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Eric Resteiner extradited from Singapore to the US

Former Grenada diplomat Eric Resteiner has been extradited from Singapore to the United States to answer a 60-count criminal indictment for fraud and money laundering. Resteiner, who is a United States national, was extradited to the United States from Singapore, where he was arrested on February 11, 2004, after losing his fight against extradition proceedings. He made his first appearance at the U. S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts on June 18, 2004.

Second ex-Grenada diplomat indicted in the United States

United States national Eric Resteiner has become the second former diplomat of scandal plagued Grenada in six months to be criminally indicted in the United States.Resteiner, once a General Ambassador for the Caribbean island, was indicted on 33 counts of

US Gov’t seeks to seize Bahamas property

The United States government is seeking ownership of property in the Bahamas that it alleges was bought with the proceeds of crime by a client of local law firm Graham Thompson & Co. It filed a civil forfeiture complaint at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Washington on January 12, 2004.

Bank syndicate owed $183 million by Trenwick Group

A syndicate of banks led by JPMorgan Chase Bank is the biggest creditor of ailing Bermuda-based specialty insurer Trenwick Group Ltd., with an outstanding claim of $183 million at August 20, 2003.The syndicate also includes Wachovia Bank, Credit Lyonnais (New York), Dresdner Bank (New York and Grand Cayman), Fleet National Bank, The Royal Bank of Scotland, ING Bank (London), Citibank, The Bank of Nova Scotia, State Street Bank and Trust Company, and Mizuho Corporate Bank.

USA v. Alvin Irwin Moss et al: Criminal Indictment

Indictment filed by USA against Alvin Irwin Moss, Frederick John Collier, Avraham Zohar, a.k.a. Avy Zohar; Richard Titterington, Geoffrey L. Feldman, Sherrie-Lee Doreen Cave, Peter James O'Sullivan, Rosalind Rose, Wayne Budd, Thomas Montgomery Bayer, Robert Murray Bohn, Stacy Layne Beavers, Beverly Ann Moss, Jeffery Allen Moss, Larry Charles Moss, Michael Joseph Harkin and Michael Elliot Cole at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.

Antigua Gov’t tries to seize Eurofed Bank assets

In secret court hearings held in Antigua, the island's government has been trying to seize all or most of the $76 million of assets recovered so far in the liquidation of Eurofed Bank Ltd., we can reveal.The government is claiming the assets under its anti-money laundering laws on the grounds that they are the proceeds of criminal activity by former Ukraine Prime Minister Pavlo Lazarenko, 48.

‘Nothing unusual’ about turn-over of Cayman bank records to US Receiver, say Cayman attorneys

Although much has been made overseas of a decision by the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands to approve a request to hand over the bank records of Euro Bank Corporation client Kenneth Taves to his US-based Receiver, there is nothing unusual about such a move. The foreign press has been lauding the deal as a break with tradition by Cayman after comments to that effect by Robb Evans, the Receiver for Kenneth Taves, his wife, Teresa; and their businesses J. K. Publications Inc., MJD Service Corp., TAL Services Inc. and their affiliates and subsidiaries.

First Cayman Bank Ltd. v. Cayman Overseas (Pinnacle) Ltd. et al: Writ of Summons

Writ of Summons in First Cayman Bank Ltd. v. Cayman Overseas (Pinnacle) Ltd., Cayman Overseas (Park Place) Ltd., Cayman Overseas (Downtown) Ltd., Cayman Overseas Developments Ltd., Cayman Overseas Holdings Ltd., Cayman Overseas Investments Ltd., Cayman Overseas Purchasing Services Ltd., Cayman Overseas Realtors Ltd., Cayman Overseas Reinsurance Association Ltd., and The Cayman Overseas Group Ltd. at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

USA v. William Kilpatrick et al: Criminal Indictment

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.
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