The Panama Papers, a massive data leak in April 2016, exposed widespread tax avoidance and evasion using complex structures of offshore shell companies and caused an international outcry.
The Minister of Finance presented at a press conference a list of 96 companies considered "large taxpayers" who stopped paying taxes in one or several years of the period analyzed after declaring zero profits or losses.
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The Finance Ministry investigation has fully identified a total of 69 local companies and corporations with links to cases listed in the Panama Papers. The remaining 51 are still under investigation.
Four U.S. men allegedly running The WagerSpot and Hustler247 sportsbooks were charged recently in the U.S. in connection with an illegal sports betting ring headquartered in San José, Costa Rica.
Veteran investigative journalist and Semanario Universidad Director Ernesto Rivera sat down to chat with The Tico Times after his team of reporters in Costa Rica was included in the scoop on the leaked Panama Papers bringing to light offshore tax havens for the global elite.
The family of Lionel Messi denied Monday that he was involved in tax evasion after the Barcelona star emerged as one of many personalities accused of shady offshore dealings in the Panama Papers scandal.
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