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"Černák didn't imagine it happening this way."

Interior Minister Ladislav Pittner, explaining his claim that an underworld contract for 500,000 crowns was out on Gustav Krajči, who was Interior Minister when Mikuláš Černák, Slovakia's reputed top underworld boss, turned himself in to police. Černák was recently sentenced to eight and a half years for extortion.

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