The Maltese Foreign Ministry began on Wednesday conducting internal investigations over the forgery of one of their officials for documents helping to smuggle Libyan oil to Italy.

The Times of Malta reported that the ministry has already begun an investigation into this matter, although there is no confirmed information yet.

According to the newspaper, the documents were initialed by two technical officers of the Maltese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which cleared the path for the smuggling of Libyan fuel through Malta to Italy.