Malta police commissioner claims tax evasion cases are 'top priority'

Mark Battersby
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Investigating tax evasions cases is being given top priority by the police, deputy police commissioner Alexandra Mamo told a financial crimes conference on 8 July. The Times of Malta report said the commissioner had highlighted how Malta's vulnerability to tax crimes carried out by both local and foreigners had led the police to prioritise investigating such cases. The lack of tax prosecutions was one of the main weaknesses that led to Malta's greylisting by the FATF. Giving a breakdown of recent tax prosecutions, Mamo said there was one prosecution in 2019, seven in 2020 and two s...

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