Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in England by Nicholas Nicholson, Prashan Patel, and Kevin Hellard, all of Grant Thornton, as the Foreign Representatives of Isak Henry Gabay, described as a citizen of Switzerland and co-founder of Hong Kong-domiciled, England-based Duet Group Ltd. - a "global investment holding company" that managed "over $4.4 billion of equity" - who has been criminally charged in Germany with tax-related offenses regarding "Duet Group’s involvement in “Cum-Ex” transactions", filed at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Distressed asset investor Thomas Braziel accused of ‘theft, forgery & tax evasion’ by U.S. court’s Special Master
Well-known distressed crypto investor Thomas Braziel swindled shareholders of an entity he controlled - Fund.com Inc. - out of more than $7 million, engaging in conduct that "meets the elements of crimes that include theft, forgery, and tax evasion", a U.S. court's Special Master has found.
Eaton Corporation v. USA: Complaint to Quash IRS Summonses (Austria, Czech Republic, India & Ireland)
Petition to Quash IRS Summonses regarding employees in Austria, Czech Republic, India, and Ireland in Eaton Corporation, described as a "wholly owned by Eaton Corp. plc based in Dublin, Ireland" v. USA at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.
Application by CI Investments Inc., acting in its capacity as manager and trustee for and on behalf of First Asset Morningstar International Value Index ETF, of Canada; Lighthouse Investment Partners LLC, of the USA; The Church of England Pensions Board, as Trustee of The Church Administrators Pension Fund, of England; and Stichting Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds voor de Media PNO, of the Netherlands, to take discovery from Deutsche Bank AG and Deutsche Bank Trust Company of the Americas "for use in litigation against Danske Bank A/S in Copenhagen City Court and the Eastern High Court in Denmark" that are "based on a series of money laundering activities over a nine-year period from 2007 through 2015 by Danske’s Estonian branch", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Press Release by India's Directorate of Enforcement announcing a "Prosecution Complaint" against Sanjay Vijay Shinde, his wife, Aparna Shinde, and M/s Venus Bay Offshore Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, for suspected money laundering.
Monaco-based retired investment banker Stephen Schechter, 78, who is a dual citizen of the United States and United Kingdom, has pleaded guilty to tax evasion in the United States involving entities in the British Virgin Islands entities and bank accounts in Monaco and Switzerland.
Statement of Offense regarding tax evasion in USA v. Stephen L. Schechter, a dual citizen of the United States and United Kingdom residing in Monaco, at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Brazil - for a criminal investigation into Marcilio de Vasconcelos Miranda, described as a resident of Seymour, Connecticut, USA, and others for "tax related offenses".
Criminal Information alleging $744,977 tax fraud in USA v. Robert N. Dooner, described as "a resident of Ibiza, Spain, and/or Abu Dhabi, and Dubai, United Arab Emirates" and "co-owner of a United Arab Emirates-based internet and communications company", at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Plea Agreement regarding alleged tax evasion involving income of $4.8 million and accounts in Qatar and United Arab Emirates in USA v. Peter J. Tignini at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
Criminal Information alleging tax evasion involving accounts in Qatar and United Arab Emirates in USA v. Peter J. Tignini, described as a citizen of the United States who "worked in the United Arab Emirates and Qatar during tax years 2012 to 2018", at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
Complaint alleging "breach of fiduciary duty and a series of false and misleading statements and filings made both in public, and privately to third parties, including potential investors, shareholders, auditors, and tax authorities" in Capana Swiss Advisors AG and AmeriMark Automotive AG, both of Switzerland v. Rymark Inc., Nicholas Thayne Markosian, John Kirkland, and Vicky Small at the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah.
An anonymous United States citizen claiming to be "the original source of the Panama Papers" is suing the authorities in Germany for $14.5 million that is allegedly owed under the terms of a whistleblower agreement.
British/American retired investment banker Stephen Schechter has been criminally charged with tax evasion in the United States involving entities in the British Virgin Islands and bank accounts in Switzerland and Monaco, where he resides.
