The Paradise Conspiracy

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Howling At The Moon Productions, 1995 - Business & Economics - 363 pages
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A death, missing computer disks, a winebox full of secret files, a tax haven, alleged extortion, arms dealing, corruption, coverups and criminal fraud, billion dollar deals, kidnap attempts, espionage, secret military operations, death threats, break-ins, a maverick politician...and an investigative television team's battle to expose the truthFollow The Paradise Conspiracy on a journey to a country you never knew existed, that politicians would still have you believe doesn't exist, a place one diplomat called 'a dirty little country'.Using a New Zealand Government bank as their flagship, they sailed the seas of global high finance under a tax haven's Jolly Roger, their victims the taxpayers of an unsuspecting world.This is the story they spent two years and a million dollars trying to muzzle, but the biggest secrets are about to be told.The Paradise Conspiracy - the explosive true narrative behind the winebox investigation that embroiled New Zealand, Australia, the US, Japan, the UK and tax havens across the planet - from the award-winning journalist who cracked the winebox code - it doesn't read like a tax story, it reads like a crime story.---The Paradise Conspiracy by Ian Wishart was a #1 bestseller in its home market and quickly spread around the world, notching up 40,000 copy sales and inspiring a movie, 'Spooked' WHAT THE CRITICS SAY: "It is the closest thing to a John Grisham novel, but it is the real thing" - Waikato Times"A Watergate-type tale" - NZ Listener magazine"Sensational stuff and hard to fault. Wishart is a professional" - The Republican

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User Review  - Tara - Goodreads

Very interesting but not for everyone. Parts become very technical, since the subject matter deals with major tax evasions, but overall an amazing true story. I found it very captivating. Read full review

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