IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 

FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA 

ATLANTA DIVISION 

 
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,  

 
v. 
 

THE REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 
225 VALLEY ROAD, N.W., ATLANTA, 
FULTON COUNTY,  GEORGIA; 1418 
DRESDEN DRIVE, N.E., NUMBER 
A310,  ATLANTA,  DEKALB COUNTY, 
GEORGIA; 3464 PACES PLACE, N,W., 
ATLANTA,  FULTON COUNTY, 
GEORGIA; 4536 EAST BROOKHAVEN 
DRIVE, ATLANTA, FULTON AND 
DEKALB COUNTIES, GEORGIA; 2385 
HEATHER DRIVE, DECATUR, 
DEKALB COUNTY, GEORGIA; 48 
SHINBONE COURT, PANAMA CITY 
BEACH, WALTON COUNTY, 
FLORIDA, 7 LA GARZA COURT, 
PANAMA CITY BEACH, WALTON 
COUNTY, FLORIDA; THE 2006 
CESSNA CITATION XLS, 
MANUFACTURER'S SERIAL NUMBER 
560-5623, BEARING REGISTRATION 
NUMBER N562VP; THE GIPPS AERO 
PARTY LIMITED MODEL GA8TC-320 
BEARING TAIL NUMBER N68GA 
AND SERIAL NUMBER  GA8-TC-320-
12-187; THE EXTRA 
FLUGZEUGPRODUKTIONS UND 
MODEL EA300/LT BEARING TAIL 
NUMBER N330TY AND SERIAL 
NUMBER LT020; THE BLACK 2012 

 
 
Civil Action No. 

1:15-CV-2032-LMM 

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MERCEDES BENZ GL550 BEARING 
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER 
4JGBF8GE5CA785200 AND GEORGIA 
TAG NUMBER PAK5506;  THE SILVER 
2012 SILVER MERCEDES BENZ SLS 
AMG  BEARING VEHICLE 
IDENTIFICATION NUMBER 
WDDRJ7HA1CA008056 AND 
GEORGIA TAG NUMBER BXY3941; 
THE BLACK 2013 AUDI SS QUATRO 
BEARING VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION 
NUMBER WAUD2AFD2DN020235 
AND GEORGIA TAG NUMBER 
PMC8546; AND ALL RIGHT, TITLE 
AND INTEREST OF STERLING 
CURRENCY GROUP, LLC, STERLING 
ONLINE PROCESSING SERVICES, 
LLC, GID PARTNERS, LLC, ALEX 
CAPITAL HOLDINGS LLC, 
LULLWATER HOLDINGS LLC, 
CURTIS CREEK HOLDINGS, LLC,  
VALLEY TRUST, LULLWATER TRUST, 
TYSON RHAME, JAMES SHAW, 
CAROLE LAURETTE SHAW, 
AND/OR FRANK BELL IN ALEX 
CAPITAL HOLDINGS LLC; STERLING 
CURRENCY GROUP LLC, STERLING 
ONLINE PROCESSING SERVICES 
LLC, GID PARTNERS LLC, CURTIS 
CREEK HOLDINGS LLC, LULLWATER 
HOLDINGS LLC, VALLEY TRUST, 
LULLWATER TRUST, SPRINGLAKE 
TRADING, LLC, JS REAL ESTATE 
INVESTMENTS, LLC, SR EQUIPMENT 
LEASING, LLC, PRIMESTONE 
PROPERTIES LLC, WINGOVER 
CAPITAL LLC, NORTHWEST 

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CAPITAL LLC, THE TAR REVOCABLE 
TRUST, BROADWAY TRADER 4Z, 
LLC, YARDS AT NODA, LLC, 
SHERRILLS FORD HOLDINGS LLC, 
SCOTCH COVE, LLC, RG CLASSICS 
LLC, ISOLVEIT.COM LLC, 
STERLINGFUNDER LLC, TRINVEST 
LLC, SKY COMBAT BLUE LLC, TR 
EAST POINT REAL ESTATE LLC, TR 
INTERACTIVE TECHNOLOGIES LLC, 
POLARIS AVIATION LLC, SKY 
COMBAT RED LLC, CASCADES AT 
REA, LLC, ARROWOOD STATION 
HOLDINGS LLC , ARROWHEAD 
STATION HOLDINGS LLC, MIRACLE 
CHARTERS, LLC, TR REAL ESTATE 
LLC, WHISTLEJACKET, INC., J-BREM 
LLC, THERRELL FARMS ESTATES 
LLC, ZONOLITE HOLDINGS LLC, 
SUSTAINABILITY SOLUTIONS LLC, 
GVEST HOLDINGS LLC, GVEST 
PARTNERS LLC, GVEST CAPITAL 
LLC, 200WEST LAND DST, 
PRIMESTONE FIFECO REALTY FUND 
LLC, PREFERRED CAPITAL LLC, 
RECLAIM GROUP LLC, WINGOVER 
RANCH, LLC, SHAW CAPITAL & 
GUARANTY, LLC, SHAW 
IRREVOCABLE TRUST, SHAW ALYS 
BEACH LLC, TRINVEST PARTNERS, 
LLC, AND GID ASSOCIATES LLC. 

