The investigation was carried out by UK, Belgian and Maltese forces and found personal details had been stolen along with millions in cryptocurrencies.
In a historic case that could change the face of the Maltese media, one independent news outlet is taking on the political establishment to restore impartiality to the airwaves.
New prime minister Robert Abela has been in power in Malta for a year since his predecessor resigned under public pressure. Critics think not much on the island has changed.
The EU is taking action against two member states, Cyprus and Malta, over their investor citizenship schemes - here's what they are, and why the EU has a problem with them.
Investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed when a bomb planted in her car detonated. The fight to uncover the truth behind her murder and closure for her family continues to shake Malta to its foundations.
The Mediterranea NGO said however that Malta has refused them access to a port to disembark the migrants.
Cutajar's resignation comes shortly after the resignation of Joseph Muscat as the island country's prime minister.
We look back at the week in Europe where MEPs called on the Maltese leader to resign immediately, protests took place in the Czech Republic and Poland. A tumultuous end to a rollercoaster year in EU politics. Our journalists sum it up in their words of the year.
We look back at some of the issues plaguing European politicians this week.