World leaders hid wealth via shell companies, report alleges
Leaked files show politicians, criminals and celebrities have used banks and shadow firms to hide their finances
Leaked files from a Panama law firm that creates shell companies show that politicians, criminals and celebrities worldwide have used banks and shadow companies to hide their finances, according to a series of reports by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.
The consortium, in articles published on Sunday, said it had obtained a cache of 11.5 million records outlining the creation of more than 200,000 offshore shell companies. The trove includes offshore companies linked to...
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