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Tom Jones|12.04.2012

Police make arrests over Czech EU presidency fraud

Jaroslav Veselý, the founder and owner of the firm ProMoPro which was paid hundreds of millions of crowns by the Czech government for providing audio visual equipment and interpreting services during its EU presidency, has been arrested by anti-corruption police.  The affair threatens current Defense Minister Alexandr Vondra (Civic Democrat, ODS), the former minister for European Affairs.