Kenneth Rijock

Kenneth Rijock

Friday, February 10, 2017

LAW ENFORCEMENT CONDUCTS SECOND RAID AT MOSSACK FONSECA OFFICES

Lic.Kenia Porcell


The Attorney General of Panama, Kenia Porcell, has publicly stated that a second raid has now been conducted, upon the law offices of Mossack and Fonseca, who were implicated in massive money laundering, tax evasion, and criminal enterprises of their clients, in the Panama Papers.

Mossack name partner, Ramón Fonseca, reportedly has given evidence against Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela, including an accusation that Varela received bribes from the Brazilian construction giant, Odebrecht, who obtained lucrative government contracts in Panama. One source claims that the Mossack office, which is under police guard, is not occupied by MF staff today.

Longtime readers of my articles will recall that a local whistleblower exposed the Mossack law firm's criminal activities, way back in 2009, in a report that he sent to a local DEA Special Agent. Pursuant to standard US policy, the agent shared the information with the then-Organized Crime prosecutor, now Supreme Court President, José Ayú Prado. Prado saw that the DEA agent was swiftly transferred, and gave that restricted information to Mossack & Fonseca, who then threatened the whistleblower, causing him to flee for his life. Neither Mossack nor Fonseca was ever charged, and rumors of a large bribe paid to Prado, for illegally sharing that intelligence, swirled around Panama City for months. It is just another example of America's "hands-off" policy, regarding Panamanian rampant official corruption.



  

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