Two people suspected of hold-up were arrested yesterday morning
Maltese authorities investigate Italian mafia suspect planning to launder billions
The Maltese Financial Crimes Investigation Department are investigating an Italian national who is suspected to be planning to launder billions for mafia associates.
Roberto Recordare owns two companies in Malta; Recordare Holdings and Golem Malta Ltd.
Italian police confirmed that wire taps captured Recordare making fun of Daphne Caruana Galizia’s death.
MEP Roberta Metsola answers UK Parliament member Daniel Kawczynski
UK Parliamentary member, Daniel Kawczynski said that the “mistake EU is making, is treating us as if we were Malta leaving the EU.”
After that comment, MEP Roberta Metsola answered back and said that Malta wouldn’t, “treat its partners with such patronising contempt”.
I assure you Malta would never treat its partners with such patronising contempt, especially when discussions that rely on good will from all sides, are at such a delicate stage.
"How to lose friends & alienate people" shouldn't be considered a guiding principle to negotiations. pic.twitter.com/C4eny2EPjA
— Roberta Metsola MEP (@RobertaMetsola) December 8, 2020
612Kgs of cocaine found by Malta Customs; Largest drug bust ever
The customs in Malta have seized 612kgs of cocaine which left Ecuador and transited to Colombia and were on the way to Libya.
The seized cocaine amount to a street value of €69 million. The cocaine was hidden in pallets carrying cooking oil.
Maltese customs found discrepancies in the scanned images and searched the cargo physically.