6th December 2017
AP A Brazilian businessman testified on Monday that he participated in a bribery scheme to buy the influence of FIFA soccer officials to win commercial rights to major tournaments, a decision he later regretted. “I made a mistake,” Jose “Jota” Hawilla said at the U.S. conspiracy trial of three… Read More
6th December 2017
By Stephanie Kirchgaessner, Guardian Three Maltese men have been charged for the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, the investigative journalist who was killed by a car bomb last month. The three suspects include two brothers, George and Alfred Degiorgio, and Vincent Muscat. The suspects were also charged with criminal use… Read More
4th December 2017
KYC360 News A number of local British enforcement agencies are set to receive extra cash when the United Kingdom leaves the EU, an analyst told KYC360. After it leaves the European Union, the UK will stop financing a number of EU agencies and relocate the funds to several British units,… Read More
4th December 2017
By Jamie Grierson, Guardian and agencies. Eight suspects have been arrested in Malta over the murder of the investigative journalist, Daphne Caruana Galizia, the Maltese prime minister has said. Caruana Galizia, who was a relentless critic of corruption in the country, died in October in a powerful car bomb blast… Read More
30th November 2017
29 November 2017 By Alastair Macdonald and Francesco Guarascio, REUTERS European Union lawmakers have asked for “protection” when they visit Malta this week to probe accusations of high-level corruption on the island, citing death threats made against some members of the EU parliament. The legislature passed a motion this month… Read More
29th November 2017
By Kurt Sansone, Malta Today German police will pass on a cache of Panama Papers data to the magistrate leading the inquiry into Daphne Caruana Galizia’s murder, German sources told MaltaToday. The information will be handed over by the German federal crime police (BKA) to Magistrate Anthony Vella, who will… Read More
29th November 2017
By Daniel Boffey and Jennifer Rankin, The Guardian The UK has bowed to EU demands on the Brexit divorce bill in a move that could result in the UK paying £50bn to Brussels, in an attempt to get France and Germany to agree to move negotiations to trade. Non-stop behind-the-scenes… Read More
27th November 2017
By Haroon Janjua, OCCRP Pakistan’s Supreme Court ordered on Thursday the country’s anti-graft agency to serve notices to 436 Pakistanis who were named in the Panama Papers as owners of offshore companies. The legal petition seeking action against all Pakistanis named in the leaks were tabled by Siraj ul Haq,… Read More
24th November 2017
KYC360 News A draft of Britain’s sanctions law gives ministers too much power and lacks clarity in a number of areas, according to a lawyers’ lobby group. The Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill, which was introduced in October, will give the United Kingdom the necessary legal powers to continue… Read More
24th November 2017
By Harry Cockburn, The Independent The family of murdered Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia who was killed in a car bomb last month has taken legal action against the police, alleging the investigation is neither impartial nor independent. Caruana Galizia had done considerable work on exposing corruption in Malta and… Read More