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Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks was taken into custody by London’s Metropolitan Police on 11th April, 2019, at the Ecuadorian Embassy. This charge carries a possible prison sentence of up to 12 months. Julian has been accused of stemming from his alleged role in what the US Justice Department calls “one of the largest compromises ..
Recently, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has released a global investigation ‘The Paradise Papers’ that reveals the offshore interests and activities of some of the world’s most powerful people and companies, including information about at least 31,000 persons or parties. India ranked 19th out of the 180 countries represented in the data in ..
Topics: Data journalism • Economy • International Consortium of Investigative Journalists • Investigative journalism • News leaks • Offshore finance • Offshore financial centre • Paradise Papers • Tax • Tax avoidance • Tax Evasion • Tax haven
The Union Government has reconstituted Multi-Agency Group (MAG) to probe into cases of Paradise Papers, which is also probing the Panama Papers leak. The reconstituted MAG headed by the Sushil Chandra, the Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), will have representatives from ED, RBI and Financial Intelligence Unit. The Paradise Papers revealed that ..
Latin American country Ecuador granted political asylum to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Who is Julian Assange? Julian Assange is an Australian editor, activist, political talk show host, computer programmer, publisher and a journalist. He is famous as editor-in-chief and founder of Wikileaks. What is Wikileaks? It is a media website which is an international, self-described, ..