Log in
Please enter your login details

Skip to main content

Former Austrian minister sentenced for corruption

14/01/13 18:27 CET

A former Austrian interior minister has been sentenced to four years in jail for corruption. Ernst Strasser, who was also a Euro MP, was charged following a sting operation by journalists pretending to be lobbyists. A court in Vienna heard that the 56-year-old was offered money to try to water down proposed EU legislation.

More about: