State Attorneys’ Office files suit in Opencard case

The Prague State Attorneys’ office has filed a suit against 15 people in the Opencard case, among them former and current city councilors and a former as well as the current mayor. The Opencard scandal concerns dubious public tenders and work carried out to develop a multipurpose data card for the city. Current Prague Mayor Tomáš Hudeček and former mayor Bohuslav Svoboda as well as council members are suspected of breaking fair competition rules and abuse of public office. All those implicated have maintained they are innocent.

Author: Jan Velinger