The ERE scandal rumbles on in Seville. Public money given to supporters and friends of the incumbents, if you believe what you read in El Mundo. Perhaps a billion euros handed out to keep everybody quiet. A couple of bozos in gaol for their part in the scandal. Hey, it's Seville - the mother of Spanish corruption (love that new Cajasol tower
by the way - changing the subject for a moment).
So now Manos Limpias
, a far-right 'anti-corruption' group within the civil service (the ones who didn't like Garzón), have just placed
a criminal complaint against the previous and current presidents of the Junta de Andalucía, Chaves and Griñán, plus their lieutenants Zarrías and Viera, for their part in the wheeling and dealing that was the ERE.
The ERE is, in theory, money paid for early retirement, but in many cases, the grateful recipients were never employed in the public companies which issued the cheques.
Thus Manos Limpias, brandishing an inquiry
made by the Guardia Civil, which purports to show that the Andalucía government knew about the hand-outs which have gone on - apparently - since 2001.
[ Entertainer Adm
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