The homepage of BBC News on 3 October 2021
|Date||2 October 2021 - 3 October 2021|
|Interest of||Ali Bongo Ondimba|
Details of the Pandora Papers were released by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) on 3 October 2021. Based upon the most expansive leak of tax haven files in history, the ICIJ investigation of the Pandora Papers reveals the secret deals and hidden assets of more than 330 politicians and high-level public officials in more than 90 countries and territories, including 35 country leaders, ambassadors, mayors and ministers, presidential advisers, generals and a central bank governor appear in the files.
The ICIJ, a nonprofit newsroom and network of journalists centered in Washington D.C., obtained more than 11.9 million financial records, containing 2.94 terabytes of confidential information from 14 offshore service providers, enterprises that set up and manage shell companies and trusts in tax havens around the globe.
The files reveal secret offshore holdings of more than 130 billionaires from 45 countries including 46 Russian oligarchs. In 2021, according to Forbes, 100 of the billionaires had a collective fortune of more than $600 billion. Other clients include bankers, big political donors, arms dealers, international criminals, pop stars, spy chiefs and sporting giants.
- Ilham Aliyev
- Mohamed Amersi
- Andrej Babiš
- Tony Blair
- Milo Đukanović
- Uhuru Kenyatta
- King Abdullah II of Jordan
- Ali Bongo Ondimba
- Sebastián Piñera
- Vladimir Putin
- Queen Elizabeth II
- Volodymyr Zelensky
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