Accountability

Second Panama Papers Leak: Findings From Around The World
Will Fitzgibbon · August 16, 2018

Leaked Mossack Fonseca documents exposed the millionaire offspring of European and African officials, illicit campaign funding in Latin America, and more.

Loopholes in UK company register show crime can still flourish, study finds
Will Fitzgibbon · August 2, 2018

Corrupt politicians, fraudsters and money launderers could still be avoiding detection, an analysis by nonprofit Global Witness has found.

New international investigation tackles ‘fake science’ and its poisonous effects
Scilla Alecci · July 20, 2018

Hundreds of thousands of scientists worldwide have published studies in self-described scientific journals that don’t provide traditional checks for accuracy and quality, according to a new journalistic investigation.

Former Pakistan PM Sharif Sentenced To 10 Years
Scilla Alecci · July 6, 2018

The historic corruption verdict against Pakistan’s former leader also included prison sentences for his daughter and son-in-law.

New Leak Reveals Chaotic Aftermath Of Panama Papers
Will Fitzgibbon · June 20, 2018

The latest leak of internal documents reveals the panic that marked the beginning of the end for Mossack Fonseca.

Offshore Links To Lionel Messi, Cartier, Argentine Leader
Ryan Chittum and Will Fitzgibbon · June 20, 2018

Two years after Panama Papers rocked the offshore world, new details have emerged about an array of global elite.

Ross shorted Russian-linked shipping company ahead of Paradise Papers
Sasha Chavkin · June 18, 2018

The U.S. Commerce Secretary shorted stock in Navigator Holdings just days after reporters informed him they were about to reveal his holdings in the firm.

Why We Decided To Dig Into West Africa’s Offshore Links
Will Fitzgibbon · May 22, 2018

Through the power of collaborative reporting, ICIJ and its partners have been able to shed new light on the impact of tax avoidance, financial crime and corruption in West Africa.

Wanted: Honorary Consuls For ‘Cash-Strapped’ African Nations
Will Fitzgibbon · May 22, 2018

Honorary consuls occupy a little-known niche in the global elite. Many work to rigorous standards, but for others their avowed love for their adopted country is not always reflected in their tax filings.

Explore The Stories
Hilary Fung and Pierre Romera · May 22, 2018

See how offshore companies and accounts have been used to strip cash out of West Africa.