Yorgen Fenech, a prominent businessman arrested on Wednesday in connection with investigations into the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, was released on bail on Thursday evening, police sources said.
European Union lawmakers urged
Maltese and EU authorities on Thursday to investigate Malta's
top lender after the European Central Bank (ECB) found its risk
monitoring had "severe shortcomings" that could have allowed
money laundering or other criminal activities.
Malta's biggest bank failed for years to detect or address risks involving thousands of payments, the European Central Bank (ECB) said, detailing "severe shortcomings" that could have allowed money laundering or other criminal activities.
A presidential pardon has been offered to a man recently arrested in Malta after he claimed to know the identity of the mastermind who ordered the car-bombing murder of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in October 2017, Maltese officials said Tuesday.
Maltese authorities have arrested a man suspected of acting as a go-between in the 2017 murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, and Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said he would recommend a pardon if the suspect reveals who ordered the hit.
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