Data leak reveals details of 70,000 offshore firms in Malta, German state minister claims

The Times of Malta reports:

A data leak has revealed information about 70,000 offshore companies in Malta, a German state minister claimed this morning.

North Rhine-Westphalia finance minister Norbert Walter-Borjans said the data also included information about several German corporations and up to 2,000 German taxpayers.

Tax authorities in the city of Wuppertal obtained the data through an anonymous source, German journalists reported on Twitter.

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