TOON OF THE DAY ~~ #PanamaPapers

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And of course, Israel is involved ….

Israel Vows Probe of Companies Named in #PanamaPapers Expose

Israel’s Tax Authority will investigate Israeli companies and individuals whose are identified as having offshore accounts in a dump of leaked documents known as the Panama Papers.

The tax authority said it will investigate whether the ownership of the companies and the assets held abroad were reported to the authority and if the appropriate taxes were paid.

Israel Tax Authority Director General Moshe Asher told the daily newspaper Israel Hayom that some of the names on the accounts have not reported overseas assets. He said that all the information in the newly leaked documents would be crosschecked.

Some 600 Israeli companies and some 850 Israeli shareholders are listed as having offshore accounts. Among the companies found in the documents are Bank Leumi and Bank Hapoalim.

The 11.5 million documents were published Sunday following a yearlong investigation of their contents led by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and the German daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung.

It is legal to use offshore accounts.

The leaked data, which go back as far as 1975, came from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, which is known for creating shell companies that often conceal the ownership of assets in the accounts.

The documents were reviewed by journalists from 76 countries.


  1. Michael Garrison said,

    April 5, 2016 at 19:33

    Be very careful, folks. This IS a totally staged event. You’ll see what I mean in a few days.

  2. April 5, 2016 at 20:02

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  3. Diver Don said,

    April 5, 2016 at 20:27

    There, big deal So now what ya gonna do bout it Pukes? They’ve got all the money and all the power! Their reaction will be to bed us harder while blaming Panama for global economic stiff. God Speed people as we take this train ride to ???

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