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How Isabel dos Santos went shopping in Mauritius for shell companies, secrecy and a tax dodge
Will Fitzgibbon · February 25, 2020

The dos Santos brewery masterplan hinged on one of the couple’s favorite business entities: shell companies. This time the couple turned to Mauritius the small island tax haven off the east coast of Africa.

Paradise Papers to help recover $45m in Lithuanian bank conspiracy
Will Fitzgibbon · February 10, 2020

Vladimir Romanov allegedly looted millions of dollars from a failed bank that will now be clawed back.

How French journalists used the Offshore Leaks database to find local stories
Cecile S. Gallego · July 6, 2018

A collaborative investigation has exposed what they describe as “the banality” of tax evasion costing France millions of euros each year.

ICIJ partners and Appleby agree to settlement
Fergus Shiel · May 4, 2018

Law firm Appleby has ended its legal action against the the Guardian and the BBC over their roles in the Paradise Papers investigation.

Angolan tycoon’s frozen funds highlight KPMG’s role in offshore secrecy
Will Fitzgibbon · April 23, 2018

Mauritian authorities have frozen 91 bank accounts linked to investor Jean-Claude Bastos, a key figure from the Paradise Papers with close connections to Angola’s former leaders.

Paradise Papers helps reveal Illinois governor candidate’s offshore connections
Spencer Woodman · March 15, 2018

Chicago Tribune reporters used ICIJ’s data to debunk claims by Democratic governor candidate J.B. Pritzker.

‘The world has changed’: Europe targets advisers, accountants, lawyers with new tax rules
Will Fitzgibbon · March 14, 2018

The masterminds who promote and sell tax avoidance are under fresh scrutiny in the wake of the Paradise Papers and Panama Papers.

‘Africa’s Satellite’ Avoided Millions Using A Very African Tax Scheme
Will Fitzgibbon · February 20, 2018

The companies behind the New Dawn Satellite channeled millions of dollars through offshore companies in Mauritius, one of the continent’s premier tax havens.

More data than ever before added to the Offshore Leaks Database
Cecile S. Gallego · February 12, 2018

New data from the Paradise Papers will allow you to explore more information on companies registered in the Cook Islands, Samoa and Malta.

U.S. Obtains Swiss Bank Records For Congo Corruption Probe
Will Fitzgibbon · January 26, 2018

A Swiss court has confirmed ongoing criminal investigations into the businesses of Dan Gertler, an Israeli diamond dealer suspected of large-scale corruption in the Congo.