As we are saying pip pip to the year 2016, let’s scroll through the most significant happenings of soon-to-be previous year. While doing so, we will get to know that some of the events and happenings can truly be termed as defining moments in history. One of such phenomenon was Panama Leaks that for a moment not only shook the world but also scare the hell out of some of the prominent world leaders and celebrities.
What are the Panama Papers?
The Panama Papers are an unprecedented leak of as many as 11.5 million files obtained from one of the world’s biggest offshore law firms, Mossack Fonseca. It was revealed that an anonymous source contacted the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ) and shared these documents originally sourced from Mossack Fonseca.
The mentioned newspaper then shared these leaked documents with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and since then the leaks had been