Raids at Deutsche Bank head office and other bank premises
A number of searches are currently being conducted at Deutsche Bank offices in Germany in connection with the so-called “Panama Papers”. Police and the public prosecutor's office arrived earlier on this morning to search offices, including the head office at Taunusanlage in Frankfurt.
The bank publishes the following statement in this regard:
“We confirm that the police are currently conducting an investigation at a number of our offices in Germany. The investigation relates to the Panama Papers. We will be issuing further details in due course. We are cooperating fully with the authorities.”
We will keep you informed via this channel as soon as new details emerge.
Update, 1pm CET:
"As far as we are concerned, we have already provided the authorities with all the relevant information regarding Panama Papers. Of course, we will cooperate closely with the public prosecutor's office in Frankfurt, as it is in our interest as well to clarify the facts. In recent years, we have proven that we fully cooperate with the authorities - and we will continue to do so."