Irish MEP calls for justice following money-laundering scandal
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An Irish MEP says “justice must be served” after a parliament colleague was charged with money-laundering.
Greek representative Eva Kaili is among four people who’ve been arrested, after large sums of cash were discovered in three properties in Belgium.
€600,000 was found in an MEP’s home, while €150,000 was found in a member’s apartment.
Investigators suspect large sums of money have been offered to individuals as a bribe to influence the parliament’s decisions.
Midlands North West representative Maria Walsh says there’s anger among many members.