AUSTRIA’S CHANCELLOR KURZ UNDER SUSPICION FOR BRIBERY AND EMBEZZLEMENT IN CORRUPTION PROBE

On 6 October, Politico carried an article saying that Austrian authorities have raided the offices and party headquarters of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in Vienna amid suspicion that he and his inner circle conspired to embezzle public funds to bribe pollsters and prominent media figures in return for favourable coverage.  The raids marked a significant escalation of prosecutors’ corruption probe into Kurz.

https://www.politico.eu/article/kurz-austria-corruption-vienna

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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