The investigation is focused on whether Germany’s biggest bank helped clients set up offshore accounts to transfer money from criminal activities.
There was an 800 percent spike in disclosure after the offshore secrecy investigation.
Close political allies and a family member of Recep Tayyip Erdogan are suing a journalist and her newspaper not for inaccuracies, but for alleged damage to their reputations.
The U.S. government took “limited or no action” to battle secret offshore holdings, despite spending $380 million on a new initiative.
A collaborative investigation has exposed what they describe as “the banality” of tax evasion costing France millions of euros each year.
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.