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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Former Swedish Match director testifies in bribery case

Gabrielsson...told...of the meeting at Peppi’s Kiosk during which the kiosk owner, Zammit, that he was solicited for a €50 million bribe. The witness said his impression was that the money to be paid had been intended for Commissioner John Dalli, who resi
Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 27, 2015 09:16

[Malta] Just 1% of Maltese are vaping

Only 1% of current Maltese smokers use e-cigarettes although 27% have tried them once while 15% have used them for a time
Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 24, 2015 16:22

[Europe, Malta] Dalli files police report over Independent report on $600,000 scam

has filed a criminal complaint for defamation against Standard Publications, after publishing details of a complaint made to the FBI and his alleged involvement in a €600,000 scam. Dalli, who resigned the EC in 2012 over allegations that he was aware of a
Malta Today (mt)
added May 12, 2015 12:30

[Europe, Malta] EU agency probed over ‘snus case phone taps’

Belgian investigators asked the European Commission to lift the diplomatic immunity of officials from the anti-fraud agency OLAF.... The crucial call was made by Inge Delfosse, a tobacco lobbyist, to Silvio Zammit, Mr Dalli’s former canvasser, from OLAF’s
Times of Malta (mt)
added May 12, 2015 12:28

[Europe, Malta] EU anti-fraud agency being investigated for ‘illegal’ recording of phone conversation

The EU’s anti-fraud agency Olaf is reportedly being investigated for illegally recording a telephone conversation involving Maltese suspect Silvio Zammit. Mr Zammit has been charged in the Maltese courts for soliciting a €60 million bribe to overturn a
Malta Independent (mt)
added May 12, 2015 12:27

[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Former police commissioner ‘never read John Dalli case files’

Ray Zammit admits to never having read the police files detailing their investigations against former EU Commissioner
Malta Today (mt)
added May 12, 2015 12:26

[Europe, Malta] Former EU Commissioner John Dalli loses unfair dismissal case against EU Commission

Mr Dalli says he had no choice in the matter, as he could either have resigned or been sacked. The Olaf report said that Mr Dalli held a number of irregular meetings with tobacco lobbyists, which were brokered by his former canvasser Silvio Zammit.
Malta Independent (mt)
added May 12, 2015 12:25

[Malta] John Dalli resigned voluntarily, European Court concludes - Busuttil reacts

Opposition leader Simon Busuttil said: "The European Court today did not believe the conspiracy theories about John Dalli and it reiterated the truth – and the truth was that he resigned."
Times of Malta (mt)
added May 12, 2015 12:24

[Europe, Malta] EU court rejects commissioner’s claim he was forced to resign

"The court finds that Mr. Dalli resigned voluntarily, no formal request for his resignation having been made by President Barroso," said the court, which is second only to the European Court of Justice. It added that Dalli "resigned orally," he gave verb
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 12, 2015 12:23
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[Europe, Malta] EU court dismisses Dalli case

A former EU health commissioner, accused of soliciting bribes from mouth tobacco maker Swedish Match, lost his case against the European Commission for unlawful dismissal.
added May 12, 2015 12:20
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