Links Jan 6

World unites to decry prosecution of source behind LuxLeaks tax scandal The Guardian
See also the open letter to Luxembourg prosecutors: LuxLeaks tax source should not be charged

LuxLeaks: An opportunity? euobserver

Poorer Countries Lose More from Corporate Profit-Shifting The Center for Global Development

There is at least $21tn stashed away in tax havens spy Ghana

Zambia: Mpande urges govt to be steadfast on mining fiscal regime The Post

Mining royalties may save Western Australia’s remote Indigenous communities from closure The Guardian

Escom spent EUR 2 million just to hide the money expresso (In Portuguese)
Escom and its secret funds, via Bahamas. More fallout in the Banco Espirito Santo story

Swiss banks target Israeli tax evaders Globes

HSBC, Hong Kong Under Scanner As US Steps Up Investigation Of American Tax Frauds International Business Times

Tax evasion by super rich hurts every Australian Canberra Times

Princess Cristina of Spain appeals against tax fraud charges The Guardian

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