December 5, 2018

Following revelations from the Panama Papers, the US has on Tuesday charged four people with wire fraud, tax fraud, money laundering, and other crimes related to a criminal scheme ran by the Panamanian-based law firm Mossack Fonseca. Panama City skyline (Photo: Pixabay)The United States Department of Justice said that three of the suspects were helping […]

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Nearly three years after the publication of a massive leak of secret offshore shell-company documents known as the Panama Papers, U.S. prosecutors announced criminal charges Tuesday against four people, including a former top lawyer for Mossack Fonseca, the Panamanian firm that helped dictators, drug lords and the ultra-wealthy hide their cash. Prosecutors in the U.S. […]

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Will Fitzgibbon United States authorities have charged four men, including two former Mossack Fonseca employees, with money laundering and fraud, the Department of Justice announced today. The charges are the first in the U.S. following the Panama Papers investigation, which was first published in 2016 by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, Süddeutsche Zeitung and […]

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Alan Rusbridger knows a thing or two about high-stakes journalism. During his 20-year tenure running the British newspaper The Guardian, he collaborated with NSA contractor Edward Snowden and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on blockbuster stories drawn from secret government documents. Though Rusbridger left The Guardian in 2015, he remembers the stress vividly. “We were publishing […]

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Amy Wilson-Chapman Will Fitzgibbon Almost a year ago, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and 95 other media organizations from across the world published an expose of shadowy dealings from the offshore world. The Paradise Papers looked at the elite law firm Appleby and its clients, including multinationals such as Apple and people such as […]

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Just one year ago, 13.4 million leaked files from offshore service providers and company registries were made public. This leak, known as the Paradise Papers, revealed the tax planning strategies of more than 100 multinational corporations, including Nike and Apple, as well as offshore activities by more than 120 politicians and world leaders. Oxfam’s 5-point […]

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Amy Wilson-Chapman Now for something a bit different… in celebration of it being one year since we released the Paradise Papers. It’s not every day a poem is written about a global investigation. So when we learned that University of British Columbia professor Philip Resnick had penned one about the Paradise Papers, we had to […]

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Dec. 5 (UPI) — Four men were indicted in a decades-long “intercontinental money laundering scheme” involving a global law firm and related to the so-called Panama Papers, the Department of Justice said Tuesday. Wire fraud, tax fraud, money laundering and other offenses are linked to Mossack Fonseca Co., which is based in Panama, the DOJ […]

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Related News The Panama Papers include a collection of 11 million secret financial documents that illustrated how some of the world’s richest people hide their money. Federal authorities announced a raft of conspiracy and tax fraud charges Tuesday against four men in the first US prosecution related to the so-called Panama Papers. The 11-count indictment […]

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The leak included 11.5 million documents in all, from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, which facilitated dizzying webs of shell companies, offshore accounts and other business structures to obscure their clients’ wealth and, in many cases, avoid tax bills in their home countries. … read more at: https://www.wdam.com/2018/12/04/conspiracy-financial-crimes-charges-against-men-panama-papers-investigation/

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The Southern District of New York has charged four people in the Panama Papers investigation with wire fraud, tax fraud, money laundering and other offenses in connection to their roles with the scheme, Adam Klasfeld of Courthouse News reports. Details: Ramses Owens, Dirk Brauer, Richard Gaffey and Harald Joachim Von Der Goltz are being charged […]

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The source of allegations on Socialist MEP Ana Gomes having “murky ties to a global fraudster” was an online portal on which several alarms have been raised, although this did not stem the aggressive push of the story by Labour MPs in Malta to discredit their socialist counterpart in Brussels. The ‘European Union Anti-Corruption’ platform […]

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