Trump’s Luxury Condo: A Congolese State Affair
Our new investigation reveals how the Congolese Presidential family used tainted money to buy a Trump apartment in New York City.
Narco-a-lago: Money Laundering at the Trump Ocean Club Panama
We investigate how profits from Colombian cartels’ narcotics trafficking were laundered through a development that bore Donald Trump’s name
Anonymous Company Owners
Paper companies are the getaway cars for the world’s criminal and corrupt – we must take away the keys.
The Paradise Papers
The ‘Paradise papers’ revelations shine a fresh light on how the secrecy for sale in tax havens facilitates tax evasion, organised crime and corruption.
Learning the lessons from the UK’s public beneficial ownership register
In 2016, the UK became one of the first countries to create a public register of the beneficial owners of companies. The UK register has demonstrated the feasibility of public registers and set new standards in publishing the data as open data.
Lifestyles of the rich and shameless: Trump edition 2006-2011
Got a history of bankruptcies? Need an influx of cash fast? Make like Donald Trump and head for Panama
Shell and Eni's Misadventures in Nigeria
In 2011, Shell and Eni paid US$1.1bn for one of West Africa’s largest oil fields, situated off the coast of Nigeria, but the money did not benefit the country’s citizens.
An Idiot's Guide to Money Laundering
Suspect cash to stash? It's easy! Just follow our step by step guide.
Congo's Secret Sales
Huge international mining companies acquired major mining concessions in Congo for billions of dollars - but most of the money never reached state coffers.
The Great Rip Off: Interactive Map
We're mapping the abuse of anonymous company ownership around the world.
The TED Prize
Watch: Global Witness founder reveals how tax evaders, drug cartels and arms traders use anonymous companies to hide criminal activity and keep millions of people in poverty.