Tag: Money Laundering

Pleads not guilty to money laundering; not given bail

A 34-year old man pled not guilty when accused of money laundering.

Gordon Debono among three charged with money laundering

Three individuals charged with money laundering after anti-smuggling bust

Criminal Court to appoint administrator to oversee Schembri’s companies

Companies belonging to Schembri had their assets frozen on 21 September after a court issued an attachment order listing 91 people and companies. The list include Schembri and his family as well as business partners, Nexia BT, Brian Tonna and his relatives and partners at Nexia BT, among others.

EU finance ministers agree to set up EU body to find...

The Council of Finance ministers also gave their backing for the Commission to harmonise EU anti-money laundering rules and provide coordination and support for national Financial Intelligence Units of EU countries.

Unexplained wealth orders absent in proceeds of crime bill

The government has presented an extensive bill seeking to boost the recovery of proceeds of crime as a crucial review by Moneyval – the Council of Europe’s anti-money laundering body – draws near.

Unemployed man who gambled €0.5m in casinos faces money laundering charges

A 46-year-old man was remanded in custody after pleading not guilty to money laundering charges after playing around €500,000 in cash in a number of Maltese casinos over the years.

ICIJ leaked documents expose global money laundering transactions

The FinCEN Files exposed $2 trillion worth of transactions

AG refuses to publish inquiry into kickbacks from selling of passports

ason Azzopardi said that he expected the AG, Victoria Buttigieg to publish the inquiry just as a copy of the report of the Egrant inquiry was also handed to Dr Busuttil when it was concluded

Four charged with money laundering; 19-year old amongst them

Four people have been charged with money laundering, amongst them a 19-year old female.

Siblings caught with drugs released on bail

The bail was given against a personal deposit of €30,000 each. The pair were ordered to sign the bail book daily while abiding by a curfew imposed on them by the court.