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.
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.
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.
The latest dive into the Paradise Papers by U.S. reporters has discovered nonprofits making contradictory investments.
Global industrial giant Techint faces multinational money-laundering and bribery allegations spawned by investigations grounded in the Panama and Paradise Papers.
Mauritian authorities have frozen 91 bank accounts linked to investor Jean-Claude Bastos, a key figure from the Paradise Papers with close connections to Angola’s former leaders.
The 2017 disaster upended their newsrooms and their lives, but the team buckled down to complete the investigation.
The Paradise Papers investigation has been honored with a top prize at the IRE Awards, an international award for investigative reporting and editing.