Coinbase

Nadia Zahmoul v. Coinbase Group Inc. et al: Discovery Application (England Proceedings)

Application by Nadia Zahmoul to take discovery from Coinbase Group Inc and Helium Systems, Inc. for use in divorce proceedings in England in which she has alleged that her husband, Karim Zahmoul, "has undertaken a complicated scheme to obscure the extent of the marital estate from Applicant and has dissipated significant amounts of it", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
Yorgen Fenech-Aaron Mifsud Bonnici

Malta police investigate lawyer Aron Mifsud Bonnici & businessman Yorgen Fenech for ‘Dark Web weapons purchase using crypto’

Police in Malta are investigating lawyer Aron Mifsud Bonnici and businessman Yorgen Fenech regarding "the unlawful acquisition of firearms" on the "Dark Web" using Bitcoin. Details are contained in an application to collect evidence from crypto exchanges Poloniex and Coinbase that was filed at federal court in Delaware by the USA after receiving a request for judicial assistance from Malta.

Malta: Yorgen Fenech et al (‘Dark Web Firearms Purchase’)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from crypto exchanges Poloniex and Coinbase - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Malta - for a criminal investigation into Maltese businessman Yorgen Fenech and Maltese lawyer Aron Mifsud Bonnici for "the unlawful acquisition of firearms".
RiotX investment scam

U.S. seeks forfeiture of crypto from ‘$2M Asian ‘Pig Butchering’ RiotX scam’

The U.S. has filed a forfeiture complaint against crypto that allegedly came from a $2 million investment fraud committed by three citizens or residents of Hong Kong, Myanmar, and Singapore - Wing San Tse, Zin Ko Oo, and Shen Chee Kok - against a financial advisor in California and his family via an allegedly fraudulent investment platform called RiotX using an "emerging fraud" technique known as "Pig Butchering".

USA v. 503,349.86 Tether et al: Forfeiture Complaint (‘$2M RiotX Crypto Investment Fraud’)

Forfeiture Complaint regarding "the theft of more than $2 million in cryptocurrency by Zin Ko Oo [a 30-year-old citizen of Myanmar], Wing San Tse [a 33-year-old resident of Hong Kong], Shen Chee Kok [a 34-year-old citizen of Singapore], and potentially others through a wire fraud scheme affecting multiple victims" in USA v. Approximately 503,349.86 Tether, 1,379,999 Cardano, and 163,118 Binance USD formerly held in accounts at cryptocurrency exchange Binance at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

George Kattula v. Coinbase Global Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint "on behalf of all Coinbase "wallet" and account holders who have had their accounts breached and incurred losses arising from the unauthorized transfer of assets – including the unauthorized transfer of "crypto" securities listed on Coinbase’s platform without a registration statement, without Coinbase having registered as a broker or dealer, and without Coinbase having registered as a securities exchange" in George Kattula v. Coinbase Global Inc. and Coinbase Inc., described as the operators of "the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the United States", at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

Manny Alicandro v. Coinbase Global Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint (‘Crypto Fraud’)

Class Action Complaint alleging securities fraud in A. Manny Alicandro v. Coinbase Global Inc., which operates a cryptocurrency platform; Brian Armstrong, Alesia J. Haas, Jennifer N. Jones, Marc L. Andreesen, Frederick Ernest Ehrsam III, Kathryn Haun, Kelly Kramer, Gokul Rajaram, Fred Wilson, Emilie Choi, Surojit Chatterjee, AH Capital Management LLC, Paradigm Fund LP, Ribbit Management Company LLC, Tiger Global Management LLC, Union Square Ventures LLC, and Viserion Investment Pte Ltd., of Singapore, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Donald Kocher v. Coinbase Inc. et al: Shareholder Derivative Complaint (‘Crypto Fraud’)

Shareholder Derivative Complaint "for the benefit of Nominal Defendant Coinbase Global, Inc. against certain of the Company’s current and former executive officers and members of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) aiming to rectify the Defendants’ violations of the Securities Act and breaches of fiduciary duties for issuing false and misleading statements and/or omitting material information in the Company’s public filings" in Donald Kocher v. Brian Armstrong, Alesia J. Haas, Jennifer N. Jones, Marc L. Andreessen, Frederick Ernest Ehrsam III, Kathryn Haun, Kelly Kramer, Gokul Rajaram, and Fred Wilson, as Defendants, and Coinbase Inc., as Nominal Defendant, at the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Vijay Patel v. Coinbase Global Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint (‘Crypto Fraud’)

Class Action Complaint alleging fraud in Vijay Patel v. Coinbase Global Inc., described as a provider of "financial infrastructure and technology products and services for the cryptocurrency economy (or "cryptoeconomy") in the U.S. and internationally.Brian Armstrong, and Alesia J. Haas", at the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Andrew Calo v. Coinbase Inc.: Complaint

Complaint for $10,000 regarding a crypto dispute in Andrew Calo, described as a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in San Diego, California v. Coinbase Inc., of San Francisco, California, at the Superior Court for the State of California, County of San Francisco.

