Offshore secrecy

New Leak Reveals Chaotic Aftermath Of Panama Papers
Will Fitzgibbon · June 20, 2018

The latest leak of internal documents reveals the panic that marked the beginning of the end for Mossack Fonseca.

Offshore Links To Lionel Messi, Cartier, Argentine Leader
Ryan Chittum and Will Fitzgibbon · June 20, 2018

Two years after Panama Papers rocked the offshore world, new details have emerged about an array of global elite.

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.

One Company’s Tax ‘Heaven’ Is Senegal’s Tax ‘Hell’
Will Fitzgibbon · May 22, 2018

A lopsided tax treaty between Mauritius and Senegal means, with the right paper work, companies working in Senegal can avoid paying millions in taxes.

Why We Decided To Dig Into West Africa’s Offshore Links
Will Fitzgibbon · May 22, 2018

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.

‘We are the enemies of our leaders’: Meet the journalists behind West Africa Leaks
Will Fitzgibbon · May 22, 2018

The 13 journalists who worked on the West Africa Leaks face everything from threats, law suits and intimidation.

Wanted: Honorary Consuls For ‘Cash-Strapped’ African Nations
Will Fitzgibbon · May 22, 2018

Honorary consuls occupy a little-known niche in the global elite. Many work to rigorous standards, but for others their avowed love for their adopted country is not always reflected in their tax filings.

Explore The Stories
Hilary Fung and Pierre Romera · May 22, 2018

See how offshore companies and accounts have been used to strip cash out of West Africa.

How Officials, Businesses and Traffickers Hide Billions Offshore
Will Fitzgibbon · May 22, 2018

From Cape Verde’s white-sand beaches to Niger’s vast deserts, West African countries are plundered by companies and individuals, while governments do little to stem the flow.

Michael Cohen scandal a reminder that the U.S. is a tax secrecy paradise
Spencer Woodman · May 21, 2018

Recent disclosures that President Donald Trump’s personal attorney used a shell company to receive huge payments highlight the country’s position as a global enabler of corporate secrecy.