Accountability

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.

How Officials, Businesses and Traffickers Hide Billions Offshore
Will Fitzgibbon · May 22, 2018

From Cape Verde’s white-sand beaches to Niger’s vast deserts, West African countries are plundered by companies and individuals, while governments do little to stem the flow.

ICIJ member a victim of ‘data-breach’ rocking Irish media
Fergus Shiel · May 17, 2018

Sam Smyth explains how events have left him feeling ‘betrayed’ and ‘sickened’, fearing for the anonymity of his sources and dismayed over media freedom in his homeland.

At the heart of Hungary’s battle for democracy: journalism
Dean Starkman · May 7, 2018

The story of Hungary’s latest Prime Minister Viktor Orban is a media story.  His rise was built on it. His consolidated power rests on it.

Press freedom slides as journalists face growing threats around the world
Sasha Chavkin · May 3, 2018

Hostility towards the media is spreading from dictatorships to democracies, encouraged by Trump’s and other leaders’ attacks on ‘fake news’, according to the 2018 World Press Freedom Index.