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Panama Papers data breach is now searchable online

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, May 11, 2016.

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    A month ago the sky ripped open for a lot of people who had opted to use offshore companies to hide financial assets in order to avoid paying taxes. The breach came in the form of the Panamanian based law firm, Mossack Fonseca, which found itself out of pocket to the tune of over 11 million documents.

    There has been no shortage of high profile individuals who have found themselves in the center of a swirling torrent as a result. One player in particular who profited from an offshore trust was none other than UK Prime Minister, David Cameron.

    As a sidebar, I can’t help but to love the irony in this case. Back in 2012 the British comedian Jimmy Carr found himself on the wrong side of a tax avoidance set up. At the time Cameron called out Carr for his behaviour,

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