People mentioned in the “Panama Papers” include: Gabrielle Fialkoff, finance director for Hillary Clinton’s first New York campaign for the U.S. Senate; Frank Giustra, who has traveled the globe with Bill Clinton; the Chagoury family, who pledged $1 billion in projects to the Clinton Global Initiative; Chinese billionaire Ng Lap Seng, who was at the center of a Democratic fund-raising scandal when Bill Clinton was president; and the company founded by late billionaire investor Marc Rich, who was an international fugitive when President Clinton pardoned him in the final hours of his presidency
According to a recent report in the NY Post --- “When the recently leaked 'Panama Papers’ exposed the existence of thousands of offshore bank accounts of the politically high and mighty…” What did a Hillary Clinton, who knows no shame when it comes to hypocrisy, do ? She quickly decried them as an example of “outrageous tax havens [for] the super-rich.”
Why do I say that Hillary knows no shame when it comes to hypocrisy ? The Post report went on to show that “…. [I]t turns out that the Democratic presidential front-runner and her husband have multiple connections with people named in the papers — including staffers and major donors….” (See “The Clintons’ connection to the Panama Papers” by Laura Italiano, 4/17/16, NY Post [http://nypost.com/2016/04/17/the-clintons-connection-to-the-panama-papers/]).
ONE OF THOSE NAMED IN THE “PANAMA PAPERS” WAS HILLARY’S NY SENATE STAFFER IN 2000, WHO NOW WORKS FOR CLINTON SUPPORTER MAYOR DE BLASIOThe NY Post article goes on to say this: “…. Among those named in the papers as using the Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca to set up offshore entities are Gabrielle Fialkoff, who served as Clinton’s finance director during her first campaign for the Senate in New York…. Fialkoff is also a senior adviser to Mayor de Blasio and director of the city’s Office of Strategic Partnership….” Interestingly, Bill de Blasio was HRC's campaign manager in 2000.
Laura Italiano’s article in the Post closed with this: “…. The Clintons themselves do not appear to be mentioned in the document dump, McClatchy reported…. But their ties to multiple big-money names that turn up in the documents as using offshore accounts will be sure to fuel the campaign….”
NY POST ARTICLE TAKEN FROM LONGER & MORE DETAILED ARTICLE THAT WAS FIRST PUBLISHED BY McCLATCHY NEWSThe original report on the latest round of Clinton connections disclosed in the “Panama Papers” appeared on “McClatchy DC”; in that report was the following: “Hillary Clinton recently blasted the hidden financial dealings exposed in the Panama Papers, but she and her husband have multiple connections with people who have used the besieged law firm Mossack Fonseca to establish offshore entities…. Among them are Gabrielle Fialkoff, finance director for Hillary Clinton’s first campaign for the U.S. Senate; Frank Giustra, a Canadian mining magnate who has traveled the globe with Bill Clinton; the Chagoury family, which pledged $1 billion in projects to the Clinton Global Initiative; and Chinese billionaire Ng Lap Seng, who was at the center of a Democratic fund-raising scandal when Bill Clinton was president. Also using the Panamanian law firm [Mossack Fonseca] was the company founded by the late billionaire investor Marc Rich, an international fugitive when Bill Clinton pardoned him in the final hours of his presidency….” (See “Inside Panama Papers: Multiple Clinton Connections” by Anita Kumar, Marisa Taylor & Kevin G. Hall, 4/16/16, McClatchy Washington Bureau [http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/election/article72215012.html]).
The McClatchy News feed was also picked up by several right wing media outlets like Newsmax, Breitbart and Drudge, since it first appeared on Saturday.