ICIJ on Apr 3, 2016
The Panama Papers is a global investigation into the sprawling, secretive industry of offshore that the world’s rich and powerful use to hide assets and skirt rules by setting up front companies in far-flung jurisdictions.
Based on a trove of more than 11 million leaked files, the investigation exposes a cast of characters who use offshore companies to facilitate bribery, arms deals, tax evasion, financial fraud and drug trafficking.
Behind the email chains, invoices and documents that make up the Panama Papers are often unseen victims of wrongdoing enabled by this shadowy industry. This is their story.
For more, go to panamapapers.icij.org
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Hamish Boland-Rudder
DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/AUDIO EDITOR: Carrie Ching
ANIMATION ARTIST: Arthur Jones
REPORTER: Will Fitzgibbon
NARRATOR: Eleanor Bell Fox
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Panama Papers: Which names made the headlines and why?
RT America on Apr 4, 2016
Western media are in a frenzy over the so-called ‘Panama Papers’, documents leaked to a journalist consortium that point to off-shore accounts of numerous celebrities and heads of state. RT America’s Alexey Yaroshevsky looks at whose name is on the list, and who ended up in the headlines despite being completely uninvolved.
‘Corporate media show only what they want from Panama Leak’
RT on Apr 4, 2016
The world’s media has been pointing at one person following a massive documents leak from a Panama law firm. But that person, President Vladimir Putin, wasn’t even mentioned in the data leak. Former British ambassador and human rights activist Craig Murray joins RT to discuss this issue.
Panama Papers: Massive leak shows how rich hide wealth, MSM focus on Putin
RT on Apr 4, 2016
A vast number of confidential documents have been leaked – allegedly showing how the world’s rich and powerful hide their money. More than 11 million files were obtained from a Panama-based offshore law firm, that’s been operating for nearly 40 years. 72 current and former heads of states are among more than one-hundred politicians from 50 different countries named in the files.
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