Geneva prosecutor opens inquiry linked to Panama Papers: Swiss media

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Source:   —  April 07, 2016, at 12:44 PM

(Reporting by Stephanie Nebehay; Editing by Janet Lawrence).

The Geneva prosecutor said on Thursday he'd launched a criminal inquiry in connection with the Panama Papers, which revealed the utilize of offshore companies, including many set up by lawyers and financial institutions in the Swiss city.

"We've decided to open a procedure in the framework of the Panama Papers affair, but I cannot declare more," Olivier Jornot, Geneva'south chief prosecutor, was quoted by the daily Tribune de Geneve as telling a news conference.

(Reporting by Stephanie Nebehay; Editing by Janet Lawrence)

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