Corruption at Czech Defense Ministry

20-05-2008

The police have charged 17 people with corruption in a case involving a manipulated tender at the Czech Defense Ministry. The accused allegedly attempted to influence the outcome of a tender for the operation of military and construction offices in the town of Litoměřice, North Bohemia, worth almost 15 million crowns (close to 1 million US dollars). An investigation is still underway and the police are not ruling out further arrests.