For the second time in six months a journalist investigating tax fraud in the EU has been killed

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I have just seen this from the Washington Post, from yesterday:

European and Slovak authorities believe that an investigative reporter who was shot to death Sunday in Slovakia was killed because of his reporting on fraud in the central European country.

Ján Kuciak, a 27-year-old investigative reporter, and his partner, Marina Kusnirova, were found dead in their apartment Sunday in Velka Maca, a village east of the capital of Bratislava.

Kuciak worked on reports about tax evasion among Slovak elites and had received threats last year from Marian Kocner, a businessman about whom Kuciak had written. The police did nothing.

Sunday's killings left Kuciak's colleagues in fear and confusion.

For the second time in six months a journalist investigating tax fraud in the EU has been killed.

We live in very frightening times.

My thoughts are with the families of those who died.