You've probably heard about that 2016 Burn Book called the
Because they’re more than 11 million documents that allegedly reveal offshore accounts and secret shell companies of
Current and former heads of state in Ukraine, Argentina, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar. Plus FIFA officials and soccer star
So hot that Iceland’s PM Gunnlaugsson had to be put on ice. He was
after the papers revealed that he’d set up an offshore company with alleged
President Putin wasn’t named in the docs, but his BFFs were accused of channeling $2 billion through a complex web of offshore companies. A lot of people are thinking Putin could have profited from all this. To which the Russian government said this is all just a smear campaign that’s taking advantage of
Unclear. It’s not always illegal to have an offshore bank account. But it is illegal to have one just for the purpose of hiding cash money, or to avoid paying taxes to The Man. Mossack Fonseca said that setting up offshore companies is
and taking these docs without permission is neither of those things, thanks very much. Meanwhile, a bunch of countries have
Yes. There are 36 American names on the list, but probably
The Panama Papers have been described by
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