The entire 15 organizations have had to repay over 5 million NOK to the state since they abused and cheated with the taxpayers ‘money in 2012.
Norway is one of the countries that spend the most on aid which means that the Norwegian people must have confidence in the aid organizations. When abuse and corruption is discovered, it affects the people and their trust according to the Development Minister.
Overall, 55 cases of corruption have been discovered since 2007, which has resulted in a total of nearly 30 million NOK. Many aid agencies have closed down their businesses.