SEC v. Ishan Wahi et al: Complaint (‘Crypto Insider Trading’)

Complaint alleging "insider trading in certain crypto asset securities that Coinbase Global, Inc. announced would be “listed,” or made available to trade, on its crypto asset trading platform" in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Ishan Wahi, described as a citizen of India residing in Seattle, Washington; Nikhil Wahi, described as a citizen of India residing in Seattle, Washingtnon, and Sameer Ramani, described as a former resident of Houston, Texas currently residing in India, at the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.

Robert Piña v. Coinbase Inc.: Complaint (‘$100K Crypto Fraud’)

Petition alleging "unauthorized debits" totaling $100,000 in Robert Piña v. Coinbase Inc., described as "an online platform that offers consumers all over the world the ability to purchase, invest in, send, and receive Bitcoin, Ethereum, Shiba, and other cryptocurrencies" at the District Court for Harris County, Texas.

Mohamad Mahmoud et al v. Coinbase Inc. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud involving "a defective cryptocurrency" known as GYEN that was purportedly pegged to the Japanese Yen in Mohamad Mahmoud and Muath Mahmoud v. Coinbase Inc., GMO-Z.com Payment Gateway USA Inc., and GMO-Z.com USA Inc. at the Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Francisco.

USA v. 40.997711 Ethereum: Forfeiture Complaint

Forfeiture Complaint in USA v. 40.997711 Ethereum digital currency in an account at Binance cryptocurrency exchange that is believed to be the proceeds of a fraud against the operator of "an investment vehicle which invests in digital currencies, including Ethereum" who had an account at another cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

USA v. Bitcoin: Forfeiture Complaint (Rei Ishii)

Forfeiture Complaint in USA v. 3879.16242937 Bitcoin that are allegedly the proceeds of a $154 million alleged fraud by Rei Ishii, described as "a dual national of the United States and Japan" and "a former employee of Sony Life Insurance Company Ltd.", involving accounts in Bermuda, Japan and the USA, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Jose Flores v. Coinbase Global Inc. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging a cryptocurrency exchange did not allow a client to realize "big gains" from trading in a "stable-coin running on Ethereum" known as GYEN, in Jose Flores v. Coinbase Global Inc. and Coinbase Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of California.

USA v. Coinbase Crypto Account: Forfeiture Complaint

Forfeiture Complaint in USA v. Cryptocurrency held in an account at cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Inc. that is "derived from proceeds of wire fraud and wire fraud conspiracy ... and property involved in monetary transactions and money laundering conspiracy", at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina.

Donald Ramsey v. Coinbase Global Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging "Offering Materials were inaccurate and misleading" and "contained untrue statements of material facts" in Donald Ramsey v. Coinbase Global Inc., of Delaware, described as "the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the United States"; Brian Armstrong, Alesia J. Haas, Jennifer N. Jones, Surojit Chatterjee, Paul Grewal, Marc L. Andreessen, Frederick Ernest Ehrsam III, Kathryn Haun, Kelly Kramer, Gokul Rajaram, Fred Wilson, AH Capital Management LLC, Paradigm Fund LP, Ribbit Management Company LLC, Tiger Global Management LLC, Tiger Global Management LLC, Union Square Ventures LLC, and Viserion Investment Pte Ltd., of Singapore, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Coinbase Inc.: $6.5M Fine

Administrative Order by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission imposing a fine of $6.5 million on Coinbase, Inc., described as a San Francisco-based "digital asset company", for "recklessly delivering false, misleading or inaccurate reports concerning transactions in digital assets, including Bitcoin, on the electronic trading platform it operated, GDAX".

SEC v. Stefan Qin: Asset Freeze Motion

SEC's Ex Parte Emergency Motion for an Asset Freeze in the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Stefan Qin, described as a 23-year-old "citizen and resident of Australia and a part-time resident of New York, NY" who is "currently believed to be in Seoul, South Korea"; Virgil Technologies LLC, described as a Cayman Islands company based in New York, NY; Montgomery Technologies LLC, Virgil Quantitative Research, LLC, Virgil Capital LLC, each described as a Delaware company based in New York, NY, and VQR Partners LLC, described as a Cayman Islands company based in New York, NY, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

James Harper v. IRS et al: Complaint

Complaint regarding "the unbridled power that the Internal Revenue Service regularly exerts to seize innocent Americans' private financial information" in James Harper, a client of digital currency exchanges Coinbase, Abra, and Uphold who "received a letter from Defendant Internal Revenue Service informing him that his financial records related to ownership of bitcoin had been obtained by Defendant IRS without any particularized suspicion of wrongdoing" v. Internal Revenue Service and Charles P. Rettig, in his capacity as Commissioner of the IRS, at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire.

Bitcoin Manipulation Abatement LLC v. Ripple Labs Inc. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging the sale of unregistered securities involving a cryptocurrency known as 'XRP' in Bitcoin Manipulation Abatement LLC, of Puerto Rico v. Ripple Labs Inc., of Delaware; XRP II LLC, described as a New York-domiciled entity based in San Francisco, and Bradley Garlinghouse, described as Ripple's CEO, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

IRS v. Coinbase, Inc.: Order

Order in Internal Revenue Service v. Coinbase, Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.