Spain

InfraRed Environmental Infrastructure GP Ltd. et al v. Spain: Complaint

Complaint to register an arbitral award in InfraRed Environmental Infrastructure GP Limited, European Investments (Morón) 1 Limited, European Investments (Morón) 2 Limited, European Investments (Olivenza) 1 Limited, and European Investments (Olivenza) 2 Limited, all of England v. Kingdom of Spain at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

USA v. Jack Warner et al: Third Superseding Indictment

Third Superseding Indictment adding four new defendants, including former executives of 21st Century Fox, Inc., of the United States, and Imagina Media Audiovisual SL, of Spain, alleging racketeering, money laundering, wire fraud, tax fraud, and unlawful procurement of naturalization regarding alleged bribery and corruption involving FIFA and other soccer organizations in USA v. Hugo Jinkis, a citizen of Argentina; Mariano Jinkis, a citizen of Argentina; Full Play Group SA, of Uruguay; Hernan Lopez, a citizen of the U.S. and Argentina; Carlos Martinez, a citizen of the U.S. and Mexico; Gerard Romy, a citizen of Spain; Ariel Alvarado, a citizen of Panama; Manuel Burga, a citizen of Peru; Luis Chiriboga, a citizen of Ecuador; Marco Polo Del Nero, a citizen of Brazil; Eduardo Deluca, a citizen of Argentina; Eugenio Figueredo, a citizen of the U.S. and Uruguay; José Luís Meiszner, a citizen of Argentina; Romer Osuna, a citizen of Bolivia; Ricardo Teixeira, a citizen of Brazil; Reynaldo Vasquez, a citizen of El Salvador, and Jack Warner, a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Coöperatieve Rabobank UA et al v. The Clearing House Payments Company LLC et al: Discovery Application

Application by Coöperatieve Rabobank UA, of Argentina; Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, of New York; ING Bank NV, of Brazil; the International Finance Corporation, of Washington, DC; Natixis, New York Branch, and Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij Voor Ontwikkelingslanden NV, of the Netherlands, to take discovery from The Clearing House Payments Company LLC, of New York; Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentina SA, of Spain; Banco do Brasil SA, of Brazil; Bank Leumi US, of New York; Bank of America, NA, of North Carolina; Barclays Bank PLC, of England; Citibank, NA, of New York; Deutsche Bank AG, of Germany; Deutsche Bank Trust Co Americas, of New York; HSBC Bank USA, of New York; Itau Unibanco SA - New York Branch, of Brazil; JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA, of New York; Mizuho Bank, Ltd., of Japan; MUFG Bank, Ltd., of Japan; MUFG Union Bank, NA, of New York; Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, of Japan; The Bank of New York Mellon, of New York; UBS AG, of Switzerland; Wells Fargo Bank NY INTL, of New York, and Wells Fargo Bank, of California, for use in legal proceedings in Argentina regarding suspected "major international financial impropriety" involving Vicentin SAIC, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

The McClatchy Company et al: Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by The McClatchy Company, Cypress Media, Inc., Aboard Publishing, Inc., Bellingham Herald Publishing, LLC, Belton Publishing Company, Inc., Biscayne Bay Publishing, Inc., Cass County Publishing Company, Columbus-Ledger Enquirer, Inc., Cypress Media, LLC, East Coast Newspapers, Inc., El Dorado Newspapers, Gulf Publishing Company, Inc., Herald Custom Publishing of Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V., HLB Newspapers, Inc., Idaho Statesman Publishing, LLC, Keltatim Publishing Company, Inc., Keynoter Publishing Company, Inc., Lee's Summit Journal, Incorporated, Lexington H-L Services, Inc., Macon Telegraph Publishing Company, Mail Advertising Corporation, McClatchy Big Valley, Inc., McClatchy Interactive LLC, McClatchy Interactive West, McClatchy International Inc., McClatchy Investment Company, McClatchy Management Services, Inc., McClatchy Newspapers, Inc, McClatchy News Services, Inc., McClatchy Property, Inc., McClatchy Resources, Inc, McClatchy Shared Services, Inc., McClatchy U.S.A., Inc., Miami Herald Media Company, N & O Holdings, Inc., Newsprint Ventures, Inc., Nittany Printing and Publishing Company, Nor-Tex Publishing, Inc., Olympian Publishing, LLC, Olympic-Cascade Publishing, Inc., Pacific Northwest Publishing Company, Inc., Quad County Publishing, Inc., Quad County Publishing, Inc., San Luis Obispo Tribune, LLC, Star-Telegram, Inc., Tacoma News, Inc., The Bradenton Herald, Inc., The Charlotte Observer Publishing Company, The News and Observer Publishing Company, The State Media Company, The Sun Publishing Company, Inc., Tribune Newsprint Company, Tru Measure, LLC, Wichita Eagle and Beacon Publishing Company, Inc., and Wingate Paper Company at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

