Q&A: The Gorilla Case

The political corruption file leaked online seven years ago.

The Gorilla file has caused many protests in Slovakia.The Gorilla file has caused many protests in Slovakia. (Source: Sme)

Three days before Christmas, seven years ago, the file known as Gorilla leaked on the internet.

The police have recently found recordings, which confirm the authenticity of the file, in the safe of controversial businessman Marian Kočner, the Denník N daily reported.

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Here is an overview of what the Gorilla scandal has been about.

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