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dj

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 6:15 pm Post subject: The Paradise Papers Reply with quote

The mother of all leaks...international scandal:

"About half the 13.4 million Paradise Papers files come from Appleby and Bermuda-based corporate services provider Estera, which split off from Appleby late last year. The records span everything from correspondence with clients and financial statements to internal company memos, emails and database entries.

The rest of the leaked records are from another offshore services firm called Asiaciti Trust based Singapore, as well as 19 corporate registries maintained by governments in other tax-haven jurisdictions.  

In addition to disclosures about heads of state and corporations, the files reveal details about the financial lives of the rich and famous.

Russian billionaires

While having an offshore account or company is often legal, the built-in anonymity of tax havens tends to also attract money launderers, drug and arms traffickers, tax evaders and others engaged in questionable conduct, the leaked records show."

http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/paradise-papers-leak-1.4387338
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sod98

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:21 pm Post subject: Re: The Paradise Papers Reply with quote

dj wrote (View Post):
The mother of all leaks...international scandal:

"About half the 13.4 million Paradise Papers files come from Appleby and Bermuda-based corporate services provider Estera, which split off from Appleby late last year. The records span everything from correspondence with clients and financial statements to internal company memos, emails and database entries.

The rest of the leaked records are from another offshore services firm called Asiaciti Trust based Singapore, as well as 19 corporate registries maintained by governments in other tax-haven jurisdictions.  

In addition to disclosures about heads of state and corporations, the files reveal details about the financial lives of the rich and famous.

Russian billionaires

While having an offshore account or company is often legal, the built-in anonymity of tax havens tends to also attract money launderers, drug and arms traffickers, tax evaders and others engaged in questionable conduct, the leaked records show."

http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/paradise-papers-leak-1.4387338  


Interesting story. There was a book published here in NZ called the Paradise Conspiracy based on the Cook Islands tax haven some years ago. Where some of the NZ wealthy hid their money from the tax man. Also individuals of the Govt of the day were taking bribes - nothing happened and NZ was deemed 2nd in the world for it's low corruption..........lol. It's the same the world over sadly. Only Govt's can close these loop holes .....................if they want to. NZ to this day is a tax haven for foreign investment only but with a new change in Govt ( Socialist ) this could change also go hopefully.

https://i.cbc.ca/1.4387534.1509755093!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/original_620/most-common-countries-in-the-appleby-data-leak.jpg
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sod98

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:26 pm Post subject: Re: The Paradise Papers Reply with quote

Don't use that link I must have dragged something that turns out to be nothing. Sorry
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dj

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:36 am Post subject: Re: The Paradise Papers Reply with quote

Public info now...
https://offshoreleaks.icij.org/stories
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:38 am Post subject: Re: The Paradise Papers Reply with quote

"The ICIJ Offshore Leaks database allows you to search through almost 500,000 offshore companies and trusts - more than 200,000 were registered by the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, whose inner workings were exposed in the Panama Papers, and 100,000 entities incorporated through Portcullis Trustnet and Commonwealth Trust Limited, two offshore service providers exposed as part of the 2013 ICIJ Offshore Leaks investigation. On November 5, 2017, ICIJ added data from some politicians featured in the Paradise Papers investigation. ICIJ will release the full structured data from the Paradise Papers investigation in the coming weeks."
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dj

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:39 am Post subject: Re: The Paradise Papers Reply with quote

Shady people trying to hide their money, got caught
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