Panama Papers affair widens as database goes online

by Marketplace Staff May 10, 2016
The documents list thousands of shell companies, foundations and trusts set up in tax havens around the world.
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has released a set of documents related to the Panama Papers scandal in an online searchable database.
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Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca leak reveals elite's tax havens

by Marketplace Contributor Apr 4, 2016
A document leak reveals major companies and top leaders have been hiding their money through offshore accounts.
The Panama Papers leak shows a suspected billion-dollar money laundering ring involving close associates of Russian President Vladimir Putin, the BBC reports.
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