Day archives: April 6th, 2016

Official says, Iceland PM resigns amid Panama Papers scandal

  Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson had denied doing anything illegal and said he paid all taxes. Opponents argue his company, set up in the British Virgin Islands, represents a severe conflict of interest because it held investments in failed Icelandic banks that his government was responsible for overseeing. Agriculture Minister Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson told …

A huge leak of documents has lifted the lid on how the rich and powerful use tax havens to hide their wealth

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What are the Panama Papers?

A huge leak of documents has lifted the lid on how the rich and powerful use tax havens to hide their wealth. The files were leaked from one of the world’s most secretive companies, a Panamanian law firm called Mossack Fonseca. What are the Panama Papers? The files show how Mossack Fonseca clients were able …