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Data Leak Exposes
Oct 3, 2021 4:50 PM CDT
Pandora Papers: Data Leak Exposes Rich, Powerful
Hundreds of journalists combed through data showing offshore companies, swanky assets
- Exactly how do the rich and powerful get out of paying taxes? The answer, in part, is in the Pandora Papers, 11.9 million files exposing offshore financial dealings of the very rich, with the secrets of 35 world leaders and 300 other public officials, the
reports. The massive...
Leads to Tense
Nov 30, 2019 5:20 PM CST
Journo's Murder Leads to Tense Courtroom Scene
Daphne Caruana Galizia exposed corruption and linked politicians to the Panama Papers
- To no one's surprise, he denied everything. Yorgen Fenech, a prominent Maltese businessman, pleaded not guilty Saturday to paying for the car-bomb murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, the
New York Times
reports. Fenech, 38, seemed impassive in a gray business suit as he heard the charges: complicity in...
Looks Like Businessman
Paid $500K to Kill Journo
Nov 28, 2019 11:10 AM CST
Looks Like Businessman Paid $500K to Kill Journo
The Daphne Caruana Galizia case is heating up in Malta
- A probe into the killing of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has led investigators all the way to the halls of power in Malta, the
reports. Last week, prominent Maltese businessman Yorgen Fenech was arrested after trying to flee the country on his yacht, and told authorities that Keith Schembri—...
Streep, Soderbergh Team Up
for Panama Papers Thriller
May 14, 2018 6:30 PM CDT
Streep, Soderbergh Team Up for Panama Papers Thriller
Streep will reportedly star in the film called The Laundromat
- Meryl Streep has signed on to star in a thriller by Steven Soderbergh about the Panama papers scandal . Per the
Hollywood Reporter ,
the film will be called
and both Gary Oldman and Antonio Banderas are in early talks to co-star. The film does not yet have a distribution...
There's Been a Break in Case
of Murdered Journalist
Dec 4, 2017 7:24 AM CST
There's Been a Break in Case of Murdered Journalist
Malta arrests 10 after car bombing of Daphne Caruana Galizia
- Ten suspects were arrested Monday in the October car bomb murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta. All 10 are believed to be Maltese citizens, but few details were released. The investigation appeared to be continuing, as police and armed forces had cordoned off an area in Marsa,...
Offshore Secrets of
Nov 6, 2017 6:09 AM CST
Leak Reveals Offshore Secrets of Queen, Celebrities
Trump officials also named in 'Paradise Papers'
- A massive leak of internal documents from Bermuda-based law firm Appleby has exposed the financial secrets of many of the world's elites—but while it may cause many tough questions to be asked, no evidence of law-breaking has surfaced. The "Paradise Papers" leak of 13.4 million records...
'There Were My Mother's
Body Parts All Around Me'
Oct 17, 2017 5:03 AM CDT
'There Were My Mother's Body Parts All Around Me'
Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia dies in car bomb attack in Malta
- "Tragic is someone being run over by a bus. When there is blood and fire all around you, that's war." So writes the son of Daphne Caruana Galizia, a 53-year-old journalist who Politico dubbed a "one-woman WikiLeaks," following her death by car bomb near her...
Implicated in the
May 10, 2016 4:00 PM CDT
Emma Watson Implicated in the Panama Papers
Harry Potter and the Offshore Shell Company
- David Cameron, Vladimir Putin, Hermione Granger. Actress Emma Watson has joined the ranks of world leaders implicated in the Panama Papers, the
reports. According to the
, Watson was linked to a company based in the British Virgin Islands in a new batch of documents published online Monday. But...
Panama Papers Name
May 9, 2016 7:00 PM CDT
Panama Papers Name Americans Accused of Fraud
Seems Mossack Fonseca failed to vet its clients
- The Panama Papers database went online Monday and revealed the names of over 360,000 people and companies involved in offshore companies—including 36 Americans accused of financial wrongdoing,
reports. Among them is Leonard Gotshalk, a former Atlanta Falcons offensive tackle who was accused in 2010 by federal...
Finally Speaks Out
May 6, 2016 6:00 PM CDT
Mysterious Panama Papers Source Finally Speaks Out
'Banks, financial regulators, and tax authorities have failed'
- The mysterious source behind the Panama Papers broke their silence for the first time Friday, speaking out about their motivations and their willingness to assist law enforcement, the
reports. In a statement titled "The Revolution Will Be Digitized," the source known only as John Doe (though their...
