US Panama Papers case

US nets second guilty plea in Panama Papers case
Will Fitzgibbon · February 28, 2020

A Massachusetts accountant should spend up to nine years behind bars for helping U.S. residents to evade taxes and launder money over almost two decades, prosecutors told a New York City courtroom on Friday.

US Taxpayer Faces Prison After Panama Papers Guilty Plea
Will Fitzgibbon · February 24, 2020

Prosecutors are seeking jail time for Harald Joachim von der Goltz, who said he was “profoundly sorry” as he pleaded guilty to a range of financial crimes.

U.S. poised to celebrate its first Panama Papers tax conviction
Will Fitzgibbon · February 11, 2020

A U.S. taxpayer will plead guilty to tax evasion and money laundering offenses in relation to the 2016 investigation.

Lawyers say ‘tax haven’ is a dirty word in Panama Papers case
Will Fitzgibbon · December 16, 2019

Defense attorneys in the upcoming criminal trial argued that the words “shell” company and “tax haven” would unfairly inflame the passions of the jury.

Fugitive or not? Panama Papers pre-trial continues
Will Fitzgibbon · November 7, 2019

In recent weeks, U.S. prosecutors and defense attorneys representing men charged with financial crimes arising from the Panama Papers have sparred over definitions, legal principles and documents. Here’s the latest.

Panama Papers law firm founders ‘investigated by the FBI’
Will Fitzgibbon · October 16, 2019

Court told Ramón Mossack and Jurgen Fonseca are under scrutiny by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, as the pair attempt to stop Netflix streaming The Laundromat.

Panama Papers not reliable, charged lawyer claims
Will Fitzgibbon · September 13, 2019

A former Mossack Fonseca employee charged with conspiring to defraud the United States has objected to U.S. government’s attempts to the use of vast troves of leaked and legal documents.

Trial Date Set for US Panama Papers Case
Will Fitzgibbon · August 16, 2019

The first people charged with crimes in the U.S. arising from the Panama Papers will face trial in January 2020, according to new court filings.

First American charged with Panama Papers crimes appears in court
Will Fitzgibbon · January 29, 2019

The first person arrested in the United States in relation to the Panama Papers has pleaded not guilty before a New York court. Read the emails, letters, and invoices involving the accused.

What the Panama Papers tell us about the clients in the latest bombshell charges
Will Fitzgibbon · December 7, 2018

Here’s what we know about the clients in the latest criminal charges.