Two former Spanish politicians have been found guilty of misusing public funds and barred from running for office for their roles in a decades-long €680 million (US$752 million) fraud known as the ERE case, according to a judgement from the High Court of Justice of Andalusia.
Montenegro should scrap draft legislation that would allow the government to hide information about public spending, as such a law would open the door for corruption and undermine the country’s EU membership negotiations, activists say.
Tax authorities targeted a network of companies that embezzled millions of dollars in public funds destined for investments in Sicily’s cultural heritage, local tourism and infrastructure, according to a statement Italian Tax Police released Friday.
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