Mossack Fonseca's key role in French corruption cases

The Panama Papers revelations have rocked the world with disclosures of how Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca mounted offshore financial structures for the rich and powerful that enable tax evasion and money laundering on a staggering scale. Beyond the sensational cases emerging in the leaked documents, Mossack Fonseca is also cited in several judicial investigations into some of the most important corruption scandals in France over recent years. Fabrice Arfi, Karl Laske, Mathilde Mathieu, Yann Philippin and Ellen Salvi report.

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The Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, at the centre of the Panama Papers revelations, provides a common link between a series of major corruption scandals that have shaken the French political establishment over recent years.