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Russian Prosecutor Investigates Officials Implicated in Panama Papers

Russian prosecutors are questioning probable crime among comparison Interior Ministry officials suggested by a Panama Papers, a RBC news website reported Monday.

The Panama Papers scandal, in that some 11.5 million papers were leaked from Panamanian law organisation Mossack Fonseca, identified a offshore exchange of a series of Russians — including comparison officials. But open snub was muted, and authorities mostly brushed off a scandal.

However, following a revelations in April, RBC wrote to a Prosecutor General’s Office to ask if it was holding any measures. According to a agency, a bureau replied that it was questioning emissary Interior Minister Alexander Makhonov and Denis Zubov, a son of another emissary Interior Minister, Igor Zubov, for probable violations of crime laws.

According to a Panama Papers, both Makhonov and Zubov had stakes in offshore companies. Russian officials are now banned to have business overseas.

The Interior Ministry told RBC it was not wakeful of any such investigations.

Article source: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article/571401.html

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