Tycoon Jozef Majský's accomplice and one of the owners of the failed unlicensed deposit companies BMG Invest and Horizont Slovakia Patrik Pachinger, who is charged with organizing a criminal group and fraud, has sued Slovakia at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.
Pachinger whose company collected billions of crowns from Slovak citizens demands Sk37 billion (?889 million) in damages and claims that his human rights including rights of ownership have been violated. He spent several months along with Majsky in pretrial custody.
The charged businessman claims that he did have a plan to patch up his companies but the police raided them and blocked the firm's accounts, daily SME reported.
Compiled by Beáta Balogová from press reports
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14. Jul 2003 at 9:38