Investigative Journalism in the Public Interest
CORRECTIV is a non-profit independent newsroom. Through investigative journalism, we expose systematic abuses, hold those in power accountable and strengthen an open and democratic civil society. On this website you will find a selection of our investigations in English. For more stories, visit our German Website.
It is the biggest tax heist in history. Three years after the CumEx-Files were published, an international media collaboration led by CORRECTIV shows how taxpayers worldwide were cheated out of €150 billion. An insider reports on the cross-border deals, financial experts warn that the tax fraud could still be possible, and authorities refuse to accept responsibility.
What we stand for
Through our work, we advocate for an open and democratic society. Our goal is to enable people to participate in discussions and democratic processes in a well-informed way and to make the media a catalyst of new social debates. In this respect, we initiate change through our work.
Journalism has an essential critical and control function in our society. Our research exposes national and international abuses and can be a driving force for social progress. This requires accuracy and perseverance. To this end, we are happy to cooperate with German and international media.
We conduct our investigations free from political and economic dependencies. Our reporters are guided by the public interest and our work is transparent and verifiable. We choose our topics and activities ourselves.
A well-functioning democracy is based on an informed public. In our opinion, everyone has a right to carefully researched information. We are guided by the public interest and therefore make our content available to everyone free of charge.
Targeted disinformation, false claims and half-truths are causing hatred and polarization in public debates around the world. We want to counter this with facts and thus combat the division of our society.
To constructively participate in public and private debates, people need to be more aware of reliable sources. We want to provide citizens with more media competence for an interconnected world. We achieve this by sharing our knowledge and involving people in investigations.
Become a cooperation partner
International investigations require international cooperation. Become part of our network and help draw attention to abuses across borders. Contact us to investigate with us.
Leak to us
Do you have any tips or suggestions for potential investigations? Do you have documents or other material that we should examine more closely? Contact us – even anonymously if you wish. Help us report on important abuses.
Through our journalistic projects, we aim to educate and engage our readers, as well as strengthen civil society in the longterm through media literacy.
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