Tag: Yvonne Farrugia

Police inspector appointed European Prosecutor

Yvonne Farrugia, a police inspector within the Economic Crimes Unit who is also qualified as a lawyer, has been appointed as Malta’s European Prosecutor within the European Public Prosecutor’s Office, ending a long and difficult process which saw Malta unable to nominate as many eligible candidates as were required.

Yvonne Farrugia appointed as an EPPO prosecutor

The European Public Prosecutor’s Office will be an independent and decentralised prosecution office of the European Union, with the competence to investigate, prosecute and bring to judgment crimes against the EU budget, such as fraud, corruption or serious cross-border VAT fraud.