A senior BNP leader and several members of his family, have been named in the Paradise Papers, the second-largest leak of documents pertaining to tax avoidance.
The Paradise Papers listed NFM Energy Ltd, a company which uses Multimode Group’s address in Bangladesh. The corporate management of Multimode Group is comprised of BNP Vice-Chairman Mintoo and his family.
The Bangladeshi citizens named are - Abdul Awal Mintoo, Nasreen Fatema Awal, Tabith Md Awal, Tafsir Mohammed Awal, Tajwar Muhammed Awal, Foysal Chowdhury, Farida Moghul, Shahid Ullah, and Samir Ahmad.
Only one Bangladesh-based organization-- Brummer & Partner Asset Management (Bangladesh) Limited – was also found. But there are several organizations which operate in Bangladesh, but are based in Bermuda and other tax haven countries.