Serbia

Atlas Capital Financial Services Ltd.: €160K Fine

Public Notice by the Cyprus Securities Exchange Commission that it has imposed a fine of €160,000 on Atlas Capital Financial Services Ltd. for regulatory breaches. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert at the Cyprus Registrar of Companies showed that Atlas Capital Financial Services Ltd. was incorporated in Cyprus on December 6th, 2007, is in the process of being struck off, to which an objection has been made and that its directors are Aleksandar Krtinic, of Serbia; Ljiljana Dragicevic, of Montenegro; Petar Gazivoda, of Cyprus; Dusko Knezevic, a citizen of Montenegro, and Zinon Ypsaridis.

Petar Gazivoda et al: Disqualifications

Public Notice by the Cyprus Securities Exchange Commission that it has temporarily disqualified Petar Gazivoda, of Cyprus; Dusko Knezevic, of Montenegro; Aleksandar Krtinic, of Serbia, and Ljiljana Dragicevic, of Montenegro, "from exercising professional activity related to the financial sector" for conduct regarding Cyprus-based investment firm Atlas Capital Financial Services Ltd.

Meridian Gaming Ltd.: €89K Fine

Public Notice by Malta's Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit that it has imposed a fine of €88,937 fine on Meridian Gaming Limited for regulatory breaches. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Malta Business Registry showed that Meridian Gaming Limited was incorporated in Malta on May 9th, 2007, its sole director is Zoran Milosevic, of Serbia, previous directors include Anthony Axisa, who resigned effective September 15th, 2020, and Andjelina Rajacic, who resigned effective March 13th, 2019, and its shareholders are Aleksandr Milovanovic, of Serbia, and Meridian Gaming Holdings Ltd., the latter of which was incorporated in Malta on May 16th, 2016 and whose directors are Zoran Milosevic and Snezana Bozovic, of Serbia, and shareholders are Meridian Tech d.o.o., of Serbia; Zoran Milosevic, Snezana Bozovic, and Aleksandr Milovanovic.

OKCoin Europe Ltd.: ‘No New Business’ Directive

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has issued a Directive against "virtual financial assets" firm OKCoin Europe Ltd. to "cease the on-boarding of new clients with immediate effect". Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in corporate registries in Malta, Hong Kong, and the Cayman Islands showed that OKCoin Europe Ltd. was incorporated in Malta on September 7th, 2018, its directors are Hong Fang, described as a citizen of China and the United States residing in Palo Alto, California, and Mingxing Xu, a citizen and resident of China, its previous directors include Veronica Dalli, a.k.a. Veronique Dalli, of Malta, who resigned effective October 21st, 2020, Jovan Gavrilovic, a citizen of Serbia residing in Hong Kong, and Tae Won Tim Byun, a citizen of the United States residing in Palo Alto, who both resigned effective December 23rd, 2019, and its sole shareholder is OKCoin Europe Technology Company Limited, which was formed in Hong Kong on November 14th, 2017, whose sole director is Mingxing Xu, and whose sole shareholder is OKC (HK) Company Limited, which was formed in Hong Kong on March 27th, 2015, whose sole director is Mingxing Xu, and whose sole shareholder is OKC Holdings Corporation, which was incorporated in the Cayman Islands on February 16th, 2015 and whose directors are Hong Fang, Bo Feng, Gang Mai, Yue Tang, and Mingxing Xu. On its website at www.okcoin.com, OKCoin describes itself as "the leading global cryptocurrency exchange".

