Corruption police raid regional development ministry headquarters

Special anti-corruption police swooped on the main headquarters of the Ministry of Regional Development in Prague on Thursday. The news server Echo.24 said that police are looking for evidence in connection with exorbitant information technology contracts signed in recent years. It added that the main contract in question is one for around 1 billion crowns to document all European Union grants between 2014 and 2020. The tender was awarded to the companies Tesco SW and Datasys. Tesco SW describes itself as one of the Czech Republic’s most important IT suppliers.

Author: Chris Johnstone