Memorandum Opinion and Order regarding Plaintiff's motion to proceed under pseudonym in John Doe v. The Federal Republic of Germany and The Bundeskriminalamt of the Federal Republic of Germany at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
B.E. Capital Management Fund L.P. v. Fund.com Inc.: Special Master’s Report (‘Theft, Forgery & Tax Evasion’)
Special Master's Final Report and Recommendation, including a finding that Fund.com Inc. Receiver Thomas Braziel "committed conduct that, on its face, meets the elements of crimes that include theft, forgery, and tax evasion" in B.E. Capital Management Fund L.P. v. Fund.com Inc. at the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware.
Criminal Information alleging tax evasion involving entities in the British Virgin Islands and bank accounts in Monaco and Switzerland in USA v. Stephen L. Schechter, described as a retired investment banker who is a dual citizen of the United Kingdom and USA residing in Monaco, at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Complaint for $44 million alleging "willful FBAR penalties" involving companies or accounts in Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Russia, and Switzerland in USA v. Mark Anthony Gyetvay, described as a citizen of Italy, Russia, and USA, at the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
Plaintiff's Ex Parte Motion for Leave to Proceed Under A Pseudonym in John Doe v. The Federal Republic of Germany and The Bundeskriminalamt of the Federal Republic of Germany at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Complaint alleging the German authorities owe $14.5 million to the 'Panama Papers whistleblower' in John Doe, unidentified but described as "a citizen of the United States" who was "the original source of the Panama Papers" v. The Federal Republic of Germany and The Bundeskriminalamt of the Federal Republic of Germany at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Second Amended Complaint for FBAR Penalties regarding accounts in the British Virgin Islands, Hong Kong, Liechtenstein, Panama, Singapore, Switzerland and other countries in USA v. Francis Burga, individually and as the Administrator of the Estate of Margelus Burga, at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
Complaint alleging "a diabolical scheme orchestrated by Defendant ED&F to take advantage of the Plans' tax-exempt status in foreign countries by using the Plans to make fake securities trades, issue fake tax vouchers to a host of European governments, and steal hundreds of millions in tax refunds" in Bernard V. Tew, Stephanie Tew Campbell, Andrea B. Tew, and Vincent A. Tew, individually and as Trustees on behalf of Bluegrass Investment Management LLC Retirement Plan, Bluegrass Retirement Group Trust, MSJJ Retirement Group Trust, Autoparts Pensions Group Trust, Casting Pensions Group Trust, Central Technologies Pensions Group Trust, Industrial Pensions Group Trust, SV Holdings LLC Retirement Plan, Tew Enterprises LLC Retirement Plan, and Tew LP Retirement Plan v. ED&F Man Capital Markets Ltd., of London, England, at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky.
Complaint under the Freedom of Information Act in Tax Analysts regarding "a taxpayer attempting to use the provisions of the U.S. - Mexico Income Tax Convention to excuse themself of their obligation to file Form 5471" v. Internal Revenue Service at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Criminal Indictment alleging a conspiracy to bribe an IRS official on behalf of the Chinese Government to "topple" the Falun Gong religious movement in USA v. John Chen, a.k.a. Chen Jun, and Lin Feng at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Complaint for damages of $559,475 for alleged "willful failure" to report financial interests in foreign bank accounts in USA v. Elaine V. Wolfe, described as a 95-year-old resident of Great Neck, New York who was "born in Salford, Lancashire, United Kingdom in 1928" and "moved to the United States in 1957", at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Criminal Complaint alleging conspiracy to act as a foreign government agent for China, money laundering, and bribery of "a purported Internal Revenue Service agent who was in fact an undercover officer ... as part of a PRC Government-directed scheme to revoke the tax-exempt status of a 501(c)(3) organization run by Falun Gong practitioners" in USA v. John Chen, a.k.a. Chen Jun, and Lin Feng at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Complaint alleging failure to disclose foreign accounts at banks in Russia and France in USA v. Nellie Makarova Cross at the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island.
