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[Europe, Malta] John Dalli Attacks Press With Harrowing Statement: ‘Resilience Conquers The Poison Pen’

Dalli sent out a press release in which he claimed to be the victim of a mudslinging campaign that takes place whenever OLAF’s outgoing director-general Giovanni Kessler “finds himself in trouble”. The “trouble” in question was ostensibly a reference to
Lovin Malta (mt)
added Oct 27, 2017 16:42
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[Europe, Malta] 'I'm a bit shocked here': Recording of alleged ex-Dalli canvasser seeking €10m bribe released

A Swedish news portal has published a recording of a phone call in which a man alleged to be John Dalli's former canvasser Silvio Zammit can be heard soliciting a €10 million bribe from a tobacco lobbyist. "I'm sorry, I'm a poor blonde...I'm a bit shocke
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:37
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[Europe, Malta] Updated: Recording allegedly shows Silvio Zammit’s offer of €10m for proposed lifting of ban on snus

A phone call recording in which a man who is allegedly John Dalli's former canvasser Silvio Zammit is heard soliciting a '10 million' (euro) bribe from a smokeless tobacco lobbyist, believed to be former ESTOC secretary-general Inge Delfosse, has been pu
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:37
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta, Sweden] Updated | Recording of Zammit requesting bribe published, Dalli hits out at Kessler

A Swedish newspaper has published the recording of John Dalli’s former canvasser Silvio Zammit, soliciting a €10 million bribe from a tobacco lobbyist. Zammit, charged with requesting a €60 million in bribes from Swedish company Swedish Match and the Eur
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:52
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[Europe, Malta] Editorial: Commemorating a slain journalist

Daphne Caruana Galizia...a car bomb exploded, killing her...Subjects of her comprehensive investigations have called her a “terrorist,” such as ... John Dalli, who Galizia took down in a tobacco lobbying exposé....she “single-handedly brought the governm
Pitt News (University of Pittsburgh)
added Oct 18, 2017 14:14
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[Malta] Watch: This is what 12 million shredded cigarettes look like

Customs officials today destroyed almost 12 million contraband cigarettes seized as part of a crackdown on cigarette smugglers. Machines shredded 11,667,748 cigarettes and 77 kilogrammes of loose leaf tobacco, as Customs continues to drive home its coun
Times of Malta (mt)
added Sep 7, 2017 00:57
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Trading in influence charge against Swedish Match lobbyist time-barred

suggesting she had played a duplicitous role by assisting Zammit in drawing up an email to request payment for his services. Kessler suggested she too could be charged with either bribery or trading in influence. But that latter charge is now time-barred
Malta Today (mt)
added Aug 7, 2017 12:19
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Trading in influence charge against Swedish Match lobbyist time-barred

But that latter charge is now time-barred by Maltese law. ...While Zammit was charged with bribery in December 2012 – two months after the Attorney General was given the OLAF report – Kimberley was never charged. But it was clear to police who read the O
Malta Today (mt)
added Aug 6, 2017 14:17
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[Europe, Malta] My advice on John Dalli case is confidential - Attorney General

Attorney General Peter Grech has refused to confirm he gave the police advice to press ahead with charges against former European commissioner John Dalli. Dr Grech was asked to confirm that, in December 2012, he had given the green light to the police t
Times of Malta (mt)
added Aug 6, 2017 02:57
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[Europe, Malta] Report about Dalli's Bahamas trips languished on AG's desk, claims ex-inspector

As a result of OLAF’s first report, Mr Dalli’s former canvasser Silvio Zammit was charged with trading in influence over allegations he tried to solicit a €60 million bribe to help overturn an EU ban on the oral tobacco product known as Snus. The case is
Times of Malta (mt)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:06
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