Aiden Alojz Pleterski
Crypto & Forex Fraud, Social Media Fraud, Domestic Violence
This website is for information purposes only and is intended to provide public awareness into the recent fraud / ponzi scheme investigation and allegations against Mr. Aiden Pleterski (born November 18, 1998, Whitby, Ontario, Canada). The information on this website has been gathered in an attempt to prevent any future victims of Mr. Aiden Pleterski's actions. Multiple creditors / investors have alleged that Mr. Aiden Pleterski induced them into making substantial investments by creating fraudulent social media posts and misrepresenting himself to protray himself as an educated, knowledgable, and successful Foreign Exchange / Crypto Currency trader. In addition, Mr. Aiden Pleterski was also charged with domestic violence in the state of Florida, United States on June 9th, 2021. All images, articles, documents, and information have links to their original sources.
Investigation Council Report (August 8th, 2022)Go to Official Source
August 8, 2022:
Over the last two weeks, our firm has received numerous complaints about a foreign exchange investment scheme operated by Aiden Pleterski and his company AP Private Equity Ltd. Pleterski advised investors that their funds were being traded on a Belize based foreign exchange company operating as FX Choice – https://en.myfxchoice.com/ . Various complainants that we have received have advised that they were introduced to Aiden Pleterski by Mitchell Learning. Others are also known to have made introductions to Pleterski. We are seeking information on financial transactions involving Aiden Pleterski and his company AP Private Equity Ltd., Mitchell Learning or anyone involved in Pleterski’s trading schemes.
Investigation Counsel PC
Fraud Recovery Lawyers
350 Bay Street, Suite 1100
Toronto, Ontario M5H 2S6
Attention D. Slenys
Insolvency Insider (August 9th, 2022)Go to Official Source View Case Details
Aiden Pleterski, the self-described "Crypto King", and his company AP Private Equity Limited (collectively the “Debtors”) were petitioned into bankruptcy on August 9, on application by certain of their creditors. The Debtors claimed to have operated an investment business in which, among other things, investor monies were invested into cryptocurrency and foreign exchange positions. The trustee is in the process of realizing on the assets of the Debtors, including two McLarens, a Lamborghini and a collection of other high-end vehicles. The trustee is aware of over $10 million of liabilities, although the records of the Debtors are incomplete and the total amount of liabilities is believed to be much greater. Grant Thornton is the bankruptcy trustee. Counsel is Baker McKenzie for the creditors who brought the bankruptcy applications.
Canadian Fraud Law (August 22nd, 2022)Go to Official Source
Aiden Pleterski, the self-described “Crypto King“, and his company AP Private Equity Limited were petitioned into bankruptcy on August 9, 2022 on application by certain of their creditors. David Gadsden, Michael Nowina and Ben Sakamoto at Baker McKenzie act for the creditors who brought the bankruptcy applications. The bankrupts claimed to have operated an investment business in which, among other things, investor monies were invested into cryptocurrency and foreign exchange positions. Grant Thornton is the bankruptcy trustee and is now in the process of realizing on the assets of the bankrupts, including two McLarens, a Lamborghini and a collection of other high-end vehicles. The trustee is aware of over $10 million of liabilities, although the records of the Debtors are incomplete and the total amount of liabilities is believed to be much greater.
Dario v. PleterskiGo to Official Source
The plaintiffs allege that there were induced into making substantial investments with the
defendant Aiden Pleterski (Aiden) between April 2021 and January 2022. The plaintiffs
claim that the inducement was based on fraudulent misrepresentation and that their
investment has been transferred to the defendant corporation, AP Private Equity Ltd. (AP
Equity), which is owned and solely controlled by Aiden.
On April 21, 2022, the plaintiffs commenced this proceeding claiming relief based on breach of contract, fraudulent misrepresentation, civil fraud, misappropriation of funds, conversion, and unjust enrichment.
The plaintiffs claim that the Defendants have assets in Ontario and that there is a serious risk that the Defendants will dissipate or remove assets from Ontario prior to a judgment being granted in this proceeding and that they would suffer irreparable harm if the injunction requested is not granted.
