The documents show steps taken by wealthy individuals, including public officials, to hide their money from public scrutiny. At the time of publication, the papers identified five government leaders from Argentina, Iceland, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine, and the United Arab Emirates; as well as government officials, close relatives, and close associates of various heads of government of more than forty other countries. Half of the companies exposed were based in the British Virgin Islands. Hong Kong contained the most affiliated banks, law firms and middlemen.
- "David Cameron urged to act on Panama Papers as UK named 'at heart of super-rich tax-avoidance network'", April 5, 2016. Retrieved on April 7, 2016. (en-GB)