UPDATE: An earlier version of this story linked to an earlier expose’ conducted by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists on offshore companies. The post has been edited.
The good folks at Reddit are already getting their Redditors fired up about the massive document dump we reported earlier this evening.
Meanwhile the hits just keep on coming from news outlets around the world.
Fusion has a rundown of the political players involved and a long-form piece on the law firm involved; as it goes down the rabbit-hole chasing one of the companies that the firm set up.
And people around the globe are taking to Twitter and beginning to pile on with their own stories and commentary on the news.
Breaking: Wilson Security named in massive tax haven data dump. See the full story tonight #4Corners #panamapapers pic.twitter.com/uQexuuWGA2
— Sally Neighbour (@neighbour_s) April 4, 2016
Govt’s integrity & nationalism be judged by how it investigates #panamapapers. Journalism of courage @IndianExpress https://t.co/wRyMgm8oCR
— Yogendra Yadav (@_YogendraYadav) April 4, 2016
I wonder how many of the world leaders involved in the #panamapapers are going to be pro-encryption all of a sudden.
— Laurie Voss (@seldo) April 4, 2016
How China’s elite—including Xi Jinping—are linked to offshore deals that hid millions of dollars https://t.co/Qs5aa1JVAq #panamapapers
— Quartz (@qz) April 4, 2016
Even ProductHunt has gotten in on the action with a Panama Papers map of the countries involved.