The subject has been involved in the British century robbery or Mexican notorious drug barons are two of the many names appear in the records of Panama, documents leaked to the largest in the history of the company “Lama” abroad.
11.5 million documents of Mossack Fonseca, a law firm in Panama, has just been published, revealed the network of company “ma” giant in the world. The companies are set up to help the rich in tax evasion, and in some cases is money laundering. The document refers to more than 140 politicians in 50 countries. Celebrity series in world sport or cinema such as Michel Platini, Jackie Chan or Lionel Messi also appear in the list as clients of Mossack Fonseca. Number of documents on the brief is called Panama Papers.
Ramon Fonseca, co-founder of Mossack Fonseca, or people who have relationships with companies that “ma” mentioned above is not their customers.
“It was the guest of the intermediary bank, buy one of our integrated company and then sold it and they use it to do what no one knows,” says Fonseca told a Panamanian television channel.
However, the newly leaked document also somewhat shows a scale as well as extensive coverage of Mossack Fonseca-operating network that. Here are some typical evidence, according to NBC News.
Heist of the century
In November 1983, the six robbers stormed into the Brink’s-Mat warehouse at Heathrow Airport in London with the intention of stealing 3 million pounds (4.3 million dollars) in cash. However, upon arriving, they discover that, in addition to cash, where there is a lot of gold bullion and diamonds. The Group has a total of whatever three tons of gold, worth up to 100 million dollars if the rules of the current value, two boxes of diamonds along the countless piles of cash. Robbers have been arrested, but authorities still have not found the greater part of the property they were taken away.
According to the newly published documents, Mossack Fonseca and the founder of this company is Jurgen Mossack helped protect a company “ma” in ownership of one of the people who join the Mission for over 30 years ago.
Mossack Fonseca founded a company called Feberion Inc. and to the nominal Director Mossack. Mossack wrote in a memorandum referring to the Feberion “apparently related to the cash management activities from the famous burglary in Brink’s-Mat”, according to investigative reporter Association International (ICIJ). However, Mossack Fonseca still prevent the Government seized the company. Only after Gordon Parry, a money laundering in Africa service, was convicted in 1992, Mossack Fonseca recently severed all connection with Feberion.
Scandal deposed President Nixon
While Mossack Fonseca is trying to protect the Feberion from the service Brink’s-Mat, Jurgen Mossack unexpectedly withdrew from the management of the company and plans to appoint a successor from another company also located in Panama. The company is led by an American named Gilbert R.J. Straub.
In an interview with the ICIJ, Robert Mazur, a former employee in drug prevention agency (DEA), said he had time to investigate Straub in a money-laundering affair. When active, Mazur Straub was bragging that he illegally transferred $ 50000 to pay for the robbers broke into the Office of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate complex in Washington in June 1972. Service time opponent tapped outbreak a major political scandal caused the Republican President Richard Nixon to resign.
Golden real estate in Miami
U.S. authorities have long suspected about the crime abroad conceal the illegal profits by secretly buying super expensive homes in the country, especially in Miami. Panama Papers expose the original evidence.
Some documents shows Paulo Octávio Alves Pereira, Brazilian politicians are accused of corruption, is the owner of a foreign company, was formed under the support of Mossack Fonseca. This company has bought a beachfront building worth three million us dollars in Miami.
The Miami Herald newspaper, a member of the ICIJ, Messenger, leaked documents also reveal about 18 other foreign citizens established the company “ma” to buy the super luxury property in the coastal city of Miami. 8 people out of this suspected involved in illegal activities in their homeland. However, according to the newspaper on Panama Papers, contains no evidence that the home that was bought with “dirty money”.
Mexican drug kingpin
Rafael Caro Quintero, one of Mexico’s most powerful drug kingpin, was sentenced in 1989 for the torture and killing of “Kiki” Camarena, a DEA staff. When the Agency to inventory the assets of Quintero, who we found out a block of property in Costa Rica belongs to a foreign company founded by Mossack Fonseca, by ICIJ.
The Costa Rican Government suggested Mossack Fonseca help but this law firm declined with the reason they could not do anything without the intervention of the company shareholders on, Australian Financial Review, ICIJ members, or. Mossack Fonseca told the authorities that they did not know who’s shareholders. But according to the leaked email in profile of Panama, in fact, a lawyer in Mossack Fonseca know Caro Quintero is the owner of this company.
Jurgan Mossack, one of the three Directors on the papers of Mossack Fonseca, did once mention fear before the power in the hands of Caro Quinero. Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar are nothing compared to Quintero, Jurgan Mossack written. “I don’t want to lie in the number of people that Quintero visited the prison”.