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Interactive: Stash Your Cash

Recent leaks of secret banking information have helped authorities around the world crack down on tax cheats who go offshore, resulting in billions of dollars recovered for the public purse. Now, in one of the biggest ever leaks of financial data, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has released data on a whopping 120,000 secret offshore entities in 10 different jurisdictions.

Read more about how unscrupulous investors hire high-priced lawyers and financial advisers to move money offshore in the interactive below. Select the blue button to make choices and move through each step.

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How ICIJ’s Project Team Analyzed the Offshore Files
April 2, 2013 — The ICIJ’s exploration of the secretive world of offshore companies and trusts began after a computer hard drive packed with corporate data and personal information and e-mails arrived in the mail.
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Ferdinand Marcos’ Daughter Tied to Offshore Trust in Caribbean
Records show late dictator’s oldest child, now a Philippine provincial governor, didn’t disclose British Virgin Islands trust in asset declarations required for public officials.
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Elites Undermine Putin Rail Against Tax Havens
Owners of corporations registered in British Virgin Islands include top managers of state-controlled giants.