Georgia

George Bachiashvili v. Charlie Shrem et al: Amended Complaint

Amended Complaint alleging fraud and unregistered securities regarding the sale of cryptocurrency tokens involving Delaware and Cayman Islands-domiciled Crowd Machine in George Bachiashvili v. Charlie Shrem and Roger Tichenor at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Recovery Partners GP Ltd. et al v. Fisher Island Investments Inc. et al: Discovery Application

Application by Recovery Partners GP Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, and Revoker LLP, of England, to take discovery from Fisher Island Investments, Inc., Fisher Island Holdings, LLC, PDS Development LLC, and PDS HOLDCO I LLC for use in legal proceedings in England "against Irakli Rukhadze, Igor Alexeev, Benjamin Marson, Hunnewell Partners (UK) LP, Hunnewell Partners (BVI) Limited, Park Street (GP) Limited, Park Street (BR) Limited, Park Street (GS) Limited, Park Street (L) Limited" regarding "the identification and recovery of assets belonging directly or indirectly to the members of the family of the late Georgian businessman, Arkadi Patarkatsishvili", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Jason Bonayer et al v. Crowd Machine SEZC et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud involving cryptocurrency in Jason Bonayer, a U. S. citizen residing in New York, NY, and George Bachiashvili, a citizen of Georgia residing in Tbilisi v. Crowd Machine Inc., of Delaware; Crowd Machine SEZC, of the Cayman Islands; Metavine Inc., of Delaware; Craig Sproule, described as a citizen of Australia residing in San Jose, California; James Hanley, Anne Osborne, Ben Gorlick, Kurt Pfluger, Camden Dore, Roger Tichenor, Charlie Shrem, Bittrex, described as "a cryptocurrency exchange based in the Seychelles", and HitBTC, also described as "a cryptocurrency exchange based in the Seychelles", at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Novasigma Limited: Unlicensed Activity

Public Warning by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission that Novasigma Limited "appears to be purporting to offer company management services in Gibraltar" without a license. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert at Companies House Gibraltar showed that Novasigma Limited was incorporated in Gibraltar on May 21st, 2015 and, in its most recent annual return dated May 4th, 2018, the company's sole director was identified as Jussi Olavi Hallikas, described as a Finnish "tax advisor" residing in Tbilisi, Georgia, and its sole shareholder as Novasigma Limited, of the Seychelles. The company's website at www.novasigma.com is no longer operational. In his LinkedIn profile, Hallikas is currently described as "Managing Director" of "Fidelcrest", a company purportedly domiciled in Hungary that offers "forex trading" products and services at www.fidelcrest.com.

Zaza Mamulaishvili v. Steve Nicandros et al: Petition

Petition alleging breach of fiduciary duty involving "self-dealing, fraudulent conduct and mismanagement" in Zaza Mamulaishvili, a citizen and resident of Georgia who was "a minority shareholder and a creditor of" Frontera Resources Corporation, described as a Cayman Islands-domiciled, Texas-based "international oil and gas exploration company" that Mamulaishvili "co-founded" v. Steve Nicandros, Luis Giusti, and Tyler Nelson, as Defendants, and Frontera Resources Corporation, as Nominal Defendant, at the District Court of Harris County, Texas.

USA v. Yuriy Andrienko et al: Criminal Indictment

Indictment against six "officers" of a Russian "military intelligence agency" alleging a computer hacking and fraudulent scheme "to undermine, retaliate against, or otherwise destabilize: (1) Ukraine; (2) the country of Georgia; (3) France's elections; ( 4) efforts to hold Russia accountable for its use of a weapons-grade nerve agent on foreign soil; and (5) the 2018 Winter Olympics after a Russian government-sponsored doping effort led to Russian athletes being unable to participate under the Russian flag" in USA v. Yuriy Sergeyevich Andrienko, Sergey Vladimirovich Detistov, Pavel Valeryevichfrolov, Anatoliy Sergeyevich Kovalev, Artem Valeryevich Ochichenko, and Petr Nikolayevich Pliskinat the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

