Fugitive ex-MP settles financial part of punishment for fraud

Fugitive former member of parliament Petr Wolf has settled the CZK 5 million financial penalty he received alongside a six-year jail term for subsidy fraud. The final installment was lodged by his wife on Thursday. Mr. Wolf, who was a Social Democrat backbencher, has been in hiding since failing to turn up to begin serving his jail term in January. He is believed to be somewhere outside Europe.

Author: Ian Willoughby