US brings first charges in Mossack Fonseca 'Panama Papers' case

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Prosecutors in New York announced this week that they have brought charges against four former employees, associates and clients of the now-defunct law firm Mossack Fonseca, as the fallout from the so-called Panama Papers scandal continues. The four men have been charged, and in three cases arrested, for their role in a scheme to evade American taxes at the Panamanian law firm which found itself at the centre of the Panama Papers storm in 2016. Mossack Fonesca closed earlier this year.  According to Reuters reports, the four are: Dirk Brauer, previously of Mossfon Asset Management; Ri...

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.