Panama Papers: Four charged in US with fraud and tax evasion


Panama Papers

Four men have been charged in the US with fraud and tax evasion in connection with investigations prompted by the leaked Panama Papers.

Justice officials said the four were involved in a “decades-long criminal scheme perpetrated by Mossack Fonseca”.

Mossack Fonseca was the Panama-based law firm subjected to a massive leak of papers in 2016 that lifted the lid on hidden tax activities of the wealthy.

Three of the four men named on Tuesday are under arrest, one is at large.

Papers for the latest charges were unsealed on Tuesday by the US Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of New York.

The four men were named as

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