The United States Government has applied to seize funds in an account at the Global Bank of Commerce, in Antigua, that are allegedly the proceeds of narcotics trafficking. A forfeiture application against all funds on deposit at the Global Bank of Commerce held in the name of, or traceable to, Astra Holdings Inc. was filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on January 23, 2008. In the same application, prosecutors are also seeking to seize all funds on deposit at the Bank of Montreal, Canada, held in the name of, or traceable to, Humberto Jose Castro-Tirado, and the contents of Safe Deposit Box Number 214, in the name of Humberto Jose Castro Carrera, at Bank of America, 401 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, Florida.
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The FBI has obtained a civil seizure warrant for accounts held at the Global Bank of Commerce in Antigua that were used in an alleged $20 million scam.The warrant was issued on March 13, 2003 by the U. S. District Court for the District of Colorado and is part of a criminal investigation that involves St. Vincent-based businessman Clifford Pitt.
The Bank of New York's one-time biggest single shareholder, Bruce Rappaport, no longer controls shares in Antigua-licensed Global Bank of Commerce Ltd., formerly known as Swiss American Bank Ltd.Antigua's International Financial Sector Regulatory Authority approved a change of ownership at a meeting on December 18, 2001.