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U.S. Bank NA v. Christopher Whittle et al: Complaint (‘$6.8M Foreclosure – 100 Briar Patch Rd., East Hampton, NY’)

Complaint "to foreclose on a mortgage encumbering the property commonly known as 100 BRIAR PATCH ROAD, EAST HAMPTON, NEW YORK 11937" in U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for Structured Adjustable Rate Mortgage Loan Trust, Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2007-8 v. H. Christopher Whittle, 100 Briar Patch LLC, Golden Eagle International Trading Limited, of Hong Kong; Pure East Global Investments Limited, of the British Virgin Islands; Richard B. Montanye, as Successor Trustee of The Pira Trust by appointment dated December 15, 2007; Avenues Global Holdings LLC, of New York, and New York State Department of Taxation and Finance at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

US Bank NA v. The Charitable Donor Advised Fund LP et al: Complaint

Complaint "to stop James Dondero, the former majority owner of Plaintiff ACM, from holding investors in subordinated notes issued by ACIS CLO 2014-4 Ltd., ACIS CLO 2014-5 Ltd., and ACIS CLO 2015-6 Ltd. hostage by threatening to bring meritless litigation against Plaintiffs" in U.S. Bank NA, as Trustee for Joshua N. Terry and ACIS Capital Management LP v. The Charitable Donor Advised Fund LP and CLO HoldCo Ltd., both of the Cayman Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Germany: EastWest Bank et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from EastWest Bank, US Bank, and SunTrust Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Germany - for a criminal investigation into "multiple subjects for fraud".

Germany: Toki Hall

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Wells Fargo Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Germany - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects for fraud", one or more of whom used the name "Toki S. Hall".

Capital Management of Bermuda Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Bermuda by Rachelle Frisby and John Johnston, of Deloitte Ltd., in Bermuda, as the Foreign representatives of Capital Management of Bermuda Ltd., an insurer that was petitioned into provisional liquidation at Bermuda Supreme Court by the Bermuda Monetary Authority, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Directors Register on the Government of Bermuda's website identified the directors of Capital Management of Bermuda Ltd. as Thomas Sash, c/o Windsor-Thomas Group Inc., of Plant City, Florida; Thomas Williams, of Palm Harbour, Florida, and Nicholas Williams, c/o Clifford Chance LLP, of New York, NY.

iFinex Inc. v. Enterprise Bank & Trust: Discovery Application

Application by iFinex Inc., of the British Virgin Islands, which operates a cryptocurrency exchange known as Bitfinex, to take discovery from Enterprise Bank & Trust "for use in proceedings in foreign tribunals in Poland, Portugal, and the United Kingdom" involving alleged fraud, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

iFinex Inc. v. Rhon Monroe: Discovery Application

Application by iFinex Inc., of the British Virgin Islands, which "operates a leading global virtual currency platform operating under the brand and trade name of Bitfinex", to take discovery from Rondell 'Rhon' Clyde Monroe "for use in foreign proceedings both currently ongoing and contemplated in Poland, Portugal, and the United Kingdom" as part of an attempt "to recover approximately $880,000,000 of funds which it had entrusted to an entity named Global Trade Solutions AG, doing business as 'Crypto Capital'", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Nevada.

Todd Benjamin International Ltd. et al v. TCA Fund Management Group Corp. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging securities fraud in Todd Benjamin International Ltd., of the United Kingdom, and Todd Benjamin, of the United Kingdom, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, and derivatively on behalf of TCA Global Credit Master Fund LP, TCA Global Credit Fund, LP, and TCA Global Credit Fund, Ltd., all of the Cayman Islands v. TCA Fund Management Group Corp., Robert Press, Alyce Schreiber, William Fickling, Thomas Day, Patrick Primavera, Donna Silverman, and Tara Antal at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

iFinex Inc. v. Bank of Colorado: Discovery Application

Application by iFinex Inc., d.b.a. Bitfinex, a British Virgin Islands-domiciled, Taiwan-based cryptocurrency exchange operator, to take discovery from Pinnacle Bancorp, d.b.a. Bank of Colorado, "for use in foreign proceedings both currently ongoing and contemplated in Poland, Portugal, and the United Kingdom" in which iFinex "seeks to recover approximately $880,000,000" that was allegedly misappropriated by Global Trade Solutions AG, d.b.a. Crypto Capital, of Switzerland, and related parties, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Colorado.

iFinex Inc. v. SunTrust Bank: Discovery Application

Application by iFinex Inc., d.b.a. Bitfinex, a British Virgin Islands-domiciled, Taiwan-based cryptocurrency exchange operator, to take discovery from SunTrust Bank "for use in foreign proceedings both currently ongoing and contemplated in Poland, Portugal, and the United Kingdom" in which iFinex "seeks to recover approximately $880,000,000" that was allegedly misappropriated by Global Trade Solutions AG, d.b.a. Crypto Capital, of Switzerland, and related parties Application, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

