NatWest Group

Nebahat Evyap İşbilen v. Standard Chartered Bank et al: Discovery Application (‘£40M Fraud’)

Application by Nebahat Evyap İşbilen, described as a 76-year-old "Turkish national resident in the United Kingdom", to take discovery from Standard Chartered Bank, Citigroup Inc. d.b.a. Citibank; Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, JP Morgan Chase Bank N.A., Goldman Sachs and Co., Bank of America N.A., Deutsche Bank A.G., Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, HSBC Bank, Société Générale, and M&T Bank Corporation for use in legal proceedings in England against entities in the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, England, Jersey, in the Channel Islands, and United Arab Emirates regarding "a multinational fraud committed against her by Mr. Selman Turk", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. NatWest Markets Plc: Plea Agreement

Plea Agreement regarding a fraudulent scheme involving entities in England, Singapore, and the USA in USA v. NatWest Markets Plc, f.k.a. The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc, of England, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

USA v. NatWest Markets Plc: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging wire fraud and securities fraud involving entities in England, Singapore, and the USA in USA v. NatWest Markets Plc, f.k.a. The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc, of England, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

National Westminster Bank Plc: £265M Fine

Public Notice by the United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority that National Westminster Bank Plc was fined £264.8 million "following convictions for three offences of failing to comply with money laundering regulations".

New Mexico State Investment Council v. Bank of America et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint "to obtain compensation for putative Class members who have suffered billions of dollars in injuries" regarding "a conspiracy to manipulate" the "financial auction price" of credit default swaps in New Mexico State Investment Council v. Bank of America Corporation, Bank of America, NA, BofA Securities, Inc., Barclays Bank Plc, Barclays Capital Inc., BNP Paribas S.A., BNP Paribas Securities Corp., Citigroup Inc., Citibank N.A., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Credit Suisse Group AG, Credit Suisse AG, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Credit Suisse Capital LLC, Credit Suisse International, Deutsche Bank AG, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co., LLC, Goldman Sachs International, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., JPMorgan Securities LLC, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley & Co., LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. International Plc, Morgan Stanley Capital Services, LLC, NatWest Group Plc, NatWest Markets Plc, NatWest Markets Securities, Inc., The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc., Creditex Group Inc., and IHS Markit, Ltd. at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Mexico.

NatWest Plc: Criminal Proceedings

Press Release by the United Kingdom's Financial Conduct Authority that it has "commenced criminal proceedings against National Westminster Bank Plc" for suspected involvement in money laundering.

Lisa McCarthy et al v. Intercontinental Exchange Inc. et al: Complaint

Complaint against "members of a price-fixing cartel designed to eliminate price competition between and among themselves and co-conspirators to fix the intra bank interest rate used as the basis for loans to consumers, including, inter alia, mortgages, student loans, credit cards, auto loans, lines of credit, contracts, and all varieties of financial instruments" in Lisa McCarthy, Mary Katherine Arcell, Keith Dean Bradt, Jose Brito, Jan-Marie Brown, Rosemary D'Augusta, Brenda Davis, Pamela Faust, Carolyn Fjord, Donald C. Freeland, Donna Frye, Gabriel Garavanian, Harry Garavanian, Yvonne Jocelyn Gardner, Valarie Jolly, Michael Malaney, Lenard Marazzo, Timothy Nieboer, Deborah Pulfer, Bill Rubinsohn, Sondra Russell, June Stansbury, Clyde Duane Stensrud, Gary Talewsky, Diana Lynn Ultican, Pamela Ward, and Christine M. Whalen, described as "borrowers and consumers of loans and credit cards with variable interest rates" v. Intercontinental Exchange Inc., Intercontinental Exchange Holdings Inc., ICE Benchmark Administration Limited, ICE Data Services Inc., ICE Pricing and Reference Data LLC, Bank of America NA, Ban of America Corporation, Barclays Bank Plc, Barclays Capital Inc., Citibank NA, Citigroup Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Coöperatieve Rabobank UA, Credit Suisse Group AG, Credit Suisse AG, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., HSBC Holdings Plc, HSBC Bank Plc, HSBC Bank USA NA, HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, JPMorgan Securities LLC, Lloyds Bank Plc, Lloyds Securities Inc., MUFG Bank Ltd., The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd., Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc., MUFG Securities Americas Inc., Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc, Royal Bank of Scotland Plc, National Westminster Bank Plc, NatWest Markets Securities Inc., Royal Ban; of Canada, RBC Capital Markets LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc., Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe Ltd., SMBC Capital Markets Inc., The Norinchukin Bank, UBS Group AG, UBS AG, and UBS Securities LLC at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

