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Fraud charges brought against three Axiom Legal Financing Fund insiders

Three UK nationals - Timothy Schools, Richard Emmett, and David Kennedy - have been criminally charged with fraud over their involvement with Cayman Islands-domiciled Axiom Legal Financing Fund, whose £100 million litigation funding-based investment scam collapsed after being exposed by OffshoreAlert eight years ago.

Steven Goodman v. DMS Governance Ltd.: Appeal Judgment

Judgment regarding an appeal against a lower court's dismissal of a claim against a Cayman Islands-based corporate services provider regarding Axiom Legal Financing Fund, described as having committed "a very substantial fraud in which over US$ 120 million ... was misappropriated by Tim Schools", in Steven Goodman, a lawyer specializing in litigation funding v. DMS Governance Limited at the Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands.

Axiom Legal Financing Fund v. Royal Bank of Scotland International Ltd.: Judgment on Summary Judgment Application

Judgment dismissing defendant's applications for summary judgment and strike out of Amended Particulars of Claim regarding a fraud committed by Cayman Islands-domiciled Axiom Legal Financing Fund in JP SPC 1 and JP SPC 4, both of the Cayman Islands, on behalf of Axiom Legal Financing Fund v. Royal Bank of Scotland International Limited at the High Court of Justice of the Isle of Man.

Eighth British attorney struck off over Axiom Legal Financing Fund fraud

Andrew Lindsay has become at least the eighth British attorney to be struck off due to involvement in the Cayman Islands-based Axiom Legal Financing Fund, which defrauded investors of more than £100 million before collapsing in 2012 after being exposed by OffshoreAlert. Another solicitor, Marina Frankel, was suspended indefinitely.

Investment Schemes + Conflicts of Interest = Loss of Capital

One of the quickest ways of detecting whether an investment opportunity is legitimate is to skip to the 'conflicts of interest' page of an offering memorandum. If it's not blank, don't invest.Conflicts are a clear sign that a scheme exists

Tangerine Investment Management Ltd.: Assignment Order

Order authorizing the liquidators of Tangerine Management Limited (in Official Liquidation) to assign various causes of action against Timothy Schools, Dawn Cummings and DMS Offshore Investment Services Limited to Steven Jeremy Goodman at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

JP SPC 1 and JP SPC 4: Order Approving Litigation Settlement

Order Approving Settlement with Timothy Schools, Dale Stephenson, Noble Finance Limited, Sadira Limited, Loret Investments Limited, Claire Schools, Solis International Foundation, Sophie Schools, Kellie Schools, Lisa Schools, Sara Stephenson, Kompali AG, Sarin International Foundation, Midus Assets LLC and Monty Holdings Limited In the Matter of JP SPC 1 and JP SPC 4, doing business as Axiom Legal Financing Fund, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Portland Financial Management Group directors accused of ‘hampering’ liquidation

Secretive Delaware firm Treadstone Corporate Services LLC and two British nationals - Anthony Smith and Timothy Eddolls - who helped swindle investors in Cayman Islands-domiciled Axiom Legal Financing Fund have been accused of 'hampering' the liquidation of three investment firms in England that, like Axiom itself, appear to have been operated fraudulently.

Liechtenstein insurer and London broker to be sued by Axiom Receivers

The Receivers of Axiom Legal Financing Fund are to sue Liechtenstein-licensed insurer Gable Insurance AG and London-based broker Legal Expense Solutions Limited as part of their attempt to recover assets for investors who were swindled out of more than £100 million.

Axiom Legal Financing Fund v. Timothy Schools et al: Defense of Alan Hutson et al

Defense of Alan Hutson, Rachel Hutson, Hut Consulting Limited, and First for Law Limited in JP SPC 1 and JP SPC 4, d.b.a. Axiom Legal Financing Fund, v. Timothy Schools, Dale Stephenson, David Rae, Alec Linsley, David Kennedy, Rachel Hutson, Alan Hutson, Synergy IOM Limited, Synaxus Holdings Limited, Check Mate Audits Limited, Hut Consulting Limited, First for Law Limited, Noble Finance Limited, Sadira Limited, and Loret Investments Limited at the London High Court.

