Lewis Hamilton, Bono and Apple all named in Paradise Papers

The World View's Adam Gilchrist talks to Stephen Grootes about "the gift that keeps on giving" - the Paradise Papers.

Gilchrist says the papers raises questions marks on some celebs and companies tax affairs.

The massive leak of over 13 million internal documents from leading offshore law firm Appleby and corporate services provider Estera, has exposed the sometimes murky dealings of many multinational firms and wealthy individuals. The files were obtained by German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung and shared with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.

Lewis Hamilton and and his private jet, Bono and his supermarket investment, Glencor on it's mining deal in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

Adam Gilchrist, UK correspondent

The Queen and her private estate... and others with a question mark on their tax affairs, including Apple.

Adam Gilchrist, UK correspondent

Listen here for more on how Apple side-stepped Irish tax to move cash...


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