Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, was at the center of a massive loss of customer data, working with companies that are subject to international sanctions. This is evidenced by the internal files of the firm became public, reports bi-Bi-si.
Mossack Fonseca served 33 individuals and companies that are under sanctions of the Ministry of Finance of the USA, including companies that are located in Iran, Zimbabwe and North Korea. One of the companies was connected with the North Korean nuclear weapons program.
It is about DCB Finance, established in 2006. The owner and management are located in the capital of North Korea Pyongyang. DCB Finance fell under the sanctions of the U.S. Treasury, as has been fundraising for the North Korean regime and was associated with the Bank that had helped Finance the nuclear weapons program.
Access to the customer base Mossack Fonseca, and to information about their transactions with offshore companies, received the German edition of the Süddeutsche Zeitung and the international organization of investigative journalists (The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists — ICIJ). ICIJ, in turn, shared data about clients Mossack Fonseca with more than 100 of the world’s media. To date, the communication with the offshore firms at least 12 senior officials in different countries, in addition, the “Panamanian dossier” ICIJ were officials, well-known sportsmen and businessmen.
As previously wrote RBC, published in “archives of Panama”, among other things, revealed data about the offshore companies and foreign firms 12 officials of Russia or members of their families, as well as about the companies, the beneficiaries of which are close friends of Vladimir Putin.