The employee accused of being absent from work for 15 years (getting paid in full)
An employee at a hospital in Italy He hadn’t come to work for 15 years, But he received his full salary throughout that period, which is roughly $ 650,000.
And according to several Italian media outlets that exposed the case, Salvatore Scams In 2005, he began work at the Pugliese Ciaccio Hospital in Catanzaro, Puglia, in the south of the country.
Now he has been arrested and is being investigated before Fraud, extortion and abuse of power, According to the Italian news agency Ansa.
Six hospital officials who allegedly overlooked the 66-year-old man’s absence are also under investigation.
Fraud in public order
The arrests were the result of a lengthy investigation by the authorities into absenteeism and alleged fraud in the Italian public sector.
The said employee was a civil servant and was assigned to Pugliese Ciaccio Hospital in 2005. Since that year he has stopped going to work. According to police investigations.
He was also accused of threatening the hospital’s board of directors not to submit a disciplinary report against him.
That official retired at the time, according to police, and His replacement did not notice the absence Of the employee.
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