Allowing the owners of shell companies to hide their identities from United States authorities constitutes a “significant loophole” in the country’s ability to tackle money laundering and illicit financing, a senior FBI official.
Our Algerian member Lyas Hallas' was the sole reporter in the country for the Panama Papers. But his reporting is still having an impact.
When the Panama Papers broke in Ecuador, then president Rafael Correa encouraged the public to find the reporters and force them to hand over the documents.
Whistleblowers who leak information to journalists, or reveal unlawful behavior, are a step closer to improved legal protections across Europe.
Three years ago, German investigative journalists Bastian Obermayer and Frederik Obermaier received a record-breaking trove of leaked data from a source going by the pseudonym John Doe.
More than $1.2 billion has been publicly collected by governments around the world after the 2016 investigation, the Panama Papers.