This Sunday October 3rd A journalistic investigation for more than two years entitled “pandora leavesOr “Pandora’s Leaves” in Spanish. This research reveals the participation of important international figures, including politicians and celebrities, in monetary evasion through tax havens.
The press work was coordinated by The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), a network that obtained more than 11.9 million classified files and led a team of more than 600 journalists from 150 media outlets, who spent two years examining documents, searching for sources, and searching court records in dozens of countries.
Who are the Americans included in the Pandora’s Papers and how much money did they evade?
currently, full list not disclosed, however, Some names have already been revealed.
Documents revealing deals Navy subordinate The King of Jordan, the presidents of Ukraine, Kenya and Ecuador, the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Similarly, the financial activities of “Informal Minister of Propaganda” of Russian President Vladimir Putin and more than 130 billionaires from Russia, the United States, Turkey and other countries.
For now, The Americans involved who emerged were Robert F. Smith and Robert T. Brockman, Tech tycoons whose trust has been investigated by authorities ever since Both were customers of CILTrust, one of the suppliers Navy in Belize.
the new: #PandoraPapers It reveals the inner workings of the shadow economy that benefits the wealthy and the well-connected at the expense of all.
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The importance of the United States in Pandora’s papers
Although the Few of the names of the American characters involved In Pandora Papers compared to other countries (Russia (52), Brazil (15), UK (13) and Israel (10))play america A vital role in research.
The American Federation has become one of the “The main players in the world Navy“Because of the significant loopholes that exist in the jurisdiction, Well, 17 states, mainly South Dakota and Nevada, They are leaders in the “trade of selling financial secrecy”.
As mentioned RT, “The leaked documents helped identify some 30 US-based trusts, relating to foreigners accused of “misconduct” or whose companies have been accused of various wrongdoing. (…) The largest law firm in the United States, bAcker McKenzie, help create the system’Navy‘modern’“.
Celebrities and sports personalities involved
According to early revelations, among the personalities dealing in the world Navy Names of famous musicians like Shakira, Elton John, Ringo Starr, Swedish House Mafia e Julio Iglesias, While the characters related to the world of sports Pep Guardiola, Carlo Ancelotti and Angel Di Maria.
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