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IT worker at Panama Papers firm arrested in Geneva

World News
Wed, 15 Jun 2016
GDN Online Desk


Geneva: An information technology worker at the Geneva office of Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the centre of the Panama Papers scandal, has been arrested, a Swiss newspaper reported today.

The Le Temps newspaper, citing a source close to the case, said the IT employee had been placed in provisional detention on suspicion of removing a large haul of confidential documents.

The Geneva prosecutor's office confirmed to the paper that a case had been opened following a complaint filed by Mossack Fonseca.

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