The Prosecutor's Office denounces one other embezzlement of medical provides within the Canary Islands for 23 million | EUROtoday

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The Prosecutor of Las Palmas has filed a grievance during which it accuses 4 businessmen who bought medical provides to the Treasury of embezzlement, cash laundering and fraud in opposition to the Treasury. Government of the Canary Islands throughout the covid pandemic for the quantity of 22.9 million eurosof which just about 10 correspond to materials that was not delivered.

In a press release despatched to Efe, the spokesperson for the Public Ministry introduced this Tuesday that the Court of Instruction quantity 5 of The Gran Canarian palms has already accepted this grievance for processing, which revolves across the provides contracted by the Canarian Health Service (SCS) to Damco Trading Services y Tanoja Services in 2020 and 2021.

The grievance of the Provincial Prosecutor's Office is directed in opposition to businessmen from the peninsula and the Canary Islands recognized with the initials NJF, MARA, LBLC and CCE

NJF seems because the single administrator of the 2 corporations which are being investigated, Damco Trading Services and Tanoja Services, and which have tax domicile in Madrid.

As to M.A.R.A., L.B.L.C. They are Canarian businessmen whom the Prosecutor's Office hyperlinks to 2 industrial entities to which the funds acquired by Damco Trading Services and Tanoja Services had been allegedly transferred.

To the fourth defendant, C.C.E.can be associated to the ultimate vacation spot of the allegedly embezzled cash.

The Prosecutor's Office initiated these prison investigation proceedings following some occasions reported by the Inspection of the State Agency of Tax Administration (AEAT)upon observing a discrepancy between the funds made to the businesses and the fabric equipped.

As acknowledged within the Public Sector Contracting Platformthe SCS contracted these corporations to produce surgical masks and FPP2, nitrile gloves and swabs – swabs for hospital use with which they took samples for Covid checks -, amongst different medical provides.

The recordsdata specify that a part of the cash used to buy this medical tools comes from European funds.

This motivated the Prosecutor of Las Palmas would increase a question to the European Prosecutor's Office to search out out if it wished to take cost of the investigation, however it determined that the investigation will proceed its course within the Gran Canaria courtroom that has accepted the grievance for processing, sources from the Public Ministry have specified.

This is the third prison case that has been opened for purchases of medical provides in Canary Islands throughout the state of alarm: the primary examines an alleged fraud of 4 million euros within the provide of masks that already value the director of the SCS, Conrado Dominguez, his job, and the second analyzes the 4 contracts for greater than 12 million euros awarded. to the corporate associated to the so-called Koldo case, additionally for the acquisition of face masks.