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Poland: EU freezes $1.1B in aid after road building cartel scandal

 |  January 31, 2013

The European Commission has reportedly frozen more than $1.1 billion in aid to Poland in the midst of the Commission’s investigation into the country’s alleged price-fixing scandal. The aid, which is meant for road building programs, is on hold as the Commission investigates Poland’s GDDKiA, the agency that manages the nation’s roadways, after eleven of its officials have been charged by Polish officials with attempting to form a cartel. Ten of those charged are current or former managers for large construction conglomerates, according to the Commission.


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