And then there was the largest ever leak of financial information – the Paradise Papers—that came to light in late 2017. More than 11.5 million documents from the firm were exposed in the Panama Papers. Over a sometimes choppy internet connection on Thursday, federal judge Richard M. Berman in New York sentenced Richard Gaffey, 74, to jail. There was the Panama Papers leaked in 2015. Some of the most immediate changes came in … A U.S. accountant who helped American residents evade taxes in a case exposed by the Panama Papers investigation has been sentenced to more than three years in prison. They are required to pay special attention to “politically exposed persons” — government officials or their family members or associates. The Panama Papers exposed a link between an American oil company's oil concessions and several powerful politicians in Angola. The Panama Papers reveal that the ... business people and celebrities are among those whose anonymous ownership of London property has been exposed by the massive leak of the Panama … The disclosure of the Panama Papers makes Panama the stage for the largest leak of information containing corruption files in history. The Panama Papers have been referenced in thousands of academic papers, including articles such as “Speaking Truth to Power: Twitter Reactions to the Panama Papers” in the Journal of Business Ethics and “Structural studies of the global networks exposed in the Panama Papers” in Applied Network Science. The Panama Papers was first published in full in May, 2016, by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). Icelanders took to the streets in protest, and the prime minister resigned. As has been exposed over recent times, some amongst the richest portion of society has a habit of avoiding paying taxes. The Panama Papers reveal that international banks and law firms kept working with Makhlouf and other regime allies in spite of U.S. sanctions and as war broke out in Syria. The papers revealed that Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson made suspicious transactions of some bank shares before the global financial crisis of 2008. A U.S. accountant who helped American residents evade taxes in a case exposed by the Panama Papers investigation has been sentenced to more than three years in prison.. Over a sometimes choppy internet connection on Thursday, federal judge Richard M. Berman in New York sentenced Richard Gaffey, 74, to jail. Arnulfo Franco AP. Much is still unknown, however, the exposure of the vastness of the network of those involved in the Panama Papers should alert Latin American as a whole. The Panama Papers have had the biggest impact in one of Europe’s smallest countries: Iceland. When the recently leaked “Panama Papers” exposed the existence of thousands of offshore bank accounts of the politically high and mighty, … Mossack Fonseca rejected the advice of its own compliance department to cut off the Syrian tycoon in 2011, as protesters took to the streets to decry the regime.