Woman wanted in Slovakia over financial crimes arrested in Malta

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

A 49-year-old Slovak woman faces extradition to her country of origin over financial crimes after she was arrested in her Mellieħa residence on the strength of a European Arrest Warrant.

The police said that weeks of investigations into the case confirmed that the woman was living in Malta, leading to police officers from the Central Intelligence & Analysis Unit to start surveillance.

Her arrest took place on Sunday afternoon.

The woman is set to be taken to Court in the coming days so that extradition proceedings may begin.