Charitable Donor Advised Fund LP et al v. U.S. Bank NA et al: Complaint

Complaint regarding collateralized loan obligations in The Charitable Donor Advised Fund LP, described as "a charitable partnership whose charitable non-profit beneficiaries include the Dallas Foundation, the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, the Santa Barbara Foundation and the North Texas Community Foundation", and CLO HoldCo Ltd., both of the Cayman Islands v. U.S. Bank NA, of Chicago, IL; Moody's Investors Service Inc., of Delaware; ACIS Capital Management LP, of Delaware; Brigade Capital Management LP, of Delaware, and Joshua N. Terry, of Texas, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

iFinex Inc. v. Rondell Monroe: Discovery Application

Application by iFinex Inc., a British Virgin Islands-domiciled, Hong Kong-based company that operates the Bitfinex cryptocurrency exchange from Rondell Clyde Monroe, a resident of Las Vegas, Nevada, for use in legal proceedings in Poland, Portugal, and the United Kingdom regarding an attempt to recover $880 million, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

iFinex Inc. v. Citibank: Discovery Application

Application by iFinex Inc., a British Virgin Islands-domiciled, Hong Kong-based company that operates the Bitfinex cryptocurrency exchange from Citibank NA for use in legal proceedings in Poland, Portugal, and the United Kingdom regarding an attempt to recover $880 million, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Wells Fargo Bank et al v. Transamerica Life Insurance Company: Complaint

Complaint in Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, solely as securities intermediary for Financial Credit Investment II Trust D, Financial Credit Investment III Trust A, and Financial Credit Investment III SPV-A (Cayman), L.P.; U.S. Bank National Association, solely as securities intermediary for Financial Credit Investment II Trust A, Financial Credit Investment II Trust C, Financial Credit Investment III Trust B, and Financial Credit Investment III SPV-B (Cayman), L.P.; Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, solely as securities intermediary for Financial Credit Investment II Limited; Wilmington Trust, National Association, solely as securities intermediary for FCI III SPV-A; FCI II Trust A, FCI II Trust C, FCI II Trust D, Financial Credit Investment II Trust WT, FCI II Ltd., FCI III Trust A, FCI III Trust B, FCI III SPV-A, and FCI III SPV-B v. Transamerica Life Insurance Company at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Premium Point Master Mortgage Credit Fund Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Jeffrey Stower and Kris Beighton, as the Foreign Representatives of Premium Point Master Mortgage Credit Fund, Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Ocean Rig UDW Inc.: Petition

Petition In the Matter of Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (in provisional liquidation) at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Michelin Retirement Plan v. Dilworth Paxson LLP et al: Default Request

Plaintiffs' Request for Entry of Default as to defendant Valor Group Ltd. in The Michelin Retirement Plan and the Investment Committee of the Michelin Retirement Plan v. Dilworth Paxson, LLP, BFG Socially Responsible Investments, Ltd., Burnham Financial Group, Inc., Burnham Securities, Inc., COR Fund Advisors, LLC, GMT Duncan, LLC, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Thorsdale Fiduciary and Guaranty Company Ltd., U.S. Bank National Association, Valor Group Ltd., Wakpamni Lake Community Corp., Wealth-Assurance AG, Wealth Assurance Private Client Corporation, Timothy B. Anderson, Jon Michael Burnham, Devon D. Archer, Bevan T. Cooney, Hugh Dunkerley, Jason W. Galanis, John P. Galanis, Gary T. Hirst, Frankie D. Hughes, and Michelle A. Morton at the U. S. District Court for the District of South Carolina.

Michelin Retirement Plan et al v. Dilworth Paxson LLP et al: Complaint

Complaint in The Michelin Retirement Plan and the Investment Committee of The Michelin Retirement Planet v. Dilworth Paxson LLP, BFG Socially Responsible Investments Ltd., Burnham Financial Group Inc., Burnham Securities Inc., COR Fund Advisors LLC, GMT Duncan LLC, Greenberg Traurig LLP, Thorsdale Fiduciary and Guaranty Company Ltd., U.S. Bank N.A., Valor Group Ltd., Wakpamni Lake Community Corp., Wealth-Assurance AG, Wealth Assurance Private Client Corporation, Timothy B. Anderson, Jon Michael Burnham, Devon D. Archer, Bevan T. Cooney, Hugh Dunkerley, Jason W. Galanis, John P. Galanis, Gary T. Hirst, Frankie D. Hughes, and Michelle A. Morton at the U. S. District Court for the District of South Carolina.

