24th July 2015

Good Governance: Transitions Online:Former Czech health chief gets 8 ½ years in contracting/bribery scam (updated)


A major Czech corruption case came to an end on 23 July when a judge sentenced a former cabinet member and regional governor to 8 ½ years in prison. David Rath, who three years ago was arrested while in possession of a wine box stuffed with 7 million crowns ($284,000), was convicted of “manipulating public tenders, taking bribes, and harming the financial interests of the EU.” Read more.

Interview with David Rath on DVTV available here.

Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic