Luanda Leaks reveals how Isabel dos Santos, the daughter of Angola’s former president, really made her fortune — by moving hundreds of millions of dollars in public money out of Angola and into companies and subsidiaries, many of them in offshore secrecy jurisdictions.
Dos Santos is now the richest woman in Africa, while Angola remains one of the poorest countries in the world.
This is the kind of story that the ICIJ does best, and it could only have been done with ICIJ’s network of reporters around the world. Journalists in the Netherlands, the U.K., Luxembourg, Malta and 16 other countries dug into corporate files. Expert business journalists in Switzerland, Mauritius and Namibia conducted tough interviews with people who didn’t want to talk.
Read about Luanda Leaks here: Luanda Leaks – International Consortium of Investigative Journalists