PM’s audit a political job, letter claims

The anonymous letter that temporarily halted the investigation into wrongdoing surrounding the 2010 tax audit of prime minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the then leader of the opposition, and her husband was penned by a lawyer in a Jutland law firm that had been hired to fabricate evidence incriminating the couple in tax evasion.

The letter, which investigators will make public today unless the sender steps forward, was reportedly ordered by a high-ranking member of political party Venstre, which at the time held the prime minister’s office.

The letter also accuses the Tax Ministry of politically-motivated meddling in the audit.


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