Former Cayman Islands-based investment adviser Joshua VanDyk was today sentenced to 30 months in prison in the United States for his part in a money laundering scheme.
United States national Andrew Joseph Zahn has left as Group Director and shareholder of the scandal-plagued CMZ Group, which is headquartered in the Cayman Islands and operates pawn shops and other businesses in the Caribbean.
Canadian Eric St-Cyr has become the second of three defendants to plead guilty to conspiracy to commit money laundering in a scheme involving the Cayman Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands, while the third defendant - TCI-based attorney Patrick Poulin - is due to plead guilty on July 11.
Canadian Eric St-Cyr looks set to become the second defendant to admit money laundering in a scheme involving Cayman Islands-based Clover Asset Management and Turks and Caicos Islands-based law firm Bishops Legal.
Investment adviser Joshua VanDyk has admitted conspiring to commit money laundering with his former boss in the Cayman Islands, Eric St-Cyr, and a Turks and Caicos Islands-based attorney, Patrick Poulin. VanDyk faces up to five years in prison.
Criminal Information in USA v. Joshua VanDyk at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, involving the Cayman Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands.
Joshua VanDyk, who was a Cayman Islands-based investment adviser until he was arrested in Miami three months ago after being indicted for money laundering, is due to plead guilty tomorrow at federal court in Virginia.
British attorney Laurence Harris will talk about his experiences leading one of the world's largest civil asset recovery programs, which has recovered substantial assets for the people of the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Tax fraud indictment in USA v. Shokrollah Baravarian at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California, involves offshore corporations in the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, and Turks and Caicos Islands.
The Belize Bank Limited, which is controlled by British businessman and political activist Michael Ashcroft, has filed a petition at federal court in Washington, D.C. to enforce an arbitration award totaling approximately US$18 million against the Government of Belize.
Turks and Caicos Islands-based attorney Patrick Poulin and Cayman Islands-based asset managers Eric St-Cyr and Joshua VanDyk have been arrested in Miami after being indicted for money laundering in the United States.
Court Docket as of March 19, 2014 in USA v. Joshua VanDyk, Eric St-Cyr, and Patrick Poulin at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Court docket as of March 19, 2014 in USA v. Joshua VanDyk, Patrick Poulin and Eric St-Cyr at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.
Indictment for alleged money laundering in USA v. Patrick Poulin, a Turks and Caicos Islands-based Canadian attorney, and Cayman Islands-based asset managers Eric St-Cyr, who is also a Canadian national, and Joshua VanDyk, who is a U.S. national, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.
Plea Agreement in USA v. Monajem Hakimijoo, a.k.a. Manny Hakimijoo, Monajem Hakimi, and Manny Hakimi, at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.
Criminal Information in USA v. Monajem Hakimijoo, a.k.a. Manny Hakimijoo and Monajem Hakimi, Manny Hakimi, at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.
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A judge in California has granted an IRS petition to serve a 'John Doe' summons on Wells Fargo Bank as part of a criminal investigation into suspected tax evasion by clients of Barbados-headquartered CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank, for which Wells Fargo provided a correspondent account.
Bahamas-based investment firm Gibraltar Global Securities Inc. and its 38-year-old president, Warren Davis, are being sued by the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission for allegedly participating in a multi-million dollar "pump-and-dump" securities fraud.
Complaint in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Carrillo Huettel LLP, Luis J. Carrillo, Wade D. Huettel, Gibraltar Global Securities Inc., Warren Davis, John B. Kirk, Benjamin T. Kirk, Dylan L. Boyle, James K. Hinton Jr., Luniel De Beer, Joel P. Franklin, Pacific Blue Energy Corporation, Tradeshow Marketing Company Ltd., and Dr. Luis Carrillo at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
An investigation by OffshoreAlert has uncovered more red flags concerning Cayman Islands-based CMZ Group Ltd., whose operations include a hedge fund, investment manager, debt recovery firm, precious metals refinery, rum distributor, and pawn shops in the Caribbean.
Order of Dismissal in Timothy Blixseth and Emerald Cay Ltd. v. Gary Di Silvestri, Worldwide Commercial Properties Ltd., Angelica Morrone, Southaven Ltd., and Ital Swiss Investments Ltd. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Forfeiture Complaint in USA v. Funds at FirstCaribbean International Bank associated with Marco Delgado at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Texas.
Complaint in Boston Private Bank and Trust Co. v. Dean Charles Boyce, as receiver for Emerald Isle Holdings Limited, Emerald Property Holdings Limited, Emerald Development Holdings Limited, Ambergris Cay Ltd., Ambergris Cay Builders Ltd., Ambergris Cay Transportation Corp., Ambergris Cay Utilities Ltd., Ambergris Developments Ltd., and AC Land Co. Limited, and British Caribbean Bank Limited, Ambergris Cay Partnership, and Turks and Caicos Sporting Club at Ambergris Cay Ltd. at the U. S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
Letter about closing offshore ten tax loopholes from Senator Carl Levin to Senator Harry Reid, Senator Mitch McConnell, Senator Dick Durbin, Senator Jon Kyl, Senator Kent Conrad, Senator Saxby Chambliss, Senator Mark Warner, Senator Mike Crapo, Senator Tom Coburn, Senator Michael Bennet, Senator Mike Johanns, Senator John McCain, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Lindsey Graham, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Senator Kelly Ayotte, Honorable Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the Treasury; Gene Sperling, Director, National Economic Council, dated October 5, 2012.
White Paper Entitled 'The Overseas Territories: Security, Success and Sustainability' by The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Order to Show Cause in Harvardsky Prumyslovy Holding, AS v. Viktor Kozeny and Landlocked Shipping Company at New York State Supreme Court.
Complaint in Harvardsky Prumyslovy Holding, AS, a.k.a. Harvard Holdings, domiciled in the Czech Republic, v. Viktor Kozeny, a resident of the Bahamas, and Landlocked Shipping Company, domiciled in the Turks and Caicos Islands, at New York State Supreme Court.
First Amended Complaint in Timothy L. Blixseth and Emerald Cay Ltd. v. Gary Di Silvestri, Worldwide Commercial Properties Ltd., Angelica Morrone, Southaven Ltd., Commercial Properties Ltd., and Ital Swiss Investments Ltd. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
The court-appointed managers of Bahamas-domiciled British American Insurance Company Ltd., which operated throughout the Bermuda-Caribbean region, are suing the insurer's former directors and others for 'recklessly gambling away' hundreds of millions of dollars on 'speculative' Florida real estate investments.
Affidavit in Support of Request for the Extradition of David A. Smith from the Turks and Caicos Islands to the USA in USA v. David A. Smith at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.