Lawmaker Collects Thousands in False Travel Expenses

Lawmaker Jasenko Tufekčić travels by car from Livno to Sarajevo and back twice a week. Over two years, while working at the House of Peoples in the Federation entity parliament, he collected at least KM 28,000 in travel expenses and per diems based on 164 travel orders. At the same time, his peers combined travel expenses were half that.

Sarajevo-based Center for Investigative Reporting uncovered that Tufekčić rode to Sarajevo in a car that belongs to the Party of Democratic Action, SDA, though he declared in travel orders that he was using his personal car. The House of Peoples duly paid his travel expenses and per diems. Some documents also show that he was in Tomislavgrad when he was supposedly in Sarajevo.

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