Defense calls on new witnesses in Monjasa case

The defense has called on a hitherto unknown bunker executive as well as as a former employee of a controversial tax shelter company in the appeal case against bunker company Monjasa. Founder Jan Jacobsen found the witnesses and procured new documents in the case.

Photo: /ritzau/Joachim Ladgefoged. | Photo: /ritzau/Joachim Ladefoged

The defense team has called on a series of new and what seem to be key witnesses in the fraud case against bunker company Monjasa.

Last year the Danish company was ruled guilty of gross fraud on charges of having, for years, over-billed a Malaysian customer. Monjasa was fined DKK 10 million (USD 1.58 million), while founder Jan Jacobsen was sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for his role in the fraud.

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