Amounts associated with clients connected to Benin

Benin is ranked #157 among the countries with the largest dollar amounts in the leaked Swiss files. See full ranking >>

The maximum amount of money associated with a client connected to Benin was $1.8M.

How much is this for Benin?

Benin's GDP per capita was $633 in 2007. (Source: World Bank)


Account openings and accumulated active accounts from 1988

19 client accounts opened between 1988 and 2006 and linked to 22 bank accounts.



An account linked to a person holds the name of one of the clients, which is a person.

An account linked to an offshore company holds the name of an offshore company, which provides an extra layer of secrecy to the client.

In a numbered account the name of the account holder is kept secret and replaced by a code of a mix of numbers and letters.

Distribution of account types

20 clients are associated with Benin. 15% have a Beninese passport or nationality.