New York Times :: 10.20.2020
«CHASING ILLICIT MONEY, GLOBAL OFFICIALS CIRCLE A PUERTO RICAN FIRM» by Matthew Goldstein and Damien Cave
(…) In 2017, a group of artists called the Demystification Committee began a project to show how easily money could be moved offshore anonymously. They set up a swimsuit line emblazoned with the logos of the companies they used to set up their offshore project — including Euro Pacific.
Francesco Tacchini, a member of the group, said he filled out a form in July 2017 to set up an account with Euro Pacific as part of the project. He had to state he was not a U.S. citizen and provide a copy of his passport identification page. But the follow-up phone interview with a Euro Pacific bank representative, he said, “felt like it was a formality.” (…)