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investigation opened for aggravated laundering of tax evasion


A preliminary investigation for aggravated laundering of tax evasion targeting the consulting firm McKinsey was opened by the national financial prosecutor’s office on March 31, the judicial institution announced on Wednesday.

The National Financial Prosecutor’s Office (PNF) opened a preliminary investigation on Thursday March 31 for aggravated money laundering of tax evasion, after having taken note of the Senate report on the influence of private consulting firms on public policies, announced Wednesday April 6 the National Financial Prosecutor in a statement.

In this report, the Senate commission of inquiry accused the French entities of the McKinsey firm of tax optimization, such that they would not have paid any corporate tax between 2011 and 2020.

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