This will be the fifth trial for José Joaquín Moya, ex mayor of Bigastro. So far he has eluded a prison sentence, we shall see have to wait and see what happens this time.
On this occasion Moya is accused of making payments amounting to 500,000 euros for work that the company Torrebir was supposed to have completed. Along with Moya, Manuel Nortes and José Almarcha also stand accused. Moya says that the money was paid for maintenance and repair work. However, there seems to be a lack of documentary evidence to back up that claim.
The judge has set bail for each of the defendants at 240,000 euros. Bail must be paid within 10 days.