Winding-Up Order in Appleby (Cayman) Ltd. v. Tropical Rent A Car and Tours (Cayman) Ltd. at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.
An investigation by OffshoreAlert has uncovered more red flags concerning Cayman Islands-based CMZ Group Ltd., whose operations include a hedge fund, investment manager, debt recovery firm, precious metals refinery, rum distributor, and pawn shops in the Caribbean.
Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Greg Watson, as the Foreign Representative of Sino-Forest Corporation, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Official Minutes of an Extraordinary General Meeting of shareholders of Axiom Legal Financing Fund held in London on December 11, 2012.
Offshore providers in the Cayman Islands, Isle of Man, and Switzerland face huge liabilities after allowing insiders to loot Axiom Legal Financing Fund of tens of millions of pounds. Those most at risk from being sued by Axiom's eventual liquidators appear to be DMS Group, JP Funds Group, BDO Cayman, and Ogier, all in the Cayman Islands; Turnstone Group, in the Isle of Man; and Portland Financial Management, of Switzerland.
Ralph Janvey, as Receiver for the Stanford Receivership Estate; The Official Stanford Investors Committee, Sandra Dorrell, Samuel Troice, and Michoacan Trust v. Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Hunton & Williams, LLP, and Yolanda Suarez at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.
New evidence uncovered by OffshoreAlert indicates that the recently-suspended Axiom Legal Financing Fund is hopelessly insolvent as a result of self-dealing and fraud by insiders. The Cayman Islands-domiciled Fund, which has raised more than £117 million, appears to be a Ponzi scheme.
Letter From Directors of Axiom Legal Financing Fund to Investors, October 15, 2012 regarding red flags raised in investigative articles by OffshoreAlert.
As investors continue to pour millions of pounds each month into Cayman Islands-domiciled Axiom Legal Financing Fund, OffshoreAlert has uncovered more red flags, including conflicting financial statements, £7.9 million loaned to a debt-ridden law firm owned by Axiom's principal, and insurance provided by an unregulated, unaudited firm that is currently defending a fraud lawsuit brought by one of its clients.
The head of a Cayman Islands fund group that claims to manage $160 million, promotes its investments as "low risk" and boasts of "consistent" 12% net annual returns for investors is being prosecuted for alleged professional misconduct in the United Kingdom. British attorney Tim Schools faces 11 allegations, including that he "failed to act with integrity" and "failed to act in the best interests of his clients".
Petition by Stella Blu Capital (Cayman) Ltd. and Stella Blu Capital (HK) Ltd. to wind up MG Capital Ltd., formerly T&C Capital Ltd., filed at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.
Originating Application in Nordic Investors Corp. v. Field Investment Holdings Limited at the British Virgin Islands High Court.
Complaint in The Official Stanford Investors Committee v. BDO USA, LLP, BDO International Ltd., BDO Global Coordination BV, and Brussels Worldwide Services BVBA at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.
Originating Application in Nordic Investors Corp. v. Delplace Investment Limited at the British Virgin Islands High Court.
Bancroft Life & Casualty ICC, Ltd. v. Intercontinental Management, Ltd. et al: Second Amended Complaint
Second Amended Complaint in Bancroft Life & Casualty ICC, Ltd. v. Intercontinental Management, Ltd., Intercontinental Captive Management Company, Ltd., The Roberts and Patton Law Firm, John R. Patton, George Thomas Roberts, Nigel Bailey, Cunningham Hughan & Company, Inc., Thomas Hughan, CPA, Dernar & Associates, LLC, and David K. Dernar, CPA at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
Amended Complaint filed by Bancroft Life & Casualty ICC, Ltd.against Intercontinental Management Ltd., Intercontinental Captive Management Company, Ltd., The Roberts and Patton Law Firm, John R. Patton, George Thomas Roberts, Nigel Bailey, Cunningham Hughan & Company, Inc., Thomas Hughan, Dernar & Associates, LLC, and David Dernar at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Kenneth Krys and Timothy Le Cornu, as the Foreign Representatives of Sextant Strategic Hybrid2Hedge Fund Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Winding Up Petition In the Matter of Sextant Strategic Hybrid2 Hedge Resource Fund Offshore Ltd. at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.
Cayman Islands Monetary Authority v. Sextant Strategic Global Water Fund Offshore Ltd. et al: Winding Up Petition
Winding Up Petition in Cayman Islands Monetary Authority v. Sextant Strategic Global Water Fund Offshore Ltd. and Sextant Strategic Hybrid2Hedge Resource Fund Offshore Ltd. at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.
Complaint in Raymond Massi and Clifford Culmer, as Receivers and Liquidators of the Norshield Receivership Companies, v. Lowell Holden at the U. S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.
A Bernard Madoff related class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States against an offshore hedge fund and bank in the Cayman Islands and other parties. The complaint was filed at the U. S. District Court for the
New York University is suing a hedge fund, its auditor, its registrar and a bank - all based in the Cayman Islands - in an attempt to recover damages of at least $24 million that it claims to have lost
The global financial crisis has caused a slowdown in new registrations and an increase in terminations in the world's leading domicile for hedge funds - the Cayman Islands - and the Bernard Madoff scandal may make matters worse. However, the
Seventh Affidavit of Receiver George Clifford Culmer in Lester Turnquest, Jr. and The Bonnycord Group Limited v. Hywel Jones, The Britannia Group Ltd., Hampton Insurance Company Limited, and Stephen Dickson at Bahamas Supreme Court. In the affidavit, Culmer, inter alia, accuses Lester Turnquest of "complete non-compliance" with a court order requiring him to disclose information.
