EU wants Slovakia to give more details on suspected misuse of EU funds

(Reuters) - The European Commission said it had requested information from Slovak authorities following media reports about EU agricultural funds being siphoned off by organised crime groups.
FILE PHOTO - Workers adjust and clean the logo of the European Commission at the entrance of the Berlaymont building, the EC headquarters, in Brussels September 12, 2013. REUTERS/Yves Herman
“We are aware of these media reports coming from Slovakia and are looking into the situation,” a spokesman for the European Commission said on Thursday.
“Today we have sent a letter to the competent authority in Slovakia to request information about the possible misuse of agricultural funds.”