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#PandoraPapers: Another Panama Papers-style global scandal set to unfold

According to ICIJ, the Pandora Papers project includes financial details of important personalities from 117 countries.

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Pandora Papers project, Another Panama Papers-style global scandal is set to unfold!

More than 11.9 million files, 600+ reporters, 150 media outlets, 117 countries are in this global Investigation.

According to the details, another global scandal in the style of Panama Papers is about to come to light.

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) will publish 11.9 million documents on Sunday night. A global investigation that will surpass even the Panama Papers of 2016 involved 600 journalists and 150 media organizations from 17 countries.

According to ICIJ, the Pandora Papers project includes financial details of important personalities from 117 countries. The investigation into the Pandora Papers also includes two Pakistani journalists. The Pandora Papers also include financial details of several Pakistani personalities.

It should be noted that the Supreme Court had disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the Panama Leaks case against the Sharif family.

The final verdict in this largest case in the history of the country was delivered by a five-member larger bench of the Supreme Court headed by the then Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and comprising Justice Ijaz Afzal Khan, Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed, Justice Ijaz-ul-Ahsan, and Justice Gulzar Ahmed.

What are the Panama Papers?

Large-scale leaks have revealed how the world’s richest and most powerful hide their wealth. The documents were leaked by Musaque Fonseca, a Panamanian law firm, numbering 11 million.

The file reveals how Musaac Fonseca’s customers laundered money, evaded sanctions, and evaded taxes. In one case, the law company provided a US millionaire with fake ownership documents to hide money from authorities.

This is a violation of international regulation to prevent money laundering and tax evasion. The German newspaper Sodioche Zeitung obtained 11.5 million documents, which they shared with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ).

The consortium is based on journalists from 109 media organizations in 76 countries. That includes the British newspaper The Guardian, which took more than a year to analyze.

The BBC does not know the source of the leaked documents. These are the largest leaks in history, compared to WikiLeaks. Panama Lakes contains details of 214,000 people, companies, trusts, and foundations.

These documents contain information from 1977 to December 2015. Most of these documents contain emails, but also photos of contracts and passports.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.