Media: Wilhelmsen family was hiding wealth abroad

The Wilhelmsen family, which is one of Norway's wealthiest, has for several years now had a secret fortune kept abroad, according to Dagens Næringsliv.

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Through several generations, the Norwegian Wilhelmsen family has had a foreign fortune kept in Swiss accounts and companies in Panama, Liechtenstein and the Bahamas, writes Dagens Næringsliv.

According to the Norwegian newspaper, the money, which amounts to around USD 117.6 million, was moved back to Norway between 2011 and 2016 through a Norwegian tax amnesty scheme.

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