Impact

Former President Charged With Money Laundering in El Salvador
Sasha Chavkin · January 14, 2019

Mauricio Funes and several associates were charged for allegedly disguising $3.5 million in bribes from a state contractor, using offshore companies uncovered as part of the Panama Papers.

Former Pakistan prime minister sentenced to imprisonment again on corruption charges
Fergus Shiel · December 26, 2018

Pakistan’s anti-corruption court sentenced Nawaz Sharif to a seven-year prison term for failing to account for income related to ownership of a steel mill.

Panama Papers: US files first criminal charges over money laundering scheme
Will Fitzgibbon · December 4, 2018

Four men allegedly defrauded the U.S. government through a “large scale, intercontinental money laundering” scheme, prosecutors announced.

Panama Papers: German police raid Deutsche Bank headquarters over alleged money laundering
Hamish Boland-Rudder and Will Fitzgibbon · November 29, 2018

The investigation is focused on whether Germany’s biggest bank helped clients set up offshore accounts to transfer money from criminal activities.

Algeria launches money laundering probe on back of Panama Papers
Will Fitzgibbon · September 10, 2018

The government of Algeria has launched a money-laundering investigation based on information revealed by the Panama Papers.

How investigative journalism exposed the Swiss tax ‘rip off’
Martha M. Hamilton · August 7, 2018

ICIJ member Oliver Zihlmann is part of a team of investigative reporters working to bring change to one of the most important tax havens in the world.

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.

Panama Papers brings more than $700 million back onshore
Cecile S. Gallego · June 26, 2018

Governments around the world have recouped more than $700 million in fines and back taxes as a result of the Panama Papers investigation, a new tally reveals.

Swiss authorities propose major money-laundering law reforms
Martha M. Hamilton and Will Fitzgibbon · June 11, 2018

Switzerland’s federal government appears poised to crack down on money laundering in the wake of Panama Papers.