Estonia

Estonia: JPMorgan Chase Bank

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from JPMorgan Chase Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Estonia - for a criminal investigation into "an unknown subject for fraud".

Ferratum Bank: €3.75K Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of €3,750 on Ferratum Bank Plc for failure "to submit the Auditors' Management Letter within the regulatory deadline". Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert at the Malta Business Registry showed that Ferratum Bank Plc was incorporated in Malta on May 9th, 2012, its directors are Charles Borg, of Malta; Fritz Krause Clemens-Matthias, a citizen and resident of Germany; Victor Alexander Denaro, of Malta; Erik Mikael Ferm, a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in Malta; Jorma Olavi Jokela, a citizen of Finland residing in Switzerland; Lea Ligius, a citizen and resident of Estonia; Jussi Matti Eevertti Mekkonen, a citizen and resident of Finland; Klaus Oscar Schmidt, a citizen and resident of Germany, and Esa Tapani Teravainen, a citizen and resident of Finland, and its shareholders are Ferratum (Malta) Holding Limited, of Malta, and Ferratum, of Finland.

Briton Jonathan Ellis sues Binance and other crypto firms

British national Jonathan Ellis has filed a complaint in England against cryptocurrency firms domiciled in the Cayman Islands, Estonia, Lithuania, Seychelles, Switzerland, and United Kingdom, including cryptocurrency exchange Binance.

Mind Capital et al: Cease and Desist Order

Emergency Cease and Desist Order by the Texas State Securities Board against Mind Capital, a.k.a. Mind Capital OÜ, a.k.a. Mind Capital Tech SL; Gonzalo Garcia Pelayo, Oscar Garcia Pelayo, Rubén Arcas, Manuel Arniz, Cristina Kelly Lopez, Alejandro Mejía, all of Spain and Estonia, and Craig Knitzel, of Texas, regarding a suspected investment fraud involving a "crypto-fiat arbitrage trading program".

Georgia: Garik Revazian et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Citibank NA, Equity Bank, and JPMorgan Chase Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Georgia - for a criminal investigation into Garik Revazian and Oppenheimer Financial LLC for suspected fraud and money laundering involving corporate and individual alleged victims "in the United States, Latvia, United Kingdom, Russia, Poland, Estonia and Hong Kong".

Alexander Clifford v. Bibox Group Holdings Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging the sale of unregistered securities involving an online exchange known as Bibox in Alexander Clifford v. Bibox Group Holdings Ltd., described as a British Virgin Islands-domiciled company based in New York; Bibox Technology Ltd., domiciled in Estonia; Bibox Technology Oü, domiciled in Estonia; Wanlin 'Aries' Wang, of Long Island, NY; Ji 'Kevin' Ma, of China, and Jeffrey Lei, of Singapore, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Estonia: Aleksandr Rotko

Complaint to extradite Aleksandr Rotko from the USA to Estonia to face allegations of embezzlement.

USA v. Funds at AMRO Bank NV et al: Forfeiture Complaint

Forfeiture Complaint regarding a criminal investigation into a classified advertising website known as Backpage in USA v. Funds at AMRO Bank NV and Plains Capital Bank associated with Ad Tech BV, Scheef & Stone, LLP, James Larkin, Michael Lacey, Scott Spear, and John Brunst at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Mundo Media Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Ernst & Young, as the Foreign Representative of Mundo Media Ltd., 2538853 Ontario Ltd., M Zone Marketing Inc., and AppThis Holdings, Inc., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Hermitage Capital Management Ltd. v. Bank of America et al: Discovery Application

Application by Hermitage Capital Management Limited to conduct discovery from Bank of America NA, Bank of China, Bank of New York Mellon, BNP Paribas USA, Citibank NA, Commerzbank AG, Credit Agricole CIB, Deutsche Bank Trust Co Americas, JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, Mashreqbank Psc., Standard Chartered Bank, UBS AG, and Wells Fargo Bank NA for use in criminal proceedings brought by Russia on December 11th, 2018 against Hermitage, its Founder & CEO, Bill Browder; Ivan Cherkasov, and others for alleged tax fraud, filing of a false bankruptcy, and embezzlement, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

‘Remove reference to my client Dmitri Sepa,’ asks Estonian attorney

Letter from attorney Tatjana Dobolina requesting that OffshoreAlert remove a reference to her client, Dmitri Sepa, in an article by OffshoreAlert in 2008 that was based on a request for judicial assistance that was made in the USA by Estonia concerning an investigation into suspected import/export fraud and which was filed at federal court in Delaware.

