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.
Ex Parte Application by Samuel Malamud Eidelman to take discovery from Citibank, N.A., Bank Leumi USA, New York Branch; HSBC Bank USA, N.A., BNP Paribas USA, Credit Lyonnais, New York Branch; JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Scotia Bank, New York Agency; IDB Bank, New York Branch; Coutts Bank Switzerland Ltd., New York Branch; Standard Chartered Bank USA, Santander Bank, N.A., and Scotia Capital, Inc. for use in "contemplated" legal proceedings in Peru "against his brother, Jacobo Malamud, and Jacobo’s daughters, Yoselyn Malamud, Yudith Malamud and Caroline Malamud due to the commitment of crimes such as money laundering and tax evasion", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Complaint "to set aside certain fraudulent conveyances and to secure a preliminary and permanent injunction enjoining defendants from transferring certain funds in accounts at Bank Leumi USA without first allocating Girobank its fair share of those funds, in which Girobank holds an equitable trust interest" in Girobank NV and Girobank International NV, both of Curaçao v. Trade Finance Trust, of Delaware; IIG Global Trade Finance Fund Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; IIG Structured Trade Finance Fund Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; TriLinc Global Impact Fund - Trade Finance Ltd., of the Cayman Islands, and IIG Bank (Malta), Ltd., of Malta, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Complaint alleging fraud, negligent misrepresentation, and gross negligence involving "secured credit facilities and associated loans and precious metal leases to Republic Metals Corporation" in Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A., New York Branch, a foreign branch office of a bank in the Netherlands; Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., of New York; Bank Hapoalim B.M., a foreign branch office of a bank in Israel; Mitsubishi International Corporation, of New York; ICBC Standard Bank Plc, of England; Techemet Metal Trading, LLC, of Texas; Merced Partners Limited Partnership, and Athilon Capital Corp., LLC, both domiciled in Delaware, based in Minnesota, as successors to Woodforest National Bank, and Hain Capital Investors Master Fund, Ltd., domiciled in the Cayman Islands, based in New Jersey, as successor to Bank Leumi USA v. EisnerAmper LLP at the Circuit Court of the 11th Judicial Circuit, in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida
Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Curaçao by Valerie P. Maria, as the Foreign Representative of IIG Trade Opportunities Fund NV, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Coöperatieve Rabobank UA et al v. The Clearing House Payments Company LLC et al: Discovery Application
Application by Coöperatieve Rabobank UA, of Argentina; Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, of New York; ING Bank NV, of Brazil; the International Finance Corporation, of Washington, DC; Natixis, New York Branch, and Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij Voor Ontwikkelingslanden NV, of the Netherlands, to take discovery from The Clearing House Payments Company LLC, of New York; Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentina SA, of Spain; Banco do Brasil SA, of Brazil; Bank Leumi US, of New York; Bank of America, NA, of North Carolina; Barclays Bank PLC, of England; Citibank, NA, of New York; Deutsche Bank AG, of Germany; Deutsche Bank Trust Co Americas, of New York; HSBC Bank USA, of New York; Itau Unibanco SA - New York Branch, of Brazil; JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA, of New York; Mizuho Bank, Ltd., of Japan; MUFG Bank, Ltd., of Japan; MUFG Union Bank, NA, of New York; Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, of Japan; The Bank of New York Mellon, of New York; UBS AG, of Switzerland; Wells Fargo Bank NY INTL, of New York, and Wells Fargo Bank, of California, for use in legal proceedings in Argentina regarding suspected "major international financial impropriety" involving Vicentin SAIC, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Notice of Removal, including a copy of the complaint, in Cooperatieve Rabobank U.A., New York Branch; Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., of New York; Bank Hapoalim B.M., of Israel; Mitsubishi International Corporation, of New York; ICBC Standard Bank