The Australians Embroiled In The ‘Paradise Papers’ Tax Haven Leak

The estate of former INXS frontman Michael Hutchence, actress Nicole Kidman and the Australian arm of mining giant Glencore have become entangled in the largest leak of information in history, a mammoth journalistic investigation on the world’s tax havens dubbed the Paradise Papers.

The leak — 13.4 million documents and 1.4 terabytes of data — was obtained by German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung and shared with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), which further shared the trove with nearly 100 media partners worldwide.

Included in the leak — alongside links to Queen Elizabeth, U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau — are several prominent Australian identities.

As the Australian Financial Review reported “many senior

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