Malta

USA v. Butterfield Bank: Petition for Leave to Serve John Doe Summonses

USA's Ex Parte Petition for Leave to Serve John Doe Summonses on JPMorgan Chase Bank, The Bank of New York Mellon, HSBC Bank USA, Bank of America, and Citibank regarding accounts maintained for Butterfield Bank, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Sen. Carl Levin Letter: Closing 10 Offshore Tax Loopholes

Letter about closing offshore ten tax loopholes from Senator Carl Levin to Senator Harry Reid, Senator Mitch McConnell, Senator Dick Durbin, Senator Jon Kyl, Senator Kent Conrad, Senator Saxby Chambliss, Senator Mark Warner, Senator Mike Crapo, Senator Tom Coburn, Senator Michael Bennet, Senator Mike Johanns, Senator John McCain, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Lindsey Graham, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Senator Kelly Ayotte, Honorable Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the Treasury; Gene Sperling, Director, National Economic Council, dated October 5, 2012.

Oleg Deripaska: Discovery Application

Application by Oleg Deripaska to Obtain Discovery from Arik Kislin for use in an action pending in the High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division, Commercial Court, in England and Wales styled 'Michael Cherney v. Oleg Vladimirovich Deripaska'.

Daniel Ashman et al v. 6356095 Canada, Inc.: Complaint

Complaint in Daniel Ashman, Brad Booth, Thomas Koral, Greg Lavery, Dave Lizmi, Daniel Smith, Joseph Sanders, and Dustin Woolf v. 6356095 Canada, Inc., f.k.a. Excapsa Software Inc., at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

USA v. Full Tilt Poker et al: Motion For Leave to File First Amended Complaint

USA's Motion For Leave to File First Amended Complaint in a civil complaint filed by the USA against PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, Absolute Poker, Ultimate Bet, Oldford Group Ltd., Rational Entertainment Enterprises Ltd., PYR Software Ltd., Stelekram Ltd., Sphene International Ltd., Tiltware LLC, Kolyma Corporation AVV, Pocket Kings Ltd., Pocket Kings Consulting Ltd., Filco Ltd., Vantage Ltd., Ranston Ltd., Mail Media Ltd., Full Tilt Poker Ltd., SGS Systems Inc., Trust Services Ltd., Fiducia Exchange Ltd., Blue Water Services Ltd., Absolute Entertainment SA, Blanca Games Inc. of Antigua, Raymond Bitar, Howard Lederer, Christopher Ferguson, a.k.a. Jesus Ferguson; and Rafael Furst at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. PokerStars et al: Complaint

Civil complaint filed by the USA against PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, Absolute Poker, Ultimate Bet, Oldford Group Ltd., Rational Entertainment Enterprises Ltd., PYR Software Ltd., Stelekram Ltd., Sphene International Ltd., Tiltware LLC, Kolyma Corporation AVV, Pocket Kings Ltd., Pocket Kings Consulting Ltd., Filco Ltd., Vantage Ltd., Ranston Ltd., Mail Media Ltd., Full Tilt Poker Ltd., SGS Systems Inc., Trust Services Ltd., Fiducia Exchange Ltd., Blue Water Services Ltd., Absolute Entertainment SA and Blanca Games Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on April 20, 2011.

Insider Talking: March 24, 2011

Alleged fraudster Michael Guard rises to the top at dubious Capital Conservator Group; The sordid tale of disbarred Bahamas attorney Jan Ward; Arnold Forbes claims he intends to sue Canadian broadcaster CTV for implicating him in an alleged investment fraud; Stanford University Professor Dr. Thomas Kenney accepts advisory role with dubious offshore investment firm Cedrus Investments; and Cayman Islands-domiciled Alacrity Capital Offshore Fund and related parties are sued in a dispute over administrative fees.

Italy seeks evidence from Arte Invest Corp. in Delaware

Italy has requested information about Delaware domiciled Arte Invest Corp. for a criminal investigation into alleged insurance fraud, banking fraud and money laundering. Details are contained in an application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant

Italy: Maurizio Ceccarelli et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Italy into Maurizio Ceccarelli, Pier Giuseppe Giua, Pietro Paolo Raggi, Andrea Ratti, Enzo Resciniti, Oscar Russo, Giovanni Sidoti, Fabio Solano, Luciano Sorice, Paolo Viscione and Vincenzo Viscione for alleged insurance fraud, banking fraud and money laundering.

