In this 2016 Huffington Post article, it says:
For six years, a building supervisor in Spain quietly collected a $41,500 salary from his local government without showing up for work.
And he would have gotten away with it too if it wasn’t for him getting an award for his 20 years of loyal service.
Joaquín García, 69, was recently fined $30,000 for the extended paid vacation from a water treatment plant in Cádiz -- the maximum penalty government officials could deliver, the BBC reported.
Is it true nobody noticed him not working for 6 years?