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the Number of cases that will be examined in Drammen kommune in connection with the korrupsjonssaken, is significantly higher than previously known. In total, the municipality and Deloitte, who have investigated the matter, looked at 90 cases.
– It may well be there will be more cases, ” says byutviklingsdirektør Bertil Horvli in Drammen municipality to the Norwegian broadcasting corporation.
27 of the 90 byggesakene go into the police korrupsjonsetterforskning. In addition, the municipality worked with to ettergå 63 suspicious cases. Six is terminated without the finding of illegality. The rest is under investigation.
Deloitte la on Tuesday submitted its report on the korrupsjonssaken, which began to roll 15. October 2015 during a review of the routines on byggesaksavdelingen in Drammen.
the Day after, two case officers reviewed. In January of last year was the two, a woman and a man, indicted and ” I for gross corruption. Both have refused straffskyld. Police believe the two should have received several hundred thousand dollars to provide building permits that otherwise would not have been given.
In all, 27 people are charged with because they should have paid the two case officers money to get building projects approved. Both byplansjefen and byggesakssjefen in the municipality has had to change jobs after the scandal.
Norway falls on the list
Norway has again secured a place among the world’s ten least corrupt countries, however, falling from fifth to sixth place.
It shows the index for 2016 from Transparency International , which provides an overview of the victims in a total of 176 countries.
New Zealand and Denmark sharing first place with 90 points each, then comes Finland, Sweden and Switzerland. Norway gets 85 points on the scale that goes from 0 to 100 – where 100 means that there is no corruption whatsoever.
Also the economic great powers, Germany and the united Kingdom are located on the ti-on-top the list with 81 points each.
at the Bottom of the list is Somalia, which only get ten points.