Panama Papers expose fraud

By: Max Bruns and James Neyer ~Staff Writers~ Detailed information about more than 214,000 offshore companies listed by the Panamanian corporate service provider Mossack Fonseca was recently released to the public. After a year-long investigation of a 2.6 terabyte leak to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), 149 documents and preliminary news reports were released on April 3. The Panama Papers, as the ICIJ reported the leak is called, contains 11.5 million documents dating back four decades, and every company or individual related to Mossack Fonseca is mentioned, according to the New York Times, CNN and The Guardian. The actual … Continue reading Panama Papers expose fraud