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Supreme Court upholds Fruni's conviction and prison sentence

THE SUPREME COURT decided on May 30 to uphold the Special Court's decision to convict and give 11.5-year prison sentences to Vladimír Fruni and František Matik, the former owners of the bankrupt pyramid schemes Horizont Slovakia and B.M.G. Invest.

The Special Court found Fruni guilty of illegal business conduct, of violating rules on financial relations, and of fraud on January 10, 2007.

Matik, who was found guilty in absentia of various charges relating to Horizont Slovakia and B.M.G. Invest, is still on the run, and is being hunted by Interpol.

The two unlicensed investment funds concerned went bankrupt in 2002, leaving around 170,000 clients (with 850,000 contracts) out of pocket to the tune of some Sk14.5 billion (€426.2 million).

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Kiska: Even Europe has its aggressive neighbour

President Andrej Kiska adressed UN commenting poverty, instability and climate change.

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Ryanair cancels some flights from and to Bratislava

The Irish low-cost airline publishes full list of cancellations

Irish budget airline Ryanair is believed to be cancelling up to 50 flights every day over the next six weeks because it "messed up" its pilots' holiday schedules.

No fees bring higher summer roaming

EU regulation raises the volume of roaming calls and data with Slovak mobile operators .

People should pay attention on used data abroad.

Fundamental values explored at Divadelná Nitra 2017

This time round, the Slovak, European and US ensembles at the theatre festival focus on #fundamentals, i.e. basic values and the essence of all things.

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