600 reporters from 150 editorial offices in 117 countries participated in an extensive investigation called “Pandora’s Papers”. This is a record for this type of work. This was reported by “Gazeta Wiburcza”, whose journalists from the beginning cooperated with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), which oversaw the investigation.

“Pandora’s Papers” – the largest investigative reportage in history

According to Weborca, the “Pandora’s Papers” measure is outpacing journalists’ investigation five years ago, which it calls the “Panama Papers.” At the time, the reporters were targeted by the law firm Mossack Fonseca, through which international financial improvements were made.

This thesis can be substantiated, for example, by archives analyzed by journalists. As part of the Pandora Papers, they had 12 million documents at their disposal – more than half as much as in the case of the Panama Papers.

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The investigation from five years ago concerned only one law firm. This year — already 14, among others in Belize, Singapore, Panama, Barbados, United Arab Emirates, British Virgin Islands, Seychelles and Cyprus — Wyborcza is reporting.

“Pandora’s Leaves” in Polish Edition

Correspondents from all over the world target the world’s cream that funnels money to tax havens. X-ray journalists, among others politicians, businessmen or celebrities. There is also a Polish thread in the investigation.


Who else checked journalists for “Pandora’s Papers”?

The BBC, in turn, reported that Jordan’s King Abdullah II bin Al Hussein had bought 15 foreign homes on which he spent more than £70 million. At the same time, his country received hundreds of millions of pounds from Great Britain and the United States of America.