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    Documentation Seized From Mossack Fonseca Panama Offices, No Action Taken

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    Authorities have ceased a vast amount of documentation during a raid on the Panama offices of Mossack Fonseca, a law firm accused of being linked to offshore schemes, officials said.

    MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – According to Caraballo, no actual documents were found at the offices during the 27-hour raid, but investigators seized 100 computer servers where records are stored.

    "We are satisfied with the large amount of documentation that we have been able to pick up," Javier Caraballo, the prosecutor who oversaw the operation, said as quoted by La Prensa on Wednesday.

    No action has been taken against Mossack Fonseca yet.

    The company said on Wednesday that it was ready to cooperate with Panamanian authorities to assist them in their investigation.

    On April 3, the German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung exposed the alleged involvement of a number of former and current world leaders in offshore schemes by publishing materials it claimed came from Mossack Fonseca.

    Mossack Fonseca has refused to validate the information contained in the leaks and accused reporters of gaining unauthorized access to its proprietary documents. It warned that using unlawfully-obtained data was a crime that it would not hesitate to punish by legal means.


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