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Fri Nov 10, 2017, 08:54 AM

If you liked the Panama Papers, youll love the Paradise Papers!

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Cartoon: Stealing is legal! By Mark Fiore --- Nov 10, 2017

............ If you want to hide your millions from taxation, just find a willing offshore haven to make your megabucks disappear into a maze of shell corporations. Itís your money, after all, let the little people worry about building their silly public roads and funding their icky health care! (But we better shove a gigantic corporate tax through the U.S. Congress, just in case an offshore tax rate of, say, zero, is too high.)

Over 380 journalists dug through millions of documents and began releasing what they found this week. Turns out Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross profited from business dealings with Putinís son-in-law and a Russian oligarch under sanction. Oops, he forgot to mention that on his disclosure forms! There are loads of revelations in these storiesó the more you dig, the more youíll discover.

Robert Mercer funded Trumpís campaign and Steve Bannonís ďAmerica FirstĒ crusade with cash stashed offshore in Bermuda. (Some Democratic funders and lefty celebrities are mentioned throughout the Panama Papers as well.) Oh, and Apple doesnít stash their money on a Caribbean island, turns out they hide their offshore dough on a tiny island in the English Channel. ...

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