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Judge upholds arrest of 'father of Panama mining'

Monday, February 29, 2016

Entrepreneur Richard Fifer faced hearings related to allegations that he withheld Social Security contributions for employees of three companies totaling more than $6.5 million.

In one case,  Fifer, who has been called "the father of Panamanian mining,” is accused of  the alleged failure to pay $3.2 million in required social security contributions for employees of the mining company Petaquilla Gold.

Source: La Prensa