Plc, of England and Wales; Techemet Metal Trading LLC, of Texas; Woodforest National Bank, of Texas, and Hain Capital Investors Master Fund Ltd., of the Cayman Islands v. Crowe LP, an accounting firm in Florida and a member of Switzerland-based Crowe Global, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Ex Parte Application by Shira Israella Klein-Bentsur to take discovery from Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc., Urogen Pharma Ltd., XTL Biophannaceuticals LLC, Nextgen Healthcare Information Systems LLC, E-QURE Corp., Stemline Therapeutics, Inc., Citibank N.A., HSBC Bank Plc, JPMorgan Chase & Co., TD Bank, N.A., Bank Leumi, Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo, Oppenheimer & Co., UBS AG, Bank of New York Mellon, ABN AMRO Securities LLC, First Trade Union Bank, Bank of Ireland, Santander Bank, N.A., RBC Capital Markets, and Cornick, Garber & Sandler, LLP for use in legal proceedings in Israel involving Ron Bentsur, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Israel by Guy Gissin and Rami Kogan, as the Foreign Representatives of Sovereign Assets Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
US tax preparers arrested for alleged tax fraud involving IBCs in Cayman and Belize and ‘secret accounts’ in Switzerland and Luxembourg
Three tax preparers in the United States have been arrested after being accused of conspiring to help clients commit tax fraud using offshore corporations - including those in Belize and the Cayman Islands - and 'secret accounts' at the Luxembourg and Swiss branches of Israeli banks Bank Leumi and Bank Hapoalim.
Government's Statement of Facts in USA v. Malchus Irvin Boncamper, Christopher Purser, Robert Steve Mills, Edmund Hugh Benton, William Ballachey, and Marc-Thibaud Duchesne at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
St. Kitts & Nevis based accountant Malchus Irvin BonCamper, who has featured in several OffshoreAlert articles over the last 10 years concerning his involvement in illegal activity, is in custody in Texas after being criminally indicted on multiple counts of
Superseding indictment by USA against Malchus Irvin BonCamper, Christopher Purser, Robert Steve Mills, Edmund Hugh Benton, William Ballachey and Marc-Thibaud Duchesne for alleged insurance fraud and money laundering.
COLOMBIA: Uribe set for win;; Arrested for Money Laundering; MEXICO: Laundering Couple Trapped; NICARAGUA: Efforts to Repatriate Alemán's Assets Continue; PANAMA: Prestigious Law Firm Involved in Pinochet Scandal; and PARAGUAY: Saving Cooperatives under Scrutiny.
Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Peru into James Eliot Stone Cohen, Zwi Sudit Wasserman, Ilan Weil Levy and Rony Lerner for alleged corruption.
ARGENTINA: Vote-buying scandal; COLOMBIA: Colombian drug lord extradited; DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Dominican Republic in bad shape; PERU: Swiss banks in Montesinos' web; and REGIONAL: South American companies accused of laundering; US brings up corruption in Monterrey; Parmalat's spilt milk in Latin America.
The Swiss operation of Bank Leumi le-Israel and two of its former senior officers are being sued in the United States by a client who claims to have been defrauded of her life savings.New York resident Elizabeth Varabiev is seeking $1 million in actual damages and $3 million in punitive damages, plus legal fees. Defendants are Bank Leumi (Switzerland), its former CEO, Meir Gross; and its ex-head of private client banking, Ernst Imfeld, the latter of whom was fired in 2001 for alleged embezzlement.
An unregulated commodities trader who was involved with a Bahamas-based offshore firm accused last year of fraud has had similar allegations brought against him in the United States Robert L. Schillaci is a defendant in a civil lawsuit filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on November 21, 2002.
ARGENTINA Switzerland to investigate Menem's bank accountsSwiss judge Christine Junod will investigate whether beleaguered former president Carlos Menem had money in the country's banking system. Until now, Menem has escaped prosecution in spite of the fact that he has been
Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Switzerland into Vladimiro Montesinos Torres, James Stone, Ilan Weil Levy, Zwi Sudit, Yury Khozyainov, Fernando Carulla, Rony Lerner and Mordechai Mintzer for alleged money laundering, bribery and embezzlement.