The Berlin prosecutor's office launched an investigation against the leadership of the Union90/Green party. The investigation is also underway against German Foreign Minister Annalen Berbock. This is reported by Spiegel.
Politicians are suspected of abusing the party in the payment of bonuses related to the coronavirus pandemic.
“The subject of the process is the appropriation of coronavirus-related bonuses by members of the federal government to themselves in 2020,” the publication reports.
According to the investigation, the party leadership illegally made payments of €1,500 per person.