Whistleblower Says CIA Behind Panama Papers Leak

A former Swiss banker-turned-whistleblower has accused the CIA of playing a key role the Panama Papers leak, which implicated numerous foreign leaders, companies, organizations and individuals in offshore tax evasion, among other offenses. Bradley Birkenfeld, a former American banker for Swiss firm UBS, toldCNBC  “the CIA I’m sure is behind this, in my opinion,” in an Read More…

The Panama Papers: ‘Biggest Leak in History’ Exposes Global Web of Corruption

‘The story behind the #PanamaPapers?’ tweets Edward Snowden. ‘Courage is contagious.’ An anonymous source, an enormous cache of leaked documents, and a year-long investigative effort by around 400 journalists from more than 100 media organizations in over 80 countries have yielded the Panama Papers, an unprecedented look at how the world’s rich and powerful, from political Read More…

FinCEN Leaks: Who Benefits From the Disclosure?

More than 100 news organizations from around the world recently released a detailed investigation into the financial corruption enabled by international banks – do Americans even care? Last weekend, BuzzFeed News, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, and more than 100 international news organizations released the FinCEN Files investigation detailing how a plethora of international banks Read More…