Fraud and corruption cases, old and new, are a familiar sight and often make up quite a large percentage of the daily news items, and today is no exception.
A new amendment to the Social Security Law, published in the Official State Gazette (BOE) on December 26th 2013 is not going down well with many Spaniards, particularly young people, who have been forced to try and gain employment abroad.
A total of 252 people have been arrested in Valencia in connection with their alleged involvement in a Social Security fraud valued at €8,815,601.25.
The National Police in Almeria have arrested 37 people relating to Social Security fraud in the amount of €691,750. Another 92 people have been charged with fraud, illegal employment and forgery.
The Goverment, via the Official State Bulletin (BOE) has published a list of 417 drugs which, after September 1st, will no longer be funded by Social Security.