Passport perfidy
“We have to agree that the passport programme is
An economy of authentic fakes
It’s easy to think that the Passport Papers are
Passport Papers: A fugitive’s quest for a European passport
In November 2019, a copy of an invoice was
Passport Papers: oligarchs, royalty and fugitives
The Passport Papers shed light on the applicants for
Dwejra development project: Indian tycoon’s family buys Maltese citizenship
Various family members of the Indian tycoon who bought
Parliamentary Secretary for Citizenship Alex Muscat fails to explain income from Nexia BT
Alex Muscat, parliamentary secretary for citizenship, has failed to
The legacy of a few men
The world is aware that Malta, under the premiership
MFSA takes action on Brian Tonna’s companies following court order
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has issued two
A feast of Labour Party appointments to citizenship and visa boards
Individuals close to the Labour Party and the government
Taxpayers billed €300,000 for luxury travel by chief passport salesman
Maltese taxpayers were billed almost €300,000 for first class
‘Slow progress’ on reforms to tackle money laundering and corruption
The European Commission has expressed concern over Malta’s ‘attractiveness’
UN experts call for investigation into phone hacking claims
UN experts have expressed concern about allegations of the
Qatari royal family members gained Maltese citizenship in 2018
Five family members of the extensive Qatari royal Al
It’s my turn to eat
If you watched it, you’ll remember how you felt
Identity Malta says Mustafa Abdel Wadood’s citizenship will be revoked
Identity Malta has confirmed that the process for the
Identity Malta mum on whether ‘Maltese man’ arrested in US could lose citizenship
Identity Malta has refused to say whether it would
‘Strong support’ at European Parliament for phasing out cash-for-passport schemes
EU lawmakers have strongly recommended the phasing out of
Why I’d like to sell passports
Here’s a nice proposal to enrich everyone by selling
Over 200% increase in citizenship applications from British nationals
Since Brexit was announced in 2016, Malta has received
No presence of cash-for-passports lobby group IMC at Geneva HQ
The Investment Migration Council (IMC) has not explained why
Henley & Partners spent up to €300,000 on lobbying the EU last year
Henley & Partners spent up to €300,000 last year
European Commission ‘does not endorse’ Malta’s citizenship scheme
The European Commission could not have been clearer in
Pimping out the country
Prostitution is alive and well in Malta. I am
Malta Finance Minister approves €2m direct order on money laundering
Finance Minister Edward Scicluna, who complained he could not
Finance Minister promotes passport scheme at Henley and Partners’ launch
In the wake of a report by the European
UK halts cash-for-visa scheme amid concerns as Malta pawns citizenship
The UK has announced its intention to halt its
This is not about ‘Sophia’
Not content with selling citizenship as a commodity, Malta
The Dictator’s Handbook #4: How to gain power and keep it
Whatever system a political aspiring leader finds himself in,
A Survey Monkey for a fait accompli?
The government is now asking the public whether the