Investigations

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 […]

LONDON — The Latest on the publication by a coalition of media outlets of an investigation into offshore financial dealings by the rich and famous (all times local): 12:40 a.m. Police in El Salvador have raided the local offices of the Panama-based company targeted in a data leak known as “the Panama Papers.” Prosecutors said […]

The Czech Centre for Investigative Journalism did not specify his activities or implicate him of any wrongdoing. (AP) Tomas Berdych is among the figures identified in the Panama Papers, according to Czech press. The Czech Centre for Investigative Journalism said Berdych was among the almost 300 Czechs who showed up in the files, as recounted by Radio Prague and others. The Panama […]

Stashed cash. A Panama company has been serving as a tax-evasion haven for the world’s rich and powerful. Photo: Wikia. JNS.org – The Israeli Tax Authority (ITA) on Monday announced plans to investigate approximately 600 Israeli companies and 850 Israeli shareholders that were mentioned in the “Panama Papers” leak. The figures were revealed by Israel’s Haaretz […]

By Naomi Jagoda – 04/07/16 03:21 PM EDT Sens. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenOvernight Finance: Sanders, Clinton take the gloves off in Wall Street fight Warren, Brown urge Treasury to investigate Panama Papers Dem bill cracks down on payday lenders MORE (D-Mass.) and Sherrod BrownSherrod BrownOvernight Finance: Sanders, Clinton take the gloves off in Wall Street fight […]