Thursday, December 07, 2006

18 Representatives of Ex Elite in Macedonia Arrested Last Night

Skopje. 18 representatives of the ex ruling elite in Macedonia were arrested last night in Skopje, FOCUS Agency correspondent announced.
The arrests were made in the frames of an anti-corruption operation. The detainees include three ex deputy ministers, several lawyers, notaries and others close to the Socialist cabinet.
One of the most notorious cases is insurance for sheep amounting to EUR 700,000.
The Interior Ministry representative told FOCUS that the accusations against the arrested involved tens of millions of euros.

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