Singapore

Crypto Poker Exchange Inc. v. HashCash Consultants, LLC et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud in Crypto Poker Exchange Inc., a Delaware company based in Virginia that is "a start-up business involved in developing a cryptocurrency exchange and blockchain network for gaming" v. HashCash Consultants LLC, of California; Eashwer Kollata, and Raj Chowdhury, a.k.a. Roy Aich, at the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Los Angeles. Editor's Note: On its website at www.hashcashconsultants.com, HashCash Consultants claims to have offices in Australia, Ras Al-Khaimah, Singapore, and the United States.

GSR Markets Ltd. et al v. FR8 Network Inc. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging securities fraud involving an Initial Coin Offering in GSR Markets Ltd., of Hong Kong, described as "a global cryptocurrency market-maker", and Paul Rogers, of Singapore v. FR8 Network Inc., of Delaware; Maximalist Media LLC, d.b.a. Maximalist Ventures, of New York; Jonathan Fox, of New York, and Sloane Brakeville, of California, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. ICObox et al: SEC’s Motion for Default Judgment

SEC's Motion for Default Judgment regarding an unregistered offering of cryptocurrencies in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. ICObox, which "is no longer registered as a corporation with the Cayman Islands and its registered agent for service of process has resigned with no replacement", and Nikolay Evdokimov at the U. S. District Court for the Central District Court of California.

SEC v. Steve Bajic et al: Motion To Freeze Assets

SEC's Motion for an Order Freezing and Repatriating Assets in the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Steve M. Bajic, Rajesh Taneja, Norfolk Heights Ltd., Fountain Drive Ltd., Island Fortune Global Ltd., Crystalmount Ltd., Wisdom Chain Ltd., SSID Ltd., Sure Mighty Ltd., Tamarind Investments Inc., Kenneth Ciapala, Anthony Killarney, BlackLight SA, Christopher Lee McKnight, and Aaron Dale Wise at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Anshuman Chandra et al v. Standard Chartered Bank et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging "unlawful retaliation" against alleged whistleblowers for exposing a "highly sophisticated money laundering scheme on behalf of Iran" in Anshuman Chandra, of India, and Julian M. Knight, of the United Kingdom v. Standard Chartered Bank, of England; Standard Chartered Bank, of Dubai, and Standard Chartered Bank, of New York, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Wayne Chinn: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging tax evasion involving entities in Hong Kong, Liechtenstein, Panama, Singapore, and Switzerland in USA v. Wayne Franklin Chinn, a.k.a. Frank Chinn, of Vietnam and San Francisco, California, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Changtel Solutions UK Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in England and Wales by Nicholas Edward Reed and Julie Anne Palmer, as the Foreign Representatives of Changtel Solutions UK Limited and Ji-Chuen Jason Tsai, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG et al v. Broadcom Corp. et al: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Application by Bayerische Motoren Werke AG and BMW Bank GmbH to take discovery from Broadcom Corp., Broadcom Inc., Broadcom Technologies Inc., Avago Technologies Ltd., and Avago Tech for use in legal proceedings in Germany, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Sit Kwong Lam: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Hong Kong by Cosimo Borrelli and Jacqueline Walsh, as the Foreign Representatives of Sit Kwong Lam, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Columbia.

Darren Matloff v. Triumphant Gold Ltd.: Motion for Sanctions

Defendant's Motion for Sanctions in Darren Scott Matloff, of Seattle, Washington, described as the CEO of Singapore-domiciled Rooftop International Pte v. Triumphant Gold Limited, of the Cayman Islands, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas.

TPV Technology Ltd.: Petition

Petition for sanction of a Scheme of Arrangement in the matter of TPV Technology Limited, a Bermuda company headquartered in Hong Kong, at Bermuda Supreme Court.

PT Delta Merlin Dunia Tekstil et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Indonesia by Geoffrey David Simms, as the Foreign Representative of PT Delta Merlin Dunia Tekstil, PT Delta Dunia Tekstil, PT Delta Merlin Sandang Tekstil, PT Delta Dunia Sandang Tekstil, PT Dunia Setia Sandang Asli Tekstil, PT Perusahaan Dagang dan Perindustrian Damai, and "Mr. Sumitro", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

ED&F Man Capital Markets Ltd. v. William Silverstein et al: Discovery Application

Application by ED&F Man Capital Markets Limited, of England and Wales, to take discovery from William Silverstein and Steven Springer for use in legal proceedings in England and Wales regarding an alleged fraud "by individuals and entities located in Hong Kong and California", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

HSBC International Trustee Ltd. v. Tan Poh Lee et al: Originating Summons

Originating Summons regarding Tan Kim Choo, as Settlor, and The Tan Kim Choo Family Scholarship Trust in HSBC International Trustee Limited v. Tan Poh Lee, Tan Poh Hui, Tan Boon Thien, Tan Poh Yee, JCTW, JCZM, TJK, TJR, TYT, and TZH at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

SEC v. ICOBox et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging the "unregistered offering and unregistered broker activities of securities through so-called "token sales" or "initial coin offerings" in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. ICOBox, of the Cayman Islands, and Nikolay Evdokimov, of Beverly Hills, California, at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Darren Matloff v. Triumphant Gold Ltd.: Complaint

Complaint in Darren Scott Matloff, of Seattle, Washington, described as the CEO of Singapore-domiciled Rooftop International Pte v. Triumphant Gold Limited, of the Cayman Islands, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas.

