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OneWeb Global Ltd. et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by OneWeb Global Limited, of England; 1021823 B.C. Ltd., of Canada; Network Access Associates Limited, of England; OneWeb ApS, of Greenland; OneWeb Chile SpA, of Chile; OneWeb Communications Limited, of England; OneWeb G.K., of Japan; OneWeb Global Limited, of England; OneWeb Holdings LLC, of New York; OneWeb Limited, of Jersey, in the Channel Islands; OneWeb Ltd., of Malta; OneWeb Network Access Holdings Limited, of England; OneWeb Norway AS, of Norway; WorldVu Australia Pty Ltd., of Australia; WorldVu Development LLC, of Nevada; WorldVu JV Holdings LLC, of Delaware; WorldVu Mexico, S. DE R. L. DE C.V., of Mexico; WorldVu Satellites Limited, of Jersey, in the Channel Islands; WorldVu South Africa (Pty) Ltd., of South Africa, and WorldVu Unipessoal Lda, of Portugal, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Portugal: 1&1 Ionos Inc. (€17,298 Fraud)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from 1&1 Ionos Inc. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Portugal - for use in a criminal investigation into "unknown suspect(s) for fraud".

Juan María Rendón et al v. Abbott Laboratories Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Juan María Rendón, a citizen of Italy residing in Portugal, and Roberto Maurice Ventura Crispino, a citizen of Italy residing in Panama, to take discovery from Abbott Laboratories Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Colombia and Switzerland involving "a group of sellers who entered into a stock purchase agreement with CFR International SpA, as purchaser, and CFR Pharmaceuticals S.A., as warrantor, for purposes of transferring control over one of the largest pharmaceutical groups in Colombia, named Lafrancol", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

PT Ventures SGPS SA v. Vidatel Ltd.: Judgment

Judgment regarding an application to enforce a $646 million arbitration award in PT Ventures SGPS SA, of Portugal v. Vidatel Ltd., a British Virgin Islands firm "owned by Ms. Isabel dos Santos ... daughter of a former president of Angola and ... reputed to be the richest woman in Africa", at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Portugal: Wells Fargo Bank

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Wells Fargo Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Portugal - for a criminal investigation into "an unknown person" using the name 'Larry Ryan' for suspected fraud involving bank accounts in Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Portugal: PDR Solutions (US) LLC

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from P.D.R. Solutions (U.S.) LLC - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Portugal - for a criminal investigation into "an unknown suspect(s) for fraud offenses".
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EXPOSED: Symtomax Group’s fraudulent €12M Bond Offering

A €12 million bond offering by British nationals Minette Coetzee, a.k.a. Minette Compson, and Paul Segal via their Symtomax Group for a purported medical cannabis production facility in Portugal is fraudulent, OffshoreAlert can reveal. The scheme involves entities and individuals in the BVI, Canada, Dubai, England, Gibraltar, Morocco, Netherlands, Panama, Portugal, Scotland, Spain, South Africa, and Switzerland.

Portugal: Grasshopper Group LLC

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Grasshopper, LLC, c/o LogMeIn, Inc. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Portugal - for a criminal investigation into "unknown suspect(s)" for suspected fraud.

iFinex Inc. v. Rondell Monroe: Discovery Application

Application by iFinex Inc., a British Virgin Islands-domiciled, Hong Kong-based company that operates the Bitfinex cryptocurrency exchange from Rondell Clyde Monroe, a resident of Las Vegas, Nevada, for use in legal proceedings in Poland, Portugal, and the United Kingdom regarding an attempt to recover $880 million, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

iFinex Inc. v. Citibank: Discovery Application

Application by iFinex Inc., a British Virgin Islands-domiciled, Hong Kong-based company that operates the Bitfinex cryptocurrency exchange from Citibank NA for use in legal proceedings in Poland, Portugal, and the United Kingdom regarding an attempt to recover $880 million, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

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.

Participações Morro Vermelho SA et al v. Banco do Brasil et al: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Application by Participações Morro Vermelho SA, of São Paulo, Brazil, and PMV International Inc., a British Virgin Islands company based in São Paulo, Brazil, to take discovery from Santander Private Banking International and Banco do Brasil Miami for use in legal proceedings in Brazil, the British Virgin Islands, and Portugal, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Participações Morro Vermelho SA et al v. Citibank NA et al: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Application by Participações Morro Vermelho SA, of São Paulo, Brazil, and PMV International Inc., a British Virgin Islands company based in São Paulo, Brazil, to take discovery from Citibank, NA and Morgan Stanley for use in legal proceedings in Brazil, the British Virgin Islands, and Portugal, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Odebrecht SA et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Brazil by Marcelo Rossini, as the Foreign Representative of Odebrecht S.A., of Brazil; Odebrecht Finance Limited, of the Cayman Islands; Odebrecht Participações e Investimentos S.A., of Brazil, and ODB International Corporation, of the Bahamas, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Douglas Italia SpA v. Piofrancesco Borghetti et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging "a pattern of creating and using sham companies to steal millions of dollars worth of assets from the plaintiff, to conceal the criminal proceeds and to frustrate plaintiff's ability to recover on civil money judgments rendered against him" in Douglas Italia SpA, formerly Limoni SpA, of Milan, Italy v. Piofrancesco Borghetti, a convicted embezzler, of Italy; Anacod Real Estate LLC, of Delaware; Kellerton Group Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, allegedly controlled by Borghetti through "his Hong Kong-based facilitator and nominee, Nilesh Sajnanivia", and Briguglio & Associates LLP, of New York, NY, at the State of New York Supreme Court, County of New York.

