How chief prosecutor at International Criminal Court owned companies in tax havens

By and Sven Becker (DER SPIEGEL)

Luis Moreno Ocampo managed companies based in some of the most notorious tax havens in the world while serving as chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, documents obtained by Mediapart and analysed by the European Investigative Collaborations (EIC) reveal. When challenged about his offshore financial activities the former star prosecutor said that his salary at the ICC “was not enough”. Mediapart's head of investigations Fabrice Arfi and Sven Becker of German publication Der Spiegel report.

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At the same time as he was hunting down the biggest criminals on the planet the chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court, Luis Moreno Ocampo, owned offshore companies registered in two of the most impenetrable tax havens in the world,  documents obtained by Mediapart and analysed by the European Investigative Collaborations (EIC) reveal.