Spanish Prosecutors Seek Prison for Senior Socialist Official

  • Court investigates disappearance of 741 million euros of aid
  • Alleged corruption racket operated between 2000 and 2010

Spain’s anti-corruption prosecutors requested a prison sentence for the former president of the main opposition Socialist Party, Jose Antonio Grinan, as part of the court investigation into the alleged embezzlement of about 742 million euros ($829 million) of public money that was supposed to pay benefits for the unemployed.

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