Afrigo, a real estate firm with ties to a Chinese construction giant, disguised more than $200 million using fake loans, fictional imports, phantom entities and more with the help of bankers and other enablers, according to a government audit.
For a decade, ICIJ has revealed the financial secrets of Russia’s most powerful people. Our team is mining millions of leaked files for new revelations.
Officials in Lesotho had joined a chorus of African authorities complaining that agreements with tax haven Mauritius were bleeding their governments of much-needed tax revenue.
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.
The Tax Justice Network provides country-by-country estimates of losses due to tax abuse and tax evasion by wealthy corporations and individuals.
Zambia will now try to estimate how much revenue was lost under its tax treaty with Mauritius, which one official described as "not balanced or fair."
One of West Africa’s largest economies has torn up its agreement with Mauritius as debate rages over the tax haven’s impact on developing countries.
With governments racked by colossal costs due to the coronavirus pandemic, experts say tax evasion is cast in a stark new light.
Four years after Panama Papers, why ICIJ continues to report on tax havens, and those who exploit them.
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.
Here are five companies that illustrate the vast geographic reach of Mauritius as a tax haven.
ICIJ member Ntibinyane Ntibinyane shares his experience founding a nonprofit investigative news center and the challenges of reporting in Botswana.
The documents of a single spa and hotel chain open a window onto the $171 billion luxury industry, whose tax practices have been under scrutiny for years.
Within hours of the publication of the ICIJ investigation, officials from the island tax haven huddled to respond to the exposé of its offshore sector.
What are all these 'double taxation agreements' or 'tax treaties' we keep seeing in Mauritius Leaks?
We spoke with three of our partners from Uganda, Kenya and Mauritius about what press freedom was like at home – and the challenges they overcome.
Based on 200,000 files, Mauritius Leaks exposes a sophisticated system that diverts tax revenue from poor nations back to the coffers of Western corporations and African oligarchs.
Welcome to Mauritius! Scroll down to see how a group of professionals help corporate giants flee taxes offshore.
Despite having few employees, the offshore firm attracted a number of high-profile clients as it raced to secure the market at the "gateway" to Africa.
Come behind-the-scenes of Mauritius Leaks.
Explore the details of more than 200 companies from Mauritius Leaks including Whirlpool, Total S.A. and Mayo Clinic.
Mauritius Leaks is a cross-border investigation that reveals how one law firm on a small island off Africa’s east coast helped companies leach tax revenue from poor African, Arab and Asian nations.