German police search Deutsche Bank offices in tax haven case

Nov 29, 2018
The Frankfurt raid stems from findings in the so-called Panama Papers revealed in 2015.
 Police officers walk to the corporate headquarters of Deutsche Bank on November 29, 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany.
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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.

Denmark is buying the Panama papers to catch tax dodgers

Sep 7, 2016
The government will pay up to $1.3 million for the data, and it probably won't be the last.
Activists wearing suits throw fake money into the air while demanding greater trasparency in new legislation following the ongoing Panama Papers affair on April 13, 2016 in Berlin, Germany.

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Panama tries to shake off "Panama Papers" brand

Panama has just opened a new, wider canal, but less cause for celebration is its reputation as a go-to spot for hiding money.
A guard sits outside the headquarters of Mossack Fonseca in Panama City.
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Weekly Wrap: Tax inversions and the Panama Papers

Apr 8, 2016
Nela Richardson and David Gura join Molly to recap the week that was.

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U.S. has been cracking down on offshore tax evasion for years

Apr 5, 2016
The 'Panama Papers' leak sparks promises of a crackdown on offshore shell corporations and bank secrecy to hide the proceeds of corruption and criminal enterprises.
A view of a sign outside the building where the Mossack Fonseca law firm offices are based.

Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca leak reveals elite's tax havens

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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Xi Jinping's family linked to Panama Papers

Apr 4, 2016
Xi Jinping is among 8 of China's top officials whose families own shell companies to hide their money.
Xi Jinping's family has been linked to the Panama Papers scandal.
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