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    Insider Talking: January 4, 2008

    A public hearing is scheduled to be held before the Colorado Banking Board on January 17, 2008 at which a challenge will be heard to the "emergency order of involuntary liquidation and order for possession" that were entered by the Board on November 19, 2007 against the state's sole remaining offshore bank, American Intercapital Holding LLC., d.b.a. American Intercapital Depository & Trust, f.k.a. American International Depository & Trust; Grenada Prime Minister Keith Mitchell, along with his wife, Marietta Mitchell, was dismissed as a defendant in a civil action at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York on December 5, 2007 after all parties agreed that he is entitled to "head-of-state immunity"; Visitors to the "Warnings" page of a web-site operated by the Nevis Financial Services Regulation & Supervision Department will no longer see a warning that the regulatory agency issued on October 19, 2007 against Global Consultants and Services (Nevis) Limited; and The legal validity of Condor Insurance Limited's Amory-assisted continuance from St. Kitts to Nevis was challenged by Condor's principal, Harvey Milam, in a filing at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Mississippi on December 21, 2007.

    German creditor seeks to wind-up Condor Insurance

    A New York Stock Exchange-listed creditor is attempting to wind-up a Nevis-licensed offshore insurer that cannot pay its debts despite having an audit that shows shareholders' equity of over US$250 million.Infineon Technologies AG, which is incorporated in Germany, filed an action at the St. Kitts & Nevis High Court on August 30, 2006 in which it is seeking the court's permission to present a winding-up petition against Condor Insurance Limited, which is controlled by Harvey Thompson Milam and his wife, Joycelyn T. Milam, of Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

    Insider Talking: April 30, 2003

    Nevis Premier Vance Amory seeks independence yet again, Panama ignores multi-million dollar frauds against foreigners but leaps into action when foreigners defraud locals of a relative pittance, U. S. helps BVI authorities obtain evidence against Canadian national Terry Turl, judgment for $2.7 million entered against David Rose, criminal proceedings in Texas against Yank Barry take another extraordinary twist, Towry Law seeks to recover £30 million defrauded from clients, Grenada intends to revoke license of Bank Crozier, Patrick English ordered to testify at trial of civil action involving the Bank of Bermuda, criminal action stated against Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine branch of Parex Bank, Cayman prosecutors drop money laundering charges against Melvin Taves because of his age, and Banca del Gottardo files complaint in Switzerland against unnamed parties who alleged that it held accounts in the name of ousted Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, including one in the Bahamas. 

    Dubious offshore insurer sued by unregulated ‘$9 billion’ US investment fund

    An unregulated investment fund claiming to have $9 billion of assets but operated from a private residence in Florida is suing an offshore insurer based on an island that purports not to license such firms. Florida-registered Growth Fund Partnership Inc. is claiming breach of contract and fraud against Nevis-registered Condor Insurance Ltd. regarding a financing deal.

    Nevis government supports First Nevisian boss despite arrest warrant

    The Nevis government has thrown its support behind the First Nevisian stockbroking and corporate services group after Offshore Alert revealed last month that there is a current arrest warrant in South Africa for its main principal, Keith Leslie King, in relation to fraud and forgery charges and that he was kicked out of the Isle of Man by regulators. We have not heard from King or the Nevis government since we ran our article last month.