Sachin Tendulkar, Anil Ambani, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw Among Pandora Papers First List. Details Here

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New Delhi: Indian cricketer and Member of Parliament, Sachin Tendulkar, Reliance ADAG chief Anil Ambani and Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Biocon’s chairman and MD were listed among affluent persons whose names were linked to the Pandora Papers, in an investigation into financial secrets. Revealed. by high-profile individuals from around the world. Earlier on Sunday, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) unveiled the ‘Pandora Papers’, the largest ever leak of offshore data, including 35 current and former world leaders, over 330 politicians from the wealthy and It has been claimed to have exposed the financial secrets of the mighty. and government officials in 91 countries and territories, and a global lineup of fugitives, con artists and assassins. Also Read – Congress Party Is Confused: Shivraj On Rahul’s Panama Papers

“People linked to the secret documents include India’s cricket superstar Sachin Tendulkar, pop music diva Shakira, supermodel Claudia Schiffer and an Italian mobster known as Lil the Fat One. Tendulkar’s counsel maintains that the cricketer’s investment is legitimate and has been declared to the tax authorities,” the ICIJ which includes BBC, The Guardian newspaper in UK and The Indian Express in India said in its report. Also read- Rahul said with ‘confusion’, MP CM’s son is associated with Panama Papers

‘BVI company of Sachin, wife Anjali and their father’

Sachin, along with his wife Anjali Tendulkar and father-in-law Anand Mehta, are named as beneficial owners (BO) and directors of a British Virgin Islands group, according to an examination of records of Alcogal, a Panamanian law firm that is part of the Pandora Papers. were done. (BVI) Based Company: SaaS International Limited. The Indian Express said in its report that the company was liquidated in July 2016.

Illegal wealth of world leaders ‘exposed’

As part of the infamous “Pandora Papers” investigation, the ICIJ has unearthed nearly 12 million documents, exposing hundreds of world leaders, powerful politicians, billionaires, celebrities, religious leaders and drug dealers who have lost their investments. are hiding in the mansion, the exclusive beachfront property. , yachts and other properties for the last quarter-century.

The more than 330 current and former politicians identified as beneficiaries of the secret accounts include King Abdullah II of Jordan, former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Lady Babis, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso. And both include Pakistani allies. Prime Minister Imran Khan and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

It detailed Putin’s “informal propaganda minister” and the financial activities of more than 130 billionaires from Russia, the United States, Turkey and other countries.

Pandora vs Panama

It took ICIJ nearly two years to organize the investigation involving more than 600 journalists from 117 countries, making it the largest journalism partnership ever. In 2016, about 400 journalists from 80 countries took part in the investigation for the Panama Papers that shook the world.

According to reports, the Pandora Papers leak will reveal the financial secrets of more politicians and public officials than the Panama Papers and provide more than twice as much information about the ownership of offshore companies.

The Panama Papers were based on data from Mossack Fonseca, a Panama-based law firm that revealed the offshore holdings of 140 politicians, public offshore and sports stars. Those documents were obtained by the German newspaper, the Sudetsche Zeitung, which had records dating back 40 years. The Pandora Papers investigation is larger in size and the revelations about politicians and public officials are even greater than those previously brought to public attention.

Pandora Papers exposes open examples of greed: Oxfam International

Oxfam International, a British consortium of charities, commended the Pandora Papers for ‘exposing open examples of greed’ that deprive countries of tax revenues that can be used to finance programs and projects for the greater good. can be done.

“This is where our missing hospital is located,” Oxfam said in a statement. “This is where the pay-packets sit for all the extra teachers and firefighters and public servants that we need. Whenever a politician or business leader claims there is ‘no money’ to pay for climate damage and innovation, for more and better jobs, for a fair post-Covid recovery, for more foreign aid, they Know where to look.

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