Panama Papers Office
Apr 13, 2016 2:15 AM CDT
Prosecutors Raid Panama Papers Office
Authorities seeking evidence of money laundering
- Organized crime prosecutors in Panama raided the offices of the Mossack Fonseca law firm Tuesday looking for evidence of money laundering and financing terrorism following a leak of documents about tax havens it set up for wealthy international clients. Soon after news reports based on a trove of documents from...
Apr 8, 2016 11:41 AM CDT
Snowden to Britain: Make David Cameron Step Down
Snowden, 'House of Cards' Twitter account both on PM's case after Panama Papers
- "Now I work for the public" is part of Edward Snowden's Twitter bio , and he's trying to make good on that vow by motivating the good citizens of Britain to get British Prime Minister David Cameron to resign, the
reports. The NSA whistleblower's initiative comes...
Owned Shares in
Apr 7, 2016 2:16 PM CDT
David Cameron Owned Shares in Dad's Panama Papers Fund
But he says neither he nor his dad did anything wrong
- Despite saying in the wake of the Panama Papers leak that he had "no shares, no offshore trusts, no offshore funds," British prime minister David Cameron now admits he held shares in his late father's offshore investment fund, the
reports. Ian Cameron's fund, as detailed...
Some of the
Won't Be Released
Apr 7, 2016 6:46 AM CDT
Some of the Panama Papers Won't Be Released
Leaker had 'very strong moral impulse'
- The newspaper that first received the Panama Papers says it isn't going to release all 11.5 million files it received from a whistleblower to the public or to law enforcement—because it "isn't the extended arm of prosecutors or the tax investigators."
Winner of Panama Papers Scandal: Bernie Sanders?
Apr 6, 2016 9:21 AM CDT
Winner of Panama Papers Scandal: Bernie Sanders?
He spoke out about offshore tax havens 5 years ago
- "Panama is the world leader when it comes to allowing wealthy Americans and large corporations to evade US taxes by stashing their cash in offshore tax havens." It's a quote as timely today as it was in 2011 when Bernie Sanders spoke about the Panama Free Trade...
Panama Papers Expose
Hundreds of US Citizens
Apr 6, 2016 6:06 AM CDT
Panama Papers Expose Hundreds of US Citizens
But to create a shell company, it's easier to go through Wyoming
- The fallout from the massive Panama Papers leak has mostly been overseas, where Iceland Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson has resigned and Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron is facing tough questions over his father's use of offshore shell companies. But US authorities are still keeping a close eye...
First Victim of
Apr 5, 2016 11:18 AM CDT
First Victim of Panama Papers: Iceland Leader to Resign
His offshore account was exposed in leak
- A member of the Icelandic government says embattled Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson will resign amid the controversy over his offshore holdings . Agriculture Minister Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson told Icelandic broadcaster RUV that Gunnlaugsson was stepping down as leader of the country's coalition government. Opposition lawmakers say Gunnlaugsson's offshore...
Iceland PM Quit
Over Panama Papers
Apr 5, 2016 7:01 AM CDT
Thousands Demand Iceland PM Quit Over Panama Papers
But Gunnlaugsson refuses to consider it
- If the Panama Papers leak is going to bring down a big name, it's looking more and more like it will be Iceland Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson. About 10,000 protesters gathered outside Parliament in Reykjavik on Monday evening, and opposition parties are pushing for a no-confidence vote,...
Fallout Spreads From
'History's Biggest Leak'
Apr 4, 2016 6:14 AM CDT
Fallout Spreads From 'History's Biggest Leak'
Offshore firms unmasked in 'Panama Papers'
- It's being called the "WikiLeaks of the mega-rich," and it's the top story in dozens of countries around the world: A gargantuan document leak has revealed information on more than 200,000 offshore entities—and the people who use them to hide their money.
Leak Shows How
Apr 3, 2016 7:00 PM CDT
Leak Shows How Putin's Friends Hid Billions of Dollars
The 'Panama Papers' point to shady transactions
- A massive document leak apparently shows how friends of Vladimir Putin hid about $2 billion in secret, offshore accounts—money that likely ended up benefiting Putin's family, the
reports. The documents from Mossack Fonseca, an offshore law firm in Panama, show wealthy Russians moving money through Russia, Switzerland,...
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