In the United States have been indicted in connection with the Panama Papers of four persons for their alleged involvement in tax evasion. Including two German, the US investigators told. In the case of the accused that it was the employees and customers of the law firm Mossack Fonseca, which stands in the center of the scandal, and this year has been closed. The defendants up to 20 years in prison. It is the first Time that a case is in connection with the Panama Papers in the United States before the court.
In the indictment, it means two of the Suspects - a 50-year-old man from Panama, and a 54-year-old German - would have helped the clients of the firm with a letter-box companies and foundations to hide their assets and income from the US authorities. At one of their customers it was an 81-year-old German, who also was accused of. The fourth Suspect is a 74-year-old U.S. citizen.
it was Only in the last week of the offices of the German Bank searches. Germany's largest money house Laundry on suspicion of money in connection with the so-called Panama Papers to the attention of the public Prosecutor's office. The investigators go to the suspicion, that employees of Deutsche Bank have helped clients Offshore to set up companies in tax havens. This money is to be made offences, on account of the German Bank transferred, without the need for the Institute has refunded money laundering is suspected.
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