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Astapa was first uncovered on June 17 2008 as a result of a complaint filed by Socialist councilors David Valadez and Cristina Rodríguez
EMBATTLED business mogul Tolo Cursach has confirmed that he will reopen his Megasport gym after former employees and members protested. More than 500 people took...
Independent MP Marlene Hassan Nahon insisted the government needed to explain the deal to show it has a ‘moral conscience’, rather than burying it under ‘layers of legal jargon’
Spain falls behind on list of world’s most corrupt countries, ranks below Qatar, Poland and Botswana
SPAIN has dropped a place on the 'world's most corrupt country' list. Transparency International's Corruption Perception Index for 2017, released yesterday, places Spain at 42nd...
In 2017, Spain claimed 41st position in the global rankings of the Corruption Perception Index (CPI), sharing the slot with Brunei and Costa Rica with a total corruption cost of €203 billion.
Interestingly, other risk factors for shady shenanigans include real estate tax, a housing price increase, bank openings and the creation of new companies, according to the study.
THE second day of the long-awaited ERE trial has concluded. Today saw ex-presidents of the Junta Manuel Chaves and Jose Griñan lay out their defence. They...
Andalucia Junta under Susana Diaz has only recovered 0.5% of almost €1 billion stolen in ERE corruption scandal
SUSANA Diaz's Junta has only recovered €16.5 million from the ERE and training courses scandals. Money recovered from the ERE scandal totals €4.6 million, just...
Correa, a businessman accused of bribing PP officials, supposedly reached out to 37 companies, all of which have affiliations with the PP, giving them a competitive edge through hand-me-down documents,
The body has called on the Spanish government to act immediately
He spent three years behind bars in Spain but was never charged
There were a lot to choose from...
Politicians and council workers are among those who will no longer be included in the Caso Astapa, set up to investigate an alleged 40m worth of fraud and money laundering in Estepona in the early 2000s
Transparency International said that no nation in the world is doing enough
The prosecution has requested the prison sentence for former Marbella chief Julián Muñoz and his planning advisor Juan Antonio Roca, who are both due in court again from January 30
If found guilty, he may face four years behind bars
Rita Barberá, also a senator, has passed away aged 68, two days after giving evidence before the Supreme Court over alleged money laundering during her 24 year reign as mayor
The document was used in at least Madrid, Valencia and the Balearic Islands
As proceedings begin in the biggest political scandal to hit Spain in over 40 years, Rob Horgan takes a look at who is standing in the dock
It says Madrid is unable to control the councils and mayors in the autonomous regions
An average of ten new cases are discovered each month
The Olive Press feels vindicated, after warning our readers of this twice-struck-off professional lurking in our midst
2015 saw record number of arrests and investigations by authorities