20 Facts About Panama Papers

1. Panama Papers has one of the fastest growing economies in Latin America and dedicates substantial funding to social programs, yet poverty and inequality remain prevalent.

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2. Panama Papers are an unprecedented leak of 11.5m files from the database of the world's fourth biggest offshore law firm, Mossack Fonseca.

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3. Panama Papers was active in the Democratic Unionist Party there.

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4. Panama Papers added that he planned to ask United States President Barack Obama for help.

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5. Panama Papers is currently an advisor to former prime minister Charles Konan Banny, who lost the October 2015 presidential election.

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6. Panama Papers was linked to two other offshore companies registered during his father's term.

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7. Panama Papers documents seen by Le Monde reveal he has held the power of attorney since 2004 for Denvest Capital Strategies and Grafin Associated SA, registered by Mossack Fonseca in Panama and the British Virgin Islands.

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8. Panama Papers has denied all knowledge of any of these matters.

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9. Panama Papers is the assistant director-general of the Societe nationale des petroles du Congo, and general manager of the national refinery, Coraf.

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10. Panama Papers exposed a link between an American oil company's oil concessions and several powerful politicians in Angola.

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11. Panama Papers was subject to sanctions by the United States and the European Union, and controlled Syria's oil and telecommunications business.

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12. Panama Papers told the newspaper El Confidencial he was "absolutely ignorant".

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13. Panama Papers is not the only prominent Spanish politician who had offshore companies.

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14. Panama Papers linked a minister in the government of Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, Konrad Mizzi, and the prime minister's chief of staff, Keith Schembri, to shell companies in Panama.

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15. Panama Papers said he registered the company with tax authorities, and he was not aware that it was registered in the Seychelles.

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16. Panama Papers refused for nearly four years to provide a copy of his passport and a proof of address to the law firm, which needed it to comply with money-laundering regulations as well as inquiries into the company by the Financial Investigation Agency of the British Virgin Islands.

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17. Panama Papers sold his share to his wife, who owns the other half.

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18. Panama Papers revealed that the Minister of Finance of Andorra, Jordi Cinca, while he was CEO of Orfund SA, maintained an offshore company called Mariette Holdings Inc, until its dissolution in 2002 for fear of discovery of his participation in these businesses.

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19. Panama Papers said the project name damaged the integrity, dignity and sovereignty of the country.

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20. Panama Papers lived in that manor for the rest of his life, filming scenes from The Shining, Full Metal Jacket and Eyes Wide Shut there as well.

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