AMENDED VERIFIED COMPLAINT FOR FORFEITURE 

COMES NOW, the United States of America, the Plaintiff in this matter, by 

John A. Horn, Acting United States Attorney the Northern District of Georgia, 

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and Thomas J. Krepp and Jenny Turner, Assistant United States Attorneys, and 

files this Amended Complaint for Forfeiture.  In support thereof, the United 

States shows the following:  

I. Introduction 

1. This Complaint seeks forfeiture of the below-listed properties to the United 

States as proceeds of specified unlawful activities and properties involved in 

money laundering offenses of Sterling Currency Group, LLC (“Sterling”); Sterling 

Online Processing Services, LLC (Sterling Online); GID Partners, LLC (GID); Alex 

Capital Holdings LLC (Alex); James Shaw (J.Shaw); Carole Laurette Shaw 

(C.Shaw); Tyson Rhame (Rhame); Frank Bell (Bell), and other entities controlled by 

these same businesses and individuals that have used the facilities of interstate 

commerce in a scheme to defraud investors in the Iraqi dinar by publishing and 

disseminating false information about the viability of that currency as an 

investment:   

a.  The real property located at 225 Valley Road, N.W., Atlanta, 

Fulton County,  GA 30305, and all buildings and appurtenances 

thereto (the Valley Road Property), described more particularly 

as follows:  

225 Valley Road, NW, Atlanta,  

Fulton County, Georgia 

Tax Parcel ID No.: 17-0116LL0675 

 

ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND 
BEING IN LAND LOT 116, 17TH DISTRICT, FULTON 
COUNTY, GEORGIA, BEING LOT 16 AND PART OF LOT 15, 

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BLOCK 6, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT FOR TUXEDO PARK 
CO., AND VALLEY ROAD CO., RECORDED AT PLAT 
BOOK 17, PAGE 60, FULTON COUNTY, GEORGIA 
RECORDS AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY 
DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: 
 
BEGIN AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE 
NORTHEASTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF VALLEY 
ROAD (A 50-FOOT RIGHT OF WAY) AND THE 
NORTHWESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF TUXEDO 
ROAD (A 50-FOOT RIGHT-OF-WAY), SUCH 
INTERSECTION BEING THE "TRUE POINT OF 
BEGINNING", FROM SUCH TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING, 
RUN THENCE ALONG THE NORTHEASTERLY RIGHT-OF-
WAY LINE OF VALLEY ROAD NORTH 46 DEGREES 13 
MINUTES 13 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 125.21 FEET 
TO A POINT ON THE NORTHEASTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY 
LINE OF VALLEY ROAD; RUN THENCE ALONG THE 
NORTHEASTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF VALLEY 
ROAD AND FOLLOWING THE CURVATURE THEREOF 
AN ARC DISTANCE OF 71.00 FEET TO A 1 INCH CRIMP 
TOP FOUND ON THE NORTHEASTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY 
LINE OF VALLEY ROAD (SUCH ARC BEING SUBTENDED 
BY A CHORD BEARING NORTH 51 DEGREES 07 MINUTES 
43 SECONDS WEST A CHORD DISTANCE OF 70.93 FEET 
AND HAVING A RADIUS OF 475.48 FEET); RUN THENCE 
NORTH 24 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 15 SECONDS EAST A 
DISTANCE OF 504.46 FEET TO A 1 INCH PIPE FOUND; 
RUN THENCE SOUTH 70 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 36 
SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 211.47 FEET TO A ONE 
INCH PIPE FOUND ON THE WESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY 
LINE OF TUXEDO ROAD; RUN THENCE ALONG THE 
WESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF TUXEDO ROAD 
SOUTH O1 DEGREE 31 MINUTES 47 SECONDS WEST A 
DISTANCE OF 144.55 FEET TO A POINT ON THE 
WESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF TUXEDO ROAD; 
RUN THENCE ALONG THE NORTHWESTERLY RIGHT OF 

