• EXCLUSIVE: €1 million transferred into PEP account – FIAU Report Evidence which has reached The Malta Independent from a source who worked closely with Pilatus Bank until a few months ago suggests that an FIAU investigation into Pilatus Bank on dubious accounts held for Politically Exposed Persons in Malta and Azerbaijan resulted in a damning report which has been kept secret by the authorities privy ...
  • Businessman suspected in Italian bribery case linked to Azerbaijan’s first family A money-laundering trial set to begin in mid-April in Italy has shed light on a hidden offshore operation that may have contributed to a major human rights crackdown in Azerbaijan in 2013. Investigators preparing for the upcoming Milan trial of Luca Volonte, an Italian member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), ...
  • Azerbaijan Accused of Giving Millions in Bribes to Council of Europe For years, the government of Azerbaijan has been showering politicians and dignitaries from around the world with expensive gifts, such as silk carpets, gold, silver, caviar, cash, and all-expense paid trips in exchange for their votes in favor of Azerbaijan and against Armenia and the Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) Republic. This illicit practice is so prevalent that ...
  • This Anti-Abortion Leader Is Charged With Laundering Money From Azerbaijan A former Italian MP who funded social conservative groups in the US and Europe was passing on money from officials close to Azerbaijan’s repressive regime. A former Italian lawmaker with links to some of the largest social conservative organizations in the US and Europe is under investigation for allegedly accepting millions in exchange for helping ...
  • The Malta-Azerbaijan connection - chronology of a saga Azerbaijan, along with Panama, has become the most talked about foreign country in the wake of allegations by journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia that the South Caucasus country has been funnelling money, through a company owned by the dictator’s daughter Leyla Aliyeva, to companies owned by Minister Konrad Mizzi, the Prime Minister’s chief of staff Keith ...
EXCLUSIVE: €1 million transferred into PEP account – FIAU Report
Businessman suspected in Italian bribery case linked to Azerbaijan’s first family
Azerbaijan Accused of Giving Millions in Bribes to Council of Europe
This Anti-Abortion Leader Is Charged With Laundering Money From Azerbaijan
The Malta-Azerbaijan connection - chronology of a saga


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EXCLUSIVE: €1 million transferred into PEP account – FIAU Report

3 months ago 227

Evidence which has reached The Malta Independent from a source who worked closely with Pilatus Bank until a few months ago suggests that an FIAU investigation into Pilatus Bank on dubious accounts held for Politically Exposed Persons in Malta and Azerbaijan resulted in a damning report which has been kept secret by the authorities privy …





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Businessman suspected in Italian bribery case linked to Azerbaijan’s first family

3 months ago 222

A money-laundering trial set to begin in mid-April in Italy has shed light on a hidden offshore operation that may have contributed to a major human rights crackdown in Azerbaijan in 2013. Investigators preparing for the upcoming Milan trial of Luca Volonte, an Italian member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), …

Maltese PM Calls Snap Election Amid Offshore Allegations

3 months ago 199

Malta’s Prime Minister called a snap election on Monday after allegations by a journalist that his wife was involved with an offshore company that received payments from Azerbaijan’s first family. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat called the vote for June 3 after local journalist Daphne Caruana-Galizia wrote on her personal website that his wife, Michelle Muscat, …

Who paid Baku bills?

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