SKAT v. Solo Capital Partners LLP et al: Amended Complaint

Amended Particulars of Claim alleging tax fraud involving entities in the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dubai, Jersey, Luxembourg and other jurisdictions in SKAT (the Danish Customs and Tax Administration) v. Solo Capital Partners LLP, Solo Capital Ltd., Agrius Capital Ltd., AESA Sarl, Anupe Dhorajiwala, Old Park Lane Capital Ltd., Telesto Markets LLP, Anthony Mark Patterson, Graham McKenzie Horn, Priyan Shah, Sanjay Shah, Gerard O'Callaghan, Elysium Global Ltd., Goal TaxBack Ltd., Koi Associates Ltd., Syntax GIS Ltd., Acupay System LLC, Global Equities GmbH, West Point Derivatives Ltd., North Channel Bank Gmbh, Salgado Capital, ED&F Man Capital Markets Ltd., Indigo Global Partners Ltd., Lindisfarne Partners LLP, Khajuraho Equity Trading Sarl, Treefrog Capital Ltd., Arche Cayman Ltd., Trillium Capital Sarl, Ganymede Cayman Ltd., VEM Holdings Sarl, Colbrook Ltd., Elysium Global (Dubai) Ltd., T&S Capital, Darren Lui, Hooloomooloo Holdings Ltd., Ampersand Capital Ltd., Usha Shah, Michael Stephen Murphy, James Edward Hoogewerf, Charles Joseph Knott, Polaris Capital Ltd., Polaris Capital (One) Ltd., Edo Barac, Robyn Llewellyn, North Channel Bank GmbH & Co. KG, Mankash Jain, Paul Preston, Daksha Bhudia, Jas Bains, Anne Christine Stratford, Europa LLP Executive Pension Scheme, Honey Jersey Ltd., Jonathan Godson, Daniel Fletcher, Alasdair Gavin Gonzalez Brown, Janice Allgrove, Godson Consulting LLC 401 Plan, Lawler Noble 401 K Plan, Watts Street Capital 401 K Plan, Roxy Ventures Solo 401 K Plan, Alba Gonzalez Brown, Fiveways Consulting FZE, Trixor Holdings One Ltd., FGC Elysium Holdings Ltd., IPIS UK (Battersea London 1) Ltd., Martin Smith, Guenthar Grant-Klar, West Point Derivatives Ltd., Bellview Financial Ltd., Rivera One Ltd., Astella Capital Ltd., PCM Ltd., Eris Investments Ltd., Silvercouk Ltd., Darren Wang Lip Yiu, Solo Group (Holdings) Ltd., Solo Group Services Ltd., Luna Capital Partners LLP, Copella Capital Ltd., Zuben Capital Ltd., Serafine Capital Ltd., Serafine Investments Ltd., Kenna Capital Ltd., Kenna Investments Ltd., Silver Fox Holdings Ltd, Ace City Holdings Ltd., Araya Holdings Ltd., Oberix International Corporation, Trillium Holdings (BVI) Ltd., Woodfields Holdings Capital Ltd., DoubleTwo Holdings Ltd., and Double Two Investments Ltd. at the High Court for England and Wales.

Chile: Bank of America

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from the Bank of America - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Chile - for a criminal investigation into unknown individual(s) for suspected fraud.

BUSTED: British & Irish expats who help Belvedere Group swindle investors

One day after new directors were appointed to 'ensure' that Cayman-domiciled Brighton SPC would be operated legally, the Fund illegally acquired a Gibraltar firm with bogus assets of $125 million, OffshoreAlert can reveal. The transfer allowed Belvedere and its accomplices in Britain, Dubai, Gibraltar, Spain and elsewhere to continue securities frauds involving firms listed on stock exchanges in Denmark, England and Germany.

United Kingdom v. James Onanefe Ibori et al: Application to Enforce Restraining Orders

USA's Ex Parte Application to Enforce and Register Foreign Restraining Orders in connection with an investigation in the United Kingdom into an alleged money laundering scheme by James Onanefe Ibori, former Governor of Nigeria's Delate State, and Bhadresh Gohil, an English attorney, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Credit Suisse (Guernsey) and trust officers accused of concealing proceeds of corruption by Ukraine politicians

Credit Suisse (Guernsey), three of its trust officers and a BVI-domiciled IBC are being sued for allegedly concealing the proceeds of corruption by former Ukraine Prime Ministers Pavlo Lazarenko and Yulia Tymoshenko and avoiding paying debts, including an $18 m judgment. At least $2.6 m in "bribes" went into accounts at Barclays Bank, in the Cayman Islands, it was alleged.

