Employees of the Department of Education and Youth Development (DSEDJ) covertly controlled youth organizations and, through false reporting of attendance and activity, defrauded the government of over MOP 500,000 in subsidies granted by the Department. It is believed that he was defrauded. Corruption (CCAC) was exposed.
DSEDJ staff were accused of abuse of power, illicit economic gain, official forgery, computer counterfeiting, and illegal acquisition, use or provision of computer data, and the case was pursued by the public prosecutor’s office. I’m here. According to a report released yesterday (Wednesday) he by CCAC.
In 2017, the suspect registered a local youth association in the name of his wife and friends to avoid the evasion system, and secretly managed the operation of the association as an “advisor.”
After that, the suspect repeatedly applied for subsidies for activity expenses under the name of the association or pretending to be another youth association, and exaggerated the receipts and documentary evidence that he or others forged under his instructions. and defrauded subsidies many times. Concealment of income from activity costs and attendance and tour fees.
“Because his job is to analyze applications for the ‘Annual Grant Scheme for Youth Group Activities,’ civil servants are familiar with review and approval criteria, evaluation procedures and oversight loopholes,” CCAC said. It pointed out.
After analyzing and reviewing some of the related applications, the suspect used his position to offer a positive opinion to his boss and propose to pay the subsidy, even though he was aware of the existence of forged documents and false expense reports. did.
Even after the application deadline passed, the suspect repeatedly accessed the grant application system, entered data, and created proposals that suggested his supervisor had approved the relevant application.
The incident involved more than a dozen activities inside and outside Macau, totaling more than MOP500,000 in fraudulent subsidies.
Five members of the Youth Association involved with the suspect are accused of forging documents and committing fraud, and the case has been sent to the public prosecutor’s office for follow-up.