Papua New Guinea

SEC v. Todd Lahr et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging securities fraud in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Todd Lahr, of Pennsylvania, and Thomas Megas, described as "a British national and resident of Verbier, Switzerland", at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Pembroke Securities Ltd.: Section 304 Petition

Section 304 Petition for Assistance in Insolvency Proceedings in Australia by Anthony McGrath, as the Foreign Representative of Pembroke Securities Limited, HIH Insurance Limited, HIH Investment Holdings Limited, FAI Insurances Limited, FAI Leasing Finance Pty Limited, FAI Investments Pty Limited, First Mentor Group Pty Limited, FAI Home Security Holdings Pty Limited, HIH Casualty and General Insurance Limited, FAI General Insurance Company Limited, Lanlex No. 65 Pty Limited, CIC Insurance Limited, FAI Overseas Investments Pty Limited, FAI Traders Insurance Company Limited, and World Marine and General Insurance Pty Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Interclaim (Bermuda) freezes $200 m of assets controlled by callous white-collar criminals

Debt recovery firm Interclaim (Bermuda) Limited made international headlines recently after a series of daring legal manoeuvres in several countries against the type of heartless criminals who have become accustomed to getting away with their crimes.The company, which operates from Dublin, Ireland, has successfully frozen in the region of US$200 million of assets linked with Blair Down, a Canadian businessman who created his wealth by ripping off the elderly.