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An unprecedented leak of more than 11 million documents has revealed the hidden financial dealings of some of the world's wealthiest people, as well as 12 current and former world leaders and 128 more politicians and public officials around the world.
Investigation reveals data from more than 11 million documents relating to law firm Mossack Fonseca
Leak includes information about world leaders from Russia, Iceland, Ukraine, China and others
Firm's customers have included Ponzi schemers, drug kingpins, tax evaders and a jailed sex offender
More than 200,000 companies, foundations and trusts are contained in the leak of information which came from a little-known but powerful law firm based in Panama called Mossack Fonseca.
The law firm is one of the world's top creators of shell companies, which can be legally used to hide the ownership of assets.