So What’s in the Pandora Papers?
What's in the Pandora Papers leak? : The 2.9 terabyte leak contains a total of more than 11.9 million files. More than 4 million PDFs, more than 1.79 million Word documents, and other document formats.
The more than 330 politicians exposed by the leak were from more than 90 countries and territories.
They used entities in secrecy jurisdictions to buy real estate, hold money in trust, own other companies and other assets, sometimes anonymously.
The Pandora Papers investigation also reveals how banks and law firms work closely with offshore service providers to design complex corporate structures.
The files show that providers don’t always know their customers, despite their legal obligation to take care not to do business with people who engage in questionable dealings.
The investigation also reports on how U.S. trust providers have taken advantage of some states’ laws that promote secrecy and help wealthy overseas clients hide wealth to avoid taxes in their home countries.
What's in the Pandora Papers leak?
The 2.9 terabyte leak contains a total of more than 11.9 million files.
Source: Pandora Papers data
*More than 4 million PDFs, more than 1.79 million Word documents, and other document formats.
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