Pandora papers have hit headlines everywhere in the world and have sent shockwaves through the global elite as their investments worth millions, most of them suspicious and made with tax avoidance in mind, have been leaked. The list includes politicians, sports stars, royal personalities and more. As per Indian Express, more than 300 Indians find their names mentioned in the Pandora papers.
Here are some of the high profile names that have been made public so far
The cricket legend has found his name embroiled in the leak. Sachin and members of his family were reportedly beneficiaries of an offshore entity set up in British Virgin Islands. The assets were liquidated in 2016 after Panama papers leak. The assets are reportedly worth USD 8.6 million.
Sachin Tendulkar Foundation’s CEO has been quoted in media reports as saying that all investments were lawful and legitimate.
Anil Ambani, the business magnate who is chairman of Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) has also been mentioned. Indian Express says that Ambani and ADAG Group representatives own at least 18 offshore companies in Jersey, British Virgin Islands (BVI) and Cyprus.
Interestingly, Anil Ambani declared bankruptcy in a court in UK and claimed that his net worth was zero. The claim was made in February 2020 during his…