MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he was in favor of investigating Mexican nationals who appear in a series of documents released as part of the so-called ‘Pandora Papers.’
Several major news organizations on Sunday published https://www.reuters.com/world/pandora-papers-document-dump-allegedly-links-world-leaders-secret-wealth-2021-10-03 details from a massive new leak of financial documents showing heads of state, serving and former government officials, and business leaders with stashes of offshore wealth.
The use of offshore companies is not illegal or by itself evidence of wrongdoing, but news organizations in the consortium said such transactions could be used to hide wealth from tax collectors and other authorities.
Some 3,000 Mexicans are named in the files.
Lopez Obrador swept to power in 2018 by pledging to combat corruption in a nation plagued by a history of…