Mossack Fonseca -- Panama Papers

Mossack Fonseca Files Suit over ‘Panama Papers’ Leak

As Mossack Fonseca representatives like to say, just about every time the subject is raised, the only person or entity in the “Panama Papers” story who is unquestionably guilty of a crime is the anonymous individual who stole their data.

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‘Panama Papers’ Source Writes Manifesto Against ‘Income Inequality’

The anonymous source for the “Panama Papers” leak – described by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists as a “whistleblower,” although the Mossack Fonseca law firm of Panama would say “thief” is a better word – has written a lengthy manifesto, reprinted in full by the ICIJ.

Police stand guard outside the Mossack Fonseca law firm offices in Panama City during a raid on April 12, 2016

Attorney General of Panama Orders Raid on ‘Panama Papers’ Law Firm

The now-infamous “Panama Papers” law firm Mossack Fonseca was raided by Panama itself. According to Reuters, the raid went down on Tuesday, with the national police force stating that it sought documentation that “would establish the possible use of the firm for illicit activities.”

Panama, Panama City : PANAMA CITY, PANAMA - APRIL 07: The sign in front of the building that houses the law firm Mossack Fonseca & Co is seen on April 7, 2016 in Panama City, Panama. The law firm, which specializes in setting up offshore companies, is at the center …

Peru, El Salvador Raid Offices of ‘Panama Papers’ Law Firm

The “Panama Papers,” a trove of documents taken from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, have triggered raids by the government of El Salvador against the local Mossack Fonseca office, while Peruvian authorities raided the home of an executive of the firm.

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Argentina’s Iran-Friendly Former President May Be Indicted for Money Laundering

Former President of Argentina Cristina Fernández de Kirchner may be indicted in a sprawling money laundering case should the judge presiding accept federal prosecutor Guillermo Marijuan’s request to bring her into the investigation. Kirchner will be testifying regarding a separate case on Wednesday.

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David Cameron Releases Tax Summary Amid Offshore Tax Avoidance Row

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday released his tax details in a bid to head off a row over his father’s offshore business, and announced a new taskforce to scrutinise the so-called Panama Papers. Hundreds of demonstrators rallied outside

Partner of the Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca, Ramon Fonseca speaks during an interview at his office in Panama City, Thursday, April 7, 2016. Fonseca, a co-founder of Mossack Fonseca, one of the world's largest creators of shell companies, said that documents investigated by the ICIJ were authentic and had …

Founder of Panama Papers Firm: ‘We Prefer Not to Have American Clients’

The co-founder of Mossack Fonseca, the Panamanian law firm at the center of the “Panama Papers” data leak, has a simple explanation for why few Americans have been among the clients exposed by the scandal: the firm preferred to seek customers in other parts of the world.

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Panama Papers Scandal Hits the Clinton Campaign

Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman, John Podesta, has ties to Russia’s Sberbank, which has been implicated in the “Panama Papers” tax-avoidance scandal.

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China Shuts Down Online Discussion of ‘Panama Papers’

China is dealing with the “Panama Papers” scandal in a predictable fashion: by censoring online discussion of the revelations that top Chinese officials have been salting away huge fortunes through overseas shell companies.

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Russian Spokesman: Panama Papers Leak Reveals ‘Putinophobia’

The Russian government has issued a number of aggressive statements defending President Vladimir Putin and accusing those releasing the “Panama papers,” a series of detailed banking documents exposing the wealth of many world leaders, of attempting to smear Russia directly.

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Israel Launches Probe Into Firms Exposed In Tax Haven Leaks

The Times of Israel reports: Israel has launched a probe into companies and individuals exposed by the “Panama Papers” data leak to have holdings in offshore accounts. The Israel Tax Authority announced Monday that it had opened an investigation after

Mossack Fonseca -- Panama Papers

Hundreds of Israeli Companies and Shareholders Listed in Panama Papers

The Jerusalem Post reports: Hundreds of Israeli companies and some 850 Israeli shareholders are listed as having offshore accounts in a dump of leaked documents known as the “Panama Papers.” The 11.5 million documents was published on Sunday, following a