A Luxembourg court has overturned the sentence of LuxLeaks informant Antoine Deltour. The whistleblower attended court today with former colleague and PwC employee Raphaël Halet to contest their prosecutions.
Luxembourg's highest court overturned the sentence against a "LuxLeaks" whistleblower convicted of leaking thousands of documents that revealed tax breaks for multinational firms.
The PricewaterhouseCoopers workers who exposed dirty tax deals are appealing their convictions. They had passed more than 30,000 documents on to the investigative journalist Edouard Perrin.
A court has reduced the sentences for two 'LuxLeaks' whistleblowers who leaked documents revealing Luxembourg's tax breaks for multinationals. European Commission chief Jean Claude Juncker was Luxembourg PM at the time.
The Paradise Papers have once again highlighted how the world's wealthy elite skirt paying taxes, whether legally or illegally. DW takes a look at some of the the biggest tax-related data leaks in recent history.
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