A three-year investigation conducted by the Central Anti-corruption Bureau (CBA) and international police forces has revealed a gigantic network of corruption, including slush funds used by several international IT firms to bribe ministry officials responsible for awarding IT tenders, reports Rzeczpospolita.
A former deputy minister of interior, identified for legal reasons only as Witold D, was charged with bribery on November 21 after a series of arrests of high-ranking officials earlier in week.
*Rzeczpospolita” alleges that officials who refused to cooperate in the bribery plot were demoted and then fired, before quoting an unnamed anti-corruption source, who says –
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This is just the beginning. The CBA is working on further arrests that are expected to take place in the next three months. The action will shake the political world and IT corporations.
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