Deutsche Bank offices raided in more Panama Papers fallout


By Youri Kemp
Caribbean News Now associate editor
youri@caribbeannewsnow.com

FRANKFURT, Germany — Deutsche Bank’s offices, including its headquarters in Frankfurt, were searched by German authorities last week in a money laundering probe, prosecutors said in a statement. The raid was reportedly prompted by the now infamous “Panama Papers”, a dump of millions of financial documents from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca & Co.

The public prosecutor’s office in Frankfurt am Main said that about 170 officials were involved in searches at the bank’s premises just to pin down two Deutsche Bank officials of interest.

The Panama Papers revealed several bank accounts in Panama connected to senior politicians in Europe, in addition to large investors in the US, and their…

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