Panama Papers Case To Go To Trial Sans 2 Defendants
Law360 (March 12, 2019, 7:40 PM EDT) -- A Mossack Fonseca lawyer and an investment adviser accused of an offshore tax evasion scheme exposed by the Panama Papers leak are not expected to be extradited to the U.S., leaving prosecutors to go to trial against two other defendants, lawyers said in New York federal court on Tuesday.
The government indicted four men in December over alleged offshore tax evasion schemes uncovered by the leak of a trove of documents known as the Panama Papers from Mossack Fonseca, a Panamanian law firm that specialized in handling offshore accounts. Mossack Fonseca attorney Ramses Owens, investment manager Dirk Brauer and accountant Richard Gaffey...
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