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U2 singer Bono who, according to the Paradise Papers, used a company based in low-tax Malta to buy part of a shopping mall in Lithuania.

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INSIGHT: Why the Paradise Papers passed us by

Two years ago, publication of the Panama Papers caused the principals of law firm Mossack, Fonseca to be arrested by Panamanian authorities for assisting their clients managed from that somewhat shady Latin American base. Now, the Paradise Papers cause Appleby, the blue-chip firm in straight-laced Bermuda, to stoutly insist its clients are innocent of any wrongdoing, and that confidential documents were stolen by determined internet hackers.


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