This Sunday at 1:30 pm Argentina time, it will be announced New investigation into tax havens: The pandora leaves, Consisting of Published 11.9 million documents with information on offshore companies It was implemented by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), in which 600 journalists from 150 media outlets from 117 countries participated in it.
it’s about Subsequent investigation of the Panama Papers – Led by the same Union of Journalists – in April 2016 Disclosure of 11.5 million documents from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, which has provided services to dignitaries from all over the world – including politicians and even presidents – to set up offshore companies in tax havens, mostly in Panama, in order to evade taxes. Among those involved was former President Mauricio Macri.
Shortly after learning about this new information leak, The Panamanian government has offered ICIJ a “dialogue to present crucial facts”. And accurate information as revealed yesterday. In a letter – to which the EFE had access – the government asked the organization that “before continuing” the investigation “into extraterritorial funding” it should be taken into account that “previous media coverage initiated by the IFJ used a false and defamatory term i.e. The Panama Papers that caused massive damage to Panama.
The letter adds that “the government of Panama is determined to act so that this falsehood is not repeated by ICIJ or any other means of communication,” and that “the government of Panama, since 2015, has been fighting tax evasion and money laundering is a high priority and has taken concrete steps to show This commitment “resulted in the suspension of 395,415 of 762,709 off-record companies and institutions” during the past year.
The letter comes from the Chicago (USA) law firm of Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP and represents President Laurentino Cortizo.
Macri and Panama Papers
In the Panama Papers leak, the name of former President Mauricio Macri and other members of his family appeared, as part of the board of directors of Village Trading Limited, a company registered in the Bahamas.
Other names have also appeared, such as the current mayor of Lanus, Nestor Grindetti. Grupo Clarín CEO, Hector Magneto; Pharmacist Entrepreneur, Alejandro Romers; Former Boca Juniors President Daniel Angelici. Among other things.