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Corrupt Colombian officials reported to have stolen billions

Thursday, October 26, 2017


Corrupt officials have embezzled more than $13 billion from Colombia’s regional budgets, according to the comptroller general. A program to feed poor children lost $16 million through corruption.

Comptroller General Edgardo Maya announced the awe-dropping figure on Wednesday at the presentation of results of an audit of regional development budgets.

Source: Colombia Reports