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European Public Prosecutor's Office is checking for corruption in renovations downtown Sofia

Photo: eppo.europa.eu

The European Public Prosecutor's Office is carrying out searches on March 31 in Sofia, in order to investigate possible corruption and misuse of EU funds for restoring the city's historic center, including its iconic yellow cobbled streets.

The charges in this investigation, code-named Yellow Brick Road, are related to the mismanagement of funds granted to the Sofia Municipality for the renovation of the city center, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund, with estimated damages of at least 3 million euros, the European Public Prosecutor's Office reports.

Translation by Al. Markov


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