Corruption

JAKARTA —  The “Paradise Papers,” millions of confidential documents on offshore investments that were leaked this week, have shed light on the financial affairs of world leaders such as Queen Elizabeth II and the president of Colombia. They also cite several prominent politicians in the world’s fourth largest country, Indonesia, including children of its famously […]

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Almost eighteen months after Panama Papers leak, another massive trove of secret financial data has been leaked by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). The data on how big corporatess and ultra-rich individuals moved money to and from 19 tax havens to evade taxes was initially obtained by German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung. The leak, […]

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Almost eighteen months after Panama Papers leak, another massive trove of secret financial data has been leaked by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). The data on how big corporatess and ultra-rich individuals moved money to and from 19 tax havens to evade taxes was initially obtained by German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung. The leak, […]

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Serving a Growing Elite Founded in 1898 by a British officer, Maj. Reginald Appleby — an avowed opponent of taxation — Appleby now has offices in nearly all the world’s tax havens: Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Hong Kong, the Isle of Man, Jersey, Mauritius, the Seychelles and Shanghai. Such locations […]

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Christian Aid has condemned the ‘rotten’ and ‘corrupt’ system of off-shore tax havens in the wake of the ‘Paradise Papers’ revelations and called for an end to financial secrecy, declaring ‘enough is enough’. The aid and development charity has been campaigning for 10 years to end the financial secrecy that facilitates tax avoidance, tax evasion and corruption on […]

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“EU governments such as Germany have been standing against the rising tide of financial transparency,” Carl Dolan, who heads Transparency International’s EU office, said in a statement. Dolan says EU capitals have yet to sign up to two European Commission proposals aimed at shedding light on money laundering, tax evasion and avoidance. The latest cache […]

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Issued by Transparency International Secretariat The ‘Paradise Papers’ revelations published on 5 November by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and its partners show how the rich and powerful around the world are able to hide wealth through complex and opaque financial structures which allow them to keep their business dealings secret. These secret structures can […]

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A trove of 13.4 million leaked documents exposes ties between Russia and a host of western officials, including Donald Trump’s billionaire commerce secretary, Wilbur Ross. The leaked “Paradise Papers” also expose the business dealings of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s main fundraiser and the offshore interests of Queen Elizabeth II and some 120 politicians from around […]

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The modern state and capitalism are both essentially corrupt and ever since they have co-existed in Latin America, corruption has too. RELATED:Venezuela Ratifies Plan to Refinance and Restructure Debt From the time when Francisco Santander embezzled Colombia’s resources to deny money for Simon Bolivar’s troops, corruption has had the double objective of personal enrichment and […]

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ISLAMABAD –  Jamaat-e-Islami chief Siraj-ul-Haq on Friday filed an application in the Supreme Court seeking early hearing of his petition he had filed against all those Pakistanis whose names appeared in Panama Papers. The JI chief said the petition was filed for the larger interest to bring back the (looted) money. The delay in placing […]

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ISLAMABAD –  Jamaat-e-Islami chief Siraj-ul-Haq on Friday filed an application in the Supreme Court seeking early hearing of his petition he had filed against all those Pakistanis whose names appeared in Panama Papers. The JI chief said the petition was filed for the larger interest to bring back the (looted) money. The delay in placing […]

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MUZAFFARGARH –  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan Friday said his party will eradicate corruption from the country and hold accountability of corrupt people. Addressing a public gathering at Kot Addu, 100km from here, Imran Khan said if relief was provided to the corrupt mafia through an NRO, his party would come on roads. He said […]

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