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Former Notary Convicted in Germany for VAT Fraud on Luxury Cars: Announcement by AADE – e-ETKA – Ministry of Finance – DYP – EU Union, etc.

  • Former notary convicted in Germany for VAT fraud
  • Conviction after investigation by the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO)
  • Fraud involved luxury cars and medical masks worth 80 million euros
  • Complex network of virtual companies used for the fraud
  • Suspects used vulnerable individuals from Poland and Latvia
  • Main suspects acted as real directors of fake companies
  • Notary knowingly validated false contracts
  • Notary sentenced to two years in prison with suspended sentence
  • Other defendants’ verdict expected before April
  • European Public Prosecutor’s Office is responsible for investigating and prosecuting crimes against the EU’s economic interests.


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