From Watergate to the ‘Crime of the Century’: How Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the center of the Panama Papers leak has been tied to history’s most notorious politicians, bank robbers and drug lords

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
By Paul Martin

American expat Gilbert RJ Straub, who had ties to the law firm, bragged that he paid burglars $50,000 to break into Watergate Complex
Money made from Brink’s Mat bank heist in London in 1983 may have been channeled into an offshore company set up by Mossack Fonseca
Notorious Mexican drug lord, Rafael Caro Quintero, was arrested in Costa Rica at an estate owned by shell company set up by law firm
An accountant who used Mossack Fonseca also helped con men who sold fake insurance policy to company behind 2005 New York ferry sinking
11million financial documents have been leaked from Panamanian law firm

5 April 2016

From Putin’s inner circle to Iceland’s prime minster, FIFA players to Bollywood stars, the Panama Papers reveal a single law firm has orchestrated an elaborate web of offshore tax havens and shell companies for the world’s one percent.

But a further look at the biggest-ever financial data leak shows Mossack Fonseca has lurked in the background of some of the most significant historical events in the last 50 years, with ties to the Watergate scandal and a bank heist dubbed the ‘Crime of the Century’.

Mossack Fonseca, which boasts a global network of 600 people in 42 countries, has been the law firm of choice for some of history’s most notorious politicians, bank robbers and drug lords.

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