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WAY LINE OF TUXEDO ROAD AND FOLLOWING THE 
CURVATURE THEREOF AN ARC DISTANCE OF 186.75 TO 
A POINT ON THE NORTHWESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY 
LINE OF TUXEDO ROAD (SUCH ARC BEING SUBTENDED 
BY A CHORD BEARING SOUTH 21 DEGREES 10 MINUTES 
41 SECONDS WEST A CHORD DISTANCE OF 186.51 FEET 
AND HAVING A RADIUS OF 1,049.76 FEET); RUN THENCE 
ALONG THE NORTHWESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF 
TUXEDO ROAD AND FOLLOWING THE CURVATURE 
THEREOF AN ARC DISTANCE OF 284.09 FEET TO THE 
INTERSECTION OF THE NORTHEASTERLY RIGHT OF 
WAY LINE OF VALLEY ROAD AND THE 
NORTHWESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF TUXEDO 
ROAD AND THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING (SUCH 
ARC BEING SUBTENDED BY A CHORD BEARING SOUTH 
44 DEGREES 09 MINUTES 02 SECONDS WEST A CHORD 
DISTANCE OF 278.57 FEET AND HAVING A RADIUS OF 
414.81) SUCH PROPERTY IS MORE PARTICULARLY 
DELINEATED ON THAT CERTAIN BOUNDARY SURVEY 
(PLAT NO. 99-0470405 R) FOR ROBERT P. GUYTON, JR. 
AND EMILY W. GUYTON PREPARED BY WILLIAM W. 
DELOACH GRLS NO. 1711, OF PEARSON & ASSOCIATES, 
INC., DATED MAY 24, 1999; 

b.  The real property located at 1418 Dresden Drive, N.E., Number 

A310,  Atlanta,  DeKalb County, Georgia, and all buildings and 

appurtenances thereto (the Dresden Property), described more 

particularly as follows:  

1418 Dresden Drive, NE, Unit A310 

Atlanta, DeKalb County, Georgia 

Tax Parcel ID No.: 18-238-18-072 

 
ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND 
BEING IN LAND LOT 238 OF THE 18TH DISTRICT OF 
DEKALB COUNTY, GEORGIA, AND BEING MORE 
PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: 

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CONDOMINIUM UNIT A-310 OF BUILDING A, THE 
CONDOMINIUMS AT VILLAGE PLACE BROOKHAVEN, A 
CONDOMINIUM, AS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED 
AND DELINEATED IN THE DECLARATION OF 
CONDOMINIUM FOR THE CONDOMINIUMS AT 
VILLAGE PLACE BROOKHAVEN, RECORDED IN DEED 
BOOK 21154, PAGE 494, ET SEQ., DEKALB COUNTY, 
GEORGIA RECORDS, AS MAY BE AMENDED, TOGETHER 
WITH ALL RIGHT, TITLE AND INTEREST IN THE 
COMMON ELEMENTS AS SET FORTH IN SAID 
DECLARATION. 
 
THIS CONVEYANCE IS MADE SUBJECT TO THE 
DECLARATION AND ALL MATTERS REFERENCED 
THEREIN, ALL MATTERS SHOWN ON THE PLAT 
RECORDED IN CONDOMINIUM PLAT BOOK 209, PAGES 
80-86, DEKALB COUNTY, GEORGIA RECORDS, AS MAY BE 
AMENDED, AND THE FLOOR PLANS RECORDED IN 
CONDOMINIUM FLOOR PLAN BOOK 209, PAGE 87, 
AFORESAID RECORDS, AS MAY BE AMENDED; 

c.  The real property located at 3464 Paces Place, N,W., Atlanta,  

Fulton County, Georgia, and all buildings and appurtenances 

thereto (the Paces Place Property), described more particularly as 

follows:  

3464 Paces Place, NW, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia 

Tax Parcel ID No.: 17-019800030227 

 
ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND 
BEING IN LAND LOT 198 OF THE 17TH DISTRICT, 
FULTON COUNTY, GEORGIA, BEING UNIT C-105 OF 
PACES PLACE CONDOMINIUM AS PER PLAT OF SURVEY 
MADE BY ERNEST L. BOGGUS, P.E. & L.S., DATED JUNE, 
1966, AND SHOWN AS "PROPERTY OF MARGARET P. 
HITT" RECORDED IN CONDOMINIUM PLAT BOOK 1, 

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PAGES 2 AND 3, AND AS REVISED AND RECORDED IN 
CONDOMINIUM PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 16, AFORESAID 
RECORDS, TOGETHER WITH ALL RIGHT, TITLE AND 
INTEREST CONTAINED IN DECLARATION OF PACES 
PLACE CONDOMINIUM RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 4461, 
PAGES 161-226, INCLUSIVE, AND AS AMENDED BY 
INSTRUMENT RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 4347, PAGE 
295, AFORESAID RECORDS, SAID DECLARATION BY THIS 
REFERENCE BEING INCORPORATED HEREIN AND 
MADE A PART HEREOF. THE INTEREST HEREIN 
CONVEYED INCLUDES WITHOUT LIMITING THE 
GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, AN UNDIVIDED 2.776 
PERCENT INTEREST IN THE COMMON AREAS AND 
FACILITIES OF SAID CONDOMINIUM.   

