A proposal for the creation of a European Public Prosecutor to fight fraud against EU funds and protect taxpayers’ money was given the green light by the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties MEPs on September 28.

The European Public Prosecutors Office (EPPO) will be in charge of investigating, prosecuting and bringing to justice those committing offences against the EU budget, such as fraud against the EU structural funds or large-scale cross-border VAT fraud.

According to a European Parl...

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