TMID Editorial: Money laundering – Something must be done to stop the rot

The revelations that Italian mafia clans had set up an extensive money laundering ring in Malta are not new nor but the shock and concern over the state of affairs never abates.  The latest instalment in this sorry tale is this week’s report by Europol’s Financial Intelligence Group, which makes a point of highlighting the case of Malta and the €2 billion that mafia clans are believed to have at least sought to launder through Malta.

As Europol reports, Malta was at the heart of a massive a massive illegal gambling and money laundering operation until the Italian authorities took down

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