Audit office says number of granted citizenships did not meet criteria (Updated)

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A substantial number of citizenships granted through the island’s investment programme did not meet the criteria, suggesting an abuse of power by government officials, an audit service report said on Friday.

In a report of the findings into a number of citizenships granted to company executives and their dependents, the auditor-general said they got the impression that “some of the people exercising public authority completely ignored the existing legal and regulatory framework and essentially thought they could act at will.”

“Consequently, there appears to be a possibility of abuse of power by...


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Audit office says number of granted citizenships did not meet criteria (Updated)


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