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U NITED STAT ES D ISTR ICT C O U R T


SO U TH ER N DISTR ICT O F FLO RID A

C A SE N O .18-20685-CR -W lLLlA M S

UN ITED STAT ES O F A M ER ICA

FRANCISCO CO NVIT G URUCEAG AA


JOSE VINCENTE AM PARAN CROQUER,
a k a., Gc/lca/c ''
CARMELOANTONJO URDANETAAQUI,
A BR AH A M ED G A RD O O RT EG A ,
G USTAV O A D O LFO H ER N AN D EZ FR IER I,
H UG O AN D RE R AM A LH O G O lS,
M A R CE LO FED ERIC O G UTIER R EZ A C O STA Y LA R A,and
MARIO ENRIQUE BONILLA VALLERA,
D efendants.

PR O TEC TIVE O R DER FO R A SSETS SU BJECT TO FO R FEITU RE

THIS CAUSE isbeforetheCourtupon application oftheUnited StatesofAmerica(the


ksunited States'')forentry ofapost-lndictmentprotectiveorderrestraining and enjoiningcertain
assetssubjectto forfeiturein ordertopreservetheiravailability forcriminalforfeiture,pursuant
to21U.S.C.j853(e)asincorporatedby 18U.S.C.j982(b)(1)and 28U.S.C.j2461(c).Being
fully advised in the premises and based on the United States'Ex Parte Application for Post-

lndictmentProtective Order Pursuant to 21 U.S.C.j853(e),and M emorandum of Law in


SupportThereof,and forgood cause shown thereby,theCourtfindsasfollows:

On August 16,20l8,a federal grand jury returned an lndictment charging


D efendants Francisco Convit Guruceaga, Jose V incente A m paran Croquer, a.k.a., tichente,''

Cannelo A ntonio U rdaneta A qui,Abraham Edgardo O rtega,G ustavo A dolfo H ernandez Frieri,

Hugo A ndre Ram alho Gois, M arcelo Federico G utierrez A costa y Lara, and M ario Enrique
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Bonilla Vallera (collectively,the kéDefendants'')with conspiracy to commitmoney laundering,


substantive counts ofm oney laundering,and substantive counts ofinterstate and foreign travelin

aidofracketeering,a11inviolationofl8U.S.C.jj 1952and 1956.Seelndictment,ECFNo.l9.


2. The Indictm ent also contained forfeiture allegations, which alleged that upon a

convictionofaviolationof18 U.S.C.j l956,asalleged in thelndictment,theDefendantsshall


each forfeitto the United States any property,realorpersonal,involved in such offense,and any

propertytraceableto suchproperty,pursuantto 18U.S.C.j 982(a)(1). Id at5.TheIndictment


alsoallegedthatupon convictionofaviolationof18U.S.C.j1952,asalleged intheIndictment,
the Defendants shall each forfeit to the United States any property,real or personal, which

constitutes or is derived from proceedï traceable to such offense, pursuant to 18 U .S.C.

j98l(a)(l)(C),whichismadecriminallyapplicableby28U.S.C.j2461(c).1d.at5-6.
The lndictment, in paragraph 4 of the forfeiture allegations, alleged that the

property subjecttoforfeitureincludes,butisnotlimited to:


A sum of m oney equalin value to allproperty,realor personal,involved

in the charged offenses, and any property traceable to such property,which m ay be

soughtasaforfeituremoneyjudgment;
(ii) A totalofapproximately$45,585,667.46 inU.S.currency,whichincludes:
Approxim ately $5,999,710.00 in U.S.currency seized on orabout

Decem ber 19,2017;

Approximately $35,488,967.72 in U.S.currency seized on orabout

January 8,2018;and

Approximately $4,096,989.74 in U.S.currency recovered on Or

aboutJuly 17,2018;
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Realproperty located at 18555 Collins A venue, Unit 2205,Sunny lsles

Beach,Florida 33160;

A 11 assets on deposit in account num ber 1466054 at City N ationalBank

held in the nam e ofG STF SHA RE CLA SS C ;

(v) Allassetson depositin account/portfolio number 13033l1-00 atDeltec


Bank & TrustLim ited in N assau,THE BA H A M A S,including,butnotlim ited to:

A pproxim ately 5,000 G lobal Securities Trade Finance Class D

SeriesD -1;and

A pproxim ately 15,813.3 15 L170928615466 Fenice SICA V S1F -

Eagle Global;

(vi) Allassetsondepositinaccount/portfolionumber10.608645atZarattini&
CoBank in Lugano,SW ITZERLAND,including,butnotlimited to:

(a) Approximately 16,000 Fenice SICAV-SIF SCA SICAV-SIF -


Eagle G lobal;and

A pproxim ately 24,405.72 Fenice SICA V -SIF SCA SICAV - Blu.

(vii) Allassetson depositin accountnumberZlULD767 atValbury Capital


Ltd.in London,UN ITED KINGDOM ;

Realproperty located atResidencialSantaM aria Signature,Apartments9-

A and 9-B,including fixturesand furnishings,in Panam a,PA NA M A ;and

Realproperty located atResidencialSanta M aria Signature,Apartm ents 2-

A , 2-B , 3-B, 5-B, 6-B, 7-B, 8-A , 11-A, 11-B, including fixtures and furnishings, in

Panam a,PAN A M A .

