800 Australians investigated after offshore accounts leak

April 4, 2016 6:32 AM

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SYDNEY — More than 800 wealthy Australians are under investigation by the Australian Taxation Office for possible tax evasion linked to their alleged dealings with a Panamanian law firm, the tax agency said on Monday.

The investigation comes one day after an international coalition of media outlets published details of an investigation into the offshore financial dealings of the world’s wealthy elite, based on a massive cache of documents provided by an anonymous source. The Washington-based International Consort...

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