management (Bermuda) Ltd., Thema Asset Management Limited, Equus Asset Management Limited, Equus Asset Management Partners, LP, Aurelia Fund Management Limited, Inter Asset Management Inc., T&M Trusteeship & Management Services SA, GTM Management Services Corp. NV, Aurelia Asset Management Partners, Cape Investment Advisors Limited, Erwin Kohn, and HSBC USA Inc. at The Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Citco Group agrees to pay $26M to settle Buddy Fletcher ‘fraud’ litigation

Hedge fund administrator Citco Group and related parties have agreed to pay $26.25 million to settle litigation brought on behalf of investors in funds domiciled in the Cayman Islands and BVI that Citco sold to fraudster Buddy Fletcher's Fletcher International Group, which then allegedly looted them.

Richcourt Euro Strategies Inc. et al v. Citco Group et al: Motion to Approve Settlement

Motion to Approve Settlement in Soundview Elite Ltd., Soundview Premium, Ltd., Soundview Star Ltd., Elite Designated, Premium Designated and Star Designated, and John Ayres and Martin Trott, as Joint Liquidators of America Alternative Investments Inc., Optima Absolute Return Fund Ltd., Richcourt Allweather B Inc., Richcourt Allweather Fund Inc., Richcourt Composite Inc. and Richcourt Euro Strategies Inc. v. The Citco Group Limited, Citco Fund Services (Cayman Islands) Limited, Citco Fund Services (Europe) B.V., Citco Global Custody (NA) N.V., Citco Banking Corporation N.V., Citco Trading Inc., CFS Company Ltd., CFS Corporation Ltd., Christopher G. Smeets, Ermanno Unternaehrer, Robert A. Voges, Enrico Laddaga, Gabriele Magris, and Yves Bloch at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Bermuda and Curacao funds used to launder $125M fraud proceeds, say police

Offshore funds in Bermuda and Curacao - ADG Absolute Diversified Growth Fund and Enterprise Emerging Markets Fund - were used by fraudsters in India to launder the proceeds of a $125 million investment scam by Bombay Stock Exchange-listed technology firm Geodesic Ltd., according to Mumbai police.

Silvia Juri et al v. Hope Funds SA et al: Liquidation Order

Order in Silvia Juri, Masivos Sociedad Anonima, Maria Teresa Huerta, Ignacio Goncalvez, Andrea Setti, Hernan Costa Silva, Juan Manuel Eiras, Patricia Peterson, and Diego Sarquis v. Hope Funds SA, Marketsite Ltd., and Global Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Privilege Wealth Notes suspended on Bermuda Stock Exchange

Trading in one of the main fund-raising vehicles for the fraudulently-operated Privilege Wealth investment group has been suspended by the Bermuda Stock Exchange after its Listing Sponsor, Estera Securities, formerly Appleby Securities, apparently resigned.

Privilege Wealth websites go down as chaotic collapse continues

The two main websites for Privilege Wealth's fraudulent investment scheme have gone off-line as the Marbella, Spain-based group continues to collapse in chaos. The group is threatening to bring a "class action" against OffshoreAlert, which it says is "100% liable" for investors' losses, which an insider estimated to be more than $40 million.
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Privilege Wealth suspends redemptions amid shooting & ‘$40m deficit’

Five months after being exposed as a fraud by OffshoreAlert, the Privilege Wealth investment scheme has collapsed, with an insider claiming there is a deficit of more than $40 million. Redemptions to investors have been suspended, Privilege Wealth's main office - a call center in Panama - has closed after the attempted murder of its boss - a fraud fugitive in Spain - and unpaid payroll and the group's registered agent in Gibraltar has resigned.

Gibraltar judge orders Privilege Wealth to produce records

A Gibraltar judge has ordered an inspection of the books and records of a limited partnership that underpins the Privilege Wealth investment group, which was exposed as a fraudulent enterprise by OffshoreAlert five months ago. The order was issued after Privilege Wealth allegedly ignored a request for inspection from one of its limited partners.

Silvia Juri et al v. Hope Funds SA et al: Originating Application

Originating Application in Silvia Juri, Masivos Sociedad Anonima, Maria Teresa Huerta, Ignacio Goncalvez, Andrea Setti, Hernan Costa Silva, Juan Manuel Eiras, Patricia Peterson, and Diego Sarquis v. Hope Funds SA, Marketsite Ltd., and Global Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. at the British Virgin Islands High Court.
Brett Jolly Privilege Wealth

EXPOSED: ‘Privilege Wealth’ global investment fraud

Notorious British swindler Brett Jolly is secretly behind a global investment fraud being perpetrated under the name 'Privilege Wealth', OffshoreAlert can reveal. The scheme involves a sprawling web of companies and operators in Bermuda, BVI, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Dubai, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Jersey, Luxembourg, Panama, Seychelles, South Africa, Spain, UK, and USA.

