EU Parliament committee starts investigation into Panama Papers

German Journalist Julia Stein and Jan Strozyk of Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) Germany speak in front of the European Parliament Panama Papers Inquiry Committee investigating alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion, in Brussels, Belgium, 27 September 2016.

EU Parliament committee starts investigation into Panama Papers

The UK and its overseas territories are "right at the heart of the Panama Papers scandal”, accused today the Green MEP Molly Scott Cato, during the European Parliament’s temporary inquiry committee’s first public hearing.

The committee took evidence from journalists in various media organisations who were involved in breaking the story in April.
Oliver Zihlmann, a Swiss journalist from Sonntagszeitung answered that that London appeared "very often” indeed as the location where money hidden t...

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