Panama Papers Linked Firms Named after Bond Films
Panama law firm Mossack Fonseca reportedly incorporated a string of companies named after James Bond films, ABC News reported. The files include companies named Goldfinger, SkyFall, GoldenEye, Moonraker, Spectre and also Blofeld, the arch Bond nemesis fond of remote island lairs, the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, which investigated the files alongside 100 other media outlets, wrote in an article on Wednesday. The files also include “correspondence from a man named Austin Powers, apparently his real name and not the movie character, and Jack Bauer, a real person whom a Mossack Fonseca employee entered into the firm’s database as a client after the employee “met him at a pub”, the article said. Jack Bauer is the character portrayed by actor Kiefer Sutherland in the TV series 24.