Girobank NV v. IIG Capital LLC et al: Petition

Petition to permit discovery prior to arbitration in Girobank NV, of the Netherlands Antilles v. IIG Capital LLC, of New York, and IIG Trade Opportunities Fund NV, of the Netherlands Antilles, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Richcourt Funds et al v. Citco Group Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint in Corinne Ball, as Chapter 11 Trustee of Soundview Elite Ltd., Soundview Premium, Ltd., Soundview Star Ltd., Elite Designated Premium Designated and Star Designated, and John Ayres and Matthew Wright, as Joint Liquidators of America Alternative Investments Inc., Optima Absolute Return Fund Ltd., Richcourt Allweather B Inc., Richcourt Allweather Fund Inc., Richcourt Composite Inc. and Richcourt Euro Strategies Inc. v. Citco Group Limited, Ermanno Unternaehrer, Soundview Capital Management Ltd., Richcourt Capital Management Ltd., Citco Fund Services (Cayman Islands) Limited, Citco Fund Services (Europe) B.V., Citco Global Custody (NA) N.V., Citco Banking Corporation N.V., Citco Trading Inc., Richcourt Holding Inc., CFS Company Ltd., CFS Corporation Ltd., Christopher G. Smeets, Robert A. Voges, Alphonse Fletcher, Jr., Fletcher Asset Management, Inc., Fletcher International, Inc., George Ladner, Enrico Laddaga, Gabriele Magris, Yves Bloch, Denis Kiely, Stewart Turner, Gerti Muho, and Floyd Saunders at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Netherlands: Itzhak Aisik Grynsztein

Complaint for the extradition of Itzhak Aisik Grynsztein from the USA to the Netherlands to face allegations of money laundering, forgery and banking without a license.

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Retirement Fund et al v. Citco Fund Services (Cayman Islands) Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint in Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Retirement Fund, FIA Leveraged Fund Ltd., Fletcher Income Arbitrage Fund Ltd., and Fletcher International Ltd. v. Citco Fund Services (Cayman Islands) Ltd., Citco Fund Services (Suisse) SA, Citco Group Ltd., Citco Trading, Inc., Citco Global Custody (NA) NV, Citco Bank Corporation NV, SFT Bank NV, and Ermanno Unternaehrer at New York Supreme Court.

Caledonian Bank liquidators paint bleak picture for creditors

Cayman Islands-based Caledonian Bank has millions of dollars of related-party transactions that typically "can be difficult to recover full value" and is exposed to "a single large loan" of $93.7 million, representing more than half of all loans receivable. The grim news for creditors came in the first report of liquidators Keiran Hutchison and Claire Loebell.

Roger Corman et al v. Citco Group Limited et al: Complaint

Complaint in Roger W. Corman, Julie A. Corman, and Pasig, Ltd. v. Citco Group Limited, Citco Group (Monaco) SAM, Citco Global Custody (NA) NV, Tor Trust Corporation Company Limited, Citco Trustees SA, Citco BVI Limited, Citco Bank BVI Limited, Citco Bank & Trust Company Limited, Citco Banking Corporation NV, Securitas Management Services Corp., Citco Fund Services (Cayman Islands) Ltd., Citco Suisse SA, Ermanno Unternaehrer, and Christopher Smeets at Los Angeles Superior Court.

19 more claw-back actions for $65 m filed in Cayman by Weavering liquidators

Nineteen more claw-back lawsuits seeking a combined US$65 m have been filed in the Cayman Islands by the liquidators of Weavering Macro Fixed Income Fund against banks, investment funds and other firms in Bermuda, Canada, Cayman, Curacao, France, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Ireland, Jersey, Luxembourg, Singapore, and Switzerland.

Curacao: Mutzy Parra Borges et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Curacao - to collect evidence in an attempt to recover assets from a robbery of gold bars worth $11.5 million by Jose Luis Flores Segovia, Luis Alfredo Flores Segovia, Mutzy del Carmen Parra Borges, Giovanni Thadeus Regales, Arthur Jozef Davelaar, Roger Roland Penso, and Giuseppe Angelo Rossano Pizziolo.

Curacao: Rudolph Humphrey Max Oehlers

Complaint for the extradition of Rudolph Humphrey Max Oehlers from the USA to Curacao to face charges of stalking, assault, kidnapping, and trespassing.