Judicial agents searched an office of the Municipalidad de Escazú Tuesday as part of an investigation into the issuance of construction permits.
The investigation began in August and involves nine employees of the municipality, said the Judicial Investigating Organization. There have been no arrests. The case is being handled by the fraud investigators. The case involves the issuance of permits that involve the Area de Protección Quebrada Jaboncillo, said the judicial agency.