Verdict for architects of infamous ere scandal which saw almost €1billion stolen from Andalucia tax payers due tomorrow

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One of the biggest corruption scandals in Spanish history is set to come to a close later. 

In the ERE scandal 21 former senior officials are accused of defrauding the Junta de Andalucia out of €855 million by creating an opaque public aid grant system which was meant to help the unemployed and retired workers.

The accused are charged with perverting the course of justice and embezzlement and face jail terms from six to eight years and a 30-year ban from public office