Crikey Worm

Nov 6, 2017

Crikey Worm: ‘Paradise Papers’ largest leak in history

Good morning, early birds. The largest leak in history has implicated the rich and famous in a hidden network of shadowy tax accounting. Plus, the two Coalition parties fall to infighting over the task of appointing a new Senate president. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Max Chalmers

Freelance journalist

LEAKS FROM PARADISE

A new investigation published and distributed by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has revealed a network of hidden investments and offshoring used by wealthy politicians, businesspeople and celebrities to minimise tax and cover up compromising financial relationships.

The so-called Paradise Papers, released today, were uncovered by German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung and have been shared with papers including The Australian Financial Review, The Guardian, and The New York Times.

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