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[Europe, Malta] Silvio Zammit asks Belgian police to investigate ‘illegal’ wiretap by tobacco lobbyist

Silvio Zammit, who stands charged with soliciting a multi-million bribe to reverse an EU ban on smokeless tobacco, has filed a complaint with the Belgian police, asking them to investigate how a tobacco lobbyist recorded a telephone conversation between
Malta Independent (mt)
added Mar 15, 2016 21:12

[Europe] EU fraud watchdog questioned ($$)

Dalli was forced out of his job as a result of the investigation and has since sued for unfair dismissal. Kessler, 59, an Italian socialist, could face two years in jail if a court finds that Olaf illegally recorded a witness in the Dalli inquiry. “It
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 14, 2016 09:52
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[Malta] European Comission College decides to lift the immunity of OLAF’s Kessler

The unusual delay has raised concern among senior EU officials that the Commission is using the process of deciding whether to lift the immunity of Giovanni Kessler, the head of the European Anti-Fraud Office, as a bargaining chip to put pressure on Kess
Malta Independent (mt)
added Mar 12, 2016 21:38

[Europe] EU anti-fraud agency may sue after chief loses immunity

immunity over claims that he illegally listened in on a phone call during a corruption investigation. Italian Giovanni Kessler is suspected by Belgian authorities of listening to the call during a probe that ended with the resignation in 2012 of Malta's E
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 12, 2016 21:38

[Europe] Olaf considers court action against EU commission

The EU's anti-fraud office Olaf on Friday (11 March) is considering possible legal action to protect its independence after the European Commission lifted the immunity of its director-general. "This would be an unprecedented step, but one that is crucial
added Mar 12, 2016 21:38

[Europe] Belgian authorities confirm EU Commission decision to lift OLAF chief’s immunity

has communicated the decision to lift the immunity of the European Union’s Anti-fraud Office (OLAF) chief Giovanni Kessler, who will now potentially face the Belgian prosecutor on questions related to the Dalli investigation
New Europe
added Mar 12, 2016 21:37

[Denmark] BRIEF-Swedish Match owns 31.1 pct in STG after overallotment option partly exercised

* Scandinavia Tobacco Group (STG) has announced that part of the overallotment option in connection with the initial public offering (IPO) of STG has been exercised
added Mar 11, 2016 20:08

[Europe] EU anti-fraud head may be prosecuted over Maltese commissioner case

The European Commission has removed the immunity from prosecution that Giovanni Kessler enjoyed as head of OLAF, after Belgian prosecutors presented evidence about his office's investigation into John Dalli, a Maltese commissioner who resigned in 2012, i
added Mar 11, 2016 19:07

[Europe] EU anti-fraud chief loses immunity in corruption row

has been stripped of his diplomatic immunity and could face questioning by Belgian investigators in a case linked to the 2012 resignation of a European Commissioner in a lobbying scandal, officials have said. Giovanni Kessler, a former Italian MP and an
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 10, 2016 22:37

[Belgium, Europe] EU anti-fraud chief should be investigated, says MEP

The chair of the European Parliament budgetary control committee has renewed calls to lift the immunity of EU's anti-fraud chief Giovanni Kessler... Kessler, who heads the EU's anti-fraud office Olaf, could face criminal prosecution for secretly recordin
added Mar 10, 2016 15:00
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