Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz
By Marian Wilkinson and Ali Russell
It’s the shadowy world of secret international finance and tax avoidance.
“What we’re looking at here is really a parallel universe.”
This ABC Four Corners investigation will reveal how the rich and powerful exploit the system.
Four Corners’ reporter Marian Wilkinson follows the money trail and it’s worth trillions of dollars.
“What this really says is a lot about the system itself and how broke the system is and how crazy the whole thing is.”
“I was on their immigration stop list. But we’ve gotten in.”
— Marian Wilkinson, reporter
Confidential documents from the notorious Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca was made public on Sunday, exposing a vast web of offshore shell companies used by members of the global elite to evade taxes, hoard money, and skirt economic sanctions.
The Panama Papers: Secrets of the super rich, reported by Marian Wilkinson and presented by Sarah Ferguson, goes to air on tonight, April 4, at 8.30pm EST.