The international consortium of investigative journalists (ICIJ) published a press release about the investigation, which included data on transactions and offshore 12 current and former world leaders. In addition, the documents contain data on 128 politicians and officials and 29 billionaires on the Forbes list.
The ICIJ report argues that people “from the inner circle” of Russian President Vladimir Putin was transferred through offshore companies at least $2 billion.
The investigation in addition to Putin, about the information “stuffing” which had been warned by his press Secretary, Dmitry Peskov, has touched a huge number of famous people. We are talking about transactions involving Panamanian Registrar Mossack Fonseca. There are stated the transaction, which also involved the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, the king of Saudi Arabia Salman, the Prime Ministers of Iceland and Pakistan, relatives of President XI Jinping and President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.
Among other people mentioned in the investigation — the football player Lionel Messi, the late father of the Prime Minister of great Britain David Cameron Ian Cameron, a member of the FIFA ethics Committee Juan Pedro Damiani and actor Jackie Chan.
The authors of the investigation emphasized that evidence of the involvement of Jackie Chan, like many other clients Mossack Foncesa, to no illegal transactions.