The Elios scandal is getting bigger

The EU’s anti-fraud agency (OLAF) named seven companies and several people who are involved in the so-called Elios case, a scandal evolving around the Elios Innovativ Zrt, reports. OLAF suspects that an organised crime mechanism in misusing EU funds meant for street-lightning projects, the prime minister’s son-in-law, Istvan Tiborcz was also involved in Elios at that time. Continue reading “The Elios scandal is getting bigger”

Deutsch: OLAF doesn’t back opposition suspicions

Fidesz MEP Tamas Deutsch has said that the head of the European Union’s anti-fraud office (OLAF) has given evidence to the European Parliament’s Committee on Budgetary Control (CONT) concerning the office’s activities related to Hungary and nothing he said supported suspicions or allegations raised by Hungary’s opposition parties. Continue reading “Deutsch: OLAF doesn’t back opposition suspicions”