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Novinski članak17 listopad 2012Europski ured za borbu protiv prijevara

Press statement on behalf of the European Commission

 

17/10/2012

Commissioner John Dalli has announced on 16 October 2012 his resignation as a member of the Commission, with immediate effect.
Mr Dalli informed the President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso of his decision following an investigation by OLAF, the EU's antifraud office, into a complaint made in May 2012 by the tobacco producer, Swedish Match. The company alleged that a Maltese entrepreneur had used his contacts with Mr Dalli to try to gain financial advantages from the company in return for seeking to influence a possible future legislative proposal on tobacco products, in particular on the EU export ban on snus . As soon as the Commission received the complaint it immediately requested OLAF to investigate.

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Datum objave
17 listopad 2012
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Europski ured za borbu protiv prijevara