A Panamanian court has arrested the founders of the company Mossack Fonseca

Court of Panama, arrested the founders of the company Mossack Fonseca, which was recorded by the infamous offshore. Ramon Fonseca and jürgen Mossak are accused of money laundering.

About it reports Reuters.

The Prosecutor’s office of Panama, told reporters that the collected data suggest that Mossack Fonseca «can be recognized as a criminal organization created to conceal the shadow of capital». The investigation of its activities during the year worked in Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Switzerland and the USA.

Mossack Fonseca is also associated with a scandalous leak of documents that could testify about the involvement of a number of world-known companies and individuals using offshore schemes.

Earlier, dozens of media outlets around the world simultaneously published materials about the owners of large offshore, based on data from «the Panamanian archive».

About the arrest of the founders of the law firm Mossack Fonseca reported on 10 February.

Recall that Mossack Fonseca was at the center of the scandal in the spring of 2016. The international consortium of investigative journalism (ICIJ) 3 APR 2016 released excerpts from 11.5 million documents from the archive MossFon with data on offshore accounts of its clients. In the press this leak is called «the Panama document» (Panama Papers), or «Panama records».

In the published documents included names of current and former world leaders, cultural figures and athletes. Reporters from 76 countries processed more than 11 million documents on offshore companies and their owners. In Ukraine involved in the investigation was, in particular, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.

A Panamanian court has arrested the founders of the company Mossack Fonseca 12.02.2017

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