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The 60-year-old is wanted on fraud charges by the German authorities.
"You learn something new everyday don’t you?"
"Clearly it’s fraud. There is no doubt about it. There is co-operation needed between the industry and police to investigate this stuff further."
"We want there to be zero fraud. Hence, this exhaustive campaign will be undertaken over four months in Majorca and the other islands."
The sentence in the Nóos trial established that 2.6 million euros are owed.
The change applies to group travel. Rather than the automatic 50% discount, a limit will be set on the amount of subsidy for ticket prices.
The employment minister stressed that most companies stick to the rules but observed that there is still too much non-compliance.
The working conditions of 5,500 workers were improved as a result of the employment inspection campaign.
More than 200 claims have been made against one hotel alone.
The fraud typically involves claims for food poisoning, and a receipt from a chemist for a non-prescription treatment can be sufficient to press a claim.
The type of fraud varies. Almost 30% are new buildings.
Owners face penalties of between 50 and 75% of the amount defrauded in addition to having to pay tax corresponding to income.
The internet has been used to find out the location of properties that are being rented out and their use.
Anyone making a report of which he or she has evidence of possible fraud is assured that this can be done confidentially.
Princess Cristina is to be questioned and will make her declaration to the court this Friday in Palma.
"I assume my guilt because Balearic taxpayers’ money was not spent on what it should have been spent on," said ex-Balearic president, Jaume Matas.
During the first days, the Princess’s defence will call for the so-called Botin doctrine to apply. This is one by which only the state can act as prosecutor.