It will by now be almost impossible to get to the front of the queue of any A-list restaurant, anywhere in the world, unless your name is among those listed in the Panama Papers. If you’re rich, really rich, and a crook to boot, you should surely be there.A financial brothel of deceit and pleasure has been exposed in Panama — it will never be known for anything else. The Panama Papers will be a movie for sure.This wasn’t a small leak, this was a tsunami. Documents were leaked on a grand scale — 11.5 million documents emerged out of the database of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, which although a top-five "wholesaler of offshore secrecy", was hardly heard of before this. Information on 215 000 companies, together with their shareholders and directors, in 2.6 terabytes of data has been leaked so far.This wasn’t some kind of mistake, this was on purpose. As best I can tell, nobody has been paid or is even asking for money for the information (although, if they were, it would be i...

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