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Mossack Fonseca closing its doors

Jaclyn Jaeger | March 19, 2018

Mossack Fonseca, the offshore law firm at the center of the Panama Papers investigation, announced that it will be closing its doors by the end of the month.

According to a statement obtained by the the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), Mossack Fonseca stated, “The reputational deterioration, the media campaign, the financial siege and the irregular actions of some Panamanian authorities have caused irreparable damage, whose obligatory consequence is the total cessation of operations to the public.” The firm said it would “continue to call for justice” and would cooperate with authorities to “demonstrate that no crime has been committed.”

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