Nigeria v. Citibank et al: Discovery Application

Application by the Republic of Nigeria to take discovery from Citibank, N.A., Allied Irish Banks, HSBC Bank USA, Standard New York, Inc., Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, J.P. Morgan Chase, United Bank for Africa, Bank of Cyprus, Fortis Private Banking Singapore Limited., and Standard Chartered International (USA) Ltd. for use in “criminal investigations” in Nigeria regarding “a fraudulent scheme to defraud FRN of almost $10 billion … carried out by Process & Industrial Developments Limited, a British Virgin Islands shell entity with no technical capabilities, virtually no employees, and no demonstrable financial resources”, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.


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    March 25, 2020
    Citibank, NA, Allied Irish Banks, HSBC Bank USA, Standard New York, Inc., Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, JPMorgan Chase, United Bank for Africa, Bank of Cyprus, Fortis Private Banking Singapore Limited, Standard Chartered International (USA) Ltd.
    Republic of Nigeria
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    Alexander Pencu, Meister Seelig & Fein