ONLY 16% of funds stolen from the Balearics’ coffers under former corrupt president Juame Matas have been recovered.

Of the €6.5 million that have been ordered to be paid back following corruption court cases, the Balearic government has only received €1.1 million.

MATAS: Authorities hunt for missing millions
MATAS: Authorities hunt for missing millions

There are still moneys owed from the Palma Arena case and the Noos case, which are expected to net €3.9 million.

Matas’s honours were stripped and his portrait removed from the gallery of former presidents after the Supreme Court confirmed his sentence for trafficking influence.

Laurence Dollimore (News Editor)

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