Binance

Robert Guarini v. Binance et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging "a fraudulent scheme that sought to, and ultimately did, steal $680,000 worth of cryptocurrency from Plaintiff" in Robert Guarini v. John Doe and Binance, which is domiciled in the Cayman Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Netherlands: Adam Attahir

Application by the USA to collect evidence from the "Paxful cryptocurrency exchange" - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the Netherlands - for a criminal investigation into "Dutch citizen Adam Attahir for fraud and possession of a technical tool designed for committing a crime".

Ryan Cox v. Binance et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint in Ryan Cox v. CoinMarketCap OpCo LLC, described as Delaware company that operates "a coin ranking site"; Binance Capital Management Co. Ltd., d.b.a. Binance and Binance.com, described as the operator of "a cryptocurrency exchange"; BAM Trading Services Inc., d.b.a. Binance.us; Changpeng Zhao, apparently a citizen of Canada and China; Catherine Coley, Yi He, and Ted Lin at the U. S. District Court for the District of Arizona.

Binance: Criminal Complaint

News Release by Thailand's Securities and Exchange Commission that it has filed a criminal complaint against Binance, described as "a digital asset exchange platform provider", for allegedly operating without a license.

Binance et al: CIMA Investigation

Public Statement by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority that "Binance, the Binance Group and Binance Holdings Limited are not registered, licensed, regulated or otherwise authorised by the Authority to operate a crypto-currency exchange from or within the Cayman Islands" and that it is "currently investigating" whether "this group of companies has any activities operating in or from within the Cayman Islands which may fall within the scope of the Authority's regulatory oversight.

Briton Jonathan Ellis sues Binance and other crypto firms

British national Jonathan Ellis has filed a complaint in England against cryptocurrency firms domiciled in the Cayman Islands, Estonia, Lithuania, Seychelles, Switzerland, and United Kingdom, including cryptocurrency exchange Binance.

USA v. Tetiana Lukianiuk: Forfeiture Complaint

Forfeiture Complaint in USA v. "All Funds Previously Seized From Binance Holdings Limited", a cryptocurrency exchange domiciled in the Cayman Islands, in an account that "is registered to a 20-year-old Ukrainian national named Tetiana Lukianiuk" and is associated with an alleged extortion scheme against three unidentified U.S.-based companies involving ransomware known as NetWalker, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Zaif Inc. v. Binance Holdings Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging "the laundering of stolen cryptocurrency" in Zaif Inc., described as "a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange" v. Binance Holdings Ltd., a Cayman Islands company described as "a 'go-to' location for cybercriminals to convert purloined cryptocurrency to other cryptocurrency or cash", and BAM Trading Services Inc. at the Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Francisco.

Cayman crypto exchange Binance sues Forbes for defamation

Cayman Islands-domiciled cryptocurrency exchange Binance Holdings is suing U.S.-based news provider Forbes and two of its reporters for defamation over a recent article headlined "Leaked 'Tai Chi' Document Reveals Binance's Elaborate Scheme To Evade Bitcoin Regulators".

Binance Holdings Ltd.: Directors

Director Details for Binance Holdings Limited obtained from the Cayman Islands General Registry on November 19th, 2020.

Binance Holdings Ltd. v. Forbes Media LLC et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging defamation regarding an article entitled "Leaked 'Tai Chi' Document Reveals Binance's Elaborate Scheme To Evade Bitcoin Regulators" that was published on October 29th, 2020 in Binance Holdings Limited, a cryptocurrency exchange domiciled in the Cayman Islands v. Forbes Media LLC, Michael del Castillo, and Jason Brett at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

USA v. Danil Potekhin et al: Forfeiture Complaint

Forfeiture Complaint in USA v. Cryptocurrency and Cash allegedly derived from "a large scale, sophisticated 'phishing' campaign" by Russian nationals Danil Potekhin and Dimitrii Karasavidi that targeted cryptocurrency exchanges, including Poloniex, based in San Francisco, domiciled in Delaware; Binance, based in Hong Kong, domiciled in the Cayman Islands, and Gemini Trust Company LLC, based in New York, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Fisco Cryptocurrency Exchange Inc. v. Binance Holdings Ltd.: Complaint

Complaint alleging "the laundering of stolen cryptocurrency" in Fisco Cryptocurrency Exchange Inc., described as "a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange" v. Binance Holdings Limited, a Cayman Islands cryptocurrency exchange described as "a 'go-to' location for cybercriminals to convert purloined cryptocurrency to other cryptocurrency or cash", at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Eric Lee et al v. Binance et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging the sale of unregistered securities involving digital tokens known as EOS, BNT, SNT, QSP, KNC, TRX, FUN, ICX, OMG, LEND, ELF, and CVC in Eric Lee and Chase Williams v. Binance, described as the Malta-domiciled "largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world, with a market capitalization of $1.3 billion"; Changpeng Zhao, described as a resident of Taiwan; Yi He, described as a resident of Malta, and Roger Wang, described as a resident of Malta, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Steven Reynolds v. Binance Holdings Ltd.: Complaint

Complaint in Steven Cody Reynolds, a resident of Oregon described as "an experienced investor in cryptocurrencies" v. Binance Holdings Ltd., described as "a Cayman Islands limited company with headquarters in the Republic of Malta", at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

USA v. Danil Potekhin et al: Superseding Indictment

Superseding Indictment alleging computer hacking, fraud, identity theft, and money laundering involving "a sophisticated phishing campaign targeting users of Poloniex, Binance, and Gemini's digital currency exchanges" in USA v. Danil Potekhin and Dmitrii Karasavidi, both residents of Russia, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

USA v. Danil Potekhin et al: Criminal Indictment

Indictment alleging computer hacking, fraud, identity theft, and money laundering in USA v. Danil Potekhin and Dmitrii Karasavidi, both residents of Russia, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Blockchain firm LCX AG is ‘unlicensed’, warns Liechtenstein regulator

The financial regulator in Liechtenstein has warned that LCX AG, the "Liechtenstein Cryptoassets Exchange" that describes itself as "A Blockchain Bank For The New Financial World", is not licensed to offer financial services. LCX is operated by Monty Metzger and lists Canadian blockchain proponent Don Tapscott and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales among its "Advisors".

USA v. Binance.com: Search Warrant Application

Application by the USA for a search warrant for a criminal investigation into suspected distribution of controlled substances and money laundering at Binance.com, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

Binance (Bermuda) Ltd.: Registers of Members and D&O

Registers of Members and Directors & Officers of Binance (Bermuda) Ltd., as of August 17th, 2018, obtained by OffshoreAlert from the company's registered agent, Conyers Corporate Services (Bermuda) Limited, in 2018.