Released from prison, mafia fraudster sets up new securities scheme

A 68-year-old fraudster released from prison in the United States only 21 months ago for helping the New York mafia commit violently-enforced stock scams has picked up where he left off, OffshoreAlert can reveal.Mexico-based, U. S. national Joseph Andrew Mann, now using the name Joseph Andres Mann Piccione, is behind a web of shell companies in several countries, including England, Panama, and Dominica, as part of a new securities scheme that bears striking similarities to the fraud to which he pleaded guilty in the United States in 2004.

Robin Cotterell firm agrees to arbitration award

A second arbitration award has been issued against International Depository Trust Corporation, which is operated by alleged mafia associate Joseph Andy Mann and Nevis based offshore provider Robin Cotterell.An application to confirm the award was filed at the United States

Mexican police arrest Andy Mann

Joseph Andy Mann, who is a client of Nevis-based offshore provider Robin Cotterell, was arrested on or around July 23 in Mexico, where he lives.At the end of the month, he was still in custody pending the outcome of extradition proceedings, said a source.

Andy Mann arrested in Mexico

Joseph Andy Mann, who is a client of Nevis-based offshore provider Robin Cotterell, has been arrested in Mexico, where he lives. In arresting 63-year-old Mann, the Mexican authorities were executing an arrest warrant issued in New York in June, 2000.

Bahamas arbitrators issue award against Robin Cotterell client

A Bahamas arbitration tribunal has awarded nearly $500,000 against a Nevis-registered entity managed by Robin Cotterell on behalf of American fugitive Joseph Andrew Mann. The award was handed down on February 21, 2001 in favor of Nevada-registered Basic Capital Management for breach of contract against International Depository Trust Corp.

Robin Cotterell client subject to arrest warrant

A client of Nevis-based offshore provider Robin Cotterell is still on the run from US authorities nearly 12 months after being criminally indicted on racketeering charges along with members of the New York mafia. Joseph Andrew Mann, known as 'Andy Mann', was one of 120 defendants in securities fraud and RICO actions filed on June 14, 2000 at the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Insider Talking: January 31, 2001

David Voth unable to name auditor of The Forex Fund, Dennis Sutton charged with fraud and forgery in the Bahamas, fraudulent GTrade 'stock exchange' becomes active again after months of inactivity, conman Joseph Becker sets up his own European Community in cyberspace, FIBG-related barrister Lawrence Jones stops practicing law in England.

A look at the dubious GTrade ‘stock exchange’ and its principal, Andy Mann

Nevis-based Hanver Trust Company boss Robin Cotterell, who was arrested on May 23 for allegedly laundering the proceeds of securities fraud, is also the chairman of a dubious Internet stock exchange, Offshore Alert can reveal. Cotterell has set up several companies and provided a number of services to the 'exchange', which is known as GTrade, and his firm may have even partially operated it in Nevis without a licence.