Former Malta deputy governor wins libel case

Alfred Mifsud wins €1,000 from Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was murdered in 2017

Central Bank of Malta
The Central Bank of Malta
Frank Vincentz

Alfred Mifsud, former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Malta, won a libel suit against late journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia on February 9. A magistrate ordered Caruana Galizia’s estate to pay Mifsud €1,000 ($1,075).

In a June 2016 blog post, Caruana Galizia accused Mifsud of accepting bribes when he was chair of Mid-Med Bank in the 1990s. In return for payments from a US software company, she said Mifsud chose them for an IT contract.

At the time of publication, Mifsud was deputy

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