Accountants in the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands have been accused of conspiring with Miami-based law firm Greenberg Traurig and others to swindle one group of clients in favor of another in a scheme involving two offshore insurers - BVI-based Boston Life and Annuity and Bancroft Life & Casualty, of St. Lucia.
Complaint in Leo Ford and Boston Life and Annuity Company Limited v. KPMG LLP, Belmont Insurance Management Ltd., Kris Beighton, Casey McDonald, Andrea Douglas, Bancroft Property & Casualty, Ltd., a.k.a. Bancroft Life & Casualty Ltd. and Bancroft Life & Casualty ICC, Ltd.; Greenberg Traurig, P.A., Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Jerome Hesch, Bradley Barros, Philip Sigel, Global Financial Advisors Network, LLC, and Association Benefits Group, Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Judge describes Bancroft Life’s offshore insurance program as ‘a scheme to defraud the United States’
A United States federal judge has ruled against St. Lucia-licensed insurer Bancroft Life & Casualty ICC, Ltd. in a lawsuit against one of its insureds, U. S. taxpayer Cesar Scolari, determining they both participated in "a scheme to defraud the United States from tax revenues".
Findings of Fact in Bancroft Life & Casualty ICC, Ltd. v. Cesar Scolari at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.
First Amended Petition, Application for Temporary Restraining Order, Application for an Injunction and Request for Expedited Discovery in an action brought by Robert Kwok & Associates Ltd., LLP against Bancroft Life & Casualty, ICC, Loren R. Cook & Associates Ltd., LLP, Association Benefits Group, Inc., CBIZ MHM, LLC, and Bradley Barros at the District Court of Harris County, Texas.
Complaint filed by Sea Czar, Inc., controlled by Cesar Scolari, against Bancroft Life & Casualty ICC Ltd., an offshore insurer licensed in St. Lucia.