The European Investigative Journalism and Dataharvest Conference organised by Journalismfund.eu, is the most relevant networking event for investigative and data journalists in Europe. Dataharvest EIJC17 will take place on Friday 19, Saturday 20 and Sunday morning 21 May 2017, with a pre-conference Hack Day on Thursday 18 May.
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Saturday, May 20 • 10:45 - 11:45
Tracking criminals' and billionaires' money

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Many criminals and billionaires hide their money from authorities and channel it through fake companies to tax shelters. Hear two examples of how it is still possible to investigate the cases and follow the money.

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Matteo Civillini

Freelance journalist, IRPI.eu
Matteo Civillini is a freelance journalist and member of Investigative Reporting Project Italy (IRPI), a centre for investigative journalism based in Italy. After obtaining an MA in Investigative Journalism from City University London, he joined the Italian bureau of VICE News. In 2015 he completed an investigation into the conflict of interest of arms procurement in Botswan... Read More →
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Blaz Zgaga

freelance investigative journalist
Blaž Zgaga is a freelance investigative journalist living in Slovenia and is co-author of the trilogy In the Name of the State, which explores arms smuggling in the Balkans during the conflicts of the 1990s. He is regularly publishing in Croatian magazine Nacional. After disclosure of a US DIA secret operation in 2000, he was prosecuted for - and later cleared of charges of - revealing military secrets. I... Read More →

Saturday May 20, 2017 10:45 - 11:45 CEST
C2.23 Thomas More journalism school at the Campus De Ham, Raghenoplein 21, 2800 Mechelen & Campus De Vest, Zandpoortvest 60, 2800 Mechelen, BELGIUM