Keith Schembri, ex-aide to former Malta PM, charged with corruption

Keith Schembri, ex-aide to former Malta PM, charged with corruption

The Guardian

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Prosecution seen as vindication of work by journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia who was murdered after accusing him of graft

A top aide to former Maltese prime minister Joseph Muscat accused of graft by journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, whose brutal murder rocked the nation, was charged on Saturday with money laundering and fraud.

Anti-corruption campaigners hailed the prosecution of Keith Schembri as a vindication of the work of Caruana Galizia, whose death in a car bomb in 2017 sparked grief and anger across the Mediterranean island.

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