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The Riba-roja de Túria City Council and the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency sign a collaboration protocol to develop public integrity frameworks

València, July 4, 2022. The mayor of Riba-roja, Robert Raga, has signed a collaboration agreement with the director of the Valencian ...
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Memoirs of an anti-corruption prosecutor

València. June 22, 2022. June 23 marks World Corruption Whistleblower Day. As a result of this celebration, on Thursday, June ...
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The Observatori Ciutadà contra la Corrupció and the Agency sign a collaboration agreement to carry out joint actions for the next 4 years

The Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency has signed a collaboration agreement with the Observatori Ciutadà contra la Corrupció, a civic association made ...
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Signing of an agreement with the City Council of Sant Vicent del Raspeig

The San Vicente del Raspeig City Council and the Agency for the Prevention and Fight against Fraud and Corruption of ...
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The Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency has received a visit from a representative of the Departmental Comptroller of Valle del Cauca of the Government of Colombia.

The director of the Avaf, Joan Llinares, accompanied by the deputy director and legal services director, Teresa Clemente, the director ...
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X Meeting of the Network of Anti-Corruption Offices and Agencies of Spain

The Agency has participated in the X Meeting of the Network of Anti-Fraud Offices and Agencies of Spain that was ...
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The Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency has participated in the training courses of the 60th promotion of the tax career

The Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency has participated together with the offices and agencies for the fight against fraud and corruption in ...
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The UMH and the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency carry out joint actions in the field of prevention and fight against fraud

Elche, may 25, 2022.- The rector of the Miguel Hernández University (UMH) of Elche, Juan José Ruiz, and the director ...
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The Alicante Provincial Council and the Agency sign a collaboration protocol to prevent corruption and defend public integrity

Alicante. May 24, 2022.- The Alicante Provincial Council and the Agency have signed a collaboration protocol with which the development ...
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Meeting of the anti-corruption agencies and regional offices to claim their role as an external channel for complaints and protection of whistleblowers

Seville,  May 12,  2022.- The regional authorities against corruption of the Spanish State have met in Seville in a meeting ...
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Llinares joins Catalonia and the Balearic Islands to share anti-corruption strategies

LEVANTE. EMV | Carlos Alós. Valencia  | 18.08.2018

The Agency against Fraud and Corruption of the Valencian Community directed by the lawyer Joan Llinares has sealed an alliance with the homonymous entities of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands to weave agreements that develop strategies to anticipate corruption cases that may arise in the three territories . The agreement states that the three entities will establish communication and collaboration channels that will be maintained permanently with the aim that the three offices can be more effective in the fight against corruption. Llinare0s believes that in this way it gains in efficiency since fraud cases may arise that have ramifications in other territories.

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An approach to corruption, today

InfoLibre.es | Carlos Jimenez Villarejo  | 18.06.2018

A year ago the Report of the Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office was published, which reported on its activity in 2016. And it recounted, in summary, the problem that is the subject of the 420 processes for the most serious forms of corruption in which said Prosecutor’s Office had been intervening that year; figure that, without a doubt, will have already increased. (… /…)

THE AGENCY OF THE VALENCIAN COMMUNITY (created by Autonomous Law 11/2016, of November 28), represents a great advance in the procedural approach to the fight against corruption within the corresponding competence framework. A substantial part of said law should be assumed by state laws on the matter.

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Corruption does not travel alone

Valenciaplaza.com | Opinion – Regina Laguna  | València | 29.05.2018 Sadness. That is the feeling that overwhelms us. Valencian society has been broken in half. Continue reading the full text of the news

Former prosecutor Jimenez Villarejo will give a conference after the screening of “Corruption: the harmful organism”

ABC.ES | València | 28.05.2018

The documentary collects testimonies from people linked to various spheres of power who have suffered and denounced this crime.

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The invisible heroes of the “Gürtel case”

ELPAIS.com | Pablo Ordaz | Madrid  | 27.05.2018

The political pressures to blow up the process against Bárcenas and his cronies ran into the unswerving will of public servants to do their job.

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The Filmoteca receives Jiménez Villarejo and shows a documentary on corruption

LAS PROVINCIAS | EP | València | 27.05.2018

The Valencian Institute of Culture (IVC) is hosting today at the Filmoteca a free and unique screening of “Corruption: the harmful organism”, a documentary written and directed by Teresa Soler and Albert Sanfeliu.

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“The corruption we know is only the tip of the iceberg”

CADENA SER | Manuel Gil | València | 27.05.2018

This is what says the director of the Anti-Fraud Agency of the Valencian Community, Joan Llinares, who insists that we must stop putting “the garbage under the carpets”

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Corruption reports are not only confidential, they can already be anonymous

ELDIARIO.ES | Adolf Beltrán | València | 25.05.2018

The Valencian Antifraud Agency sets up a mailbox with a technology that protects the source in such a way that no one, not even those responsible for the agency, can know who the informant is.

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The complaints box of the Anti-Fraud Agency is born, to help citizens “uncover” cases of corruption

20minutos | EUROPA PRESS | València | 24.05.2018

The Anti-Fraud Agency has presented its complaints box on Thursday that will allow citizens and public employees to help “uncover” corruption cases.

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The director of the Anti-Fraud Agency regrets that Zaplana will only be caught for a tax offense and asks for a change in the law.

ELDIARIO.ES | Toni Cuquerella | València | 23.05.2018

Joan Llinares warns that the prescription of these crimes is a “hole through which crimes of corruption are exonerated”

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Joan Llinares: “The prescription should not be applied to corruption”

Valenciaplaza | Marta Gozalbo | València | 14.05.2018 Interview with the director of the Anti-Fraud Agency Continue reading the full text of the news

Eight officials ask for the protection of the anti-fraud agency in three months

LEVANTE | Carlos Alós | València | 17.04.2018

Llinares appears in the Corts and denounces that there are administrations, without citing them, that do not collaborate.