Sixth Affidavit of George Clifford Culmer in Lester Turnquest, Jr. and The Bonnycord Group Limited v. Hywel Jones, The Britannia Group Ltd., Hampton Insurance Company Limited, and Stephen Dickson at Bahamas Supreme Court. In the affidavit, the Receiver, inter alia, accuses Lester Turnquest of failing to respond to his requests for financial information.
Fourth Affidavit of Receiver George Clifford Culmer in Lester Turnquest, Jr. and The Bonnycord Group Limited v. Hywel Jones, The Britannia Group Ltd., Hampton Insurance Company Limited, and Stephen Dickson at Bahamas Supreme Court. The Receiver, inter alia, accuses Lester Turnquest of failing to co-operate with the Receivership and of failing to disclose certain asset transfers.
Order Freezing Assets and Appointing a Receiver for Lester Turnquest's Bonnycord Group Ltd. and other companies in Lester Turnquest, Jr. and The Bonnycord Group Limited v. Hywel Jones, The Britannia Group Ltd., Hampton Insurance Company Ltd., and Stephen Dickson at Bahamas Supreme Court.
The IRS has collected more than $3.2 billion in taxes, interest and penalties from 1,165 taxpayers participating in a settlement concerning an abusive tax shelter scheme known as "Son of Boss", the agency announced today. The typical taxpayer payment was almost $1 million, with 18 taxpayers paying more than $20 million each and one paying over $100 million, stated the IRS.
Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the United Kingdom by Shay Bannon and Geoffrey Kinlan, as the Foreign Representatives of Cadman Contracts Limited and Thornycroft (1862) Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Investment fraudster Ian Renert has been severely criticized by a judge in the Bahamas, who accused him of “duplicity and dishonesty” and of abusing the legal system during four years of litigation.After defrauding investors in his offshore hedge funds, Renert then sought to mislead the judiciary in an effort to impede civil and criminal investigations into his activities by the Securities Commission of the Bahamas, the SEC in the United States and an unidentified U. S. law enforcement agency, stated Mr. Justice Lyons in a ruling on June 21, 2005.
Three offshore firms have filed a civil complaint against accounting firm BDO Seidman in an attempt to recover $170 million of losses from a collapsed factoring scheme.The complaint, whose sole cause of action is professional negligence, was filed at the
The investigation by the IRS into alleged offshore tax evasion by United States taxpayers using offshore credit cards appears to be currently focusing on Antigua & Barbuda, the Bahamas, and the Cayman Islands. Although the IRS has previously announced it is targeting more than 30 offshore centers, these three are the only countries to feature in a slew of "John Doe" summonses issued recently by U. S. federal courts.
A leading UK law firm has pulled out of a dubious asset recovery scheme after OffshoreAlert alerted them it was being organized on behalf of the crooks who were responsible for the loss of assets.Pinsents acted swiftly after being informed
Following the collapse of their insolvent financial group in St. Vincent & the Grenadines amid suspicions of fraud, the principals of Omnicorp Bank and its affiliates are starting a new investment scheme based in Cyprus. The management is the same as Omnicorp's and includes Canadians Nelson Bayford, Lloyd Merrifield and Gary L. Moore, the latter of whom settled an SEC stock fraud lawsuit in 2000 by agreeing to disgorge $24,175.
OffshoreAlert has received a letter from an Arizona based client of Grenada licensed Cornerstone International Savings and Investment Bank, which was taken over by the Grenada authorities on April 25, 2002 - AFTER the bank's principals had already disappeared without
A Cayman-registered mutual fund whose shares were once listed on the Bermuda Stock Exchange has emerged as a centerpiece of the massive fraud committed by the First International Bank of Grenada.Shares in the Aristocrat Endeavor Fund comprised $17.25 million of FIBG's bogus initial capital of $32.75 million in 1997, according to a new report by the bank's liquidator, Marcus Wide.
Judgment in Securities Commission of the Bahamas v. Alastair-Prescott Ltd. and 35 other defendant companies at Bahamas Supreme Court.
Complaint in Carl Loewenson Jr., as Receiver for Credit Bancorp et al v. Aristocrat Endeavor Fund Ltd., Aristocrat Capital Advisors, Ltd., Aristocrat Corporate Finance, Ltd., Jeffrey Allen Weston, James Shadlaus, Patrick Albert Meredith, David Elias Sherman, and Robert William Newman at the U. S. District Court for the District of Nevada.
An unlicensed, unaudited mutual fund group into which over 550 investors invested approximately $13.2 million has been forced into Receivership by the Bahamas Securities Commission. It has triggered a bitter legal battle for control of the Hawthorne-Sterling family of funds between their Receiver, accountant Clifford Culmer, and their founder, American Ian L. Renert.