The anonymous source behind the leak of the Panama Papers has spoken for the first time, offering to help law authorities make prosecutions in return for immunity.
In a 1,800-word statement, “John Doe” reveals he has never worked for a spy agency or a government. He starts the statement by citing “income equality” as a motive.
The Panama Papers have shown how some wealthy people use offshore firms to evade tax and avoid sanctions.
The papers belonged to the Mossack Fonseca law firm. -BBC