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Explained | Panama Papers: The Whistleblowers

July 23, 2022 1:32 pm

After the source of the Uber Files investigation, the whistleblower of the 2016 Panama Papers has given his first interview. What motivates such whistleblowers, and why doesn’t India have any on that scale?

Interview with Panama Papers whistleblower 'John Doe': May have to wait until my death (to reveal my identity)

July 23, 2022 8:06 am

So far, 'John Doe' has only spoken out publicly on one occasion, in the form of a manifesto published four weeks after the Panama Papers emerged. In it, the source called on policymakers to take action to combat global inequality. Since then, there have been books, podcasts and documentaries about the leak, and even a Hollywood movie starring Meryl Streep. But the whistleblower has remained silent. John Doe has now spoken to two German journalists. Read the interview.

Judge acquits key figures in Panama Papers scandal

June 17, 2022 1:24 pm

A Panamanian judge acquitted thirty-nine people charged in the Panama Papers case, including the key figures, Jurgen Mossack and Ramon Fonseca.

Court dismisses Panama Papers law firm founders in Brazil's Lava Jato case

June 17, 2022 9:24 am

The investigation, which began in 2016, focused on whether the Panamanian law firm, dedicated to the creation of corporations for allegedly moving illegal funds, had taken part in the Brazilian scandal commonly called "Lava Jato".

Panama Papers: ED seizes Rs 88 lakh belonging to businessman who invested Rs 31 cr in BVI

May 13, 2022 4:52 pm

Last week, the agency carried out raids at four premises in Bhopal and Goa as part of a money laundering case registered against Sanjay Vijay Shinde.

Accused in Maharashtra ACB extortion case, Jitu Navlani was named in Panama Papers

May 12, 2022 1:23 pm

Navlani’s name first appeared in the media after the Gamdevi police registered an FIR against him for allegedly stopping the police from arresting an accused person who was partying in his pub Dirty Buns SoBo.

Over Rs 20k crore undisclosed credit for India-linked entities in Panama, Paradise paper leaks: Govt

December 08, 2021 4:03 pm

The government has taken cognisance of some Indian names released in the media which are allegedly linked to the Pandora Papers leak, MoS for Finance Pankaj Chaudhary stated.

Panama Papers: Rs 20,000 crore in undeclared assets identified

July 05, 2021 7:12 am

The latest number is a quantum jump from figures released earlier to The Indian Express by CBDT through the RTI route: Rs 1,564 crore in June 2019, and Rs 1,088 crore in April 2018.

Germany issues warrants for Panama Papers lawyers, say reports

October 21, 2020 3:06 pm

The Panama Papers leak exposed how some of the world's richest people hide their money. German prosecutors are looking for those behind the law firm at the center of the tax haven scandal.

Panama Papers details led to I-T crackdown on Bharat Hotels Group

February 22, 2020 7:24 am

CBDT said “undisclosed foreign assets” of over Rs 1,000 crore had been detected during the searches. But officials said the amount would be several times that figure, and that the Bharat Hotels case was likely to become one of the biggest detection of the Panama Papers cases in India.


Imran Khan's PTI celebrates ouster of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

July 29, 2017 10:43 am

The Pakistan Supreme Court disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from holding public office in its verdict on the Panama Papers scandal.

Panama Papers: The big names that found a place in the list

April 05, 2016 10:21 am

Panama Papers: More than 11 million documents from the secret files of Mossack Fonseca, a law firm headquartered in tax haven Panama, were accessed by Munich-based newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung which collaborated with ICIJ and over 100 media organisations, including The Indian Express, to investigate its contents


Panama Papers: A Peek Into India Express' 8 Month Long Investigation

April 04, 2016 10:15 am

Thousands of Mossack Fonseca (MF) documents reviewed by The Indian Express and subsequent enquiries reveal that the Sharif family mortgaged four of these properties to the Deutsche Bank (Suisse) SA for a loan of GBP 7 million and the Bank of Scotland part financed the purchase of two other apartments.