Metro 4 fraud


Government office starts procedure to reveal irregularities in metro 4 construction

Makó (MTI) – The Prime Minister’s Office has launched a procedure to reveal irregularities suspected in the construction of the city’s fourth metro line, the government […]

Former Budapest mayor Demszky to brief corruption probe committee

Budapest, February 7 (MTI) – The former liberal mayor of Budapest, Gábor Demszky, is expected to appear before a parliamentary committee investigating corruption surrounding the construction […]

Jobbik urges parliamentary investigation into OLAF M4 findings

Budapest, February 4 (MTI) – The opposition Jobbik party has proposed setting up a parliamentary committee to investigate findings by the European Union’s anti-fraud office (OLAF) […]

Ruling Fidesz proposes committee to look into OLAF metro project findings

Budapest, February 4 (MTI) – Ruling Fidesz has proposed that Budapest’s city council should set up an ad hoc committee to look into alleged corruption involved […]

Govt publishes OLAF report, blames previous cabinets for corruption scandal

Budapest, February 3 (MTI) – Findings of an investigation by the European Union anti-fraud office (OLAF) “clearly shows” that the previous, Leftist governments and Budapest’s earlier […]

Metro 4 report should be published if OLAF consents, says data protection authority

Budapest, February 3 (MTI) – The findings of an investigation by the European Union’s anti-fraud office (OLAF) should be made public, but it is up to […]

Budapest mayor urges publication of OLAF report on metro 4

Budapest (MTI) – Budapest Mayor István Tarlós on Tuesday called for the publication of the European Anti-fraud Office OLAF’s report concerning suspected corruption involved in the […]

Prosecutor: Hungary investigates all OLAF reports

Budapest, January 25 (MTI) – The prosecutor’s office said on Wednesday that it had launched investigations into every report it had received from the European Union’s […]

Budapest mayor urges publication of OLAF report on Metro 4

Budapest, January 24 (MTI) – Budapest Mayor István Tarlós has called it “unfortunate” that a report by the European Union’s anti-fraud office (OLAF) concerning suspected corruption […]

Budapest mayor: Fine for metro 4 fraud could be lower than first projected

Budapest (MTI) – The fine Hungary is expected to receive from the European Commission for irregularities uncovered by Europe’s anti-fraud office OLAF in connection with Budapest’s […]

Orbán’s cabinet: Socialist-Liberal city leaders bear responsibility for metro 4 scandal

Budapest, January 20 (MTI) – It is clear that the previous Socialist-Liberal leadership of Budapest’s municipal council bear political responsibility for the corruption scandal surrounding the […]

Central prosecution investigating Alstom case

Budapest, January 19 (MTI) – The central investigating chief prosecutor’s office (KNYF) is conducting a full-scale investigation into the case concerning French engineering company Alstom’s contracts […]

Budapest Mayor: Metro fraud probe concerns pre-Fidesz period

Budapest (MTI) – The investigation by Europe’s anti-fraud office OLAF into the construction of Budapest’s fourth metro line almost exclusively concerns the period before Fidesz took […]

Europe’s anti-fraud office identifies metro 4 fraud

Budapest, January 16 (MTI) – Around 167 billion forints worth of damages have been identified by Europe’s anti-fraud office OLAF in connection with Budapest’s fourth metro […]

Weekly government press briefing about asylum seekers, local development projects, energy supplies and Metro 4 construction

Budapest, January 12 (MTI) – The government has decided to reintroduce a system for detaining migrants, the government office chief said on Thursday. Government scrutiny of […]

Fidesz wants EU anti-fraud office to investigate Altus contract

Budapest, December 8 (MTI) – Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party wants the European Union’s anti-fraud office (OLAF) to examine a contract the European Commission awarded to Altus, […]