The Panama Papers Story Is Dense, So News Sites Made Quirky Explainers
Mossack Fonseca's data leak provided a rare insight into offshore finance, and journalists are trying to make sure you get why it's a big deal.By Steven Sparkman | April 3, 2016
Are you ready to learn about offshore finance?
The Panama Papers leak, comprising 40 years worth of a law firm's offshore finance files, gave journalists around the globe an unprecedented look at an industry known for its secrecy and potential to cover up corruption.
But unlike the spying revealed by Edward Snowden — wiretapping, data collecting and email snooping — offshore finance isn't so easy to grasp.