Universal Trading & Investment Co, Inc. et al v. Credit Suisse AG et al: Complaint

Complaint in Universal Trading & Investment Co, Inc., and Foundation Honesty International, Inc., both of Massachusetts, v. Credit Suisse AG, of New York; Credit Suisse (Guernsey) Ltd., of Guernsey; Credit Suisse Trust Ltd., of Guernsey; Philip John Glanfield, of Guernsey; Pamela Freda Kay Le Cheminant, of Guernsey; and Julia Rosalind Church, of Guernsey, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Full Tilt Poker et al: Motion For Leave to File First Amended Complaint

USA's Motion For Leave to File First Amended Complaint in a civil complaint filed by the USA against PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, Absolute Poker, Ultimate Bet, Oldford Group Ltd., Rational Entertainment Enterprises Ltd., PYR Software Ltd., Stelekram Ltd., Sphene International Ltd., Tiltware LLC, Kolyma Corporation AVV, Pocket Kings Ltd., Pocket Kings Consulting Ltd., Filco Ltd., Vantage Ltd., Ranston Ltd., Mail Media Ltd., Full Tilt Poker Ltd., SGS Systems Inc., Trust Services Ltd., Fiducia Exchange Ltd., Blue Water Services Ltd., Absolute Entertainment SA, Blanca Games Inc. of Antigua, Raymond Bitar, Howard Lederer, Christopher Ferguson, a.k.a. Jesus Ferguson; and Rafael Furst at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

UK seeks evidence in Texas for investigation into investment fraud

Article based on an application to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged investment fraud - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the United Kingdom - that was filed at federal court in the USA on April 28, 2005. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include Kevin Dooley, Trevor Prider, Dooley & Co., CFC Finance Ltd., JPMorgan Chase, Chase Manhattan Bank, Citco Banking Corporation, Golconda Partners Ltd., Woodborough Corporation Ltd., Ken Wiseman II, Wiseman Hedge Fund, Barclays Bank, Fiserv Correspondent Services Inc., JD Horwood, Imhoff Clearing Corporation, Imhoff Clearing Corporation, National Westminster Bank, First National Bank, Crystal Cathedral, Somerset Auctions Inc., Steven Thomas Antiques, Nelson Storage, Irvine Regional Hospital and Medical Center, The Inside Story, Abe Corporation, RAD Industries Inc., Majestic Marble & Granite, and US Remodelers Inc.

United Kingdom: Kevin Dooley et al (Texas)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the United Kingdom - for a criminal investigation into "Kevin Dooley (now deceased), Trevor Prider and others for their involvement in and management of a massive investment fraud scheme resulting in the loss of millions of dollars to original investors".

UK seeks evidence in Florida for investigation into Nigerian governor

Article based on an application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged fraud, corruption, and money laundering - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the United Kingdom - that was filed at federal court in the USA on March 23, 2005. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include Joseph Chibi Dariye, Valentina Dariye, Christopher Mekwunye, Harris Corporation,  Harris Communications Systems Nigeria Ltd., Pinnacle Communications Ltd., Franco Investments Ltd., Frederick Harrison Ngatia, Ngatia & Associates, Joyce Oyebanjo, Wagdi Karam Mikhail, Rowberry Morris, Babatunde Lucky Omoluwa, Vistana Development Inc., National Westminster Bank, Barclays Bank, Joseph Dagwan, American Express Bank, and First American Bank.

United Kingdom: Joseph Chibi Dariye

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in the United Kingdom into suspected money laundering by Joseph Chibi Dariye while serving as Executive Governor of Plateau State, Nigeria.

Insider Talking: September 30, 2004

Three bankers who allegedly swindled their former employer, NatWest, in a deal involving Enron and a Cayman Islands registered company appeared in court in England on September 28, 2004 as they seek to avoid extradition to the United States. Gary

USA v. Funds on Deposit at Bank Julius Baer & Co. et al: Complaint

Complaint in USA v. All Funds on Deposit at Bank Julius Baer & Company, Ltd., Credit Suisse (Guernsey) Limited, and Eurofed Bank Limited in the names of Pavlo Lazarenko, Pavel Lazarenko, Samante Limited, and Alexander Milchenko at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

United Kingdom: Nathan Meyyappan et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner for a criminal investigation in the United Kingdom into Nathan Meyyappan, Richard Parfett and Ronan Moss for allegedly dishonestly receiving stolen goods, dishonestly arranging to receive stolen goods, conspiracy to commit burglary and conspiracy to receive stolen goods.

NatWest bankers accused of fraud involving Enron Corp.

Three former British bankers have been accused of defrauding their employer, National Westminster Bank PLC, of $7.3 million in a scheme involving Enron Corp. and several offshore entities.Gary Steven Mulgrew, 40; Giles Robert Hugh Darby, 40; and David John Bermingham, 39, were each charged with one count of wire fraud at the U.S. District Court in Houston, Texas on June 27, 2002.

Bank and trust license revocations in the Bahamas

Falcon Trust Co. Ltd. has had its license revoked by the Central Bank of the Bahamas on the grounds that it was "operating in a detrimental manner". The revocation was effective March 22, 2002.Nine other financial institutions had their licenses

Suisse Security Bank & Trust Ltd.: Section 304 Petition

Section 304 Petition for Assistance in Insolvency Proceedings in the Bahamas by Raymond Winder, as the Foreign Representative of Suisse Security Bank and Trust Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
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