Arbitrade

SEC v. Stephen Braverman: Braverman’s Motion to Dismiss (‘$37M Crypto Fraud’)

Defendant Stephen Braverman's Motion to Dismiss in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Arbitrade Ltd., of Bermuda; Cryptobontix Inc., of Canada; Troy R.J. Hogg, of Canada; James L. Goldberg, Stephen L. Braverman, and Max W. Barber, as Defendants, and SION Trading FZE, of the United Arab Emirates, as Relief Defendant, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

SEC v. James Goldberg: Goldberg’s Motion to Dismiss (‘$37M Crypto Fraud’)

Defendant James Goldberg's Motion to Dismiss in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Arbitrade Ltd., of Bermuda; Cryptobontix Inc., of Canada; Troy R.J. Hogg, of Canada; James L. Goldberg, Stephen L. Braverman, and Max W. Barber, as Defendants, and SION Trading FZE, of the United Arab Emirates, as Relief Defendant, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

SEC v. Arbitrade Ltd. et al: Complaint (‘$37M Crypto Fraud’)

Complaint alleging "a crypto asset pump-and-dump scheme" in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Arbitrade Ltd., of Bermuda; Cryptobontix Inc., of Canada; Troy R.J. Hogg, of Canada; James L. Goldberg, Stephen L. Braverman, and Max W. Barber, as Defendants, and SION Trading FZE, of the United Arab Emirates, as Relief Defendant, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Troy Hogg v. Stephen Braverman et al: Complaint (‘Crypto Fraud’)

Complaint "to recover for tens of millions of dollars and/or equitable relief for a series of transactions by which defendants mulcted tens of millions of dollars from plaintiff" regarding a cryptocurrency scheme involving entities in Bermuda, Canada, United Arab Emirates, and USA in Troy James Hogg, of Canada; Leila Holdings Ltd., which is identified as a Canadian company in the complaint even though it appears to be domiciled in Bermuda, derivatively and on behalf of Arbitrade Ltd., of Bermuda v. Stephen Lance Braverman, described as a resident of California; Kent Mason Swig, of New York; Dignity Holdings LLC, of Delaware; Dignity Mining Group LLC, of Delaware; Dignity Gold LLC, of Delaware; Charles Hamlin Woodworth, of New Jersey; Max Warren Barber, of Utah; William Richard Sanders, of Tennessee; Scotia International of Nevada Inc., of Utah; SION Trading FZE, of the United Arab Emirates; Prieur Leary, of Florida; CoinMint LLC, of Puerto Rico, and Hayden Gill, of Montana, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

UAE ‘gold supplier’ SION Trading sued for ‘$5M fraud’

UAE-domiciled purported gold supplier SION Trading FZE, which has been implicated in several fraudulent schemes, including a cryptocurrency scam involving Bermuda-based Arbitrade, is being sued in Utah along with individuals and firms in or from Barbados, Canada, England, Panama, St. Lucia, and the USA for allegedly perpetrating a $5 million 'advance fee' fraud.

Ontario Securities Commission v. Troy Hogg et al: Asset Freeze Application

Application by the Ontario Securities Commission to continue an asset freeze direction against Troy Richard James Hogg, Cryptobontix Inc., Gables Holdings Inc., and Colonial Hotel (Grand Bend) Limited, all of Canada, as part of an investigation into a suspected cryptocurrency-based investment fraud, filed at Ontario Superior Court.

Malcolm Duncan v. Max Barber et al: Receivership Motion Opposition

Max Barber's Opposition to Malcolm Duncan's Motion for an Order "appointing a receiver to sell the set of Nelson Mandela gold hands and accompanying certificates of authentication (the "Mandela Hands"); and (ii) modifying the February 27, 2020 temporary restraining order to permit the receiver to sell the Mandela Hands" in Malcolm Duncan, a citizen of South Africa v. Max Barber, SION Trading FZE, of Ras Al Khaimah, in the United Arab Emirates, and Barlan Enterprises Ltd., d.b.a. Guernsey's, a firm of auctioneers based in New York, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Malcolm Duncan v. Max Barber et al: Receivership Motion

Malcolm Duncan's Motion for an Order "appointing a receiver to sell the set of Nelson Mandela gold hands and accompanying certificates of authentication (the "Mandela Hands"); and (ii) modifying the February 27, 2020 temporary restraining order to permit the receiver to sell the Mandela Hands" in Malcolm Duncan, a citizen of South Africa v. Max Barber, SION Trading FZE, of Ras Al Khaimah, in the United Arab Emirates, and Barlan Enterprises Ltd., d.b.a. Guernsey's, a firm of auctioneers based in New York, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Cryptocurrency group Arbitrade sued in Bermuda for ‘unpaid rates’