d.  The real property located at 4536 East Brookhaven Drive, Atlanta, 

Fulton and DeKalb Counties, Georgia, and all buildings and 

appurtenances thereto (the Brookhaven Property), described 

more particularly as follows:  

4536 East Brookhaven Drive, NE, a/k/a 3060 Mabry Road 

Atlanta, Fulton and DeKalb Counties, Georgia 
Fulton County Tax Parcel ID No.: 17-001300020262 

DeKalb County Tax Parcel ID No.: 18-275-02-001 

 

ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND 
BEING IN LAND LOT 13 OF THE 17TH DISTRICT, FULTON 
COUNTY, GEORGIA, AND LAND LOT 275 OF THE 18TH 
DISTRICT, DEKALB COUNTY, GEORGIA, BEING LOT 2 OF 
THE C.H. WATFORD PROPERTY, AS PER PLAT 
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 20, PAGE 107, DEKALB 
COUNTY RECORDS, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED 
AS FOLLOWS: 

 

BEGINNING AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE NORTH 
SIDE OF EAST BROOKHAVEN DRIVE WITH THE 
NORTHWESTERN SIDE OF MABRY DRIVE (ROAD), IF 

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SAID STREET LINES WERE EXTENDED TO FORM AN 
ANGLE INSTEAD OF A CURVE; RUNNING THENCE 
WESTERLY ALONG THE NORTH SIDE OF EAST 
BROOKHAVEN DRIVE 94.2 FEET TO AN IRON PIN AT 
THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 1, SAID SUBDIVISION; 
RUNNING THENCE NORTHWESTERLY ALONG THE 
LINE DIVIDING LOT 1 AND LOT 2, SAID SUBDIVISION, 
206.5 FEET TO LOT 3, SAID SUBDIVISION; RUNNING 
THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG THE LINE WHICH 
DIVIDES LOT 2 AND LOT 3, SAID SUBDIVISION, 220.0 
FEET TO THE NORTHWESTERN SIDE OF MABRY DRIVE 
(ROAD); RUNNING THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY 200.0 
FEET TO THE NORTH SIDE OF EAST BROOKHAVEN 
DRIVE AND THE POINT OF BEGINNING, BEING 
IMPROVED PROPERTY KNOWN AS 4536 EAST 
BROOKHAVEN DRIVE, ACCORDING TO THE PRESENT 
SYSTEM OF NUMBERING HOUSES IN THE CITY OF 
ATLANTA AND FULTON AND DEKALB COUNTIES; 

e.  The real property located at 2385 Heather Drive, Decatur, DeKalb 

County, Georgia,  and all buildings and appurtenances thereto 

(the Heather Drive Property), described more particularly as 

follows: 

2385 Heather Drive 

Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia 30033-2701 

Tax Parcel ID Number: 18 113 09 015 

 
ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND 
BEING IN LAND LOT 113 OF THE 18TH DISTRICT OF 
DEKALB COUNTY, GEORGIA, BEING LOT 15, BLOCK G, 
ADDITION NO. 5 OF LEAFMORE HILLS SUBDIVISION, 
ACCORDING TO PLAT RECORDED AT PLAT BOOK 25, 
PAGE 150, DEKALB COUNTY RECORDS, WHICH PLAT IS 
HEREBY REFERRED TO AND MADE A PART OF THIS 
DESCRIPTION, BEING KNOWN AS 2385 HEATHER DRIVE, 

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ACCORDING TO THE PRESENT SYSTEM OF NUMBERING 
HOUSES IN DEKALB COUNTY, GEORGIA. 

f.  The real property located at 48 Shinbone Court, Alys Walton 

Beach, Walton County, Florida, and all buildings and 

appurtenances thereto (the Shinbone Property), described more 

particularly as follows: 

48 Shinbone Court, Panama City Beach, 

Walton County, Florida 

Tax Parcel ID No.: 27-3S-18-16420-0JJ-0150 

 
LOT 15, BLOCK JJ, ALYS BEACH PHASE 2B, ACCORDING 
TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 
16, PAGES 81 AND 81A, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF 
WALTON COUNTY, FLORIDA.; 

g.   The real property located at 7 La Garza Court, Alys Walton 

Beach, Walton County, Florida, and all buildings and 

appurtenances thereto (the La Garza Property) described more 

particularly as follows: 

7 La Garza Court, Panama City Beach, 

Walton County, Florida 

Tax Parcel ID No.: 27-3S-18-16420-0NN-0060 

 
LOT 6, BLOCK NN, ALYS BEACH PHASE 2B, ACCORDING 
TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN 
PLAT BOOK 16, PAGES 81 AND 81A, OF THE PUBLIC 
RECORDS OF WALTON COUNTY, FLORIDA; 

h.  The 2006 Cessna Citation XLS, Manufacturer's Serial Number 

560-5623, bearing registration number N562VP (the Cessna); 

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