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Majský's accomplice sues Slovakia

PATRIK Pachinger, tycoon Jozef Majský's alleged accomplice and one of the owners of the failed unlicensed deposit companies BMG Invest and Horizont Slovakia, 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 demand 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 Majský in pretrial custody but was released last month.

The businessman claims that he did have a plan to patch up his companies but the police raided them and blocked the firm's accounts, the daily SME reported.

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