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Leaked files reveal offshore holdings of rich, politically connected
Leaked files reveal offshore holdings of rich, politically connected

BEIJING -- From the brother-in-law of Chinese President Xi Jinping to a daughter of the late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos, thousands of the rich and politically connected have been outed as having secret offshore holdings. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists on Wednesday said it had obtained a cache of about 2.5 million files with information from two financial firms, Singapore-based Portcullis TrustNet and Commonwealth Trust Ltd. of the British Virgin Islands, that helped wealthy customers set up offshore accounts. When measured in gigabytes, the data is more than 160 times larger than the State Department documents released in 2010 by Wikileaks, the...

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