The two brothers George and Alfred Degiorgio, already suspected to be the murderers of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, were charged with money laundering on Wednesday.
Whilst they claimed to be unemployed, investigators had noticed inconsistencies between their finances and their lifestyle : they were indeed driving luxury cars and owning luxury boats.
The court ordered their assets to be frozen, as it happens in all money laundering cases. Wednesday’s money laundering proceedings were separate from those in which the brothers are accused of the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, one of the most famous Maltese investigative journalists.
Indeed, Daphne Caruana Galizia was investigating money laundering, as well as the Italian mafias, and the Maltese golden visas program.
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