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Three years after Luanda Leaks exposed how Africa’s wealthiest woman created a shell empire to move tainted billions, the billionaire and her financial advisers continue to be dogged by investigations.
Sources say Interpol's "Red Notice" for dos Santos relates to allegedly corrupt dealings exposed in ICIJ’s Luanda Leaks investigation.
ICIJ’s 2020 Luanda Leaks investigation revealed how decades of inside deals turned dos Santos, the daughter of Angola’s longtime former ruler, into Africa’s richest woman.
KfW-Ipex-Bank, an import-export bank, had loaned more than $55 million through an Angolan bank to a brewery controlled by Isabel dos Santos.
An international tribunal ruled that the billionaire and her late husband corruptly obtained a lucrative stake from the state oil company Sonangol.
ICIJ's editors share reflections from behind the scenes of two award-winning investigations.
Dos Santos partnership with Angolan state oil company ‘null and void,’ court-appointed director says, following an inquiry prompted by ICIJ’s Luanda Leaks.
On the fifth anniversary of the Panama Papers’ launch, experts say there’s been progress in the fight against dirty money — but much more is needed.
The Angolan billionaire’s company had “no intention” to carry out economic activity in Malta, the island nation's authorities said.
The acquisition was bankrolled by state oil company Sonangol, whose lawyers now allege that the deal enriched Angola’s former ruling family at the expense of the country.
ICIJ and the Global Alliance for Tax Justice among nominees that also include Committee to Protect Journalists, Russian dissident Alexei Navalny and climate activist Greta Thunberg.
Luanda Leaks showed how the mobile company became a cash cow for the Angolan billionaire. It’s now seeking repayment of loans totalling $430 million.
While Isabel dos Santos and her advisers face multiple investigations, accountability for the offshore industry remains elusive.
CMVM says Portuguese auditors broke anti-money laundering laws to help Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos grow her business empire.
Lawyers for Angolan oil giant Sonangol expressed satisfaction with the ruling and credited revelations from ICIJ’s Luanda Leaks investigation.
Prosecutors say they are looking into a controversial loan agreement detailed by ICIJ in Luanda Leaks.
Embattled businesswoman Isabel dos Santos has lost joint control of Portugal’s $1.82 billion leader in the so-called ‘quad play’ market of internet, TV, fixed and mobile telephony.
Rui Pinto, the computer whiz behind Luanda Leaks and Football Leaks, has been released from custody, pending trial.
Isabel dos Santos has stepped down from the board of Angola's mobile phone operator Unitel, citing "a climate of permanent conflict" among the company’s directors.
A Paris tribunal dismissed billionaire Isabel dos Santos’ case against Angola over a $1.5 billion port project, and ordered her firm pay $232,000 in costs.
European lawmakers have demanded the regulator assess “whether there were breaches of either national or EU law, and to assess the actions taken by financial supervisors.”
An Angolan court says the deal between the country’s diamond company and Isabel dos Santos’ husband was harmful to average Angolans.
The Angolan billionaire has closed down her business offices in Portugal and fired dozens of staff after failing to pay wages, rent and bills for months.
Police searched the headquarters of a state-owned bank as part of a criminal investigation into a $55 million loan to a brewery owned by Isabel dos Santos.
Portugal has ramped up pressure on Isabel dos Santos in the wake of Luanda Leaks, and following a request from Angolan authorities in pursuit of more than $1 billion.