Loyal Bank, of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, is suing Mastercard for allegedly causing its liquidation by terminating its license and keeping its $1.5 million deposit as a "termination fee" after the offshore bank was charged with money laundering in the U.S.
Complaint alleging breach of contract in Loyal Bank Limited, of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and its Joint Liquidators, Ikins Clarke, of Barbados, and Rikhi Rampersad, of Trinidad & Tobago v. Mastercard International Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Forfeiture Complaint in USA v. Assets held at Loyal Bank Limited, of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Siam Commercial Bank, of Thailand, in the names of ACE Guide Holdings Limited and/or Alexandre Cazes, a.k.a. Alexander Cazes, a Canadian who allegedly operated an "illegal marketplace" known as AlphaBay, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of California.
In a superseding indictment returned on Tuesday in New York, four offshore bankers and service providers in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Mauritius, Hungary and England were charged with conspiring to defraud the USA by "obstructing" the IRS' ability to collect tax revenue via FATCA.
Forfeiture Complaint by the USA against All Funds on deposit at Loyal Bank Limited et al, of St. Vincent & The Grenadines, held in the name of Ra-El Enterprises LDC as part of an investigation into Kristopher Monte Smith and others, including Veronica Young and Donald Armour, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.