Huge 'Paradise Papers' leak reveals how the ultra-wealthy protect their cash

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The revelations on the Indians' names also come just two days before the Centre's Narendra Modi government has made a decision to commemorate anti-black money day while marking the one year of demonetisation.

The group added the Paradise Papers reveal the offshore interests and activities of more than 120 politicians and world leaders, including the Queen, whose private estate indirectly invested in a United Kingdom rent-to-own loan company accused of predatory tactics.

Nearly 100 media groups are investigating the papers.

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According to records obtained by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), Ross is an investor in Navigator Holdings, a shipping giant that counts Russian gas and petrochemical producer Sibur among its major customers. The Guardian is also among the organisations investigating the documents.

The leak represents data from 180 countries in which India has been placed at the 19th spot. In all, there are 714 Indians in the tally. Interestingly, an Indian firm figures as Appleby's second-largest client globally, with at least 118 different offshore entities, it said.

The attack was described as extremely sophisticated, allowing hackers to move within the network of Appleby, a law firm based in Bermuda, from October 2015 to May previous year.

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These include stories on strategies used by multinational corporations to shift profits to low-tax jurisdictions; and a look into the world of private jets and yachts registered by wealthy owners in offshore tax havens and others that look behind the huge offshore trust funds held by the rich and powerful. In Pakistan, however, the then Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had to lose his job after his name surfaced in Panama Papers leak.

There is no suggestion that anyone named in the Paradise Papers has committed a crime.

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