Topic: panama papers

CRA has found 35 cases of tax dodging in the Panama Papers leak, 5 years later

Five years after one of the world's biggest leaks of financial records exposed the tax-haven dealings of politicians, athletes, celebrities and mobsters, the Canada Revenue Agency has found missing money in 35 of the hundreds of Canadian cases it has analyzed.
CBC Investigates

More documents from Panama Papers law firm leak out, exposing its panic

More private documents from the Panamanian law firm at the centre of one of the biggest-ever leaks of financial records have been exposed, showing how enraged its clients were, global media outlets are revealing today.
CBC Investigates

CRA's Panama Papers raids targeted oilpatch fixer with half-dozen offshore companies

An Alberta businessman who has quietly been teeing up hundreds of millions of dollars in oilpatch deals for Chinese investors is the first person known to be targeted by the Canada Revenue Agency's criminal investigations into the Panama Papers, court records reveal.

CRA raids locations in Toronto, Calgary and West Vancouver in Panama Papers probe

Canada Revenue Agency officers backed up by police raid locations in three provinces as part of a criminal tax-evasion probe stemming from the Panama Papers — a sign the taxman may be preparing criminal charges against people hiding money offshore.

$500M recouped worldwide from tax cheats due to Panama Papers — but none of it in Canada

Governments around the world say they've recovered a combined $500 million in unpaid taxes thanks to the Panama Papers leak in 2016. But none of that was in Canada, where the CRA says it will be at least 2½ more years before it can announce anything.

New Mulroney Institute is bankrolled by billionaires steeped in scandal

A new $60-million university institute in Nova Scotia celebrating former prime minister Brian Mulroney got a good chunk of that financing from donors embroiled in international controversy, a joint investigation by CBC/Radio-Canada and the Toronto Star has found.

What's in the Paradise Papers database of tax haven records and how to search it

A public database containing a slice of key data from the giant Paradise Papers leak, as well as older records from the Panama Papers, is now public. Here's what you will and won't find, and how to search it.



Murder in Malta; Reporting on Puerto Rico; 50 Years of 60 Minutes (The Investigators with Diana Swain)

A conversation with CBC News investigative producer about the death of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. Plus, a critical look at the coverage of the disaster in Puerto Rico. Watch The Investigators Saturdays at 9:30 pm ET and Sundays at 5:30 pm ET on CBC News Network.



Murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia sends shockwaves far beyond Malta (The Investigators with Diana Swain)

Murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia sends shockwaves far beyond Malta: A conversation with CBC News investigative producer Harvey Cashore about why the death of Daphne Caruana Galizia is being felt by journalists around the world. Watch The Investigators Saturdays at 9:30 pm ET and Sundays at 5:30 pm ET on CBC News Network.
CBC Investigates

How 2 Canadians named in Panama Papers led nearly 200 companies they claim to know nothing about

A law clerk from Toronto and a paralegal in Montreal rented out their names to scores of companies, blindly signing documents for multimillion-dollar deals and other corporate transactions. It's a practice critics say makes Canada ripe for tax-haven-type abuse.

Canadian ties exposed in leaked Bahamas tax-haven data

Records on tens of thousands of largely secrecy-clad companies registered in the Bahamas, including thousands with ties to Canada, have been divulged as one of the world's premier tax havens becomes the first to suffer a large data leak since the Panama Papers.
CBC Investigates

3 Canadian banks served 2,000 offshore corporations, Bahamas leak shows

Three of Canada's big banks provided services to nearly 2,000 offshore corporations since 1990 in the Bahamas, one of the world's premier tax havens, leaked records show — a revelation that is eliciting concerns they may be inadvertently aiding illicit activities.

Search the Panama Papers and offshore leak database

A chunk of key data from the huge Panama Papers leak, and now a follow-up leak in the Bahamas, has been opened to the public. Search for prominent people, secret offshore companies — even your neighbours.

How Canada got into bed with tax havens

With little fanfare and a mostly empty House of Commons, the Liberal government passed a piece of legislation 36 years ago that has had a profound effect on Canada's economy.
CBC Investigates

Deals Canada signed to catch tax cheats allow billions in taxes to escape

Agreements Canada has signed in recent years with offshore jurisdictions — ostensibly to enable a crackdown on tax evasion — have instead permitted tens of billions of dollars to flow into those locales, totally above board.

Panama Papers reveal Canada's top offshore middleman, Fred Sharp of Vancouver, linked to fraudster

A Vancouver company led by former lawyer Fred Sharp created more Canadian-linked offshore companies using Mossack Fonseca than any other Canadian middleman, and stood up for a convicted fraudster, according to a joint CBC News/Toronto Star investigation based on the Panama Papers.

Panama Papers confirm Canadian billionaire and university benefactor as mystery man in global bribery case

He has hobnobbed with the Queen and Bill Clinton, donated a small fortune to Canadian universities, and glides effortlessly in the highest echelons of power. Now, the Panama Papers provide the closing chapter in a years-long corruption saga involving a Canadian tycoon.
CBC Investigates

SNC-Lavalin paid $22M to secret offshore company to get Algeria contracts: Panama Papers

SNC-Lavalin paid a secret Caribbean-registered company — whose owner is unknown even to the executives who signed the deals — to intercede on its behalf to obtain hundreds of millions of dollars in business in Algeria, the Panama Papers show.



Panama Papers reveal investors fighting boxer Donny Lalonde

In the 1980s, Winnipeg boxer Donny Lalonde went toe to toe with the likes of Sugar Ray Leonard. Now, the Panama Papers reveal that he's battling angry investors.

Canada Revenue Agency scouring Panama Papers for possible tax cheats

The federal government won't say exactly how it got its hands on the Panama Papers, but investigators are already scouring the leaked documents for tax dodging, and criminal charges will eventually be laid if at all possible, Revenue Minister Diane Lebouthillier says.



Panama Papers reveal middlemen between Canada and offshore secrets

The CBC is one of only two news outlets in Canada with complete access to all the information that was leaked from the Panama law firm Mossack Fonseca.



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CBC News' Frederic Zalac on the release of Panama Papers documents

Panama Papers names going public

Confidential details of more than 200,000 offshore accounts in the Panama Papers — including the names of at least 625 Canadians — are being revealed, in the hope that public scrutiny of the material will spur hundreds of tips about possible corruption and tax dodging.



Panama Papers' data release

Investigators hope public scrutiny of the material will generate hundreds of tips about possible corruption and tax dodging

RBC to turn over files on Panama Papers clients to Canada Revenue Agency

Royal Bank of Canada has agreed to hand over 40 years of records on hundreds of its clients revealed in the Panama Papers to tax auditors from the Canada Revenue Agency.