Canadian Fraud NewsGo to Official Source
The Toronto based law firm Investigation Counsel PC, Fraud Recovery Lawyers, is asking anyone who transferred funds to Aiden Pleterski of Whitby, Ontario, to contact them confidentially. Inquiries can be made to D. Slenys at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On June 27, 2022, the Statement of Claim was issued against Aiden Pleterski by the Oshawa Courts. In his Statement of Claim, the plaintiff describes himself is an “investment fund manager” who invests “private funds in various real estate and other ventures.” The Plaintiff states that he was referred to Aiden Pleterski by one of his investors.
The Claim alleges that Pleterski advised the Plaintiff that his funds would be pooled in his personal bank accounts with other investors and that the funds would be transferred to his own personal brokerage account held at FX Choice in Belize. Pleterski advised the Plaintiff that he was an investment genius who could earn them high returns through foreign exchange trading.
The story of the Plaintiff is similar to the story of other victims of Pleterski’s scheme. Pleterski’s scheme worked on his victims by his demonstrations of opulent wealth and a silver tongue that gave his victims the impression that he had usual financial insights. Pleterski created an aura of himself by being featured in various on-line investment publications.
In reality, Pleterski is a 23 year old kid with no track record for successful trading or being successful at anything else for that matter. Pleterski has never been licensed with the Ontario Securities Commission or any other regulating body. Pleterski has disclosed that the stories he told to his victims were based on stories he was told by other schemers that he met on-line.
The Plaintiff transferred a total of $4,565,000 of his client’s wealth to Pleterski. The transfers took place between April 1, 2021, and January 16, 2022. In February 2022, the Plaintiff requested that Pleterski return $3,800,000 to him. Pleterski failed to do so and made excuses that are false.
The Plaintiff thereafter contacted Pleterski’s alleged foreign exchange brokerage – MyFXChoice. This brokerage is registered in Belize. The brokerage advised that neither Pleterski nor his company, AP Private Equity Limited, had an account with them.
Thereafter (during the spring and summer of 2022), the Plaintiff learned that Pleterski was attempting to liquidate his assets – selling cars, removing a safe from a garage in the Lakeshore Property, etc. When he learned of this, he commenced litigation through the courts in Oshawa.
On July 7, 2022, Justice Sutherland of the Oshawa Courts issued a Mareva injunction freezing all of Pleterski’s assets world-wide generally, and specifically to two accounts held in Pleterski’s name – TD Account No 01622-6558549 and Bank of Nova Scotia Account No. 576120034622.
The Mareva injunction required Pleterski to attend for an examination before a court reporter to be questioned on his worldwide assets and to account for the funds he obtained from the Plaintiff. Pleterski attended at the court ordered examination and disclosed some information.
On July 18, 2022, the Court extended the Mareva Injunction against Pleterski indefinitely (“until further order of this Court”). The Mareva injunction was expanded to encompass additional bank accounts for Pleterski and his company AP Ltd. and the frozen quantum of funds.
At the July 18, 2022, motion, the Plaintiff’s investor and another investor asked the Court to add their loss to the Mareva injunction. According to court records, the second investor transferred $3,910,500 to Pleterski. The Court granted the order and added the second investor’s loss to the amount under the jurisdiction of the Mareva (asset freezing) jurisdiction.
Investigation Counsel PC, Fraud Recovery Lawyers, based in Toronto, have been retained by other investors who transferred funds to Aiden Pleterski. Pleterski appears to have been involved in a common Ponzi scheme involving numerous victims. Those who have transferred funds to Pleterski may contact D. Slenys at email@example.com.
Domestic AssaultGo to Official Source
On 06/10/2021 STATE OF FLORIDA filed an Other - Other Criminal lawsuit against PLETERSKI AIDEN ALOJZ. This case was filed in Polk County Florida Courts, Polk County Courthouse - Bartow Branch located in Polk, Florida. The Judges overseeing this case are DONALD G JACOBSEN and LORI A WINSTEAD.