OLAF to Probe Overpriced IT Courses in Hungary

  • 17 Mar 2022 12:55 PM
  • Hungary Around the Clock
OLAF to Probe Overpriced IT Courses in Hungary
The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) has launched an investigation into allegations of overpriced computer science training courses reported by independent MP Ákos Hadházy in November.

According to Hadházy, the same courses cost Ft 1,000 per hour if the student paid for them but Ft 4,000 per hour if the state did.

The difference is not justified, Hadházy argues, even if new education materials had to be prepared, as the government provided Ft 4 billion in EU funding for this purpose.

As a result, he calculated, the budget paid out Ft 2.25 billion in unfounded costs.

Hadházy wrote about the case on whistle-blower website Korrupcióinfó.

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