Creditors of Stockholm Re (Bermuda) Ltd., which went into liquidation in January, 1995, are likely to receive just 30 cents on the dollar when all is said and done. A spokesman for liquidator Deloitte & Touche in London said that a dividend of 20 cents on the dollar was paid to creditors at the end of May, 2001, with a second dividend due to follow later this year.
The US Attorney's office has filed sealed indictments against two people believed to have been responsible for one of the world's biggest insurance frauds, involving Dai Ichi Kyoto Re, Kobe Re and North American Fidelity & Guarantee, Offshore Alert can reveal.
Two reports into Stirling Cooke Brown that were compiled two years ago by a London firm of insurance investigators on behalf of a client gives an interesting insight into the history of the Bermuda-based insurance broker, particularly allegations that the company was involved in a reinsurance spiral. The alleged spiral that we have been told has dragged Stirling Cooke and the Clarendon group into arbitrations in London at least partly involves North American Fidelity & Guarantee and Stockholm Re (Bermuda).