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‘Remove complaint against my firm,’ writes Andres Szita

Letter from Andres Szita requesting the removal from OffshoreAlert's website of a complaint against his firm, Laurus Global Investments LLC, because "I am trying to keep my personal business off of the internet for anyone to see".

‘Remove improperly obtained Cayman judgment that’s been set aside,’ writes Joseph Borkowski’s law firm

Letter from Mourant Ozannes law firm, on behalf of "Joseph Borkowski, a director of RF Investment Holdings Limited (formerly Rasia)", requesting the removal from OffshoreAlert's website of a "Strike Out Judgment and the findings of fact" at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands that has been "set aside" by the Court because it was "improperly obtained" by the plaintiff, claiming that our continued publication of the judgment was "defamatory" and a "breach" of a Court order.

‘Remove my name from Belvedere Group article or I’ll sue’, writes Gibraltar service provider Philip Cartwright

Letter from Gibraltar-based corporate services provider Philip Cartwright threatening to sue OffshoreAlert unless we removed his name from an article about the now-defunct, fraudulently-operated Belvedere Group in which he was identified as a director of Ratio Enterprises Limited, which was part of Belvedere client Richard Fagan's fraudulent Ratio Group. In subsequent correspondence, Cartwright informed OffshoreAlert in writing that "I have never been a director of a company called Ratio Enterprises Limited". OffshoreAlert then emailed him a copy of Ratio Enterprises’ 2011 annual return with Gibraltar’s Companies House that he himself signed and in which he twice identified himself as a director of the company.

‘I know where you live,’ writes IRS target Kevin Wessell

Letter from self-described "asset protection expert" Kevin Wessell letting OffshoreAlert's publisher know that he has his full name and home address and requesting the removal "within 48 hours" of the word 'fraud' to describe an IRS investigation into his "Wessell Group" or face hearing from "my attorneys".

‘How much to remove content?’, writes ‘Michael Peterson’

Letter from 'Michael Peterson', seemingly holding himself out as a lawyer, essentially offering to pay OffshoreAlert to remove a copy of a complaint alleging a $250 million digital tokens fraud that was filed at federal court in California.

‘Remove content about Dimitri Karamanos,’ writes his lawyer

Letter to OffshoreAlert from Sveva Antonini, on behalf of her client, Dimitri Karamanos, a.k.a. Demetrios Karamanos, a.k.a. Dimitrios Karamanos, who was sentenced to 135 months in prison after being convicted of fraud, tax evasion, and money laundering in the United States in 1998, requesting the removal of content because it was "likely to cause serious damage ... to his image and reputation".

‘We’re appealing our fine and have surrendered our Malta license,’ writes Amagis Capital Services representative

Letter to OffshoreAlert from Andrea Vianelli, on behalf of Amagis Capital Services Ltd., stating that the company intends to appeal a fine of €2,500 that was imposed by the Malta Financial Services Authority for failure to submit its 2019 audited financial statements on time and that the firm has voluntarily surrendered its 'Company Services Providers' license.

‘Remove content about my client or be sued,’ writes Sergi Pujol’s ‘reputation manager’

Letter to the Editor from Josep Coll Rodríguez, described as a reputation management lawyer in Barcelona representing Sergi Pujol, seeking the removal from OffshoreAlert's website and de-indexing from search engines of an application to collect evidence filed by the USA at federal court in Washington, D.C. regarding a Spanish criminal investigation into Pujol for suspected fraud and misappropriation, claiming that publication of the document violates European privacy laws.

‘Court order prohibits publication of Clyde Allen’s name,’ writes Cayman Deputy Solicitor General

Letter to the Editor from Claire Allen, Deputy Solicitor General of the Cayman Islands, essentially claiming that OffshoreAlert was in breach of a Cayman court order by identifying local attorney Clyde Allen when recently publishing an anonymized judgment in which he was suspended from practicing law for six months for professional misconduct regarding his representation of an American couple injured in a vehicle accident in Cayman.

‘I’m not a fraudster,’ writes convicted fraudster Sencer Sevket

Letter to the Editor from Sencer Sevket, a.k.a. Sendjer Shefket, a.k.a. Sencer Orhan - a convicted advance fee fraudster in England - demanding the removal of content from OffshoreAlert's website that he claims "falsely alleges me as a conman, fraudster, trickster" and threatening to sue us if we do not comply with his demand.

‘Remove document about Arion Metals or we sue,’ writes ‘ajithh’

Letter to OffshoreAlert from "ajithh" demanding the removal of a document regarding Arion Metals FZE, which is domiciled in Ras Al Khaimah, whose website describes it as being Dubai-based and "one of the fast growing ferrous and non-ferrous metals trading companies in UAE", and whose Managing Director, according to his LinkedIn profile, is Ajeet Rao.

‘Remove content about Donald Solow,’ writes ‘John Lambert’

Letter from "John Lambert", of "Lambert Worldwide", requesting the removal of copies of complaints filed by a United States-based insurer at federal court in New York against his "client", Donald Solow, alleging that he participated in a $135 million fraud with financial advisers in Bermuda and the Bahamas, and insurers and investment funds in the Cayman Islands.

‘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.

‘Make my name disappear,’ writes Jeff Van Rooyen

Letter from Jeff Van Rooyen, of Belgium, requesting the removal from OffshoreAlert's website of a public warning against Best Plan SÀRL by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority.

‘You’re a cyber criminal,’ claims fraudster Jean-Philippe Grange

Letter to OffshoreAlert from Jean-Philippe Grange, of France, requesting the removal of content regarding Grange, Sam Zumbe, of England, and Newport Enterprises Group LLC, of Delaware, the latter of which was held out as a bank licensed by "the Pentagon" in the United States.

‘Remove content about Rani Jarkas,’ requests reputation manager

Email to OffshoreAlert from online reputation manager William K. Mabra requesting the removal of content about his client, Rani Jarkas, who operates Cayman Islands-domiciled Cedrus Investments and who was banned for life from the U.S. securities industry by FINRA in 2014.

‘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.

‘Remove reference to my client Dmitri Sepa,’ asks Estonian attorney

Letter from attorney Tatjana Dobolina requesting that OffshoreAlert remove a reference to her client, Dmitri Sepa, in an article by OffshoreAlert in 2008 that was based on a request for judicial assistance that was made in the USA by Estonia concerning an investigation into suspected import/export fraud and which was filed at federal court in Delaware.
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