September 23 2019
Ten years ago the European Union gave the green light to the liberalization of the hydrocarbons market . Four years later, in 2013, Spain passed a law to adapt to the new community regulation and allow the retail distribution and commercialization of petroleum products, authorizing the entry of small businesses and breaking the monopoly of multinationals.
Since then, the Central Operating Unit(UCO) of the Civil Guard has dismantled eight criminal organizations dedicated to defrauding money to the Treasury by avoiding VAT. In total, 510 million euros disappointed , of which 484 million are being tracked by four of the six Central Courts of Instruction held by the National Court.