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Mar 5, 2018 • 19 tweets • 7 min read
Here's @OCCRP's latest project -- the culmination of months of work by a huge, talented team. It's a cross-border investigation into how the world's wealthiest people can literally buy citizenships in other countries. /1 occrp.org/en/goldforvisa…
This is a very direct and tangible consequence of inequality. Some people drown in the Mediterranean trying to reach a new European home. Many get kicked out if they make it. Others can just pay money - sometimes a surprisingly small amount - and boom. Schengen visa. /2
#PanamaPapers was so 2016. @ICIJ, @OCCRP, @SZ, and so many other partners have got a new leak for you. Here are the #ParadisePapers. /1
In the 21st century, money crosses borders more easily, and with less oversight, than people. Read these stories to learn how this works. /2