SEC v. Kristijan Krstic et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging securities fraud based around cryptocurrency in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Kristijan Krstic, a.k.a. Felix Logan, described as "a Serbian-Australian national who was domiciled in the Philippines"; John DeMarr, and Robin Enos at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Insignia Cards Ltd.: €373K Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit that it has imposed a fine of €373.670 on Insignia Cards Limited for regulatory breaches. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Malta Business Registry showed that Insignia Cards Limited was incorporated on November 17th, 2011, its sole director is George Kesidy, a citizen of the United Kingdom, with an address in London, England; previous directors include Joseph Zammit Tabona and Charles Rapa, citizens of Malta who both resigned effective July 31st, 2020, and its shareholders are George Kesidy and Insignia Malta Holding Limited, which was incorporated in Malta on November 17th, 2011, whose directors are George Kesidy and Nada Tucakov, a citizen of Serbia with an address in London, England, and whose shareholders are George Kesidy and Insignia International Limited, which, according to the Cyprus Registrar of Companies, was incorporated in Cyprus on November 11th, 2011 and whose sole director is Irodotos Kasapis. The Malta Business Registry shows that PricewaterhouseCoopers resigned as auditor of Insignia Cards Limited effective October 28th, 2020.

USA v. Dusko Bruer: Plea Agreement & Factual Proffer

Plea Agreement and Factual Proffer for tax evasion and failure to report foreign bank accounts in Croatia, Germany, Serbia, and Switzerland in USA v. Dusko Bruer, described as "a Croatian national and naturalized citizen of the United States", at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Zelezara Smedervo d.o.o.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Serbia by the Serbian Bankruptcy Supervision Agency, as the Foreign Representative of Zelezara Smedervo d.o.o., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

HPK Management et al v. Serbia et al: Petition

Petition to Confirm and Enforce Foreign Arbitral Award in HPK Management d.o.o., of Serbia, and HPK Engineering B.V., of the Netherlands, v. The Republic of Serbia and Zelezara Smederevo d.o.o. at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

SEC v. Caledonian Bank Ltd. et al: Motion for Default Motion

Motion for Default Judgment against Clear Water Securities, Inc. and Legacy Global Markets S.A. in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Caledonian Bank Ltd., Caledonian Securities Ltd., Verdmont Capital S.A., Clear Water Securities, Inc. and Legacy Global Markets S.A. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Jason W. Galanis et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud regarding Bermuda-based Gerova Financial Group, Ltd. in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission SEC v. Jason W. Galanis, John P. Galanis, Jared M. Galanis, Derek M. Galanis, Gary T. Hirst, and Gavin L. Hamels at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Jason Galanis et al: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment regarding Bermuda-based Gerova Financial Group, Ltd. in USA v. Jason Galanis, John Galanis, Jared Galanis, Gary Hirst, Derek Galanis, Ymer Shahini, and Gavin Hamels at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Caledonian Bank Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Caledonian Bank Ltd., Caledonian Securities Ltd., Verdmont Capital, S.A., Clear Water Securities, Inc. and Legacy Global Markets S.A. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Artemis Trustees Limited et al v. KBC Partners L.P. et al: Judgment

Judgment in Artemis Trustees Limited, as Trustee of the New Horizon Trust, as Trustee of the Gatito Ventures Trust, as Trustee of the Bailey Tree Trust, and as Trustee of the Arcturus Trust; Vladimir Ashurov, and Milica Rakovic v. KBC Partners L.P., SCI Partners L.P., Salford Capital Partners Inc., Eugene Jaffe, and Giorgi Bedineishvili 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.

Romania: Dacian Bracelets

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Romania - for a criminal investigation into 39 individuals in connection with the theft of gold coins and spiral-chaped Dacian bracelets.

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.

United Kingdom: Harry Redknapp et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in the United Kingdom into Henry James Redknapp, a.k.a. Harry Redknapp; Peter Storrie and Milan Mandaric for alleged tax evasion regarding Portsmouth Football Club.

Ukraine: Bonis Logistics Inc.

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged customs fraud involving Bonis Logistics Inc.

Italy: Anemolo-Cellamare Family et al

Case 1:04mc234 - Request from Italy for Judicial Assistance in Criminal Matters in the Matter of Anemolo-Cellamare, et al - U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware - December 30, 2004