The British Virgin Islands Government has sued its former long-time US-based legal representative, Lester Hyman, for alleged fraud and corruption after it claims to have lost its entire $7.2 million investment in a failed attempt to start an airline service between the BVI and Miami.
Claim Form alleging fraud and corruption involving "a project to establish a new direct air service between the BVI and Miami in the United States" in The Attorney General of the British Virgin Islands v. Lester Hyman, described as a citizen of the United States residing in Washington, DC, at the British Virgin Islands High Court.
Claiming a loss of $7.2M, the BVI Government disclosed in a court filing that it intends to sue its former, 30-year US-based legal representative, Lester Hyman, for suspected self-dealing regarding a failed airline venture to operate flights between the BVI and Miami.
Application by the Attorney General of the British Virgin Islands to take discovery from Lester S. Hyman, a Washington, DC-based lawyer "who represented the BVI Government in an attorney-client capacity from 1987 to July 30, 2017, as of which date the BVIG terminated Mr. Hyman", for use in contemplated legal proceedings in the BVI against Hyman for suspected "fraud at equity, breach of fiduciary care and loyalty, and negligence" regarding a "failed airline venture" to operate direct flights between the BVI and Miami, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Judgment in Chad Holm and FH Investment (BVI) Limited v. Sancus Financial Holdings Limited, Carson Wen, and Julia Yuet Shan Fung at the British Virgin Islands High Court.