“Government records on corporations reveal only the tip of the iceberg, if that.
Unfortunately, the identity of the real owners can be obscured. So-called shell companies are created to disguise the real, “beneficial,” owners.
The good news? There are many ways to research companies, who really owns them, what they do and more. These include:
This GIJN resource describes official and unofficial sources of information about companies.”
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McIntosh, Toby. Global Investigative Journalism Network unknown date