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Ex-EU auditor claimed expenses for holidays and purchase of a vineyard

European taxpayers should foot the bill for hunting parties in France and Belgium because “leading European personalities” were present, according to court documents. “No. one had complained about his work while an auditor’s work was being done,” said one of the participants.
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Ex-EU auditor claimed expenses for holidays and purchase of a vineyard

Karel Pinxten will lose two-thirds of his pension after EU court throws out his appeal An auditor of EU finances accused of fraudulently claiming €570,000 in expenses for hunting trips, holidays in Cuba and Switzerland, fuel for his son’s car and the purchase of a vineyard in Burgundy, will lose two-thirds of his pension after a ruling by the union’s highest court.Karel Pinxten, a former Belgian government minister, was paid €17,000 a month afte…

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EU auditor fraudulently claimed vast expenses for holidays and hunting trips with European royals

Pinxten claimed to be on official business when really on private trips to Cuba and Switzerland, a court found

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