PES Holdings LLC et al v. Allianz Global Risks US Insurance Co. et al: Complaint

Complaint to recover insurance "arising out of a catastrophic incident" whose losses "will likely exceed" $1.25 billion in PES Holdings LLC, North Yard GP, LLC, North Yard Logistics LP, PES Administrative Services, LLC, PES Energy Inc., PES Intermediate, LLC, PES Ultimate Holdings, LLC, and Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining and Marketing LLC v. Allianz Global Risks US Insurance Company, of Illinois; AXA Corporate Solutions Assurance, of France; Lloyd's of London Underwriters, of England; General Security Indemnity Company of Arizona, Great Lakes Insurance SE, of Germany; HDI Global Insurance Company, of Illinois; HDI Global Specialty SE, of Germany; Helvetia Swiss Insurance Company in Liechtenstein Ltd., of Liechtenstein; Lancashire Insurance Company (UK) Limited, of England; Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, of Massachusetts; Mapfre Re Compania de Reaseguros, SA, of Spain; PartnerRe Ireland Insurance DAC, of Ireland; Starr Technical Risks Agency, Inc., of New York; Westport Insurance Corporation, of Missouri; XL Insurance America, Inc., of Connecticut, and Zurich American Insurance Company, of New York, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

‘I was never involved in fraud of any kind,’ writes Alexander Martin

Letter to OffshoreAlert from Alexander Martin, a citizen of the United Kingdom. requesting the removal of a 'Preliminary Investigation Report' regarding his arrest in Spain in 2013 for suspected involvement in a boiler room whose participants allegedly sold fraudulent investment products to the public.
Minette Coetzee and Paul Segal

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.

Escal UGS SL v. Ruben Juanes et al: Discovery Application

Application by Escal UGS S.L. to take discovery from Ruben Juanes and Bradford H. Hager for use in legal proceedings in Spain regarding the Castor Natural Gas Submarine Storage Project, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Petition to wind up British £40M fraud firm Privilege Wealth Plc

Nearly two years after their appointment and having run out of cash, the Joint Administrators of Britain's Privilege Wealth Plc have applied to wind up the company, which collapsed after its £40 million-plus investment fraud was exposed by OffshoreAlert.

Mariana Marchesini v. Mauricio Javier Lotito Monteys: Judicial Assistance

Application by the USA for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Siemens Financial Services Inc. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from a court in Marbella, Spain - for use in a "contentious divorce" styled as 'Mariana Marchesini v. Mauricio Javier Lotito Monteys', filed at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Lecta Paper UK Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in England and Wales by Andrea Minguzzi, of Barcelona, Spain, as the Foreign Representative of Lecta Paper UK Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Swiss crypto exchange Lescovex targeted by financial regulator

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority has warned the public that cryptocurrency exchange Lescovex Exchange SA - whose principal is Spaniard Vicent Nos Ripolles - is suspected of conducting unauthorized financial activity.

Lescovex Exchange SA: Public Warning

Public Warning by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority regarding Lescovex Exchange SA, a cryptocurrency exchange whose corporate records in Switzerland show that its principal is Vicent Nos Ripolles, a citizen of Spain.

SASuisse Group GmbH: Regulatory Supervision

Public Announcement by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority that SASuisse Group GmbH is "subject to supervision". Editor's Note: The Commercial Register in Switzerland shows that the principal of SASuisse Group GmbH is Khalid Echaara Martin, a citizen of Spain, while the firm's website indicates it is, among other things, a Bitcoin dealer.

BrokerGroup AG: Regulatory Supervision

Public Announcement by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority that BrokerGroup AG is "subject to supervision". Editor's Note: The Commercial Register in Switzerland shows that the principal of BrokerGroup AG is Cristian Marco Gomez, a citizen of Spain.

Spain: Dina Patricia Rodriguez Avalos (Pennsylvania)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Quest Diagnostics - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Spain - for a criminal investigation into Dina Patricia Rodriguez Avalos, who "held the position as the Consulate of Spain in Miami, Florida", for suspected fraud.

‘MLAT publication is breach of Europe’s GDPR,’ claims Spanish citizen

'Legal Statement' sent to OffshoreAlert by Juan Carlos Escrucería Gutierrez, "a Spanish citizen", requesting the removal of a publicly-available MLAT document that OffshoreAlert obtained from federal court in Miami, claiming that its publication amounts to a breach of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation and is punishable by a fine of up to €20 million.

British fraud firm Etaireia Investments goes into administration

British firm Etaireia Investments Plc has gone into administration - four years after being exposed by OffshoreAlert for perpetrating a property-based investment fraud involving firms and individuals in the BVI, England, Gibraltar, Isle of Man, Scotland, Seychelles, and Spain.

