Western Samoa

Forex ‘trader’ sues bankrupt firm for commissions on alleged profits

An offshore company which collapsed with massive losses amid allegations of fraud is being sued by a purported forex trader who claims he is owed commissions for making it a profit.Igor Toshchakov, of Los Angeles, California, filed a lawsuit against Orion International LLC, of Western Samoa, and its President, Russell B. Cline, at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California on August 14, 2003.

Unlicensed Genesis Fund collapses amid fraud allegations

An ordinary IBC in Nevis that operates as an unlicensed mutual fund has collapsed owing an estimated $50 million to approximately 1,100 shareholders.Approximately $100 million is believed to have gone into The Genesis Fund Ltd. but about half of it was repaid as interest payments, according to a client's representative.

Insider Talking: March 31, 2001

Former Bermuda insurance boss John McGarrity resurfaces in the Bahamas, Turks & Caicos Islands regulators issue warning about Petro Funds, Bahamas resident Yank Barry goes on trial in Texas, default judgment entered in U. S. against American International Bank (in receivership), Bahamas union boss negotiates for employees of Suisse Security Bank & Trust, a private letter from FIBG principal Van Brink hints at corrupt payments to influential individuals in Grenada.