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Forum Post: Highlights of Offshore Leaks So Far

Posted 2 years ago on April 24, 2013, 9:57 a.m. EST by GirlFriday (17435)
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Among the 4,000 U.S. individuals listed in the records, at least 30 are American citizens accused in lawsuits or criminal cases of fraud, money laundering or other serious financial misconduct, an analysis by the Washington Post and ICIJ found. Offshore trusts and companies set up in the South Pacific and Caribbean are the common factor in several prominent financial scandals in the U.S.

It just keeps getting better and better

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[-] 3 points by Shule (2410) 2 years ago

Of course, you know our ex Prez, George Bush, was out giving speeches at an offshore banking convention last year talking about how rich folk can get around paying taxes.

[-] 0 points by GirlFriday (17435) 2 years ago

Really? I am shocked. I thought we didn't discuss these things in polite company.

Oh, wait......

that's just professionalism.

Homeless woman convicted after sending child to wrong school district.

Wear a nice clean suit and .......

[-] 1 points by Shule (2410) 2 years ago

Yes indeed. Amazing huh? Check out link if you like:

George Bush in Cayman Islands at Offshore Banking Conference: http://www.examiner.com/article/george-bush-is-cayman-islands-talking-about-tax-haven-investments

[-] 0 points by GirlFriday (17435) 2 years ago

Cayman Alternative Investment Summit.

Sweet.

[-] 0 points by Shule (2410) 2 years ago

You know the line from this old Bob Dylan song:

"Steal a little and they throw you in jail

Steal a lot and they make you king."

[-] -1 points by GirlFriday (17435) 2 years ago

lol

yeah

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[-] 1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 2 years ago

The most appalling part, is that it's gone Worldwide.

There is NO shame among these criminals.

[-] 0 points by GirlFriday (17435) 2 years ago

None at all.

[-] 1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 2 years ago

thick as thieves, which is what they are.

[-] 1 points by inclusionman (7064) 2 years ago

Outrageous, disgusting, illustrates the root of our economic problems.

Excellent group (ICIJ) and valuable post.

[-] 0 points by GirlFriday (17435) 2 years ago

I thought that they did an awesome job.

[-] 0 points by inclusionman (7064) 2 years ago

Independence allows for the most honesty.

They've done lotsa good work, and have never been needed more.