Germany issues arrest warrants for founders of Panama Papers firm

Pedro Gonçalves
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Prosecutors in Germany have issued international arrest warrants for the cofounders of a Panama-based law firm behind the offshore tax scam that was exposed by the so-called Panama Papers leak. Mossack Fonseca founders Juergen Mossack and Ramon Fonseca, suspected of tax evasion and associating with criminals, will be arrested if they enter the European Union, German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported. Cologne prosecutors confirmed that they had issued international arrest warrants for two people but declined to provide further information. Mossack and Fonesca hold Panamanian p...

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