Court sends notorious fraudster to 11 years in jail
A Prague court has sent the notorious fraudster Vladimir Prokop to 11 years in jail for embezzling close to nine million crowns from the National Museum of Agriculture. Vladimír Prokop served as the museum’s chief economist for a number of years after applying under a false name and lying about his qualifications. Ironically, this happened at a time when he had escaped from jail where he was serving a sentence for the same crime. He had previously stolen 10 million crowns from the Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren, in many cases abusing large donations from sponsors.