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Nigeria et al v. Nerine Trust Co. (BVI) Ltd. et al: Judgment

Judgment setting aside a "seal and gag order" in the Federal Republic of Nigeria, described as allegedly "the victim of a substantial fraud committed by Process and Industrial Developments Ltd. and various people and companies associated with it", and Abubakar Malami, Attorney General of the Federal Republic of Nigeria v. Nerine Trust Co. (BVI) Ltd. and Trident Trust Co. (BVI) Ltd., collectively described as being "innocently mixed up in the fraud", at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Estate of Yeung Wing Yan v. Golden Ball Holdings Ltd. et al: Originating Application

Originating Application in Osman Mohammed Arab and Wong Kwok Keung, as Trustees of the Estate of Yeung Wing Yan, a bankrupt in Hong Kong v. Golden Ball Holdings Limited, Sparkling Square Holdings Company Limited, Cervera Holdings Limited, Athena Power Limited, Newhaven Corporate Services (B.V.I.) Limited, Trident Trust Company (B.V.I.) Limited, and Vistra (BVI) Limited, all of the British Virgin Islands, at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Em@ney Plc: €359K Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit imposing a fine of €359,339 on Em@ney Plc, described as a "financial institution", for regulatory breaches. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert at the Malta Business Registry showed that Em@ney Plc was incorporated in Malta on June 14th, 2012, its directors are Germano Arno, a citizen of Italy, and Konstantin Balassopulos, a citizen of Austria, former directors include Nicola Mattocks, who resigned effective October 22nd, 2020, and its shareholders are Malta-domiciled Absolute Holding Limited, whose sole director is Francesco Malandrino, a citizen of Italy, and whose shareholder is Trident Trust Company (Malta) Limited, and Malta-domiciled Tyke Holding Limited, whose sole director is Germano Arno and whose shareholder is Trident Trust Company (Malta) Limited.

Agency for Policy Coordination on State Property et al v. JPMorgan Chase Bank NA: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Application by the Agency for Policy Coordination on State Property, described as "the Mongolian government agency that owns and manages state-owned enterprises in various industry sectors, including energy production, mining, and transport"; Erdenet Mining Corporation, described as "a state-owned mining company that owns Mongolia's mining interests in the Erdenet mine", and Erdenes Oyu Tolgoi LLC, described as "a 34-percent shareholder of Oyu Tolgoi LLC, the project company that controls the operation of the Oyu Tolgoi mine", to take discovery from JPMorgan Chase Bank NA for use in legal proceedings in Mongolia against Batbold Sukhbaatar, described as a former Prime Minister of Mongolia; Ganzorig Chimiddorj, Tuul Ulambayar, Nyamdalai Ochirbat, Cheong Choo Young, Kim Hak Seon, Kim Yoonjung, Lee Yu Jeong, Rhee Byung Wook, Kang Eun Joo, Battushig Batbold, Catrison Limited, Cliveden Trading AG, and Genetrade Limited for an alleged $250 million fraud involving "a complex network of offshore and onshore corporate structures and proxies across numerous jurisdictions", including the British Virgin Islands, Jersey, in the Channel Islands; Hong Kong, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Linda Fischer v. Jeffrey Slavet et al: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Application by Linda Fischer, a citizen of Germany residing in the United Kingdom, to take discovery from Jeffrey Slavet, Lombardy 711 Inc., and 111 East 56th Street Inc. for use in legal proceedings in the British Virgin Islands involving allegations of fraud against her brother, Michael Fischer, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

SKAT v. Bell Rock Group Financial Services Ltd. et al: Judicial Assistance Order

Order granting a request for international judicial assistance to obtain evidence in the Cayman Islands from Bell Rock Group Financial Services Limited, Campbell Corporate Services Limited, CO Services Cayman Limited, DMS Corporate Services Ltd., Forbes Hare Trust Company Limited, Genesis Trust & Corporate Services Ltd., Harneys Services (Cayman) Limited, now known as Harneys Fiduciary (Cayman) Limited; Intertrust Corporate Services (C.I.) Limited, now known as Intertrust Corporate Services (Cayman) Limited; Ocorian (Cayman) Limited, Sterling Trust (Cayman) Limited, Trident Trust Company (Cayman) Limited, Vistra (Cayman) Limited, and Walkers Corporate Limited for legal proceedings in Canada, Dubai, England, Malaysia, and the USA brought by Skatteforvaltningen, a.k.a. SKAT, which is Denmark's tax collection agency, issued at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Lake Holding & Finance S.A. v. UBS AG et al: Discovery Application

