Even more Dutch are connected to the Panama Papers scandal than was previously known, according to a new investigation of the Papers done by Financieele Dagblad. According to FD, Dutch trust office Haags Juristen College (HJC) created over 200 partnerships for Dutch in Panama and Seychelles with constructions to hide assets.
These partnerships were set up between 2001 and 2008. FD had a closer look at HJC’s role in the Panama Papers because the trust office’s former directors appeared in court for the first time on Tuesday. They are facing charges of directing a criminal organization and illegal trust activities.
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