Magistrate Bugeja accepts request to obtain Panama Papers …

Magistrate Aaron Bugeja has accepted a request by Nationalist MP Simon Busuttil to collect documents related to the Panama Papers which German authorities say they have in their possession, and which have connections to Malta.  The request was made through Busuttil’s lawyer for the case, Jason Azzopardi.

In a statement, the PN MP said that on Tuesday he had filed a court application in this regard to the magistrate, who is investigating the Egrant company, named in the Panama Papers as one of three companies with Maltese ownership.

Similar requests were also filed before Magistrate Natasha Galea Sciberras, who is “investigating

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