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When are the Canadians exposed in the Panama Papers getting arrested and charged?

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When are the Canadians exposed in the Panama Papers getting arrested and charged?

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Yeah, I remember. The rich get away with everything because the rich own and control governments around the world.
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A good part of the problem is that a lot of the "dodging taxes" and "hoarding stolen wealth" isn't actually illegal.
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indeed, our accounting system and tax code is incredibility complicated and there are plenty of legal loopholes if you can afford a team of accountants and lawyers to look for it.
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Money in politics makes it difficult to fix the broken system. The sad part is Panama isn't even considered a top ten tax haven. Trillions are being stolen around the world and no one seems to care.
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I love how stupid the entire population is, they think police are to protect us. Police was created to protect the rich. If you are charged with something, if you have money you'll dodge the bullet, if you don't you go to jail. Same goes with cheating on income taxes. Go and make noise to get people jailed for the Panama papers and see how fast you will die in an "accident" or a "drug overdose".

Trudeua and U.S. presidents are NOT real leaders, they are puppets of a big rich organization that puts whoever they want in power. All candidates are pre-selected, so whoever you vote for will always be pro-rich and generally have the same sinister agendas, keep Iran under boycott, protect their bosses in Wall Street , ect,ect.
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Nothing happens man. All those 3rd world politicians were in Panama too but they roam around free. Untouchable by any country.
The western world holds all their money in their accounts, they have properties here and all that, they do money-laundering yet these "laws" never catch them.

Laws are only for the common man (peasants) as they like to call it.
Don't expect anything to happen.
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I have been to my share of $1000 dollar-a-plate political fund raising dinners in Canada and I have to say it's not going to happen.

The wealthy people are the ones who put these politicians into power, and this is all levels of government... from federal to municipal.

Who is going to bite the people who help them into power in the first place... it's almost unethical to do that.

I know developers in my own town who have done favors for local politicians (counsellers, MPs etc) and in return their construction projects get approval easier and faster. Less red tape. To the wealthy, it's called lubricating the system.
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MusicBox wrote:
Feb 16th, 2019 9:05 am
I love how stupid the entire population is, they think police are to protect us. Police was created to protect the rich. If you are charged with something, if you have money you'll dodge the bullet, if you don't you go to jail. Same goes with cheating on income taxes. Go and make noise to get people jailed for the Panama papers and see how fast you will die in an "accident" or a "drug overdose".

Trudeua and U.S. presidents are NOT real leaders, they are puppets of a big rich organization that puts whoever they want in power. All candidates are pre-selected, so whoever you vote for will always be pro-rich and generally have the same sinister agendas, keep Iran under boycott, protect their bosses in Wall Street , ect,ect.
You forgot to mention that the leaders of the world are mind-controller by the Scoprion King.

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ConsoleWatcher wrote:
Feb 16th, 2019 1:38 am
A good part of the problem is that a lot of the "dodging taxes" and "hoarding stolen wealth" isn't actually illegal.
And the illegal parts really only recently became illegal, at least in an enforcement sense. A decade ago, many banks were very openly helping clients with what we would now consider to be dirty business. People don't understand how deeply it's ingrained in the culture of (especially) private banking. You get people with 25+ year careers in that industry, many of them simply won't be able to grasp the mindset that you can't do this anymore. Forget obstructing the authorities, in many cases they obstruct their own compliance departments - and the 'business' usually wins those arguments. If you're wealthy enough, you can buy a service that prevents your own bank's back office from being able to identify the extent of your entire portfolio, and that's just something you can order off a menu.

That's the real kicker - we're saying "when are these people getting arrested", when really deep down, the facilitators don't think they've done anything wrong at any level. It would be like saying when are KFC customers going to be arrested for buying the byproducts of (allegedly) animal cruelty. People imagine it as sneaky bankers and lawyers conspiring to do dirty deeds in dark corners, when in reality it was entirely routine and business as usual.
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If I remember correctly a number of other countries just accepted the back taxes from these people without prosecution while the CRA was going to prosecute which would take a lot longer.
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MayorOfToronto wrote:
Feb 16th, 2019 1:27 am
Yeah, I remember. The rich get away with everything because the rich own and control governments around the world.
I think The Toronto Star/CBC over-hyped the Panama Papers story when they first reported it. There were tons of innuendo in their reports, but very few facts that actual crimes had been committed. I noticed that other, more reputable news agencies refrained from getting deeply involved in The Panama Papers - perhaps they realized that nothing would come of it?

There is always a certain segment of the population who are willing to believe that "the system" is fixed against them, and blame this for their lack of success.
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MayorOfToronto wrote:
Feb 16th, 2019 1:27 am
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Yeah, I remember. The rich get away with everything because the rich own and control governments around the world.
Why would they? Majority of them were following the law
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When we start protesting and bringing out the guillotines.

Seriously, you can't expect the gov't that lets these people get away with it to be the one that brings them in. You have to get out and protest on the streets.

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