USA v. Nika Nazarovi et al: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment against "citizens of multiple countries, including Georgia, Latvia, Romania, Bulgaria, and Belgium" who were described as being "members of a transnational organized crime network known as 'QQAAZZ'" that "provided money laundering services to significant cybercriminal organizations that stole money from unwitting victims in the United States and abroad" involving accounts at financial institutions in Belgium, Germany, Portugal, Spain, the Netherlands, Turkey, and the United Kingdom in USA v. Nika Nazarovi, a.k.a. Nika Utiashvili, a.k.a. Mihail Atansov, a.k.a. Stefan Trifonov Zhelyazkov; Martins Ignatjevs, a.k.a. Yordan Angelov Stoyanov, a.k.a. Aleksander Tihomirov, a.k.a. Svetlin Iliyanov Asenov; Aleksandre Kobiashvili, a.k.a. Antonios Nastas, a.k.a. Ognyan Krasimirov Trifonov; Dmitrijs Kuzminovs, a.k.a. Parush Gospodinov Genchev; Valentins Sevecs, a.k.a. Marek Jaswilko, a.k.a. Rafal Szczytko; Dmitrijs Slapins, Armens Vecels, Artiom Capacli, Ion Cebanu, Tomass Trescinkas, Ruslans Sarapovs, Silvestrs Tamenieks, Andelhak Hamdaoui, and Petar Iliev at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

USA v. Funds Held by RAKIA: Forfeiture Complaint

Forfeiture Complaint regarding "an international conspiracy to launder funds traceable to violations of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act ... and a scheme to defraud financial institutions in the Republic of Korea" in USA v. AED 73 million in the custody of Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority and "All Claims Filed And Asserted" by VI2 Partners GmbH, of Austria, against Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority Georgia LLC in the Republic of Georgia at the U. S. District Court for the District of Alaska.

Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority v. Farhad Azima: Judgment

Approved Judgment regarding allegations of fraud in Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority v. Farhad Azima, described as "a US businessman based in Kansas City, Missouri who has been involved in the aviation industry for many years", at the High Court of Justice, Business and Property Courts of England and Wales.

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".

Frontera Resources Caucasus Corp.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Andrew Morrison and David Griffin, as the Foreign Representatives of Frontera Resources Caucasus Corp. (in Official Liquidation), at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Aleksejs Trofimovics et al: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging conspiracy to commit money laundering in USA v. Aleksejs Trofimovics, a.k.a. Aleksejs Trofimovich, a.k.a. Alexey Trofimovich, a.k.a. Aleko Stoyanov Angelov; Ruslans Nikitenko, a.k.a. Krzysztof Wojciech Lewko, a.k.a. Milen Nikolchev Nikolov, a.k.a. Rafal Zimnoch; Arturs Zaharevics, a.k.a. Piotr Ginelli, a.k.a. Arkadiusz Szuberski; Deniss Ruseckis, a.k.a. Denis Rusetsky, a.k.a. Sevdelin Sevdalinov Atanasov, and Deinis Gorenko, all citizens of Latvia, at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Mourant Ozannes v. Steve Nicandros et al: Writ of Summons

Writ of Summons for $766,186 in allegedly unpaid professional services in Mourant Ozannes, a Cayman Islands law firm v. Steve Nicandros, of Houston, Texas, and Zaza Mamulaishvili, of Tbilisi, Georgia, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

USA v. Konstantin Ignatov: Criminal Complaint

Criminal Complaint in USA v. Konstantin Ignatov regarding an alleged fraud and money laundering scheme known as 'OneCoin' and involving financial institutions in the Cayman Islands, Georgia, Hong Kong, Ireland, Jersey, Singapore, and the USA, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Georgia: Lia Dolidze et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Georgia - for a criminal investigation into Lia Dolidze and Marsel LLC for suspected fraud and money laundering.

