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Shell Company Crash Course

Planet Money is a phenomenal podcast on NPR which I refused to listen to for years because I thought it would be another boring financial show. It’s anything but and it has become a must-listen for me. They ran a series of shows explaining how off-shore accounts work and how to set them up.

In light of the recent Panama Papers leak, these shows offer good insight to how off-shore accounts work.

The Guardian provides a good overview to the Panama Papers. What are the Panama Papers? A guide to the biggest data leak in history

I’ll let the cast of Planet Money take you through the creation of “Unbelizable Inc.” and “Delawho? LLC.

Episode 390: We Set Up An Offshore Company In A Tax Haven : Planet Money : NPR

Episode 403: What Can We Do With Our Shell Companies? : Planet Money : NPR

Episode 408: How To Hide Money From Your Spouse : Planet Money : NPR

Episode 426: ‘The Rest Of The Story’ (2012 Edition) : Planet Money : NPR