Journalists and curious citizens are busily combing through a searchable database of names linked to the Panama Papers leak of offshore accounts. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) opened the database to the public on Monday afternoon, following the initial release of some 11.5 million documents last month, all linked to Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca. The Canadian members of the journalistic consortium estimate there are some 625 Canadians named in the documents. The names of some well-known Alberta energy companies and even nonprofits have surfaced in the massive Panama Papers database, but are not related to Canadian operations.
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