Niira Radia indianexpress
According to The Indian Express, She has been linked to a company in the British Virgin Islands, which her office has denied. Niira Radia’s name appears on the Panama Papers as ‘Nira’, (she uses Niira in real life).
The company, called Crownmart International Group Limited, was struck off the records of the law firm in 2009.
Radia’s office however, said she was not a beneficiary of the company and the said entity was set up by her late father Iqbal Narain Menon. Also that Radia had disclosed her assets to the authorities in UK and India and that such information was personal and confidential for third parties.
Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca qz
Radia’s name appeared in the document trove without the extra “i” that she later added to her first name, and she was reportedly referred to as a British citizen, according to the report.
Radia had grabbed much media attention in the 2G spectrum scam probe in 2008-09, with her telephonic conversations with ministers, journalists and business tycoons becoming public.
Biggest leak of over 11 million documents of Panama law firm features over 500 Indians linked to offshore firms indianexpress
The files show how Mossack Fonseca clients were able to launder money, dodge sanctions and avoid tax.