Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Police investigate Procházka’s presidential campaign financing

THE POLICE are looking into suspicions over murky financing in Radoslav Procházka’s presidential campaign, the Nový Čas daily reported on September 2.

THE POLICE are looking into suspicions over murky financing in Radoslav Procházka’s presidential campaign, the Nový Čas daily reported on September 2.

According to the daily, General Prosecutor Jaromír Čižnár has questioned both Procházka and Igor Matovič, who first informed the public about problems with the former’s campaign financing. Čižnár subsequently handed a file pertaining to the case to the police. No one in the case has been accused yet, the daily wrote, as cited by the TASR newswire.

Spokesperson for the Police Corps Presidium Michal Slivka told the TA3 news channel that the file submitted to the police by the general prosecutor pertained to suspicions of avoiding taxes and insurance.

Matovič publicly claimed in early June that Procházka attempted to purchase advertising for his failed presidential campaign from his company Regionpress off the books. A recording published anonymously on the internet on July 22 features Procházka’s voice saying “half-a-million euros” in response to Matovič’s question about how much he had spent on his presidential campaign. Yet, Procházka publicly declared his campaign spending at €250,000. The recording contains segments of a discussion between Procházka and Matovič, which Procházka has since insisted was heavily cut and edited by “DJ Matovič”.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Radka Minarechová from press reports

The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Top stories

We want a decent Slovakia, people chanted in squares

On the eve of the Velvet Revolution anniversary, people protested in the thousands, calling for a decent Slovakia.

Bratislava protest November 16, 2018

What we didn't know about our freedom

In 1989, we thought that once the job was done, we would only go out to the squares for Sunday walks.

November 1989 in Bratislava

Bratislava gets a taste of international poetry Video

The international poetry festival Ars Poetica will host poetry readings and other performances at various sites in the city.

Camilla Nelson

UPDATED: Denník N: Danko is a plagiarist

The daily analysed the thesis identical to that of Parliament's Speaker Andrej Danko to find it was copied from textbooks. Danko does not plan to resign, he wants to wait for the stance of a special commission.

Speaker of Parliament Andrej Danko