Mohamad Hachem et al v. Refinitiv US Organization LLC et al: Defamation Complaint (‘World-Check Database’)
Complaint "to recover damages caused by REFINITIV’s defamatory statements regarding Mr. Hachem’s criminal history after REFINITIV’s database falsely claimed that Mr. Hachem had been convicted of a federal financial felony and sentenced to one year in prison" in Mohamad Hachem and Sneaker Impact Inc. v. Refinitiv US Organization LLC and Refinitiv US LLC at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Request for Judicial Assistance from the National Tax Court in Buenos Aires, Argentina "for the purpose of obtaining bank records from Banco Santander International" for use in a civil legal proceeding styled as 'Transportadora de Energia S.A. v. Internal Revenue Service', filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Originating Application in Michael Ward, Christopher Carpmael, Philip Stephen Bradley, Mike Hilton, Timothy Attias, Edward Bowen, Andrew Crane, Ray Davis, Mark Dormer, Kimbell Duncan, Tim Gledhill, John Goodridge, Bruce Hanton, Adam Hart, Mark Hobbs, Matthew Holland, Jeremy Isaacs, Glenn Jones, Tracey Jones, Tiina Lee, Jon Macintosh, Jason Mackay, Simon Meadows, Derek Mills, Eric Nicoli, John Nixon, Christopher Anthony Roads, Casper Shand-Kydd, Declan Walsh, Sam Allardyce, Kenan Altunis, Bryan Beeston, Graeme Blakey, EAM Boscawen, Andrew Boulton, John Brooksbank, Michael Coatman, Rick Corne, Peter Cowgill, The Earl of Derby, Elke Edwards, Robert Tregellas Elliott, Eric Entwistle, Gary Entwistle, Lorne Entwistle, Andrew Nicholas Gaskell, Martin Gavin, Michel Glas, Julie Green-Jones, Peter Horsman, Roger Humber, Nick Kelsey, Stephen Lister, Ross McDonald, Marc Middleton, Kevin Ohle, Raymond O'Leary, Charles Patchett, Michael Patchett, Peter Reid, David Renshaw, Russell Mark Roberts, Philip Robert-Tissot, Gordon Stephenson, David Stoller, Lee Stoller, Bernhard Weninger, John Ambery, Julian Beressi, Warren Briggs, Mark Cherry, Mike Cutler, Christopher Dale, Scott Harrison, Steve Jennings, Stephen Kingston, Richard Lewis, J.R. Lister, Fabrizio Pagani, Geoffrey Reid, Simon Ashworth, Ben Britz, Anthony Burling, Gavin Davidson-Merritt, Evan Huw Davies, Stephen Down, Nigel Higgins, Andrew Hill, Jacqueline E.S. Hoyland, John Nicolas Jeremy Hoyland, Byron Hurst, Ross K. Hyett, Brian Jones, Dr. Sonil Kalia, Daniel Kerven, Surrinder Kumar, Robert Leitao, Robert Meakin, Michael Moss, Timothy Francis Xavier Parr, Charles Pelham, Mark R. Perowne, Douglas Rae, Peter Sharpe, John Shepherd, Thomas Peter Tidy, and John Willis v. Fat Cat Films Limited at the British Virgin Islands High Court.
Payward Ventures Inc.'s opposition to Petition to Enforce IRS Summons in USA v. Payward Ventures Inc., d.b.a. Kraken, a crypto exchange, at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
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First Amended Complaint for FBAR Penalties regarding accounts in the British Virgin Islands, Liechtenstein, Panama, Singapore, Switzerland and other countries in USA v. Francis Burga, individually and as the Administrator of the Estate of Margelus Burga, at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
Accused U.S. tax fraudsters Stein & Lhote sue Danish Tax Authority for ‘breaching settlement agreement’
American "finance professionals" Matthew Stein and Jerome Lhote have filed a complaint in New York against the Danish Tax Authority for allegedly breaching an agreement to settle a DKK 1.1 billion tax refund fraud investigation in a manner that they claim contributed to them being criminally charged two years later.
Complaint "for breach of a settlement agreement between Plaintiffs, two finance professionals, and Defendant, the taxation authority of the Kingdom of Denmark" in Matthew Stein and Jerome Lhote v. Skatteforvaltningen at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
State of New York v. Donald Trump: Criminal Indictment & Statement of Facts (‘Stormy Daniels Fraud’)
Criminal Indictment alleging the defendant "repeatedly and fraudulently falsified New York business records to conceal criminal conduct that hid damaging information from the voting public during the 2016 presidential election" in The People of the State of New York v. Donald J. Trump, a former president of the United States, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.
