If you thought that the pending American money laundering and corruption investigations against Maltese nationals are limited to residents and citizens of the Republic of Malta, you would be wrong. The scope of the investigations has expanded, according to to reliable sources whose information regarding these cases has been spot on to date. The investigations are now including targets in Europe, Asia and the Caribbean.
The specific jurisdictions whose nationals are Persons Of Interest, and Targets of an Investigation, and which include several Member States of the European Union are:
(6) Russia (Moscow and St. Petersburg).
Obviously, some of these countries have been targeted due to criminal activity involved with Malta's Citizenship by Investment (CBI) program, but others most likely are included due to money laundering, corruption, sanctions evasion, and terrorist financing. We shall continue to update our readers as more information becomes available.