European Parliament to ask Police Commissioner to investigate …

EP to request police investigation into Panama Papers revelations

The European Parliament will be calling on Police Commissioner Lawrence Cutajar to open an investigation on the revelations in the Panama Papers and on the Politically Exposed Persons in the leaked Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit reports.

In a move prompted by the assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, the EP’s political groups, bar the Socialists and Democrats, have brought forward a motion for a resolution on the rule of law in Malta which condemns the fact that several serious allegations of corruption and breach of anti-money laundering and banking supervision obligations have not been investigated by the police.

The EP is calling on the European Commission to start discussions with the Maltese government on the functioning of the rule of law in Malta and to ensure that European values are upheld.


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