Article: RSF man dealt $337 million fraud, DOJ says

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RSF man dealt $337 million fraud, DOJ says

Special to The Grapevine, 10 July 2021

The United States District Court for the Northern District of California this week unsealed an indictment returned by a federal grand jury in San Francisco charging Rancho Santa Fe resident Racho Jordanov with conspiracy to commit trade secret theft and wire fraud, international money laundering, and related charges including obstruction of justice.

Jordanov was the co-founder and former Chief Executive Office of JHL Biotech. He was charged along with Rose Lin, another of the company’s co-founders and former Chief Operating Officer Continue reading “Article: RSF man dealt $337 million fraud, DOJ says”

Article: Venezuela Oil Co. On The Hook For $40M Bond

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Venezuela Oil Co. On The Hook For $40M Bond

Emma Whitford, 05 March 2021

A New York judge has ordered Venezuela’s national oil company to repay about $40 million it owed to a Portuguese pipeline company on a defaulted bond, saying the oil giant failed to prove that it was impossible to repay the debt due to U.S. sanctions.

Petróleos de Venezuela SA and its subsidiary did not manage to turn up documents from Portuguese banks showing that the banks had declined to honor attempted wire transfers from PDVSA to Cimontubo-Tubagens E Soldadura LDA of Portugal, U.S. District Judge George B. Daniels wrote. Continue reading “Article: Venezuela Oil Co. On The Hook For $40M Bond”