Panama Papers leak reached Dirk Laureyssens’ past

The story behind the massive Panama Papers leak

CREATIVE CITY S.A. Panama  was established on  9/7/1989


Creative City SA in Panama PapersCredits: International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

Dirk Laureyssens Director and President

Dirk Laureyssens director and president at Panama company

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CREATIVE CITY S.A. Panama  was inactivated on  12/10/1991

1991-12-10 Creative City SA Panama inactivated

Creative City SA had it’s registered address in Luxembourg:



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CREATIVE CITY S.A. Panama  was struck off on  4/18/2016

2016-04-18 Panama company Creative City SA deletion-page-001

Companies that fail to pay their tax for ten consecutive years are struck off the registry.

2016-04-18 Panama company Creative City SA deletion-page-002

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I-Graphics CVBA was established on 7/31/1990 and Happy Machines NV was established on 8/5/1991 in Belgium, and a shell company Ben Ebki Inc. was established on 9/10/1992 in Delaware tax haven of USA

1990-08-01 statutes of I-Graphics

A new company each year…

1991-08-06 establishment of Happy Machines NV

After two new companies established as family business, in addition to existing companies Happy CV and I Love Love Company NV (which later will be merged in Happy BVBA on 2/21/1997), why not establish another company in Delaware offshore tax haven in order to skim the copyrights profits?

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1992-09-10 Ben Ebki Inc a Delaware company

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Dirk Laureyssens used his Delaware company to protect his butties.

Dirk Laureyssens used Ben Ebki Inc to protect his Butties


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Dirk Laureyssens gets involved in video compression technology, teams with Jan Devos, and meets Australian hacker Mr. Stux a.k.a Stuart Espey

2000-09-14 WSJ article Mr Stux Internet domain is registered on 7/13/2000

2000-07-13 3ivx dot com registration

Jan Devos and Stuart Espey a.k.a Mr. Stux become managers of Happy Machines NV, Dirk Lauresyssens is CEO 11/5/2001

2001-11-14 Happy Machines Stuart Espey


Happy Machines NV seeks investors for 3ivx

2000 Happy Machine seeks investors for 3ivx

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How to handle the investments in the best way? Why not a Nevada corporation?

Pushclips Corp is established in Nevada, USA on 1/8/2001

2001-01-08 Pushclips Corp Entity Details - Secretary of State, Nevada-page-001

Secretary – Franckis Ennekens, President Jan Devos, Treasurer Dirk Laureyssens.

Despite connection to Panama Papers Nevada likely to remain tax haven

Money comes in, the increased capital is divided in 10,000 shares

2001-12-13 Happy Machines shareholders

Jan Devos gets confused about the company history


Once he says the company was founded in May 2000.

Jan Devos report on internetvideomag

In another report he remembers Happy Machines NV was founded in July 2000.

Jan Devos interview (Happy Machines founded in July 2000)

In the same interview he mentions development started in May 2000, and  Happy Machines NV was established in July 2000.

Jan Devos interview (Happy Machines founded in July 2000) 2

Later the Australian company 3ivx Technologies Pty. Ltd. is mentioned as founded in 1991 (!), the real year of the establishment of Happy Machines N.V.

1991 3ivx

A legend takes birth.

1991 - 2002 3ivx History

The technical team moves to New South Wales, Australia, and the company 3ivx Technologies Pty. Ltd. is founded not earlier than on 7/8/2003

2003-07-08 3ivx technologies pty ltd 1

The shareholders of Happy Machines NV and Pushclips Corporation meet in the new company 3ivx Technologies Pty. Ltd., but what happens with the already invested capital?

2003-07-08 3ivx technologies pty ltd 2

2003-07-08 3ivx technologies pty ltd 3

2003-07-08 3ivx technologies pty ltd 4

Short time after the establishment of 3ivx Technologies Pty. Ltd. Dirk Laureyssens’ company I-Graphics declares bankruptcy on 8/28/2003


2003-08-28 I-Graphics BVBA bankrupt

Happy Machine N.V. gets abandoned, its director does not fill the required yearly financial statements, and finally gets struck off on 10/25/2013

Deletion of Happy Machine

Meanwhile the happy Happy Cube designer is creating new companies…