Frontera Resources Corp. et al v. Stephen Hope et al: Discovery Application

Application by Frontera Resources Corporation and Frontera International Corporation, both of the Cayman Islands, to take discovery from Stephen Hope, of California; Outrider Master Fund LP, of the Cayman Islands, and Outrider Management LLC, of California, for use in legal proceedings in the Cayman Islands against Stephen Hope, Outrider Master Fund LP and MaplesFS Limited, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Georgia: I Love My Patriarch

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Georgia - for a criminal investigation into a Georgian company called 'I Love My Patriarch' for suspected fraud and money laundering.

Georgia: Global Crossing LLC et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Georgia - for a criminal investigation into Global Crossing LLC and Victor Lapin, a.k.a. Randy Craig Levin, for suspected fraud and money laundering.

USA v. Diyora Ashirova et al: Criminal Indictment

Indictment in USA v. Diyora Ashirova, Elvin Baghir-Pur, Kirill Dedusev, Roman Eliozashvili, Sarkhan Imamverdiyev, Mikheil Inadze, Aziza Jalolova, Elvin Javadzade, Igor Kalinitchev, a.k.a. Irvin Kalinitchev; Tengiz Khukhiashvili, Yelena Kudaibergenova, Mishel Levinski, Stanislav Lisitskiy, a.k.a. Giedrius Girnius; Aleksei Livadnyi, Durra Mehdiyeva, Mikhail Morozov, Ielyzaveta Nazina, Gocha Paposhvili, Matiss Puke, Ketevan Sepiashvili, Aleksandr Starikov, Igor Stasovskiy, Nikolay Tupikin, Karlis Vitols, and Melvut Yazici at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Bidzina Ivanishvili et al v. Credit Suisse (Bermuda) Ltd.: Writ of Summons

Generally Indorsed Writ of Summons in Bidzina Ivanishvili, Ekaterine Khvedelidze, Tsotne Ivanishvili, an infant, by his mother and next friend; Ekaterine Khvedelidze, Gvantsa Ivanishvili, Bera Ivanishvili, Meadowstreet Assets Limited, and Sandcay Investments Limited v. Credit Suisse (Bermuda) Ltd. at Bermuda Supreme Court.

Bidzina Ivanishvili et al v. Meadowsweet Assets Ltd.: Fixed Date Claim Form

Fixed Date Claim Form in Bidzina Ivanishvili, a former Prime Minister of Georgia; Ekaterine Khvedelidze, Tsotne Ivanishvili, a minor, acting by his legal guardian and next friend Ekaterine Khvedelidze; Bera Ivanishvili, and Gvantsa Ivanishvili v. Meadowsweet Assets Limited at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Artemis Trustees Limited et al v. KBC Partners LP et al: Fixed Date Claim Form

Fixed Date Claim Form in Artemis Trustees Limited, as Trustees of The New Horizon Trust, The Gatito Ventures Trust, The Bailey Tree Trust, and The Arcturus Trust; Vladimir Ashurov, and Milica Rakovic v. KBC Partners LP, SCI Partners LP, Salford Capital Partners Inc., Eugene Jaffe, and Giorgi Bedineishvili at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Otkritie International Investment Management Ltd. et al v. BGC Financial Group Inc.: Discovery Application

Seventh Application to Issue Subpoenas for the Production of Documents for Use in a Foreign Proceeding by Otkritie International Investment Management Limited, domiciled in the British Virgin Islands; Otkritie Securities Limited, domiciled in England and Wales; and Otkritie Financial Corporation JSC, domiciled in Russia, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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. Wells Fargo Bank et al: Discovery Application

Third Application to Issue Subpoenas for the Production of Documents for Use in a Foreign Proceeding by Otkritie International Investment Management Limited, domiciled in the British Virgin Islands; Otkritie Securities Limited, domiciled in England and Wales; and Otkritie Financial Corporation JSC, domiciled in Russia, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Greece: Crystal Shipping Inc.

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Greece into Arturik Arutunyan, Romeo Zarandia, Igor Borodavkin, Volodymyr Ubogov and Mohamed Salama for allegedly transporting illegal immigrants to Greece on a ship named 'Crystal'.