USA v. Funds at Eurobank Cyprus Ltd. et al: Forfeiture Complaint

Forfeiture Complaint against funds in the names of Moonbigtwo, Glendown Holdings, Exellit Sales LLP, Exgold Import LLP, Deltaway Systems LP, Burgenland AG Inc., Nokletto Industries Limited, Max Crown S.A., Avikom Ltd., Torir Inter LP, Dingseng HK Co. Ltd., Romantick Style Ltd., Ideals Solutions Group SA, Privaled Construction LP, and Corwald Transit LP in USA v. Funds at Eurobank Cyprus Ltd., Hellenic Bank, ABLV Bank AS, Trasta Komercbanka, Meridian Trade Bank, Baltikum Bank AS, Reitumu Banka, AB BND Bankas, Postova Bank AS, CIB Bank ZRT, Danske Bank, HSBC Bank, MKB Bank ZRT, and Norvik Banka JSC at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Kim Dotcom et al: Criminal Indictment

Indictment in USA v. Kim Dotcom, Megaupload Limited, Vestor Limited, Finn Batato, Julius Bencko, Sven Echternach, Mathias Ortmann, Andrus Nomm, and Bram Van Der Kolk at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

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.

Estonia seeks evidence in Atlanta for fraud inquiry

Estonia is seeking evidence in Atlanta as part of a criminal investigation into alleged fraud.Details are contained in an application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Estonia -

Estonia: Sergei Tsurikov

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Estonia into fraud involving Sergei Tsurikov.

Estonia: Copterline Oy

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and one of its subsidiaries, Helicopter Support Inc., for a criminal investigation in Estonia into a helicopter crash in 2005 that killed 24 people.

Latvia: www.gold-cash.biz

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Latvia into alleged fraud and theft from two online accounts at OptionsXpress.

Latvia: Balcere OU

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Latvia into Aleksandrs Obuhovs, Normunds Miesnieks, Manhattan Insurance Company LLC, Westerman LLC, Balcere OU and KTR Corporation for alleged tax evasion and money laundering.

Estonia seeks evidence from four US corporations for fraud investigation

Article based on an application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged fraud - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Estonia - that was filed at federal court in the USA on April 7, 2008. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include Igor Konnikov, Jevgeni Davidov, Igor Podretsnev, Vladimir Kiriljuk, Aleksandr Kolpakov, Aleksander Petrov, Pavel Gustsin, Oleg Samohvalov, Oleg Vasenko, Vladimir Robalov, Stanislav Kaktus, Georgi Kaktus, Vladimir Bozok, Juri Kuhi, Sergei Lomaka, Vadim Usov, Julia Beloborodova, Vadim Zabozan, Ihar Kapitsyn, Sergei Petrov, Yuri Makarov, Sergei Kovanda, Dmitar Panchugov, Eduard Kurbatov, Aare Piire, Dmitri Sepa, Nikolai Prohhorov, Heiti Metsoja, Roman Mikhaylov, Vladimir Mitrofanov, Sergey Bogoslovskiy, Aleksei Kravtsenko, Twinstyle Ltd., Simatron Ltd., Temron Management Corp., Bereng Limited Company, Macrotex Technologies LLC, Makafton Technologies Ltd., Lateko Bank, Deutsche Bank Trust Company, and Cyprus Popular Bank Ltd.

Germany: Javier Anthony Rodil et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Germany into Javier Anthony Rodil, Edward Budrich, Andis Bankovics, Stanislav Dmytrenko, Martins Knipsis, Michael Peter Voss and others for alleged computer fraud.

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.

Russia: Formas LLC

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Russia into alleged tax evasion involving Formas LLC.

Russia: Novis Plus, Ltd.

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Russia into alleged tax fraud by Novis Plus Ltd.

Latvia: OU Vabiro

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Latvia into OU Vabiro for alleged smuggling and tax fraud regarding items ordered from New York Motorcycle Ltd.

United Kingdom: Dariusz Zyla et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged theft by Dariusz Zyla and others.

Lithuania: Jeff Tindall

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Lithuania into Jeff Tindall and Tindall LLC for alleged fraud.

Estonia seeks evidence from Microsoft for investigation into Internet fraud

Article based on an application to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged fraud - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Estonia - that was filed at federal court in the USA on March 31, 2005. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include Juri Kerzo, and Microsoft Corporation.

Lithuania: Rubicon LLC

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into Arunas Maciutis, Robert Pavlovskis, GIK Arkell, Alexander Geifman, Olivier Pierre Jacqout, Eugenijus Bytautas, Linda Sirsnina and others for alleged fraud, embezzlement and money laundering involving a company called Rubicon LLC.

Estonia: Juri Kerzo

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Estonia into Juri Kerzo for alleged fraud in connection with the sale of merchandise over the Internet.

Poland: Profit and Commerce

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Poland into alleged export fraud and possible money laundering.

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.

Estonia: Mitri Sotchugov

Application for appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a credit card fraud investigation into Mitri Sotchugov.

Estonia: Riho Rull

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Estonia into alleged embezzlement by Riho Rull in his capacity as a director of three Estonian companies, AB Kindlustuse Group Ltd., AB Elukindlustus Ltd., and ASA Kindlustus Ltd.

Russia: Industrial State Enterprises of St. Petersburg

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Russia into alleged corruption and fraud involving Industrial State Enterprises of St. Petersburg.

Ukraine: Pavel Lazarenko et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Ukraine into Pavlo Ivanovych Lazarenko, a former Prime Minister; Myckola Ivanovych Agafonov, Petro Myckolayiovych Kirichenko and Igor Olexandrovych Polozhentsev for alleged fraud, embezzlement and corruption.