Mossack Fonseca

Where Are They Now? A Year Later, Mixed Fortunes For Panama Papers Line-Up
Will Fitzgibbon · April 3, 2017

One year after the Panama Papers first became an international catchphrase, here’s a globe-hopping update on the people and institutions caught up in the scandal.

Twelve Months of Investigations, Impact and Outrage
Scilla Alecci · April 3, 2017

One year ago, ICIJ launched the biggest investigation in journalism history: the Panama Papers. It sparked protests, resignations, arrests and fierce debate around the world. And that was just the beginning.

Panama Prosecutor Claims ‘Solid Case’ Against Mossack Fonseca
Will Fitzgibbon · March 27, 2017

The law firm at the heart of the Panama Papers affair, sold shell companies and held bank accounts that were used to help conceal bribes paid across South America, a Panamanian prosecutor alleged at a press conference.

Panama claims ‘solid case’ against Mossack Fonseca
Will Fitzgibbon and Hamish Boland-Rudder · March 27, 2017

The firm at the heart of the Panama Papers has been accused of selling shell companies and holding bank accounts that were used to help conceal bribes.

Founders of Panama Papers Law Firm Arrested on Money Laundering Charges
Will Fitzgibbon, Emilia Díaz-Struck and Michael Hudson · February 11, 2017

Police in Panama arrested the founders of Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the center of the Panama Papers scandal, on money laundering charges Thursday after authorities raided the firm’s headquarters as part of investigations into Brazil’s largest-ever bribery scandal.

Journalists Hang Tough in Face of Backlash Against Panama Papers Reporting
Will Fitzgibbon · December 1, 2016

Reporters have faced consequences both in nations where media crackdowns are common and also in nations with reputations for high levels of press freedom.

Panama Papers Have Had Historic Global Effects — and the Impacts Keep Coming
Will Fitzgibbon and Emilia Díaz-Struck · December 1, 2016

The investigation has produced an almost daily drumbeat of regulatory moves, follow-up stories and calls by politicians and activists for more action to combat offshore financial secrecy.

BVI Hits Mossack Fonseca With Largest Fine Ever After Panama Papers Investigation
Hamish Boland-Rudder · November 16, 2016

The $440,000 penalty followed a six-month investigation which included on-site compliance inspections and the appointment of an officer to monitor Mossack Fonseca’s operations.

Experts Who Quit Panama’s Transparency Commission Produce Their Own Report
Michael Hudson · November 15, 2016

Report’s authors say that the U.S. and EU have the power to force other nations to embrace transparency reforms by threatening to cut off access to their financial systems.

Panama Hires PR Firm Amid Ongoing Panama Papers Fallout
Will Fitzgibbon · October 17, 2016

A PR firm is being paid $50,000 a month to help the Panama government, while arrests, protests and more continue around the world.