Nicholas Shaxson is the author of "Treasure Islands: Tax Havens and the Men who Stole the World". The investigative journalists knows who benefits most in the dirty business of hiding money and saving taxes.
Germany's federal investigators have paid up to 5 million euros for the trove of documents at the center of the so-called Panama Papers leak. While controversial, the purchase of stolen bank data is legal.
Former Petroleum Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has been elected as Pakistan's interim prime minister. Ousted PM Nawaz Sharif's brother Shahbaz is expected to take over in September and continue until the 2018 election.
Prime Minister Joseph Muscat called the snap election to quell ongoing corruption allegations linked to his family and associates. He has vowed to resign if any evidence of wrongdoing is uncovered.
The Maltese government has reacted angrily after a German state's finance minister called the EU island state "Europe's Panama." Now officials are hunting down Germans allegedly using Malta to dodge the taxman.
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