The Panama papers ICIJ website has created a flash game giving players tips to create offshore accounts and evade taxes. Titled ‘StairWay to Tax Heaven,’ it essentially shows three characters which include a soccer player, a politician, and a business executive.
“Welcome to the secret world of offshore. Your goal is to navigate this parallel universe and hide your cash away. Don’t worry! Lawyers, wealth managers, and bankers are there to help you.
Pick a character and don’t get caught,” reads the page.
Each character you select puts you in a hypothetical situation where you’re asked to pick up an option. Depending on what you click, you’ll be given a final option which will determine whether you made the right move or is it game over for you.
Go check it out yourself by clicking on the link here.
Considered to be one of the massive leaks ever, around 11.5 million confidential documents and 2.6 terrabytes of information have been leaked by one of the world’s most secretive law firms Mossack Fonseca headquartered, in Panama.
Dubbed as ‘Panama Papers’, these leaked documents accuse political figures and celebrities from around the globe of nefarious offshore dealings. The data reveals links to families and close associates of some of the most powerful people in the world including former president of Egypt, Hosni Mubarak, president of Syria Bashar-al-Assad.
The papers were initially leaked via a German publication Suddeutsche Zeitung to ICIJ (International Consortium of Investigative Journalists), who have been analysing these documents with 107 media outlets which include the likes of BBC and Guardian.
Courtesy Hindustan Times