Digging financial dirt in the Panama Papers documentaries

The leaking of millions of documents from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca was one of the biggest financial scandals of the decade. The information shed light on the shady dealings of thousands of the wealthiest and most-influential people in the world. The papers gave the inside story of how wealth could be hidden in offshore tax havens. RTD’s two-part expose The Panama Chronicles investigates how the leak could have taken place and the possible motives of the person who did the deed. It also looks at the people affected by the leak, and some of the famous names linked erroneously. The Panama Papers documentaries talk to the journalists who were faced with millions of leaked documents and finds out how they were prioritised for publication.