The European Parliament has today backed the Commission’s proposal for a European Public Prosecutor’s Office to protect taxpayers’ money in the EU.  The European Public Prosecutor's Office will be an independent institution in charge of investigating and prosecuting crimes affecting the EU budget.

As Vice-President Viviane Reding, the EU's Justice Commissioner and Algirdas Semeta, the EU Anti-fraud Commissioner said: "Today’s vote by the European Parliament is good news for Europe’s taxp...

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