How the Panama Papers’ secret network of offshore money was discovered

A sign reading Macri corrupto pasted on the fence of the Government Palace in Buenos Aires during a demonstration against Argentine President Mauricio Macri in 2016, after a prosecutor opened an investigation on his offshore financial dealings leaked in the Panama Papers.
A sign reading “Macri corrupto” pasted on the fence of the Government Palace in Buenos Aires during a demonstration against Argentine President Mauricio Macri in 2016, after a prosecutor opened an investigation on his offshore financial dealings leaked in the Panama Papers. – Juan Mabromata/AFP/Getty Images

Thanks to a series of data links, we’ve gotten a pretty good look at how the world’s wealthiest are able to manage their money and shield it from the rest of the world. With last year’s Panama Papers, and more recently the Paradise Papers, the curtain has been lifted from the networks of banks, law firms and shell companies that move trillions

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