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.

Privilege Wealth Plc: Third Progress Report of Administrators

Administrators' Progress Report by insolvency practitioners Stephen Katz and John Kelmanson regarding Privilege Wealth Plc, a British firm that collapsed after being exposed as the perpetrator of an investment fraud by OffshoreAlert in 2016.

Traded Life Policies Fund v. Jeremy Leach et al: Writ of Summons

Writ of Summons and Statement of Claim alleging fraud in Traded Life Policies Fund (in Official Liquidation) and Michael Penner (as Joint Official Liquidator of Traded Life Policies Fund) v. Jeremy Leach, of Arundel, West Sussex, England; William McClintock, of Romsey, England; Managing Partners Limited, Praesidium Investment Fund, Sovereign High Security Fund SPC, Corinthian Growth Fund, and Traded Policies Fund, all of the Cayman Islands; Taurus Administration Services SL, of Spain, and MPL Asset Management SA, of Switzerland, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Yarhi Foundation v. Laura Santana Chacon: Discovery Application

Application by Yarhi Foundation, of Panama, to take discovery from Laura R. Santana Chacon for use in legal proceedings in Spain alleging fraud and forgery in a real estate transaction against Laura Santana Chacon, a citizen of the United States; Francisco Antonio Giro Camacho, of Marbella, Spain; Ignacio Rama Villar, of Gerona, Spain; Salvador Farres Ripoll, of Barcelona, Spain; Tamara Church, a citizen of the United Kingdom, possibly residing in Costa Rica; Ragol Inversiones SL, of Spain; Noraland SL, of Spain, and Paragon Costa del Sol SL, of Spain, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

9REN Holding Sarl v. Spain: Complaint

Complaint to enforce an arbitral award in 9REN Holding Sarl, of Luxembourg, v. The Kingdom of Spain at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Mundo Media Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Ernst & Young, as the Foreign Representative of Mundo Media Ltd., 2538853 Ontario Ltd., M Zone Marketing Inc., and AppThis Holdings, Inc., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Spain: LH Commodities & Investments SL

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Spain - for a criminal investigation into LH Commodities & Investments S.L. for suspected tax fraud, money laundering, concealment of assets, and criminal organization.

Spain: Dina Patricia Rodriguez Avalos (Florida)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Spain - for a criminal investigation into Dina Patricia Rodriguez Avalos for suspected fraud.

‘Remove details of Dario Item’s disqualification’, writes reputation manager

Letter from Ealixir, which claims to be "world leaders in the removal of undesirable web content and links", requesting the removal from OffshoreAlert's website of an enforcement action by the Labuan Financial Services Authority against its client, Dario Item, who, according to his promotional material, is an attorney in Switzerland and, inter alia, the Ambassador for Antigua & Barbuda to Spain, Monaco, and Liechtenstein.

Limora Investments Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Alexander Lawson and Paul Pretlove, as the Foreign Representatives of Limora Investments Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Privilege Wealth look-alike C-Tech Financial seeks millions from investors

British businessmen who fronted a failed attempt to keep the collapsed Privilege Wealth investment scheme going under another name in 2017 after it was exposed by OffshoreAlert have launched a look-alike in Florida and England, C-Tech Financial. They are Keith Harris, who is Deputy Chairman of Everton Football Club, and Andrew MacKenzie, who once ran the image rights firm of British politician and Olympic champion Sebastian Coe.

Spain: Sergio Pujol Fernandez

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Wells Fargo Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Spain - for a criminal investigation into Sergio Pujol Fernandez for suspected fraud and misappropriation.

Spain: Irene Navarro de Lara et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Spain - for a criminal investigation involving Irene Navarro de Lara, Rafael Blasco Castany, Augusto Cesar Tauroni Masia, Julia Valdes, Maria Jesus Causape, Alfredo Rodriguez, and Blanca Luna for suspected embezzlement, perverting the course of justice by civil servants, documentary forgery, unlawful associations and fraud.

Swiss Fintech Development AG: Warning

Warning by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority against Zug-domiciled Swiss Fintech Development AG, whose "Team" is identified on its website as Tibor Muller, Jose Luis Fernandez, Christian Hoffmann, Raban Funk, and Daniel Schmutz, and which offers the "Swisscoin" cryptocurrency.

Hudson Solar Cayman LP v. Sky Solar Holdings Ltd. et al: Summary Judgment Motion

Notice of Motion for Summary Judgment in Lieu of Complaint in Hudson Solar Cayman LP, of the Cayman Islands v. Sky Solar Holdings Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Sky Solar Power Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; and Sky International Enterprise Group Limited, of Hong Kong, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.