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Pandora Papers journalist explains why foreign money floods South Dakota

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SDPB
Trident Trust, one of the trust companies in South Dakota, is located in this Sioux Falls building.

This interview is from SDPB's daily public-affairs show, In the Moment, hosted by Lori Walsh.

Across from a Holiday Inn, in a red-brick building with a welcome sign that reads “The Heart of America,” a little-known financial firm set up shop seven years ago and extended an invitation to the world’s elite. Trident Trust promised to protect the fortunes and privacy of its new customers by relying on the laws of a state that had become a global destination for wealth. The company called it “The South Dakota Advantage.” ...
Washington Post

Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Debbie Cenziper joins SDPB's Lori Walsh to discuss Cenziper and her team at the Washington Post's recent reporting on the Pandora Papers and to explain why it all matters to South Dakotans.