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Murder and money laundering in Malta: a challenge for EU

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By Francesco GuarascioBRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union has called very publicly for Malta to bring to justice the killers of a journalist who accused the Mediterranean island's leaders of profiting from global corruption.But it has for years been much less vocal -- and had little success -- in ensuring Malta act to prevent money laundering, according to sources familiar with the work of the Maltese authorities and a Reuters review of EU and Maltese data.The data show the smallest EU state has been slow to apply international guidelines on naming firms that do not take action against ...

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First Published: Tue, November 14 2017. 23:06 IST