In Panama, by Gordon Lawrie

It took some time to trawl through eleven million Mossack Fonseca files, working down through the politicians, the business executives, the bankers, the sports stars, the pop musicians and the criminals. Low-life beneficiaries of the British Virgin Islands’ tax-avoidance environment simply weren’t seen as newsworthy.

But the police saw things differently. Knowing it was easier to prosecute ‘little guys’ of the crime world, Interpol searched for – and stumbled upon – ordinary shadowy figures running an extraordinary shell company. It was the ultimate financial scam; no tax was paid because no one appeared to make any money in Friday Flash Fiction, BVI …

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