Michelin Retirement Plan v. Dilworth Paxson LLP et al: Complaint

Complaint in The Michelin Retirement Plan and the Investment Committee of the Michelin Retirement Plan v. Dilworth Paxson LLP, BFG Socially Responsible Investments Ltd., Burnham Financial Group Inc., Burnham Securities Inc., COR Fund Advisors LLC, GMT Duncan LLC, Greenberg Traurig LLP, Thorsdale Fiduciary and Guaranty Company Ltd., US Bank National Association, Valor Group Ltd., Wakpamni Lake Community Corp., Wealth-Assurance AG, Wealth Assurance Private Client Corporation, Timothy B. Anderson, Jon Michael Burnham, Devon D. Archer, Bevan T. Cooney, Hugh Dunkerley, Jason W. Galanis, John P. Galanis, Gary T. Hirst, Frankie D. Hughes, and Michelle A. Morton at the U. S. District Court for the District of South Carolina.

MeehanCombs Global Credit Opportunities Master Fund et al v. Caesars Entertainment Corp. et al: Complaint

Complaint in MeehanCombs Global Credit Opportunities Master Fund, L.P., Relative Value-Long/Short Debt Portfolio, a Series of Underlying Funds Trust, SB 4 CF LLC, CFIP Ultra Master Fund, Ltd. and Trilogy Portfolio Company, LLC v. Caesars Entertainment Corporation and Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Regis Possino et al: Criminal Indictment

Indictment in USA v. Regis Possino, Grover Henry Colin Nix IV, Tarun Mendiratta, Ivano Angelastri, Mark Harris, Edon Moyal, Joseph Scarpello, Julian Spitari, Peter Dunn, William Mackey, and Joseph Davis, a.k.a. Joey Davis at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

USA v. Corneliu Stefan Weikum et al: Criminal Indictment

Indictment in USA v. Corneliu Stefan Weikum, Yulia Mishina-Heffron, Sergej Bugaev, Alexander Brem, Marina Talashkova, and Rihards Avotins at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

SEC v. Stanley J. Kowalewski et al: Complaint

Complaint in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Stanley J. Kowalewski and SJK Investment Management, LLC at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

Jamaica seeks bank records for investigation into Andrew Hemmings

Jamaica has requested evidence from several US banks for a criminal investigation into alleged credit card fraud by Andrew Hemmings.Details are contained in an application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for

Tri-Continental Exchange Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in St. Vincent and the Grenadines by Malcolm Butterfield, Brian Glasgow, and Simon Whicker, as the Foreign Representatives of Tri-Continental Exchange Ltd., Combined Services Ltd., and Alternative Market Exchange Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California.

Bermuda Government seeks bank records in probe of alleged fraud by former employee

The Government of Bermuda is seeking account records from three banks, including the Bank of Bermuda, for a possible lawsuit against an ex-employee who is currently under indictment for fraud and others.Details are contained in an application for limited pre-action discovery that was filed at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York, on July 29, 2005.

Another fraud action brought against UK investment promoter Sendjer Shefket

British national Sendjer Shefket, who has been subject to an outstanding U. S. arrest warrant for two years concerning an alleged investment fraud, has been accused of perpetrating another alleged scam.Shefket is one of several parties in civil litigation that was initially filed at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Washington on September 23, 2004.

U.S. Bank NA v. Eel River Investment Company et al: Second Amended Complaint

Second Amendment Complaint in U.S. Bank N.A. v. Eel River Investment Company, Veril L. Olsen, Michael D. Ross, John E. Breazile, Michael Sullivan, Sterne Agee & Leech Inc., Eel River Acquisition Corporation, Ross Williamson & Loitz PLLC, Sendjer Shefket, of England; Target International Funds Ltd., of England, and Eel River Lumber Products LLC at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.

Slovenia: Branko Pintaric

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Slovenia into Branko Pintaric, Dusan Povse and Roman Zor for alleged fraud.

USA v. Gilbert A. Ziegler et al: Third Superseding Indictment

Third Superseding Indictment in USA v. Gilbert A. Ziegler, a.k.a. Van A. Brink; Rita L. Regale, a.k.a. Rita Brunges; Douglas C. Ferguson, Robert J. Skirving, and Laurent E. Barnabe, a.k.a. Larry Barnabe, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Oregon.

U.S. Bank NA v. Eel River Investment Company et al: First Amended Complaint

First Amendment Complaint in U.S. Bank N.A. v. Eel River Investment Company, Veril L. Olsen, Michael D. Ross, John E. Breazile, Michael Sullivan, Sterne Agee & Leech Inc., Eel River Acquisition Corporation, Ross Williamson & Loitz PLLC, Sendjer Shefket, of England, and Target International Funds Ltd., of England, at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.
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