Insider Talking: December 7, 2006

Nearly six years after being forced into Receivership and then provisional liquidation, Suisse Security Bank & Trust Limited has finally gone into official liquidation in the Bahamas; MBNA America Bank NA obtained an order of garnishment at the Circuit Court for the 11th Judicial Circuit, Miami-Dade County, Florida on October 30, 2006 that allows it to garnish assets up to $44,143, plus costs of $198, at Eastern Financial Bank that are beneficially owned by St. Kitts-based financial services provider M. Irvin BonCamper; The Swedish Financial Services Authority, known as Finansinspektionen, has issued a public warning about Charterhouse Trust Credit Union, which was exposed by OffshoreAlert as long ago as May 31, 2002; An order to compulsorily wind-up International Alliance Insurance Limited was entered at the Royal Court of Guernsey on April 4, 2006, with Anthony Christian Pickford and James Robert Toynton, of Chandlers Limited, appointed joint liquidators; and The U. S. SEC announced on November 28, 2006 that the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York entered a preliminary injunction on November 14, 2006 barring Ian Scott from pursuing litigation in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis.