A senior Prosecutor in the suspicion: Was corrupt, the corruption hunter to yourself?

It is a procedure, which could hurt confidence in the rule of law, sustainably, in the Hessian justice Minister Eva Kühne-Hörmann (CDU) and the Opposition in th

A senior Prosecutor in the suspicion: Was corrupt, the corruption hunter to yourself?

It is a procedure, which could hurt confidence in the rule of law, sustainably, in the Hessian justice Minister Eva Kühne-Hörmann (CDU) and the Opposition in the Parliament are unanimous. After against the Frankfurt state attorney, Alexander B. in the past week because of long-standing and business-related bribery and bribe to issue arrest warrant had been employed on Thursday, the Committee on legal Affairs in the Hessian Parliament in Wiesbaden, Germany, with the probably unprecedented corruption scandal.

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The Department head at the Prosecutor General's office, which has acted since 2009 as such, against corruption in medicine, have in the issuance of opinions enriched. B. was a professional, an expert in matters of corruption in the health sector. It is because he knew exactly how corruption works, he has changed, if the allegations are true, "so to speak, of the sides," said Kühne-Hörmann.

Kühne-Hörmann announced at the beginning of the session of the Committee on the rights of the emergency measures after the corruption scandal. Other payments to the consulting firm, the Accused B. is involved, should not be made, new orders will not be issued. In the future, the Four-eyes-principle should be unified in the allocation of reviewers orders. This already existed in many prosecutors ' offices, but not in the General Prosecutor's office in Frankfurt.

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A staff position internal auditing in the Ministry of justice should be created, to unify the control mechanisms and corruption is to identify susceptible areas. test The Department of medicine met in the office of the Prosecutor General is to be handled. Current procedures are completed, according to Kühne-Hörmann to other departments. A working group is to elaborate how, in the future, in the area is determined.

in 2005, Alexander B. with a school friend, a consulting company founded by the authorities, and the judicial advise to have. The Prosecutor's office in Frankfurt, which is now leading the investigation, accused to have, in the years 2015 to 2020, with more than 240,000 euros in kickbacks enriched. The Mitbeschuldigte and managing Director of the company was, apparently, an account for the Alexander B. a debit card had.

In the cut should have withdrawn B. according to the investigation, a monthly average of 4000 Euro, 200 Euro, may 2000. Only a display of his former common-law wife, which took place in August 2019, provided for an initial suspicion. To exclude the possibility that private motives were behind the display, investigators traced the payments and movement profiles B. compared with the withdrawals.

Updated Date: 06 August 2020, 09:19

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