The former president of the republic, Ricardo Martinelli, answered to the remarks of the newspaper La Prensa, which involve their Business with a supposed tax evasion.
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In a note addressed to Rolando Rodríguez, journalist of the daily press, Martinelli indicated that he was unaware of the alleged statement to which he does reference the mediumso if you provided a original copy and full could have a better judgment than requested.
“The information I handle is that there is no such statement no statement. Therefore, the same it is false”, indicated the former ruler.
punctually, Martinelli signalor what does not know the existence such statement and therefore reject false and reckless facts expressed in its Question.
“Always we have compliment our tax obligations as one of the Panama’s largest taxpayers. In addition, the companies you refer to comply with the regulations and were audited in the years 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 by the Government of Juan Carlos Varela, by the General Directorate of Revenue (DGI) “, he sentenced.
In addition to this, he pointed out that the companies are audited annually for the recognized external firm of auditors KPMG.
He also stated that the statements are remote of the reality.
Martinelli also recorded that has a personal feud with the main source of his report, Sergio Davis Rieraa Sir investigated for arms trafficking and by illegally possess listening team.
“Sergio Davis Rivera apart from contributing false documents, pretends to be alleged FBI and CIA agentwith alleged connections with the eamerican Embassy, with the purpose of obtaining personal benefits”, indicates the note of the former ruler.
The former president emphasized that it is not surprising that La Prensa uses as a source to so opaque figuresince this medium keeps a systematic campaign against him, his family, his party and its personal business.
“This will be a lie more within the five hundred publications on the front page that they have made for us,” he said.
Ricardo Martinelli states that their answers were notarized and demanded that were published in their entirety and with the same notoriety and prominence based on right of reply that gives you the law.
“Keep in mind that the use of false information provided by the questioned source is aimed at cause reputational damage to my person and family businesses on which tens of thousands of direct collaborators and indirect beneficiaries depend, for which we reserve the right to make use of the legal actions that the law confers on us”, he concluded.
“This is the that @prensacom did not publish to avoid harming its sourcethe supermarket secret agent 007 Sergio Davis”. Former President Ricardo Martinelli denies allegations about companies and makes his notarized response public to the media. pic.twitter.com/wzfMx0nFeS
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