The Civil Guard and the General Intervention of the State Administration sign an anti-fraud protocol at European level
The document reinforces the cooperation between both institutions with a more agile communication in the event of fraud
The protocol also promotes joint advice and training for the prevention and fight against fraud of the financial interests of the European Union
The general director of the Civil Guard, María Gámez, and the Comptroller General of the State Administration (IGAE), Pablo Arellano, have signed today a General Protocol of Action for the coordination and cooperation in matters of fraud against the financial interests of the European Union.
- Operation AÑEJA in which a criminal organization dedicated to the counterfeiting of alcoholic beverages of different brands and their subsequent distribution was dismantled, managing to identify those responsible for each of the processes carried out in the criminal activity: manufacturing, warehouse, seal and distributors. 14 people were investigated and 21,060 bottles valued at more than 316,000 euros were seized.
- Operation VEZA: in which numerous investigations have been carried out in relation to irregularities in the application for aid from the PAC (Community Agrarian Policy), consisting of the use of third-party farms, without their knowledge or authorization, to request / receive the aids mentioned.