Judge Postpones Sentence For Panama Papers Tax Dodger

Law360 (November 19, 2020, 8:56 PM EST) -- A New York federal court agreed Thursday to delay a four-year prison term for an 83-year-old man identified in the Panama Papers, who had cited the coronavirus pandemic and poor health.

German-born Harald Joachim von der Goltz admitted he cheated the IRS with the help of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca. Harald Joachim von der Goltz, who was supposed to report to the Federal Medical Center in Devens, Massachusetts, this Friday, will now report on Jan. 4, U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman ordered after reviewing the case.

Von der Goltz, a private equity manager and ecotourism entrepreneur who graduated from Massachusetts Institute...

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