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Law Firm Partner: Panama Papers Breach is an External Hack

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.


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Law Firm Partner: Panama Papers Breach is an External Hack

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The leak of the Panama Papers, the biggest data leak scandal of its kind – ever, is due to an external hack targeting the firm, the law firm’s co-founder claimed. Mossack Fonseca, a Panamanian law firm that is currently in the eye of a worldwide scandal wherein governments and authorities are investigating the plausible means of tax evasion and financial wrongdoing has, through its co-founder, claimed that it is the victim of an external hack. The law firm is one that specializes in setting up shell corporations and offshore companies in tax-free havens. Founding partner Ramon Fonseca told Reuters that…

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.

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