Application by Lake Holding & Finance S.A., described as a British Virgin Islands company beneficially owned by Vladimir Vasilyevich Melnichenko, of Russia, to take discovery from UBS AG, Societe Generale/SG Private Bank, Banque Lombard Odier & Cie AG, a.k.a. Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie; CIM Banque SA, Kookmin Bank (Korea), Credit Suisse, PJSC Sberbank, Bank of America N.A., Citibank, N.A., Merrill Lynch Capital Corporation, Union Bancaire Privee CBI-TDB, Geneva, and BSI SA, Lugano for use in legal proceedings in Cyprus, France, Monaco, Russia, and Switzerland regarding alleged fraud, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Emerging India Fund Management Ltd.: License Suspensions

Public Notice by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission that it has suspended the "Global Business Licence" and "CIS Manager Licence" of Emerging India Fund Management Ltd. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Corporate and Business Registration Department in Mauritius showed that Emerging India Fund Management Ltd. was incorporated on May 19th, 2008, its directors are Antish Bundhun and Ashis Teemulsingh Luchowa, and its secretary is Trident Trust Company (Mauritius) Limited.

Emerging Markets Investment Fund 1A: License Suspension

Public Notice by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission that it has suspended the "Global Business Licence" and "authorisation to operate as a CIS and Expert Fund" of Emerging Markets Investment Fund 1A. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Corporate and Business Registration Department in Mauritius showed that Emerging Markets Investment Fund IA was incorporated on February 10th, 2015, its sole director is Sahjahan Ally Nauthoo, its sole shareholder is Emerging India Fund Management Ltd., and its "Management Company" and secretary is Trident Trust Company (Mauritius) Limited.

SKAT v. John van Merkensteijn et al: Cayman Islands Judicial Assistance

Motion for Issuance of a Request for International Judicial Assistance to Obtain Evidence in the Cayman Islands from Bell Rock Corporate Services, Campbell Corporate Services Limited, CO Services Cayman Limited, DMS Corporate Services Ltd., Forbes Hare Trust Company Limited, Genesis Trust & Corporate Services Ltd., Harneys Services (Cayman) Limited, Intertrust Corporate Services (C.I.) Limited, Ocorian (Cayman) Limited, Sterling Trust (Cayman) Limited, Trident Trust Company (Cayman) Limited, Vistra (Cayman) Limited, and Walkers Corporate Limited regarding an allegedly fraudulent 12.7 billion Danish Kroner tax refund fraud scheme whose "principal organizer" was identified as Dubai-based British national Sanjay Shah in Skatteforvaltningen, a.k.a. SKAT, Denmark's tax collection agency v. John van Merkensteijn, Richard Markowitz, Bernina Pension Plan Trust, RJM Capital Pension Plan Trust, 2321 Capital Pension Plan, Bowline Management Pension Plan, California Catalog Company Pension Plan, Clove Pension Plan, Davin Investments Pension Plan, Delvian LLC Pension Plan, DFL Investments Pension Plan, Laegeler Asset Management Pension Plan, Lion Advisory Inc. Pension Plan, Mill River Capital Management Pension Plan, Next Level Pension Plan, Rajan Investments LLC Pension Plan, Spirit on the Water Pension Plan, and Traden Investments Pension Plan at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Firestar Diamond Inc. et al v. Ami Modi et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging racketeering regarding "the largest bank fraud in Indian history" and involving companies and individuals in Belgium, the British Virgin Islands, Delaware, Dubai, England, Hong Kong, New York, South Dakota, and Texas in Firestar Diamond Inc., Firestar Diamond Inc., Fantasy Inc., and Old AJ Inc., f.k.a. Jaffe Inc. v. Ami Javeri, a.k.a. Ami Modi; Purvi Mehta, a.k.a. Purvi Modi; Nehal Modi, Neeshal Modi, Central Park Real Estate LLC, Central Park South 50 Properties LLC, Trident Trust Company (South Dakota) Inc., as Trustee of the Ithaca Trust; Twin Fields Investments Ltd., Auragem Company Ltd., Brilliant Diamonds Ltd., Eternal Diamonds Corporation Ltd., Fancy Creations Company Ltd., Hamilton Precious Traders Ltd., Sino Traders Ltd., Sunshine Gems Ltd., Unique Diamond and Jewellery FZC, World Diamond Distribution FZE, Vista Jewelry FZE, Empire Gems FZE, Universal Fine Jewelry FZE, Diagems FZC, Tri Color Gems FZE, Pacific Diamonds FZE, Himalayan Traders FZE, Unity Trading FZE, Fine Classic FZE, and DG Brothers FZE at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

US affiliate of Malta bank accused of massive fraud by SEC

New York-based, Cayman Islands-administered investment adviser International Investment Group LLC, which is affiliated with Malta's IIG Bank, with both owned by a bankrupt fund in Curaçao, committed "a string of frauds to cover up tens of millions of dollars in losses", the SEC has alleged.

