Lithuania’s minister of agriculture was forced to step down on Wednesday after journalists disclosed his family was cultivating other people’s land without permission and that it was even getting EU subsidies for it. Beginning of April, OCCRP’s Lithuanian partner 15min published the story about the family farm of Bronius Markauskas, which is officially owned by his elderly mother.
Name: Bronius Markauskas
Company: Lithuania Government
Branch: Politician – Minister
Position: Minister of Agriculture
Announcement Date: April 25, 2018, 10:00pm
Resignation Date: April 25, 2018, 10:00pm