Cayman Islands politician McKeeva Bush has applied to take evidence from Miami-based United Kingdom government security adviser Larry Covington for use in a civil damages claim Bush is pursuing in Cayman for "malicious prosecution" after he was found not guilty of corruption.
Application for Judicial Assistance in William McKeeva Bush v. Lawrence Covington at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Police in Indonesia are conducting a fraud, embezzlement and money laundering investigation into Rani Jarkas, the scandal-plagued owner of Cayman Islands-based investment group Cedrus Investments.
Judgment In the Matters of Watler Holdings Limited, Frank Sound Estate Limited and Red Bay Estates Ltd., all in Official Liquidation, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.
Cayman Islands-domiciled Cedrus Investments Ltd., which is controlled by securities fraudster Rani Jarkas, is suing two Indonesian clients - Harun Abidin and Tata Artha Group - for the return of $2.1 million in alleged unpaid margin loans.
Cayman Islands-based fraudster Rani Jarkas - whose dishonest conduct and that of his attorney, Michael Alberga, was previously exposed by OffshoreAlert - has been barred from the securities industry in the United States.
The company management arm of Cayman Islands law firm Travers Thorp Alberga passed off a falsified document as a "true" copy of a share register, thereby concealing the name of a client - Rani Jarkas - who was fleeing debts to a swindled customer, the IRS and others in the United States, OffshoreAlert can reveal.
In an article published today entitled 'Cayman company manager produced sham share register to protect client with huge debts in U.S.', OffshoreAlert tells the sorry tale of Cayman Islands attorney Michael Alberga and his firm's breathtakingly brazen attempts to conceal
Incomplete Register of Members for Cedrus Investments Ltd. - Obtained From Registered Agent on June 6, 2013. You will notice that Michael Alberga's International Corporation Services Ltd. has started using the phrase "Current Register of Members" in an apparent attempt to justify withholding information about past members.
Alleged fraudster Michael Guard rises to the top at dubious Capital Conservator Group; The sordid tale of disbarred Bahamas attorney Jan Ward; Arnold Forbes claims he intends to sue Canadian broadcaster CTV for implicating him in an alleged investment fraud; Stanford University Professor Dr. Thomas Kenney accepts advisory role with dubious offshore investment firm Cedrus Investments; and Cayman Islands-domiciled Alacrity Capital Offshore Fund and related parties are sued in a dispute over administrative fees.
Canadian fraudster George Georgiou learns the hard way about consecutive sentencing in the USA; We reveal the identities of insiders - past and present - at Georgiou's 401 Capital Partners Inc.; Cayman Finance shares office with fraudster-friendly law firm Thorp Alberga.
Any lingering hope anyone had that details of the Bermuda Monetary Authority's investigation into Lines Overseas Management in 2004 2005 would ever become public knowledge faded when LOM settled a fraud complaint brought by the U. S. Securities and Exchange
Cedrus Investments Update: CIMA admits to regulatory ‘weaknesses’, Michael Alberga refuses to comply with law
OffshoreAlert's article last month about Cedrus Investments Ltd. and its scandal plagued, debt ridden principal, Rani Jarkas, prompted much debate in the Cayman Islands about whether any action should, and could, be taken.In response to several postings by visitors to
Purported Register of Members for Cedrus Investments Ltd. obtained from registered agent on July 7, 2010. Note: Although this document was certified as a "True and Correct Copy" of the Register of Members by Michael Alberga, on behalf of Cedrus Investments' registered agent, International Corporation Services Ltd., it is not; specifically it is missing entries from its registration on January 30, 2009 to March 15, 2010, inclusive. Alberga, who was also a director of Cedrus Investments, refused repeated requests to provide the missing information, in contravention of Section 44 of Cayman's Companies Law, until OffshoreAlert eventually obtained it nearly three years later.
A securities broker with a long history of complaints for dishonesty from regulators, customers and former employees in the United States has moved his operations to the Cayman Islands, leaving behind substantial unpaid corporate and personal debt. Rani Tarek Jarkas, 38, closed down Delaware-domiciled, San Francisco-based Global Crown Capital LLC last year after nearly eight years in business and moved to Grand Cayman, where he now operates GC Research Ltd. and Cedrus Investments Ltd., which were formed in Cayman on October 31, 2008 and January 30, 2009, respectively.
A trader under investigation in the Cayman Islands on suspicion of defrauding hedge fund investors out of many millions of dollars was accused of another fraud four years ago, OffshoreAlert can reveal.Jamaican national Christopher Girvan was one of eight defendants in a civil complaint that was filed by Virginia-based inventor Keith Benson and two Australian companies, Newcom Holdings Pty. Ltd. and Bencom Pty. Ltd. at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia on July 13, 2004.
The unfolding saga of moves by the UK to force its Overseas Territories to recognize fiscal offences in its mutual legal assistance laws is extraordinary in that it reveals the lengths that politicians, civil servants and businessmen will apparently go to lie or mislead the public when they think it is in their best interests to do so.It also underscores the importance of newsletters like Offshore Alert, which was launched in February, 1997 to provide clients with an independent and accurate source of information in a sometimes overly secretive offshore world where the truth is often difficult to find.
Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law & Order Dismissing an indictment in the case of USA vs. William A. Kilpatrick, Michael Alberga, Declan O'Donnell, John Pettingill, Sheila Lerner, CS Gill, CM Smith and The Bank of Nova Scotia.
Memorandum by Michael Alberga and CS Gill on Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law in Support of Motions for Dismissal of Indictment in USA vs. William A. Kilpatrick et al at the U. S. District Court for the District of Colorado.
Indictment by USA against William A. Kilpatrick, Michael Alberga, Declan O'Donnell, John Pettingill, Sheila Lerner, CS Gill, CM Smith and The Bank of Nova Scotia for allegedly participating in a tax shelter fraud.