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How the Panama Papers' secret network of offshore money was discovered

Nov 22, 2017
In his new book, writer Jake Bernstein describes the web of accounts and how “it touches everything.”
A sign reading “Macri corrupto” pasted on the fence of the Government Palace in Buenos Aires during a demonstration against Argentine President Mauricio Macri in 2016, after a prosecutor opened an investigation on his offshore financial dealings leaked in the Panama Papers.
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Even banks support making U.S. shell companies less secretive

Nov 9, 2017
Banks hope that a crackdown on the secrecy behind U.S.-based shell companies will make their jobs easier.
Wells Fargo banks in Woodbury, Minn.
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Is the era of bank secrecy over?

Nov 9, 2017
The head of the OECD's tax arm says that the era of bank secrecy is over.
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Tax havens for the super wealthy may be evasive, but not always illegal

Nov 6, 2017
Some places to easily hide wealth don’t conjure up images of paradise.