NY client sues offshore firms over failed Belvedere Management investments

Thailand-based British financial adviser Paul Gambles and his MBMG Group, including firms in the BVI, Mauritius, Singapore, and Thailand, are being sued for $3.5M in Bermuda by a U.S. client whose cash was invested in funds managed by the Belvedere Management Group, whose fraudulent operations were exposed by OffshoreAlert in 2015.

FamilyMart China Holding Co. Ltd. v. Yin-Heng Wei et al: Writ of Summons

Writ of Summons in FamilyMart China Holding Co. Ltd., of Japan v. Yin-Heng Wei, Shih-Chieh Wei, Ying-Chiao We, Ying-Chun Wei, Nexus (Cayman Islands) Holding Corp., Shanghai Nexus Information Technology Co., Ltd., Good Choice (Cayman Islands) Holding Corp., Good Choice (Hong Kong) Holding Co. Ltd., Shanghai Zhenhuixuan Electronic Commerce Ltd., and China CVS Cayman Islands Holding Corp. at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

USA v. Brian Booker: Superseding Indictment

Superseding Indictment regarding an alleged failure to disclose foreign accounts in Panama, Singapore, and Switzerland, in USA v. Brian Nelson Booker, a former CPA, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Mayhem Crude Inc. v. Borrelli Walsh Pte Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint in Admiralty in Mayhem Crude Inc., of the Marshall Islands v. Borrelli Walsh Pte Ltd., of Singapore; Cosimo Borrelli, described as a citizen of Australia and resident of Hong Kong; Jason Kardachi, described as a citizen of Australia and resident of Singapore, and Standard Chartered Bank, of England, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

ED&F Man Capital Markets Ltd. v. Matthew Olivo et al: Discovery Application

Application by ED&F Man Capital Markets Limited, of England, described as "the victim of a large fraud arising out of its purported purchase of nickel for trading purposes", to take discovery from Matthew Ryan Olivo and Ian McGuinn for legal proceedings in England against Come Harvest Holdings Limited, of Hong Kong; Mega Wealth International Trading Limited, of Hong Kong; Steven Kai Shing Kao, of California; Genesis Resources Inc., of California; Genesis Properties Holding LLC, of California; Genesis KingHwa LLC, of California; Transcendent Global Finance, Inc., of California; Transcendent (SG) Pte Ltd., of Singapore; Sampo International Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, and Straits (Singapore) Pte Ltd., of Singapore, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Thomas Doctoroff v. Crown Global Life Insurance Ltd. et al: Writ of Summons

Specially Endorsed Writ of Summons in Thomas Doctoroff, of New York, NY v. Crown Global Life Insurance Ltd., of Bermuda; Paul Gambles, a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in Thailand; MBMG Investment Advisory Company Ltd., of Thailand; MBMG Group Singapore Pte., of Singapore; MBMG International Custodians Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; MBMG Asset Management Limited, of Mauritius, and Garmor Asset Management Ltd., of Mauritius, at Bermuda Supreme Court.

SEC v. Garrett O’Rourke et al: TRO Motion

SEC's Application for an Order to Show Cause, Temporary Restraining Order, and Order Freezing Assets regarding an alleged securities fraud scheme involving Canada, Malta, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, and the USA in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Garrett M. O'Rourke and Michael J. Black at the U. S District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

SEC v. Garrett O’Rourke et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging securities fraud involving "offshore nominee entities", including at least one in Malta, in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Garrett M. O'Rourke, of Miami Beach, Florida, and Michael J. Black, of Maryland, at the U. S District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Cayman Islands

Scandal-plagued Argentarius Group closes in Malta, moves to Cayman

Amid legal and regulatory issues, Argentarius Group - which provides low-cost, regulation-free investment funds to asset managers, particularly fraudsters - has closed down in Malta, having moved its headquarters to the Cayman Islands, where it operates as iMaps Capital.

REDS Caribbean Ltd.: Discovery Application (Robert Holloway et al)

Ex Parte Application by Mark McDonald and David Holukoff, as the Joint Official Liquidators of REDS Caribbean Ltd., of Trinidad and Tobago, to take discovery from Robert Holloway, REDS Americas Inc., Lavelle Holdings Inc., BBVA Compass, and Frost Bank regarding REDS Caribbean Ltd., REDS Caribbean (BVI) Ltd., Reds Americas Inc., Michael Robert Charbonne, Tricia Charbonne-Downes, Randall Harford, Dayne Harford, Ryan Harford, Daynco Ltd., Robert Holloway, JUKES Group, Raymond Mark McMillan, Global Insurance Services Ltd., Goliath Offshore Services Ltd., Goliath Offshore Holdings Pte Ltd., Goliath Offshore Pte Ltd., Avant Garde Insurance Services Ltd., Penelope Belmontes, a.k.a. Penelope Rahim; Lavelle Holdings Inc., Sherron Harford, and Hayden Borrell for an investigation into suspected fraud involving companies in the British Virgin Islands, Singapore, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, and USA, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.