ICIJ The Paradise Papers investigation of wealth stashed offshore  has won a George Polk Award, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalist’s second Polk Award in as many years. The team of more than 380 journalists from six continents was honored with the Financial Reporting Award, announced by the Long Island University (LIU) at a press […]

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Litigation brought against the Guardian and the BBC over the Paradise Papers investigation into the offshore activities of some of the world’s richest people and companies has been settled. In an agreed statement, the parties announced they had “resolved their differences” with a settlement that ends the legal action launched by the offshore law firm […]

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Sasha Chavkin At 1:14 p.m. on September 19, 2017, disaster struck members of the close-knit Mexican team of reporters working on the Paradise Papers. A powerful earthquake shook Mexico City and Puebla, killing more than 200 people and destroying buildings and bridges. Among the ruined structures was the apartment building where Proceso reporter Jorge Carrasco […]

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ABOVE: The Cayman Islands sometimes serve as a tax haven.© ISTOCK.COM, UNDEFINED Many big-name research funders place millions of dollars in offshore investments, which in turn may drive activities that run contrary to the causes the charities promote, according to an investigative report published today (December 6) in Science. The investigation covered the investments of […]

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Will Fitzgibbon When the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and more than 100 media partners began publishing the Panama Papers investigation on April 3, 2016, almost no country was untouched by its revelations. Governments in more than 70 countries have launched over 150 investigations, inquiries, audits and probes into the affairs of thousands of people […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Netflix has committed to finance and release The Laundromat, the Steven Soderbergh-directed drama about the Panama Papers scandal. David Schwimmer has just joined a killer cast led by Oscar-winning Darkest Hour star Gary Oldman, The Post‘s Meryl Streep and Life Itself‘s Antonio Banderas. Other cast circling include Will Forte and Earthquake Bird‘s Riley Keough. […]

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Muscat on Sunday in a six-page statement said the inquiry did not uncover any evidence of corruption or money laundering from Azerbaijan through Pilatus Bank accounts. He said it also exonerated similar claims against his wife, close aide Keith Schembri, tourism minister Konrad Mizzi, as well as former European commissioner for health, John Dalli. “Not […]

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The Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s two-day trip to Malaysia in late November where he met his counterpart and old friend, Dr Mahathir Mohamad, generated soundbites that ordinary Pakistanis can likely recite from memory. Drawing parallels to Dr Mahathir’s historic victory earlier this year, Khan declared at the official presser that both leaders had been […]

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Bribery: The royal commission investigating bank misconduct in Australia heard testimony involving a bribery ring. (Guardian) Deferred-prosecution agreements in the U.K. aren’t cozy. (FCPABlog) A Thai tycoon denied new charges of wildlife poaching and bribery. (BP, Nation) Local cases: Indonesian authorities arrested court officials in a bribery case. A Perth, Australia city council aide pleaded guilty […]

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