European Anti-Fraud Office’s (OLAF)


Election 2018 – PM candidate Karácsony: Graft jeopardises EU funding for Hungary

"There will be no more castle renovations, stadiums or horse wellness," - PM candidate Karácsony #HungaryElection2018 #Hungary #corruption #mszp #leftists

Opposition sets up unofficial committee to investigate Elios scandal

"Viktor Orbán and his family have been implicated" #hungary #hungarian #parliament #orban #corruption #government

Lázár: Közgép was owner of Elios, and as such bears ultimate responsibility

Further details of the #OLAF #investigation into the #electricity company #Elios #Hungary #hungarian #news

Socialists-Párbeszéd call for parliament probe into Elios case

Joint PM candidate Karácsony called the Elios case "one of the most serious corruption cases of the past 27 years" #Hungary #hungarian #Socialists #Párbeszéd #Elios #corruption #investigation

Fidesz MEP: EP committee attempting to put pressure on Hungary

Head of the EP's fact-finding commission: the commission's Hungarian visit had proved useful but Hungary still had a job to do

Hungary ‘threatened’ with EUR 190-225m fine for metro 4 project – UPDATE

Hungary faces a fine of EUR 190-225m due to financial abuses...

Fidesz MEP: OLAF does not back opposition suspicions

Relations between OLAF and the Hungarian authorities were "proper and satisfactory"

Budapest’s corruption working group sends report to EP on metro 4

Debate about the metro 4 fraud continues

Budapest assembly approves report blaming Socialist-liberal city leadership in metro corruption case

"Socialist-liberal parties are faced with full financial, legal and moral responsibility for the corruption-tainted public procurement contracts"

Fidesz MEP to turn to OLAF over left lawyer’s loan 

Czeglédy is currently in pre-trial detention, suspected of defrauding the budget of 3 billion forints

Prosecutor’s Office dedicated to investigating warnings concerning EU support

Delegation of the European Parliament's Committee on Budgetary Control (CONT) visits Hungary

Jobbik: OLAF fails to ensure transparency of investigated affairs

#Jobbik: All requests were rejected with "transparent excuses"

Metro 4 fraud: Former Budapest Mayor Demszky ‘knew about metro 4 irregularities’?

#corruption #metro4 #fraud

Jobbik turns to OLAF’s head

#Jobbik: #OLAF refused, citing the likely infringement of personal data that disclosure during an investigation would entail - #Staudt

Transparency International Hungary holds intl conference on fighting corruption

"Hungarian authorities were not particularly effective at tackling corruption" - Transparency International

Jobbik to request OLAF reports on cases closed by Hungary

#Jobbik: "#OLAF had a duty to release the reports, given that no criminal proceedings had been launched in any of the cases"

Ruling Fidesz requests prosecutor’s report on investigations into metro irregularities

Ruling #Fidesz will file a written request

Former Socialist Prime Minister Medgyessy denies responsibility in metro 4 case

Metro 4 fraud

Fidesz: Former Budapest officials expected to appear before parliament’s economic committee over OLAF report

Former senior officials of Budapest are expected to appear before parliament's economic committee on Tuesday

Hungary Trends – The week in business and finance

Budapest (MTI) – See below MTI’s main business and financial news from the previous week: HUNGARY Q4 GDP GROWTH REACHES 1.6 PC Hungary’s GDP grew by […]