Portugal: Luis Manuel de Carvalho Carito et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Portugal - to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into Luis Manuel de Carvalho Carito, Artur Miguel Teles de Figueiredo Curado, Luis Miguel de Brito Varela Marreiros, Carlos Gustavo Oliveira Braga Barros, Identik World SA, Prodicture Portugal Productions SA, Spring Clock Consulting for Business and Management Unipessoal Lda, Simpliradar Lda, and Green Trace Architecture Lda for suspected embezzlement, money laundering, corruption and illicit business-related offenses.

Brazil: Joaquim Teixeira da Silva

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Brazil - for a criminal investigation into Joaquim Teixeira da Silva for suspected tax evasion and money laundering.

PDV Insurance Company Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Bermuda by Rachelle Frisby and John Johnston, as the Foreign Representatives of PDV Insurance Company Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Francisco Convit Guruceaga et al: Criminal Complaint

Criminal complaint in USA v. Francisco Convit Guruceaga, Jose Vincente Amparan Croquer, Carmelo Urdaneta Aqui, Abraham Edgardo Ortega, Gustavo Adolfo Hernandez Frieri, Hugo Andre Ramalho Gois, Matthias Krull, and Marcelo Federico Gutierrez Acosta y Lara at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Portugal: Regions Bank et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Portugal - to collect evidence from Regions Bank, JPMorgan Chase, and Bank of America for a criminal investigation into fraud by person(s) unknown.

Portugal: World Bureau for Intellectual Property Corporation

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Portugal - for a criminal investigation into WBIP - World Bureau for Intellectual Property Corporation, IBIP - International Bureau for Intellectual Property Inc., ODM, Srl, WIPT, Sro, European Central Register of Brands and Patents SpRI, CRPT Central Register for Patents and Trademarks, and OHMI Office for International Registration Community Trade Marks and Designs Limited for suspected fraud.

New Zealand Superannuation Fund et al v. Novo Banco S.A.: Complaint

Complaint in Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation, as manager and administrator of the New Zealand Superannuation Fund, of New Zealand; Andorra Gestió Agricol Reif, S.A.U. S.G.O.I.C., of Andorra; APWIA Fund SPC Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Olifant Fund Ltd., FYI Ltd., FFI Fund Ltd., Elliott International L.P., all of the Cayman Islands; The Liverpool Limited Partnership, of Bermuda; Karrick Limited, of Guernsey; GL Europe Luxembourg Sarl, Silver Point Luxembourg Platform Sarl, both of Luxembourg, and TDC Pensionskasse, of Denmark v. Novo Banco S.A., of Portugal, at the High Court of Justice, in England.

Banco Privado Portugues (Cayman) Ltd. et al v. Joao Oliveira Rendeiro et al: Writ of Summons

Writ of Summons in Banco Privado Portugues (Cayman) Ltd. (in Official Liquidation) and David A. K. Walker, Ian D. Stokoe, and Simon Conway. as Joint Official Liquidators of Banco Privado Portugues (Cayman) Ltd., v. Joao Oliveira Rendeiro, Salvador Feras Vital, Antonio Paulo Araujo De Guichard Alves, Tiago Pimenta Henriques Ferreira, Rui Manuel Guedes Dominques, Fernando Manuel Adao Da Fonseca, Carlos Eduardo Garcia De Lemos Santos, Banco Privado Portugues S.A., and The Portuguese Republic at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Portugal: Luiz Felipe Scolari

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Portugal - to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into Luiz Felipe Scolari for suspected aggravated tax fraud and money laundering regarding revenue he earned in 2003 to 2008 while serving as coach to Portugal's national soccer team.

Portugal: Go4Mobility et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Portugal - for a criminal investigation into 'Go4Mobility - Tecnologia e Servicos para a Mobilidade, Lda', 'Mypengo, 2 Way Traffic Mobile Europe', and others for suspected fraud and misappropriation of a trademark registered to 'Staples Portugal - Equipamento de Escritorio, S.A.'

Solano Lima Pinheiro: Discovery Application

Application of Solano Lima Pinheiro, a shareholder of now-defunct Brazilian broker-dealer Dinamica Distribuidora de Titulos e Valores Mobiliarios S.A., to take discovery of Citibank NA and NAI Global, a.k.a. Commercial Properties, for litigation in Brazil regarding an alleged securities fraud committed by Naji Nahas.

Italy: Franco Colombo et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Italy - for a criminal investigation into Franco Colombo, Ovidio D'Ovidio, Emanuela Carugati, and Rino Rappuoli for suspected tax evasion.

In the Matter of BCP Bank & Trust Company (Cayman) Ltd.

Ex Parte Originating Summons by the Attorney General requiring the testimony of Maria Helena Braga Soares Carneiro, Legal Representative of BCP Bank Trust Company (Cayman) Ltd., for a legal action in Portugal, filed at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands on June 21, 2011.
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