Planet Money
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Tue October 9, 2012

Episode 408: How To Hide Money From Your Spouse

Originally published on Tue November 27, 2012 1:19 pm

Earlier this summer, we set up two shell companies in tax havens. On today's show, we continue our quest to figure out what people actually do with shell companies.

We discover the world of "Asset Protection," which is a fancy way of saying "hiding money." It's a world of Latvian companies and offshore conferences, of people trying to hide money from their future-ex-husbands and future-ex-wives.

"It's kind of like Alice in Wonderland down the rabbit hole," one insider tells us.

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