News tagged with fraud probe

MEPs want inquiry into EU tobacco scandal

Leading lawmakers from Europe's Greens called Wednesday for an inquiry into a tobacco lobby scandal that cost the bloc's top health official his job late last year.

Jan 09, 2013
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EU ex-health commissioner to challenge ouster

Former EU health commissioner John Dalli on Wednesday vowed to issue a legal challenge to Brussels following his forced resignation over a tobacco-linked influence-peddling fraud probe.

Oct 24, 2012
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Swedish Match says EU bribes totalled 60 million euros

Tobacco producer Swedish Match claimed Friday it was offered the opportunity to pay 60 million euros ($78 million) to thwart new EU tobacco legislation in a scandal that has cost Europe's top health official his job. ...

Oct 19, 2012
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