Bernie Sanders Complained About Offshore Tax Havens Before It Was Cool
In 2011, Sanders warned the Senate that Panama could be an offshore tax haven where wealthy people could hide their assets. Looks like he was right.By Grant Suneson | April 5, 2016
The 11 million documents exposing the shady and potentially illegal practice of stashing money overseas, now known as the Panama Papers, is an unprecedented leak of information.
But one presidential candidate predicted the threat of offshore tax havens years ago.
Bernie Sanders said in 2011 the proposed U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement would make it easier for wealthy people to evade taxes.