Priorto itsdeliberations,thegrandjury was specifically instructed that,upon a


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finding ofprobable cause to supportthe crim inaloffensescharged in the lndictment,itshould

also determ ine w hetherthere is a probable cause to supportthatthe specific assets listed in item s

(ii)through (ix)abovearesubjecttoforfeitureasallegedinthelndictment.
5. Thegrandjurysubsequentlyreturnedthelndictment.
6. Pursuantto 21U.S.C.j853(e)(1)(A),upon filing ofthelndictment,theCourtis
authorized to enter a restraining order,injunction,or take any other action to preserve the
availabilityofpropertysubjecttocriminalforfeiture.
Pursuantto 21U.S.C.j853(e)(4)(A),the Courtisauthorized to Orderanyofthe
Defendants to repatriate any property thatmay be seized and forfeited,and to directthatsuch

property bedeposited,pending trial,with the U.S.Secretary oftheTreasury.

Based on the foregoing,the United States' Ex Parte Application for Post-lndictm ent

ProtectiveOrderPursuantto21U.S.C.j853(e),isGRANTED,and itishereby,
O RD ER ED that:

The follow ing assets listed in the forfeiture allegations of the lndictm ent are

ENJOINED AND RESTRAINED in orderto preserve theiravailability forcriminalforfeiture

(collectively,theSisubjectAssets''):
A totalofapproximately $45,585,667.46 in U .S.currency,which includes:

i. Approxim ately $5,999,710.00 in U .S. currency seized on or about

D ecem ber l9,2017*


,

ii. Approxim ately $35,488,967.72 in U.S.currency seized on or about

January 8,2018'
,and

Approximately $4,096,989.74 in U.S.currency recovered on or about

July l7,2018;
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Real property located at l8555 Collins Avenue,U nit 2205, Sum zy Isles

Beach,Florida 33l60;

c. A 1lassets on deposit in account num ber 1466054 at City N ational Balzk

held in the nam e ofG STF SH A RE CLA SS C;

d. A ll assets on deposit in account/portfolio num ber 13033 l1-00 at D eltec

Bank & TrustLim ited in N assau,TH E BA H AI


M A S,including,butnotlim ited to:

i. A pproxim ately 5,000 G lobal Securities Trade Finance Class D Series

D -1;and

ii. Approxim ately 15,813.315 1-,170928615466 Fenice SICA V SlF

EagleGlobal;

A l1assets on depositin account/portfolio num ber 10.608645 atZarattini&

Co Bank in Lugano,SW ITZER LAN D ,including,butnotlim ited to;

i. A pproxim ately 16,000 Fenice SICA V -SIF SCA SICA V -SIF - Eagle

Global;and

ii. A pproxim ately 24,405.72 Fenice SICA V -SIF SCA SICA V - Blu.

A l1 assets on deposit in account num ber Z 1U LD 767 at V albury Capital

Ltd.in London,UN ITED KIN G DO M ;

g. Realproperty located atResidencialSantaM aria Signature,Apartm ents9-

A and 9-B,including tixtures and furnishings,in Panam a,PAN A M A ;and

h. Realproperty located atResidencialSanta M aria Signature,Apartments2-

A, 2-B, 3-B, 5-B, 6-B, 7-B, 8-A , 11-A , 1I-B, including fixtures and furnishings, in

Panam a,PA N A M A .

The D efendants, including their respective agents, representatives, servants,


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em ployees,attorneys,fam ily m em bers,those persons in active concertor participation w ith the

D efendants,and financialinstitutions orotherpersons orentities holding or w ith custody ofany

of the Subject Assets, are ENJOINED AND RESTRAINED from selling, transferring,
assigning, pledging, distributing, giving aw ay, encum bering, or othelw ise participating in the

dissipation,disposal(by transferofstock orotherwise),orremovalfrom thejurisdiction ofthis


Courtofanyofthe SubjectAssets,oranyassetstraceablethereto,withoutpriorapprovalofthe
Courtand upon notice to theUnited Statesand an opportunity forthe United Statesto be heard,

exceptasprovided in this O rder.

A ny financialinstitution,entity,orperson w ith title,custody and/orcontrolofany

oftheSubjectAssetsisAUTHORIZED totransfertitle,custody,and/orcontrolofsuchassetto
theUnited States,upon consentoftheUnited Statesand in accordance with applicablelaw.

4. Any financialinstitution,entity,orperson holding an accountin w hich any ofthe

SubjectAssetsareon depositisDIRECTED to continuetoreceiveand creditassetsandmonies


to such account,and take no offset against,or to allow any transfer or w ithdrawal from such

account,w ithoutthe consentofthe U nited States oruntilfurtherorderofthisCourt.

Any tinancialinstitution,entity,orperson holding an accountin w hich any ofthe

SubjectAssetsareondepositisFURTHER DIRECTED toprovideto 1aw enforcementagents,


upon the United States'request,with the account's currentbalance and records reflecting any

and a11activity from the dateofservice ofthis Orderuntiltheconclusion ofthe above-captioned

criminalcaseandanyrelated forfeitureproceedingssothatrestraintoftheSubjectAssetscan be
m onitored during the pendency ofthe case.

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The United States isAUTHO RIZED AND DIRECTED to serve a copy ofthis

O rderon any individualor entity thatthe U nited States believes m ay be in controlorpossession

ofanyoftheSubjed Assets.
ThisO rdershallrem ain in fullforce and effectuntilfurtherorderofthisCourt.

so o lto E ltEo this day of 2018 in cham bers atM iam i,Florida.

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KA TH EN M .W ILLIA M S
UN ITE STA TES D ISTRICT JU D GE
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NalinaSombuntham,AssistantU.S.Attolmey (2 certifiedcopies)