Elder Gaffey CPA Denies Panama Papers Fraud, Tax Charges
Law360, New York (December 17, 2018, 7:43 PM EST) -- An Elder Gaffey & Paine PC accountant charged with tax evasion, fraud and money laundering in connection with the leak of documents from the Mossack Fonseca law firm referred to as the Panama Papers pled not guilty in Manhattan federal court on Monday.
Richard Gaffey, 74, who hails from Massachusetts, denied criminal counts of tax evasion conspiracy, wire fraud, money laundering and failing to file foreign bank reports at an arraignment before U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman. Gaffey was arrested on Dec. 4.
Panamanian firm Mossack Fonseca made headlines, and got the attention of law enforcement entities around the world,...
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