Tag: Panama Papers

Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca founders arrested over bribery scandal | World news | The Guardian

The founders of Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the centre of the Panama Papers scandal, were arrested in Panama City on Thursday as the country’s attorney general launched a probe into their alleged connections with Brazil’s sprawling Lava Jato corruption scandal. Juergen Mossack and his colleague Ramon Fonseca, a former adviser to Panama’s president Juan Carlos Varela, were taken…

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Three arrested at top banks in what could be Britain’s biggest-ever insider trading probe | This is Money

Three employees at major banks have been arrested in what could be Britain’s biggest-ever insider trading probe, sources have claimed. The arrests are thought to be linked to the Panama Papers scandal, which saw the identities of thousands of ultra-rich tax avoiders made public in one of the largest leaks in history. A probe is being carried out by the…

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DOJ launches Panama Papers probe amid pressure on global tax authorities — CNBC

A U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) spokesman told Reuters that it would determine whether there was evidence of unscrupulous activities at the offshore companies set up by Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, echoing similar statements from authorities in France, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, Brazil and the Netherlands. via DOJ launches Panama Papers probe amid pressure on global tax authorities —…

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