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The director of the Valencian Antifraud Agency asks PSPV and Bloc not to hide behind the prescription

EL PAIS | Ignacio Zafra | València | 17.04.2018

Joan Llinares urges the two political parties to examine their funding outside of the judicial file.

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The Valencian Antifraud Agency proposes a pact against corruption with mandatory prevention plans

ELDIARIO.ES | Adolf Beltrán | València | 02.04.2018

The institution investigates in its first months of operation 35 complaints, two of them anonymous, and protects a municipal auditor

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Joan Llinares, former director of Palu: “Artur Mas’s explanations do not seem enough to me”

Lasexta.com | Madrid | 22.03.2018

The treasurers are not the ones who decide the strategies.

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“Corruption is denounced, no matter the flag that is covered with, with four bars or two colors”

ELMUNDO.es | Juan Nieto | València | 12.11.2017 Interview with Joan Llinares director of the Anti-Fraud Agency Continue reading the full text of the news

Llinares: “To see the Anticorruption Agency unnecessary is to ask that it continue the same”

ELMUNDO.es | EFE | València | 17.09.2017 Interview with Joan Llinares director of the Anti-Fraud Agency Continue reading the full text of the news

Joan Llinares, the lawyer who looks under the rugs

EL PAIS | Miquel Alberola | Madrid | 25.05.2017

After the looting of the «Palau case» emerged, he will direct the Agency against Fraud in the Valencian Community.

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Joan Llinares will be the director of the Anti-Fraud Agency

Valenciaplaza | Marta Gozalbo | València | 23.05.2017 Ciudadanos will second the candidate who supports the tripartite. Continue reading the full text of the news

Corruption and merit

ELPAIS.com | Opinion – Antonio Muñoz Molina  | 09.11.2014

The discredit and deterioration of the public function favor the exercise of political arbitrariness and corrupt decisions. Building a professional, lean, and efficient administration is difficult, but not impossible.

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Image Gallery
February 9, 2018. The Director of the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency, Joan A. Llinares, the director of the Anti-Fraud Office of Catalonia, Miguel Àngel Gimeno, the Regional Minister of the Galícia Council of Counts, Beatriz Rodríguez the director of the Office against Frau i la Corrupció – Madrid City Council, Carlos Granados at the round table “The function of the Anti-Fraud Agencies” moderated by Zulima Pérez Seguí, Autonomous Secretariat for Transparency. Conference: “Public corruption: the response of the law”. Organized by the Faculty of Law of the University of Valencia and the Department of Transparency, Social Responsibility, Participation and Cooperation of the Generalitat Valenciana.
February 8, 2018. The directors of the Anti-fraud Agencies of the Valencian Community (Joan A. Llinares), Catalonia (Miguel Àngel Gimeno), the Balearic Islands (Jaime Far) and Madrid (Carlos Granados) visit Les Corts Valencianes accompanied by the president of the institution, Enric Morera
December 20, 2017. Joan Llinares and Julio Guiral President of the Association for the Defense of the Aragonese Public Function at the Public Library of Zaragoza. Commemoration of the International Day against Corruption
December 15, 2017. Joan Llinares, among the organizers of the 1st International Congress on the History of Political Corruption in Contemporary Spain (19th – 21st centuries). Born, Center de Cultura i Memòria de Barcelona
December 12, 2017. World Internet Day event. Assembly Hall of the Consell Jurídic Consultiu de València.
November 23, 2017. The Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency took part in the II international seminar on Transparency: Promoting good governance organized by the Transparency Agency of the Metropolitan Area of ​​Barcelona.
November 22, 2017. Fibgar Zero Corruption Conference. Zero Corruption: Discussions on the application of software for the fight against corruption. Ignasi Villalonga Room. Faculty of Economics of the University of València
November 8, 2017. Hearing of the Molt Honorable President of the Generalitat, Ximo Puig i Ferrer to Joan Antoni Llinares i Gomez, director of the Agency for the prevention and fight against Fraud and Corruption of the Valencian Community
October 26, 2017. Conference “Citizenship Against Corrupció” in Castelló (Casa dels Caragols) organized by the Observatori Ciutadà contra la Corrupció. In the photo: Joan Ignasi Pastor of the Observatori Ciutadà contra la Corrupció, Amparo Panadero, journalist and Joan Llinares, director of the Valencian Community Agency for the prevention and fight against Fraud and Corruption.
October 24, 2017. Participants of the Conference “Citizenship against corruption”. at the door of the University of Alicante. Organized by the Observatori Ciutadà contra la Corrupció.
October 19, 2017. Teatre Micalet de València, Joan Llinares, director of the Agency for the prevention and fight against Fraud and Corruption of the Valencian Community, intervenes in a Conference entitled “Citizenship against corruption”.
October 18, 2017. Joan Llinares gives a lecture at Las Naves, Valencia, in the technical workshop to raise awareness about the code of ethics in administration for officials of the Valencia City Council.
October 17, 2017. The director of the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency participates in the technical conference dedicated to the Alert System for the prevention of Corruption in the Ausias March room of the Bancaja Foundation in Valencia.
July 6, 2017. Course “Alertadors de la corrupció”. Organized by the Consorci Universitat Internacional Menéndez Pelayo Barcelona (CUIMPB) – Center Ernest Lluch and the Anti-fraud Office of Catalonia (OAC).
June 30, 2017. Joan Llinares takes office as director of the Agency for the Prevention and Fight against Fraud and Corruption of the Valencian Community. Palau de Les Corts.