Last Sunday Jorge Lanata dedicated his show to Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner’s money flow a.k.a. Cristileaks (video in Spanish),
In brief, Lanata’s investigation alleges that Fernandez and her late husband, Néstor Kirchner, transferred US$492million to 123 sham accounts registered in the state of Nevada during the years they were in office (Néstor from 2003-2010, Cristina from 2010-2015).
In 2014, Lanata had petitioned a Nevada court to release information regarding Kirchner’s companies in the US under a federal statute that allows a party to a legal proceeding outside the United States to ask an American court to obtain evidence for use in the non-US proceeding. The Sunday show calls #Cristileaks a trove of 3,500 pages of documents itemizing the transactions.
The transactions involved banks in the USA, Latvia, Paraguay, Hong Kong, Andorra, and Switzerland (among others) carried by Kirchner proxies, and were managed through Aldyne Ltd. in the Seychelles. The people who served as Kirchner proxies benefited through commissions, pensions, and government contracts.
Additionally, Lanata alleges that U.S. authorities provided Argentina with the information gathered through their money-laundering investigation, and the Argentinian government ignored it. The investigation came about when Argentina refused to honor $50billion worth of defaulting bonds, as bondholders requested the investigation.
Clarín has a detailed report.
Fernandez denies any wrongdoing
“There’s only a small problem with Clarín’s note: They didn’t find an overseas account, nor undeclared or hidden funds, BECAUSE THEY DON’T EXIST.”
La nota de Clarín tiene un solo problemita: no encontraron una cuenta en el exterior, ni fondos ocultos o no declarados, PORQUE NO EXISTEN.
— Cristina Kirchner (@CFKArgentina) August 22, 2016
Fernandez threatened to sue.
La Ruta del Dinero K, also at Clarín.