Investigations

Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio speaks to members of media after his meeting with Judge Merrick Garland, President Barack Obama’s choice to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, on Capitol Hill, April 7, 2016. (Sait Serkan Gurbuz/AP) U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio has issued a letter along with fellow Democrat, Senator Elizabeth Warren of […]

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When members of Fusion’s investigative staff joined an April 6 live chat on Digg about their Panama Papers reporting, they expected some tough questions. But they didn’t expect to meet a former insider whose name they’d come across in the leaked files. Dirty little secrets: Inside the ‘Wikileaks of the ultra-rich and ultra-powerful’ John P. […]

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Sources said that depending on the number of offshore entities incorporated by the addressee and the complexity of the investments involved, people have been given up to 20 days to respond to the questionnaire. With the Prime Minister seeking the first status report on the probe into The Panama Papers within 15 days, units of […]

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Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha A strict investigation into ‘Panama Papers’ is on to find out if illegal activities have taken place in overseas Indian accounts, while full force of law has been applied to deal with ‘wilful default’ cases like that of Vijay Mallya, the Finance Ministry said on Monday. Government has already […]

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PHNOM PENH— Civil society groups and anti-corruption experts have urged Cambodia’s government to open an investigation into why Justice Minister Ang Vong Vathana was named in the so-called Panama Papers. The government official is the sole Cambodian to be named in the 11 million or so documents leaked from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca. Media […]

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Swiss authorities confirmed Monday they have seized a Modigliani masterpiece in Geneva in the wake of Panama Papers revelations first reported last week by the CBC’s the fifth estate and global media partners as part of an international investigation into offshore tax havens. “A criminal procedure has been opened as a result of revelations tied […]

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PhotoJeremy Corbyn, Labour party leader, spoke in Parliament following a statement by Prime Minister David Cameron.Credit Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the Labour Party, dismissed Prime Minister David Cameron’s proposal of a task force to examine the Panama Papers scandal. The panel would report to George Osborne, the chancellor of […]

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NEW DELHI: A strict investigation into ‘Panama Papers’ is on to find out if illegal activities have taken place in overseas Indian accounts, while full force of law has been applied to deal with ‘wilful default’ cases like that of Vijay Mallya, the Finance Ministry said today. Government has already constituted a multi-agency group including […]

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Digital disruption has created an ironic situation for the news media industry. On the one hand, media organisations have been able to reach out to readers in hitherto distant geographies through the acceleration of technology, which has helped in providing depth to data journalism and in mainstreaming journalistic tools such as user-generated content. On the […]

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BERLIN German Justice Minister Heiko Maas appealed in a newspaper interview to media to hand over the Panama Papers that show how offshore firms are used to stash the wealth of the world’s elite. Governments around the globe have started investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the world’s rich and powerful since details of hundreds of […]

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x Embed x Share A USA TODAY motion graphic highlighting politicians around the world linked to the Panama Papers data leak. By George Petras, Ramon Padilla, Frank Pompa and Berna Elibuyuk, USA TODAY Part of the Panama City skyline shows the wealth that has been created, in part, by tax havens that allow the world’s […]

Officials are already investigating more than 700 current leads with a link to Panama, the Treasury said. HMRC has requested the Panama Papers information held by the BBC, Guardian and International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, but has not yet been given access to the 11 million documents disclosed in the data leak. … read more […]