Criminal Indictment for alleged tax evasion involving offshore entities in Belize, Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and the Seychelles in USA v. Dennis Wayne Brite at the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina.
Jeepers Creepers 3 LLC v. Brandon Farm LLC: Petition to Vacate $1.1M Arbitration Award (‘Movie Tax Credits’)
Petition to Vacate Arbitration Award regarding tax credits in Jeepers Creepers 3 LLC, of Louisiana, managed by Jake Seal, a British film producer v. Brandon Farm LLC, of Delaware, whose principal was identified as Michael Ohoven, a German film producer, at the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
Complaint for $1.7 million in allegedly unpaid penalties for failure to report two offshore accounts to the IRS in USA v. Babak Golbahar at the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
Petition to Enforce IRS Summons regarding "an investigation to determine the identity and correct federal income tax liability of U.S. persons who conducted transactions in cryptocurrency for the years ended December 31, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020" in USA v. Payward Ventures Inc., d.b.a. Kraken, described as a crypto exchange, at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
USA v. $310,276 Seized From Accounts at Bank of Saipan: Forfeiture Complaint (‘Fraud & Money Laundering’)
Forfeiture Complaint regarding funds associated with "a suspected conspiracy by foreign entities and entities and individuals in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands to commit wire fraud and money laundering" involving entities, inter alia, in Bermuda and the British Virgin Islands in USA v. $271,088 and $39,188 seized from accounts at the Bank of Saipan in the name of a company referred to as "MCS", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands.
Complaint alleging "unilateral, wrongful and unlawful purported termination of two agreements between the parties, based upon a pretext of unsupported claims of 'irregular tax situation'" in ETS MIR LLC v. Petroci Holding Côte d'Ivoire, a.k.a. National Oil Company of Côte d'Ivoire, of the Ivory Coast, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Application by Samuel Malamud Eidelman, described as a citizen of Peru, to take discovery from Truist Bank, Credit Lyonnais Miami Agency, Bank Leumi, BNP Paribas Miami Agency, Barclays, Sudameris, Banco Santander International, Grupo Santander, and Blum & Silver LLP for use in legal proceedings in Peru against Jacobo Malamud and his three daughters, Malamud Kessler, Caroline Malamud-Kessler, and Yudith Malamud Kessler de Schneider alleging money laundering and tax evasion involving, inter alia, companies in the British Virgin Islands, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Complaint "to strike off certain Federal Tax Liens that were purportedly or attempted to be filed against property owned by Aberdeen Enterprises, Inc., a Delaware Corporation, as a result of an attempt by the Internal Revenue Service to collect on behalf of the United States certain Trust Fund Recovery Penalties, 26 U.S.C. § 6672 purportedly imposed against Louise Blouin" in Aberdeen Enterprises Inc., described as a Delaware company owned by a British Virgin Islands company, and Louise Blouin, a citizen of Canada residing in Switzerland v. USA at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Minutes noting the death of the defendant, Carlos Kepke, an attorney who had been indicted for alleged tax fraud conspiracy involving accounts or companies in Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Nevis, and Switzerland, in USA v. Carlos E. Kepke at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
USA's Trial Memorandum regarding an alleged offshore tax fraud scheme involving accounts or entities in Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Nevis, and Switzerland that allowed businessman Robert Smith "to evade federal income taxes on approximately $225,000,000 of capital gains" in USA v. Carlos Kepke, an attorney, at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
Anadarko China Holdings 2 Company et al v. Win Business Energy (Caofeidian) Ltd.: Liquidation Application
Originating Application in Anadarko China Holdings 2 Company and Anadarko Petroleum Corporation v. Win Business Energy (Caofeidian) Limited at the British Virgin Islands High Court.
Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Delta Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Brazil - for a criminal investigation into "Paulo Roberto Retz and Grethen Financial Inc. for tax evasion".
Amended Complaint to collect penalties totaling $590,000 from the Estate of Narinder Singh, who "willfully failed to disclose" five accounts at at Union Bancaire Privée in Switzerland and one at Barclays Bank PLC in the United Kingdom whose "highest aggregate balance" in 2011 was "more than $7.2 million" in USA v. Nancy Metzler and Shalu Arjomand, each in their capacity as Executor for the Estate of Narinder Singh, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.