The Attorney General has obtained a court order today to freeze all assets of Keith Schembri, Joseph Muscat’s former chief of staff. The order includes his wife, parents and family, all the companies he owns in the Kasco Group, Brian Tonna of Nexia BT and several staffers at the accountancy firms.

The court issued the order today ordering a long list of banks and financial institutions to freeze Keith Schembri’s accounts until further notice.

The order is part of a money laundering investigation and likely means that charges for money laundering against Keith Schembri are now imminent.