Tax fraud crackdown after second release of Panama Papers data

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Public Safety Canada is taking a lead role in global talks to expand the country’s efforts to address concerns over illegal offshore tax schemes. Ralph Goodale, the federal minister responsible for the Public Safety department, is representing Canada at an international anti-corruption summit Thursday in London — a gathering that would often include other government departments, such as the Canada Revenue Agency. The global conference comes after a second online release this week of Panama Papers data, which contain a list of 200,000 names and offshore accounts registered by Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca and leaked to journalist. The first release of offshore investment data was posted online last month.

By: Gordon Isfeld
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