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Top ten: corruption cases plaguing Spain

If you were to put together an A to Z of Spanish politics, the letter 'c' would have to be reserved for corruption. Unfortunate as it is, public life in Spain has been dogged by shady deals of all kinds in recent years. From allegations of illegal funding of political parties to more run-of-the mill bribes and backhanders to local bigwigs, news about illegal activity has become depressingly commonplace. To help you make sense of it all, The Local has compiled a list of the major corruption scandals in recent years, covering everything from slush funds to Swiss bank accounts.

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