The scandal of the Papers of Panama, the biggest leak of documents in history, has peppered in just a few days to numerous personalities of all the areas, which allegedly have been involved in patterns of tax evasion in tax havens. Among the more than 11,500,000 files obtained from the law firm panama Mossack Fonseca, appear the names of illustrious characters such as Pilar de Borbón, Pedro Almodóvar, Marie Le Pen, the president of Argentina Mauricio Macri… And the sporty look, the names of Leo Messi, Àlex Crivillé, Ivan Zamorano, Michel Platini, the FIFA or the Real Sociedad have come to the fore.
The latest addition to this list is the German pilot Nico Rosberg. According to the newspaper L’equipe (which claims to have obtained the information, in turn,of the German television ARD), one of the leaked documents reveals a contract between Mercedes and Ambitious Group Limited, acompany with registered office in the Virgin Islands managed by Mossack Fonseca, who was responsible for signing the contract of the pilot with the mark of the star in his name, something about what Daimler-Benz consortium (parent of Mercedes) or the attorney of Rosberg wouldn’t have wanted to give explanations to consider it a private matter.
In such a information, L’equipe and the ARD emphasize that there is no evidence of any in the above-mentioned documents of Rosberg or Daimler-Benz have committed a crime, or that the company was to be used for a monetary transaction is unlawful and therefore, in principle, the German rider will not face any legal consequence.