Panama Papers Nov 6, 2017 15:53:36 GMT
Post by Shep on Nov 6, 2017 15:53:36 GMT
It is legal to use offshore accounts.
Offshore accounts by themselves are NOT illegal
Panama Papers probes
April 5, 2016 - China limits access. Investigation by ICIJ. Documents from a Panamanian law firm showed possible wrongdoing using offshore companys. The Panama Papers have cast light on the financial arrangements of public figures. Among those named are friends of Russian President Vladimir Putin and relatives of the leaders of China, Britain, Iceland and Pakistan, and the president of Ukraine. USA, France, Australia, New Zealand, Austria, Sweden and the Netherlands are among nations investigating.
Panama Papers leak exposes hundreds of firms
The documents reveal the offshore holdings of 140 politicians and public officials around the world, including the prime ministers of Iceland and Pakistan, Petro Poroshenko the president of Ukraine, and the king of Saudi Arabia. The father of British PM David Cameron was also mentioned.
Panama Papers implicate Clintons
Podesta Group registered to lobby for bank subsidiary weeks before tax haven leak. Podesta firm has ties to Hillary Clinton. Tony Podesta is a bundler for the Clinton campaign. Podesta firm working to affect the scope of U.S. sanctions against Russia.
The Panama Papers show how world leaders have used offshore tax havens to hide their involvement in lucrative companies and business deals around the world.
Podesta Group lists 3 other foreign entities: ** Cayman Islands-based *** Troika, Cyprus-based SBGB, and Luxembourg SB Intl.
Panama Papers protest in Iceland
Thousands of people in Reykjavik outraged by their Prime Ministers offshore accounts that were brought to light in the Panama Papers. Icelandic PM Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson reportedly failed to declare his stake in an offshore company based in the British Virgin Islands. The revelation has made Icelanders mad at their government, with some demanding a no-confidence vote and the PMs resignation.
Panama * How world leaders hide money
April 5, 2016 debka - Germany released 11 million encrypted documents from the Panamian law firm Mossack Fonseca, revealing secret offshore holdings of 140 politicians and public officials, including 12 current and former world leaders. Among them UK PM David Camerons father.
Panama Papers leak
No info leaked on American politicians, even tho we know Mitt Romeny keeps money in the Caymens. The papers unveiled the offshore assets of some 140 politicians and public servants all over the world, including 12 incumbent and former world leaders, but will not provide a glimpse into the US political elite.
ICIJ claims Russian President Vladimir Putin was NOT the target of the Panama Papers leak. This is called the largest leak in offshore history. Although neither Vladimir Putin nor any members of his family are mentioned in the papers, many outlets targeted Putin. British media turned a blind eye to the direct involvment of PM David Camerons father .
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