Jake Bernstein was a senior reporter on the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists team that broke the Panama Papers story. In 2017, the project won the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting. Bernstein earned his first Pulitzer Prize in 2011 for National Reporting, for coverage of the financial crisis. He has written for The Washington Post, Bloomberg, The Guardian, ProPublica,and Vice, and has appeared on the BBC, NBC, CNN, PBS, and NPR. He was the editor of The Texas Observer and is the coauthor of Vice- Dick Cheney and the Hijacking of the American Presidency.
A searching look at the tangled, deeply buried financial network exposed by the publication of the so-called Panama Papers . . . Bernstein does first-rate work in providing a map to a scandal that has yet to unfold completely. * Kirkus Reviews (starred review) * [Bernstein] concentrates on telling the stories of those who broke the law, evaded taxes, circumvented international sanctions, hid assets, cheated partners, or 'normalized' fortunes made through crime and corruption. * Washington Post *