Panama Papers database goes online
The Panama Papers affair has widened, with a huge database of documents relating to more than 200,000 offshore accounts posted online, the BBC reports.
The database is accessible at offshoreleaks.icij.org.
The Panama Papers have shown how some wealthy people use offshore firms to evade tax and avoid sanctions.
The papers belonged to Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca and were leaked by a source simply known as “John Doe”. The company denies any wrongdoing.