Fraudulent cryptocurrency group Arbitrade, which purchased a seven-floor office building in Bermuda in 2018 that it has apparently never occupied, is being sued for $168,101 in allegedly unpaid "rates" by the municipal government that administers the jurisdiction's capital city of Hamilton, where the property is located.
Max Warren Barber

Judgment for $427K against firms involved in Bermuda/US crypto scam

A judgment for $427,552 has been entered against UAE-domiciled SION Trading and Utah-based Scotia International of Nevada for non-payment of gold and silver that was used for a cryptocurrency scam that began in Canada, moved to Bermuda, and is currently being conducted by firms in Delaware.

‘Billion Dollar’ crypto gold firm sued for unpaid rent of $6,632

Scotia International of Nevada, which claims to own gold worth billions of dollars as part of a cryptocurrency-based investment fraud by Bermuda/Canada-domiciled Arbitrade and Delaware-domiciled Dignity Holdings, is being sued for unpaid rent of $6,632 in Utah. It's the fifth lawsuit against the SION group over the last eight months.

Malcolm Duncan v. Max Barber et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud regarding "gold casts of President Nelson Mandela's hands" and a Bermuda/Canada-based cryptocurrency group known as 'Arbitrade' in Malcolm Duncan, of Texas v. Max Barber, of Utah; SION Trading FZE, of Ras Al Khaimah, in the United Arab Emirates, and Barlan Enterprises Ltd., d.b.a. Guernsey's, of New York, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Canadian Troy Hogg sues Hong Kong-based crypto exchange HitBTC

Canadian Troy Hogg, who perpetrated a cryptocurrency scam via his Bermuda-domiciled Arbitrade group, is suing a Hong Kong-based Bitcoin exchange known as HitBTC, alleging it has failed to redeem C$1.18 million of Bitcoin he claims to own.

Bermuda crypto firm Arbitrade’s ‘$14B gold bullion provider’ sued again

Ras Al Khaimah-domiciled SION Trading FZE and Utah-domiciled Scotia International of Nevada Inc., which participated in an apparent pump-and-dump cryptocurrency fraud by Bermuda-domiciled Arbitrade Ltd., are being sued in the US for allegedly failing to pay for gold and silver that underpinned the scheme.

James Goldberg et al v. Ronnie Moas et al: Criminal Prosecution Order

Order Appointing Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office for Prosecution of Defendants in James Goldberg, Stephen Braverman, and Troy Hogg v. Ronnie Moas and Standpoint Research Inc. regarding Bermuda-domiciled cryptocurrency firm Arbitrade at the Circuit Court for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida.

James Goldberg et al v. Ronnie Moas et al: Motion to Dismiss

Motion to Dismiss in James Goldberg, Stephen Braverman, and Troy Hogg v. Ronnie Moas and Standpoint Research Inc. regarding Bermuda-domiciled cryptocurrency firm Arbitrade at the Circuit Court for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida.

James Goldberg et al v. Ronnie Moas et al: Motion for Order to Show Cause

Plaintiffs' Motion for Order to Show Cause in James Goldberg, Stephen Braverman, and Troy Hogg v. Ronnie Moas and Standpoint Research Inc. regarding Bermuda-domiciled cryptocurrency firm Arbitrade Ltd. at the Circuit Court of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida.

James Goldberg et al v. Ronnie Moas et al: Injunction Order

Injunction Order in James Goldberg, Stephen Braverman, and Troy Hogg v. Ronnie Moas and Standpoint Research Inc. regarding Bermuda-domiciled cryptocurrency firm Arbitrade Ltd. at the Circuit Court of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida.

James Goldberg et al v. Ronnie Moas et al: Moas Declaration

Ronnie Moas Declaration in James Goldberg, Stephen Braverman, and Troy Hogg v. Ronnie Moas and Standpoint Research Inc. regarding Bermuda-domiciled cryptocurrency firm Arbitrade Ltd. at the Circuit Court for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida.

James Goldberg et al v. Ronnie Moas et al: Defenses & Counterclaim

Defenses & Counterclaim in James Goldberg, Stephen Braverman, and Troy Hogg v. Ronnie Moas and Standpoint Research Inc. regarding Bermuda-domiciled cryptocurrency firm Arbitrade Ltd. at the Circuit Court for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida.

James Goldberg et al v. Ronnie Moas et al: Complaint

Complaint in James Goldberg, Stephen Braverman, and Troy Hogg v. Ronnie Moas and Standpoint Research Inc. concerning Bermuda-domiciled Arbitrade Ltd. at the Circuit Court for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida.