Complaint in Centaur Litigation Limited, Centaur Litigation Unit Series 1 Ltd., and Centaur Litigation SPC v. Trent Scott Wallace Strong, a.k.a. Scott Campbell Fisher, a.k.a. Scott Williams, at the Federal Court of Australia.
An elusive Australian who uses multiple identities has finally been tracked down and examined by the liquidators of a £97 million Cayman Islands-domiciled litigation funding fraud carried out in the names of Argentum Capital, Centaur Litigation and Buttonwood Legal.
Complaint in Centaur Litigation SPC, Centaur Litigation Limited, and Centaur Litigation Unit Series 1 Limited, all in Official Liquidation in the Cayman Islands v. Brendan Mark John Terrill, of London, England, at the High Court of Justice of England and Wales,
An attempt to raise at least £6 million from victims of the Centaur Group litigation funding fraud by March 31st to fund a dubious Cayman Islands-domiciled 'rescue fund' failed - so the three Australia-based businessmen behind the scheme - Simon Franklin, Stuart Hackett and Klaus Selinger - extended the deadline to April 17th.
Australian firm Dequity Partners has denied involvement in an attempt to sell on Craigslist (Bangkok) a database of investors who invested in a fraudulent litigation funding scheme in the names of Centaur Litigation and Buttonwood Legal Capital.
Investors who have already been swindled out of £98 million in a litigation funding scam by Buttonwood Legal Capital are being asked to invest a further £14.63 million to finance a Cayman Islands-domiciled 'rescue fund' set up by Simon Franklin, Stuart Hackett, and Klaus Selinger, who were all involved with the Buttonwood scheme before its collapse.
'Confidential Private Placement Memorandum' for Cayman Islands-based Chiron Litigation Funding Limited set up by Simon Franklin, Stuart Hackett and Klaus Selinger, of Dequity Partners Pty Ltd., in Australia, to recover assets on behalf of investors in Centaur Litigation Limited, Centaur Litigation SPC, and Centaur Litigation Unit Series 1 Limited who were swindled in a litigation funding fraud perpetrated by Buttonwood Legal Capital and the Argentum Capital Group.
More than £27 million of the £80 million raised from investors by the Cayman Islands-domiciled Centaur Group may have been misappropriated by insiders Scott Williams, Duane McGaw, Brendan Terrill and others, according to the Joint Provisional Liquidators.
A writ of summons filed last month in the British Virgin Islands against the suspected masterminds of the £97 million Buttonwood/Argentum/Centaur litigation funding fraud - Scott Williams and Brendan Terrill - recently became publicly available.
Three fraudulently-operated litigation funds known as 'Centaur' went into provisional liquidation at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands last Friday. They are Centaur Litigation SPC, Centaur Litigation Limited, and Centaur Litigation Unit Series 1 Limited.
Litigation funding firm Buttonwood Legal Capital - which perpetrated a £97 million fraud against investors - says it has brought a lawsuit in the British Virgin Islands against former managers Brendan Terrill and Scott Williams for allegedly siphoning off funds. The case has apparently been sealed by the BVI High Court.
Investors in the litigation funding criminal enterprise known as Buttonwood Legal Capital, Centaur Litigation and Argentum need to kick out the clowns who are managing the different facets of this hopelessly insolvent group and take control of the situation before
Claim Form in Buttonwood Legal Capital Ltd. and Centaur Subscription Holdings Limited v. Scott Williams, Brendan Terrill, Centaur Escrow Client Account Limited, and Asia Pacific Beneficiaries Limited at the British Virgin Islands High Court.
The slow and chaotic collapse of a fraudulent litigation funding group known as Argentum, Buttonwood and Centaur that was triggered by an OffshoreAlert exposé four months ago has finally hit the courts, with four actions filed in the BVI and Cayman.
Claims by BVI-domiciled Buttonwood Legal Capital that it applied last month to liquidate three affiliated investment funds in the Cayman Islands that go by the name 'Centaur' are false, OffshoreAlert can reveal. No such petitions were filed.
Citing "financial irregularities", BVI-domiciled Buttonwood Legal Capital Limited says it has applied to liquidate three affiliated investment funds in the Cayman Islands: Centaur Litigation SPC, Centaur Litigation Limited, and Centaur Litigation Unit Series 1 Limited.
Two months after being exposed by OffshoreAlert as being part of a massive fraud, litigation funder Argentum Group has gone out of business without warning and, according to a source, some of its senior officers in the United Kingdom may have even fled their homes.
Litigation funder Buttonwood Legal Capital, whose Ponzi scheme was exposed by OffshoreAlert three weeks ago, is being investigated for suspected securities offenses in Hong Kong, where regulators have raided the firm's recently-vacated offices and those of two service providers, Hong Kong Trust Company and Allied Pickfords.
Letter from attorney Ashley Hurst, of British law firm Olswang LLP, complaining about a reference to his client, Greg Fairley, in OffshoreAlert's exposé of the Buttonwood Legal Capital/Centaur Litigation Ponzi scheme.
After being suspended on Friday, the shares of London-based litigation fund Argentum Capital Ltd. were today de-listed from the Channel Islands Securities Exchange. The move follows last week's OffshoreAlert exposé of ACL as being part of a £90 million Ponzi scheme.
The Channel Islands Securities Exchange yesterday suspended the listing of London-based Argentum Capital Ltd. - three days after OffshoreAlert exposed the litigation fund as part of a £90 m Ponzi scheme headed by Briton Brendan Terrill, who operates Cayman-domiciled Centaur Litigation and Hong Kong-domiciled Buttonwood Legal Capital.
London-based litigation fund Argentum Capital, whose shares are listed on the Channel Islands Securities Exchange and whose chairman is retired British judge David Keene, is being financed by what appears to be a £90 m Ponzi scheme headed by Briton Brendan Terrill and involving the BVI, Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, Jersey, Singapore, Thailand and other jurisdictions, OffshoreAlert can reveal.