OLAF investigation finds “serious irregularities” in handling EU funds in Hungary


OLAF, the EU’s anti-fraud agency, carried out a two-year investigation into 35 schemes aimed at improving public lighting in Hungary, as reported by Euronews. The agency told Euronews that  “OLAF has finalised its investigation into possible irregularities related to 35 lighting projects implemented under the Hungarian Environment and Energy Operational Program, and co-financed by the European Cohesion Funds. OLAF’s investigation revealed not only serious irregularities in most of the projects, but also conflict of interest.”