Tag: Golden Passports
An investigation by Al Jazeera has revealed how Cypriot politicians, lawyers and real estate companies have been involved in the sale of EU passports to non-EU citizens with criminal records in the wake of the “Cyprus Papers” leak of 1,400 documents on the island country’s golden passport scheme.
A revised cash-for-passport programme will be launched after the current scheme reaches its maximum limit, the government said on Friday in statement. However the controversial programme will not be revoked.
Prime Minister Robert Abela stands by the golden passport scheme.
A senior partner in a law firm whose licence to sell Maltese passports was suspended in the wake of the revelations by...