Outcrop Capital Ltd. v. Versatile Chain Ltd.: Writ of Summons

Writ of Summons regarding "certain cryptographic tokens which were to be issued on a private blockchain platform known as the 'Vostok Platform'" in Outcrop Capital Ltd., founded by Dmitry Kaganovich, who is apparently a resident Israel v. Versatile Chain Ltd., formerly known as Vostok Ltd., at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Renaissance Ventures Ltd. et al v. Opal Cavern Ltd. et al: Amended Claim Form

Amended Claim Form in Renaissance Ventures Limited and Joseph Katz, as the Executor of the Estate of the late Eric D. Emanuel, Deceased v. Opal Cavern Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Comodo Holdings Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, and Melih Abdulhayoglu, of New Jersey, USA, at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Nautical Corp: Corporate Details

Search Report from the Cayman Islands General Registry regarding Nautical Corp., obtained on August 21, 2019.

Azimut Bennetti SpA v. Nautical Corp: Winding Up Petition

Winding Up Petition in Azimut Bennetti SpA, of Italy v. Nautical Corp, whose beneficial owner is identified as Samark Jose Lopez Bello, a Venezuelan who was "designated by the US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control as a Specially Designated Narcotics Trafficker", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Maria Rigail Pons v. UBS AG et al: Discovery Application

Application by Maria Fernanda Rigail Pons to take discovery from UBS Financial Services Inc., UBS AG, CA Indosuez Wealth, Amke Registered Agents LLC, and Philippe Larmier regarding individuals and legal entities in several jurisdictions, including the British Virgin Islands, Isle of Man, Nevis, and the United States, for use in legal proceedings in Ecuador against Carlos Alberto Avellán Areta, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Girobank NV et al v. David Hu et al: Amended Complaint

Amended Complaint alleging fraud in Girobank N.V. and Girobank International N.V., both of Curaçao, v. David Hu, of New Jersey; Martin Silver, of New Jersey; The International Investment Group LLC, of New Jersey; TOF Cayman SPV, of the Cayman Islands; IIG TOF B.V., of the Netherlands; TOF Management Foundation, of Curaçao; The Venezuela Recovery Fund N.V., of Curaçao; IIG Bank (Malta) Ltd., of Malta; Trade Finance Partners Ltd. S.A., of Panama, formerly of the British Virgin Islands, and Trade Finance Funding I Ltd., of the Cayman Islands, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York County.

Girobank NV et al v. David Hu et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud in Girobank N.V. and Girobank International N.V., both of Curaçao, v. David Hu, of New Jersey; Martin Silver, of New Jersey; The International Investment Group LLC, of New Jersey; TOF Cayman SPV, of the Cayman Islands; IIG TOF B.V., of the Netherlands; TOF Management Foundation, of Curaçao; The Venezuela Recovery Fund N.V., of Curaçao; IIG Bank (Malta) Ltd., of Malta; Trade Finance Partners Ltd. S.A., of Panama, formerly of the British Virgin Islands, and Trade Finance Funding I Ltd., of the Cayman Islands, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York County.

Girobank NV et al v. IIG Trade Opportunities Fund NV et al: Petition

Petition for an order of attachment in connection with an arbitration in Girobank NV and Girobank International NV, both of Curaçao v. IIG Trade Opportunities Fund NV, of Curaçao; IIG Capital LLC, of New York, and The International Investment Group LLC, of New Jersey, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

IIG Bank (Malta) Ltd. v. Girobank NV et al: Petition

Petition to stay an arbitration in IIG Bank (Malta) Ltd., of Malta v. Girobank NV and Girobank International NV, both of Curaçao, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

HiTs Africa Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Claire Loebell and Keiran Hutchison, as the Foreign Representatives of HiTs Africa Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

The Erica Settlement v. AFS Trustee Ltd. et al: Claim Form

Claim Form in Wilton Trustees (IOM) Limited and Fiduciana Verwaltungstalt, as Trustees of The Erica Settlement, v. AFS Trustee Limited, AFS Directors Limited, Applegate FS SA, George Alan Evans, Davide Romano, Jean-Noel Pasquier, FiHAG Finanz-und Handels-Aktiengesellschaft, Markus Jooste, Formal Holdings Limited, Malcolm King, Wellcourt Investments Group SA, Dean Invest & Finance Inc., Shannon Properties Limited, Tregenna Investment Incorporation, Bailor Invest & Finance Corp., Frankland Assets Inc., Lena Holdings Corp., Freeland Investment Corporation, Dorset Investment Corporation, Gemona Investment Corporation, Lexington Investment Corporation, Maryland Investment Corporation, Myron Investment Corporation, Napier Investment Corporation, Nyra Investment Corporation, Primrose Investment Corporation, and Wellside Investment Corporation at the British Virgin Islands High Court.