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Fruni in prison hospital after heart attack

Vladimír Fruni, the former owner of collapsed pyramid schemes BMG Invest and Horizont Slovakia, has been hospitalised after suffering a heart attack, Justice Ministry spokesman Michal Jurči said.

Fruni also underwent surgery in the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NÚSCH) in Bratislava. Later, he was in the prison hospital in Trenčín, the SITA newswire said.

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