The U.S. Department of justice.
WASHINGTON, 5 Dec – the U.S. justice Department announced that it has filed fraud charges four defendants in the “Panama records”.
“Against four people in the court for the southern district of new York charged with fraud, tax fraud, money laundering and other crimes in connection with their participation in the criminal scheme involving Panamanian global legal company Mossack Fonseca & Co and related companies who worked for decades,” — said in a press release issued by the Ministry.
The German Sueddeutsche Zeitung in early April 2016 published alleged documents of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, which, as claimed by the newspaper, indicate the involvement of a number of world leaders and their entourage to offshore schemes. The authenticity of the “Panamanian securities” is not officially confirmed, and she Mossack Fonseca has stated that it refuses to assure its authenticity, and called the actions of journalists as a crime.