Taxi drivers turned into managers to receive EU funds for leadership training – two convictions for subsidy fraud in Czechia
On 18 May 2023, one person and one company were found guilty by the High Court in Prague (Czechia) of subsidy fraud and causing damage to the EU’s financial interests.
On 29 May 2023, the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) referred a criminal case to the Iași Tribunal Court, in Romania, where a customs official has been indicted for participating in a tax fraud scheme involving imported tobacco.
Last week, on behalf of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO), the Lithuanian Financial Crime Investigation Service (FCIS) carried out 46 searches and arrested 27 suspects for fraud involving up to €750 000 in funds for young farmers. Three of the suspects have been placed in detention.