parallel structure of Gonzalo Tirado & Asociados began with a series of
contacts and exchange of documentation between its offices in Caracas, located
in El Rosal and MF offices in Venezuela and Panama in 2007. This financial
structure began with the creation of Panbienes (Panamanian Property Fund), with
a capital of 1 million 52 thousand dollars, and which end the bankruptcy of
another financial institution took place once again.
Superintendency of Banks of Panama sanctioned Panbienes several times until it
ended closing its doors after reporting a pyramid scheme. The Board consisted of
Tirado, accompanied by Edgar Montserrat, Ronald Rostoker and Martin Lustgarten
—the latter has been involved in very high profile judicial cases in both
Venezuela and the USA.
company registered in the isthmus in March 2007 is Richgrove International Inc,
with directors other than Tirado and created to channel a 2.5 million dollar
investment in the Finansbanken Bank of Copenhagen. On March 19, 2007, that
company granted Tirado power to manage the company's bank account in
2007, Tirado was president of a company in Panama called Ema Business Inc - also
ran by MF - created in April of that year with a capital of US$ 10,000. Based on
MF leaked documents, it was disincorporated almost immediately. Even today, this
firm continues appearing as active and its directors are Tirado’ usual partners:
Pedro Paredes, Edgar Montserrat and Francisco Acevedo. While Montserrat (52% of
the shares), Omar González and Daniel Vitrián (11.5% each), and Sacha Ratti,
Francisco Gadea, Eduardo Saturno, and Amir Nassar Tayupe (6.25% in equal shares)
also appear as shareholders.
companies of the Tirado-Paredes-Montserrat-Acevedo group are Gotir Holding Inc,
FAL Business Inc, HR Development Inc., all part of GT Business Inc, also created
with $ 10,000 capital and 100% owned by the former banker. The same group
registered in 2007 through MF, the Caminos del Viento Foundation, which does
business mainly in Panama.