Axiom Legal Financing Fund v. Timothy Schools et al: Claire Schools Freezing Order

Worldwide Freezing Order against Claire Schools and Solis International Foundation in JP SPC 1 and JP SPC 4, d.b.a. Axiom Legal Financing Fund, of the Cayman Islands, v. Timothy Schools, Dale Stephenson, David Rae, Alec Linsley, David Kennedy, Rachel Hutson, Alan Hutson, Synergy IOM Limited, Synaxus Holdings Limited, Check Mate Audits Limited, Resolver Claims Management Limited, Hut Consulting Limited, First for Law Limited, Noble Finance Limited, Sadira Limited, and Loret Investments Limited at the London High Court.

Axiom Legal Financing Fund v. Timothy Schools et al: Amended Complaint

Amended Particulars of Claim in JP SPC 1 and JP SPC 4, d.b.a. Axiom Legal Financing Fund, of the Cayman Islands, v. Timothy Schools, Dale Stephenson, David Rae, Alec Linsley, David Kennedy, Rachel Hutson, Alan Hutson, Synergy IOM Limited, Synaxus Holdings Limited, Check Mate Audits Limited, Hut Consulting Limited, First for Law Limited, Noble Finance Limited, Sadira Limited, and Loret Investments Limited at the London High Court.

Axiom Legal Financing Fund conspirator Portland Financial goes bust

Portland Financial Management Group, which helped Tim Schools defraud Axiom Legal Financing Fund and launder the proceeds, has collapsed amid regulatory problems and substantial debts. The group's principals, Anthony Smith, Tim Eddolls and Connie Rodrigues, now operate under new names: Prestige Financial Management, Cavendish Financial Management, Corbus Portfolio Solutions, and Corbus Private Clients.

Axiom Legal Financing Fund v. Timothy Schools et al: Defense of David Kennedy

Defense of David Kennedy in JP SPC 1 and JP SPC 4, d.b.a. Axiom Legal Financing Fund, v. Timothy Schools, Dale Stephenson, David Rae, Alec Linsley, David Kennedy, Rachel Hutson, Synergy IOM Limited, Synaxus Holdings Limited, Resolver Claims Management Limited, Check Mate Audits Limited, Noble Finance Limited, Sadira Limited, and Loret Investments Limited at the London High Court.

Axiom Legal Financing Fund v. Timothy Schools et al: Defense of David Rae

Defense of David Rae in JP SPC 1 and JP SPC 4, d.b.a. Axiom Legal Financing Fund, of the Cayman Islands, v. Timothy Schools, Dale Stephenson, David Rae, Alec Linsley, David Kennedy, Rachel Hutson, Synergy IOM Limited, Synaxus Holdings Limited, Resolver Claims Management Limited, Check Mate Audits Limited, Noble Finance Limited, Sadira Limited, and Loret Investments Limited at the London High Court.

Axiom Legal Financing Fund v. Timothy Schools et al: Defense of Rachel Hutson

Defense of Rachel Hutson in JP SPC 1 and JP SPC 4, d.b.a. Axiom Legal Financing Fund, v. Timothy Schools, Dale Stephenson, David Rae, Alec Linsley, David Kennedy, Rachel Hutson, Synergy IOM Limited, Synaxus Holdings Limited, Check Mate Audits Limited, Resolver Claims Management Limited, Noble Finance Limited, Sadira Limited, and Loret Investments Limited at the London High Court.

Axiom Legal Financing Fund v. Timothy Schools et al: Defense of Timothy Schools et al

Defense of Timothy Schools, Dale Stephenson,Synergy IOM Limited,Check Mate Audits Limited, Noble Finance Limited, Sadira Limited, Loret Investments Limited in JP SPC 4 and JP SPC 1, d.b.a. Axiom Legal Financing Fund, of the Cayman Islands, v. Timothy Schools, Dale Stephenson, David Rae, Alec Linsley, David Kennedy, Rachel Hutson, Synergy IOM Limited, Synaxus Holdings Limited, Check Mate Audits Limited, Resolver Claims Management Limited, Noble Finance Limited, Sadira Limited, and Loret Investments Limited at the London High Court.

Axiom Legal Financing Fund v. Timothy Schools et al: Defense of Synaxus Holdings

Defense of Synaxus Holdings Limited in JP SPC 1 and JP SPC 4, d.b.a. Axiom Legal Financing Fund, v. Timothy Schools, Dale Stephenson, David Rae, Alec Linsley, David Kennedy, Rachel Hutson, Synergy IOM Limited, Synaxus Holdings Limited, Resolver Claims Management Limited, Check Mate Audits Limited, Noble Finance Limited, Sadira Limited, and Loret Investments Limited at the London High Court.