Video: Understanding Offshore Secrecy

April 8th, 2013

ICIJ’s investigation last week into the world of secrecy in tax havens is a voluminous, detailed, entirely worthwhile read. There are literally dozens of unique stories that you can sift through, including this weekend’s fantastic summary in the Washington Post of the investigation. The damage from offshore secrecy comes far and wide, from billionaires like Bernie Madoff using offshore tax havens to facilitate Ponzi schemes to couples trying to unable to locate assets following a divorce.

To help readers digest the deep and complex issues at hand, the Post created this nifty animated video:

Written by EJ Fagan

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