The Panamanian government arrested Mossaka jürgen and Ramona Fonseca – founders of the Panamanian firm Mossack Fonseca, which provides legal support in registration of companies in offshore, reports Reuters.
Recall that the materials Mossack Fonseca became the basis of «Panama dossier» containing information on the accounts of over a hundred politicians and celebrities from more than 50 countries.
The attorney General of Panama stated that the materials collected «allow us to consider Mossack Fonseca as a criminal organization, which concealed the assets and funds of dubious origin», reports TASS.
And mossak Fonseca was taken into custody, as the authorities feared that they might flee the country.
To investigate the Panamanian prosecutors were helped by colleagues from Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Switzerland and the USA.
The international consortium of investigative journalism (ICIJ) in April 2016 published the «Panama records» – report offshore accounts and companies of thousands of customers, including many world leaders. In total, become public knowledge excerpts from 11.5 million documents. These reports are based on leakage of information from the Panama company Mossack Fonseca, which provides legal support in registration of companies in offshore zones. All the files of the company were not published.For example, in «the Panama document» is only indirectly mentioned were US citizens.