Investigating offshore finances, even when you don’t have a leak

Number 5741
Subject Offshore
Source Sasha Chavkin, Spencer Woodman and Mike McIntire
Affiliation The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and The New York Times
Year 2018
Summary In this tipsheet, reporters who broke the Paradise Papers stories will give away their biggest secret: you don't need a large leak to effectively investigate the offshore world. We'll walk you through our methods of sifting through publicly available information to investigate the offshore world including tips on how to look for offshore stories and how to navigate publicly available foreign corporate registries. Plus, we'll show you how to trace ownership and financial flows in offshore structures and pull and analyze publicly accessible portions of nonprofit tax filings.
Tags offshore finances; Paradise Papers; offshore world; foreign corporate registries; nonprofit tax filings
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