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[Malta] 10.6 million contraband cigarettes confiscated by Customs

A container full of contraband cigarettes from the Persian Gulf to an EU country was intercepted and stopped by Maltese customs officials. The container, declared to be carrying 682 boxes of outdoor lanterns, contained 10,590,000 contraband cigarettes.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 14, 2013 11:45
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[Europe, Malta] Dalli says Bahamas claims are retribution from scorned client

John Dalli is claiming a Bahamanian resident who rented his family a villa in Nassau in the summer of 2012, is seeking retribution against him after failing a due diligence test when he wanted to carry out a financial transaction using the services of Da
Malta Today (mt)
added Jul 4, 2013 01:40
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[Europe, Malta] Dalli case: Bahamas story further evidence of OLAF's amateur investigation - EPP

“The question is, when was the European Commission aware of this trip and its purpose?”, Grässle asked. “Were the tobacco-related allegations nothing but a pretext in order to keep a big story under wraps? Did OLAF, which apparently was unaware of this f
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 1, 2013 13:34
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[Europe, Malta] Updated | Dalli denies alleged multi-million transfer in Bahamas

International Herald Tribune says former commissioner did not disclose July 2012 trip to tax haven on alleged $100 million transfer - OLAF tells IHT it could reopen investigation.
Malta Today (mt)
added Jul 1, 2013 10:50
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[Europe, Malta] Kesslergate: Secret chats revealed

Passages of online chat and email exchanges given to John Rizzo in November and December 2012 but the former commissioner never concluded the investigations on these messages.
Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 19, 2013 09:10
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[Europe, Malta] EC president sticks to decision on Dalli

European Commission president José Manuel Barroso has stood by his decision to ask former Commissioner John Dalli to step down, despite the "media speculation" over the EU anti-fraud probe that led to his resignation.
Times of Malta (mt)
added May 28, 2013 05:56
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[Europe, Malta] Were ‘EU funds’ a ruse for Kessler to bypass OLAF rules?

OLAF’s watchdog says the Dalli investigation was conducted on some irregular lines: ... was he egged on by the powerful and political interests at stake - a complaint given "special priority" by President Barroso himself and one which struck right at the
Malta Today (mt)
added May 14, 2013 04:31
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[Europe, Malta] Defending anti-fraud agency over Dalli affair

Giovanni Kessler, head of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), has gone from accuser to accused. In a phone interview with Mark Micallef he speaks of his agency’s actions,which led to John Dalli’s resignation as European Commissioner.
Times of Malta (mt)
added May 9, 2013 06:52
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[Europe, Malta] Witness denies she came up with figure of €60m

Defence lawyers of Sliema restaurateur Silvio Zammit yesterday pressed the police’s witness Gayle Kimberley on whether she was the one who came up with the €60 million figure at the heart of the Dalligate scandal. Dr Kimberley denied it categorically, b
Times of Malta (mt)
added May 9, 2013 06:51
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[Europe] OLAF contrived funds’ allegations to interview Zammit in Malta

Supervisory Committee report questions legality of methods used by OLAF as a pretext to come to Malta and interview Silvio Zammit.
Malta Today (mt)
added May 7, 2013 15:00
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