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Lots of smoke and mirrors with release of Paradise Papers

Thursday, November 09, 2017 @ 8:23 AM | By Veronika Chang

On Nov. 5, a treasure trove of documents related to offshore investment activities of the wealthy — the Paradise Papers – was made public. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, a global network of more than 200 investigative journalists in 70 countries who collaborate on in-depth investigative stories, was behind the releasing of these documents to a German newspaper.

The Paradise Papers involves a set of 13.4 million confidential documents which provide some insight into how the rich stash their money away in complicated offshore arrangements...