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  • Man admits importing cocaine for trafficking

    Man admits importing cocaine for trafficking

    Dutch national Noordzee Ryan Roberto on Sunday admitted to importing cocaine into Malta which was intended for trafficking. Mr Roberto was arrested on Friday along with two other people at a Sliema hotel. Magistrate Neville Camilleri told the man...

  • PN funds run dry by February, party warned

    PN funds run dry by February, party warned

    The PN’s treasurer warned party leader Adrian Delia last summer that finances would run dry by next month, according to a leaked email. A party spokesman has however reassured The Sunday Times of Malta that finances have since improved and the...

  • Watch: Police did not speak to me on 17 Black – Mizzi

    Watch: Police did not speak to me on 17 Black – Mizzi

    Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi said on Tuesday that the police had not contacted him in the course of their investigations into the Dubai company 17 Black. Replying to questions by the Times of Malta, Dr Mizzi said he had given evidence in past...

  • Turkish journalist sentenced to prison for Malta story

    Turkish journalist sentenced to prison for Malta story

    A Turkish journalist has been given a 13-month jail sentence after she was found guilty of defaming and insulting former Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildrim and his two sons. Journalist Pelin Unker had revealed that Mr Yildrim’s two sons owned...

  • FIAU unable to say if action was taken against Nexia BT

    FIAU unable to say if action was taken against Nexia BT

    Malta’s anti-money laundering unit (FIAU) is unable to say if any regulatory action has been taken against government consultants Nexia BT.  Last month, FIAU director Kenneth Farrugia warned financial intermediaries during a training conference...

  • Businessman accuses police of failing to probe ‘cheque fraud’

    Businessman accuses police of failing to probe ‘cheque fraud’

    An entrepreneur is accusing the police of failing to protect the business community by not taking action against a company reported for “fraudulently” issuing a cheque. Gerald Vella, the managing director of a freight company, filed a police...

  • Lands Authority data breach occurred prior to planned move to secure servers

    Lands Authority data breach occurred prior to planned move to secure servers

    Lands Authority clients’ data was meant to be moved to secure Malta Information Technology Agency servers but the migration had not happened when a basic security flaw was flagged last month, Times of Malta has learnt. The Times of Malta and Shift...

  • Gafà excuse ‘disparaging towards those doing real voluntary work’ - Delia

    Gafà excuse ‘disparaging towards those doing real voluntary work’ - Delia

    Neville Gafà’s claim to be working from the Office of the Prime Minister’s office on a “voluntary” basis was disparaging towards those doing real voluntary work, Opposition leader Adrian Delia said on Sunday. Speaking on Net FM, Dr Delia said the...

  • Pre-election ‘agreement’ was signed with eliminated power station bidder

    Pre-election ‘agreement’ was signed with eliminated power station bidder

    A company that signed a deal to help the Labour Party formulate its energy plans behind the scenes prior to the 2013 election raised objections about its elimination from the power station bidding process on the strength of its contacts with the...

  • Satabank client seeks return of frozen deposits, demands compensation

    Satabank client seeks return of frozen deposits, demands compensation

    A company is seeking the return of €62,864 in deposits frozen by Satabank and demanding compensation. In a judicial application filed on Friday, Juanafil Finance Ltd director Adrian Chetcuti de Carlo requested that Satabank, Ernst and Young (EY)...