Monthly Archives: March 2007

BVI company involved in the share transaction to avoid declaring assets

Former partner of auditing firm Arthur Andersen & Co claimed that Tan Sri Kasitah Gaddam, former member of Malaysian Cabinet of Ministers, instructed a partner of an accountancy firm to prepare an agreement for the sale of shares in order … Continue reading

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Leeds United wishes to buyback the stadium purchased by the British Virgin Islands Corporation

Elland Road, the home stadium of the football team Leeds United, was sold to the little-known company Teak Trading Corporation, registered in the British Virgin Islands. Now the story received its continuation: Leeds United asked Leeds City Council to help … Continue reading

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Four BVI Companies involved in Brazilian Congressman’s “Grand Scale Corruption Scheme”

The New York District Attorney charged Brazilian congressman with stealing and moving millions of dollars through a Manhattan bank. These amounts are said to be placed into BVI shell companies’ and Channel Islands bank accounts. Former governor and mayor of … Continue reading

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BVI Companies owned by Myanmar national drive out competitiors in a Scramble for Oil and Natural Gas Exploration Contract

The only company managed by Myanmar nationals and developing the biggest natural gas reserves in Southeast Asia is domiciled in BVI and run by Myanmar oilman Moe Myint. In the end of January his BVI company MPRL E & P … Continue reading

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SEC claims fraudulent scheme netted USD 733 thousand

On March 7, 2007, a federal judge in Washington froze a USD 3 million trading account at a Raleigh securities brokerage that appeared to be involved in a 2-year inquiry into online stock manipulation. According to the Securities and Exchange … Continue reading

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BVI Companies’ investments in Myanmar Oil and gas fields urged to be banned

In the end of January, 2007 it was stated in the official newspaper of Myanmar that a British Virgin Islands company Rimbunan Petrogas Ltd, together with another BVI-registered and Singapore-based oil company – the MRPLE and P Pte Ltd – … Continue reading

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