Shelby Overseas Invest & Trade Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Tom Meganck, as the Foreign Representative of Shelby Overseas Invest & Trade Ltd., Grand Prix Associates Inc., Bundora Associates Inc., Bundora Investments Limited, Bundora Investments NV, Ruby Investments Sp zoo, Bundora Corp., Lockhart Overseas Investments Corp., Lockhart Limited, Naven Investments Sp zoo, and Lockhart Corp. I, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey.

Spencer Partners Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Isle of Man by Laurence Keenan, as the Foreign Representative of Spencer Partners Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina.

Norwegian ‘fraud victims’ seek evidence from NY attorney

Forty-six Norwegian parties are seeking evidence from a New York attorney as part of an attempt to recover millions of dollars allegedly defrauded from them in an investment scam.They filed a motion for the issuance of letters rogatory at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, in Brooklyn, on November 18, 2005.

PayPal records targeted by IRS in offshore tax evasion investigation

The IRS has asked a U. S. federal court for permission to serve a “John Doe” summons on Internet money transfer firm PayPal Inc. as part of a clampdown on tax evasion using offshore credit and debit cards.“The records requested in the summons will identify the holders of bank accounts at, or payment cards issued by banks in, the listed jurisdictions, information which is not otherwise readily available to the Internal Revenue Service,” stated the IRS in its petition.

Malta: Hernan Antonio Sepulveda Mery

Complaint for the extradition of Hernan Antonio Sepulveda Mery from the USA to Malta to face allegations of attempted homicide, grievous bodilyharm, and illegal possession of an unlicensed weapon.

IRS receives permission to serve subpoena on First Data Corp.

The world's largest processor of credit card payments has been ordered by a United States court to assist the IRS in its investigation into tax evasion using offshore accounts.First Data Corp. must turn over information about transactions by holders of American Express, Visa and MasterCard credit cards that were issued by or on behalf of certain offshore financial institutions.

Italy: Parmalat SpA et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Italy into Calisto Tanzi, Fausto Tonna, Luciano Del Soldato, Maurizio Bianchi, Lorenzo Penca, Claudio Pessina, Gianfranco Bocchi, Gian Paolo Zini, Giovanni Bonici, Stefano Tanzi, Franco Gorreri, Domenico Barilli, Giovanni Tanzi, Paola Visconti, Francesco Giufreddi, Luciano Silingardi, Fabio Branchi, Angelo Ugolotti, Donatella Alinovi, Claudio Baratta and Alberto Maurizio Ferraris for alleged bankruptcy fraud and related crimes regarding Parmalat SpA.

Parmalat Capital Finance Ltd.: Section 304 Petition

Section 304 Petition for Assistance in Insolvency Proceedings in the Cayman Islands by Gordon MacRae and James Cleaver, as the Foreign Representatives of Parmalat Capital Finance Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Newt Utopia: November 30, 2003

Independence - St. Kitts and Nevis Nevis is moving slowly towards independence. There are many issues governing that decision, but the mood of the people is neither jubilant or angry but, rather, reflects a studied approach to their situation. A

US court approves application to serve summonses on VISA International for tax evasion investigation

A California court has approved a request by the Internal Revenue Service for leave to file "John Doe" summonses on VISA International as part of an investigation into tax evasion using offshore credit cards. The order, issued on March 28, 2002, allows the IRS to examine the records of VISA credit or debit cards issued "by, through, or on behalf of banks or other financial institutions" in 31 offshore jurisdictions.

Major countries strike hard against offshore centers

The high stakes poker game between onshore and offshore governments lost six players recently but another 35 have 12 months to decide whether the OECD is bluffing with the threat of sanctions.Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Malta, Mauritius and San Marino have all signed an 'Advanced Letter of Commitment' agreeing to co-operate with international tax investigations.

TCI Police asked to investigate alleged stock fraud against Asian investors

Police in the Turks & Caicos Islands are to be asked to investigate a company that was allegedly used to defraud mainly Asian investors, according to a recent report in the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong."Peddlers of worthless shares in the Grand Financial Fund, Equity Mutual Trust and Mercantile Securities now appear to be working from the Turks and Caicos Islands," stated the newspaper in an article published on July 12, 1999.