A trust promoter with a history of involvement in fraudulent offshore investment schemes has been sentenced to seven years in prison in the United States.Dennis Poseley, a former resident of Phoenix, Arizona, was also fined $175,000 at his sentencing at the U. S. District Court for the District of Arizona on June 29, 2006.
The liquidator of a fraudulently-operated offshore bank has taken steps to prevent a California-based CPA from obtaining a "preferred" recovery.Marcus Wide, liquidator of Mariner International Bank, of St. Vincent & the Grenadines, filed a petition against Sandy Magid, as successor Trustee of the Alta Trust dated June 30,1999; Challenge Financial Services LLC, f.k.a. VanCleave Enterprises LLC, and Challenge Realty Inc., which are both incorporated in Nevada and based in Winter Park, Florida, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida on May 31, 2005.
U.S.-based asset protection attorney David Hampton Tedder, who has been implicated in many investment scams over the years, was convicted of four felony counts in Wisconsin on June 10, 2003 after a week-long trial.Tedder, 56, of Winter Park, Florida, was convicted of conspiracy to violate the wire wagering act, and conspiracy to launder over $10,000,000 in gambling profits.
Business associated with Imperial Consolidated founders Lincoln Fraser and Jared Brook applies for permission to use a property on an old Royal Air Force base in England to store and test military equipment, Offshore Finance Authority of St. Vincent & the Grenadines revokes licenses of nine offshore banks, BVI Financial Secretary L. Allen Wheatley suspended from his duties after being arrested and charged with conspiracy to defraud, Bahamas International Securities Exchange reports net loss of $2.24 million for the 11 monthsended June 30, 2001, criminal action against Yank Barry drags on in Texas, British businessman Sean Quinn charged with US$3 million fraud in Barbados, former FIBG principals fail to comply with subpoeans, and the ego of Marc Harris apparently knows no bounds.
A Receiver has been appointed for St. Vincent & the Grenadines-licensed Mariner International Bank Ltd. following a court application from a creditor claiming to be owed US$818,379. The local High Court appointed chartered accountant Linton A. Lewis as Receiver of MIB on March 15, 2002. Lewis is a former head of the Offshore Finance Authority in St. Vincent.