Innocent until proven guilty, but this is insane

After Judge Montserrat Peña lifted the secreto de sumario on almost all of the El Ejido townhall corruption case on Monday (Caso Poniente – the one where the mayor, Juan Enciso, and his mates are accused of stealing 150 million euros? That’s right, the man still in charge? Remember?) local newspapers have been full of the charges and suppositions. It’s mind blowing stuff. The Prosecutor charges that six local families, plus a chap called Abengoa, Continue reading Innocent until proven guilty, but this is insane

Nobody wants to audit El Ejido townhall accounts

The townhall of El Ejido has (quietly) confirmed that no one single private company has tendered a bid for an independent audit of the townhall accounts with the municipal mixed services company ElSur. You will remember that the public prosecutor has claimed that the townhall of El Ejido channeled 150 MILLION euros of public money through this company, using false invoices. The townhall’s only response to these allegations was to offer to conduct an “independent” Continue reading Nobody wants to audit El Ejido townhall accounts