The promissory notes trial continues

Rusko’s ex-wife confirms the existence of the promissory notes, but claims she has never seen them.

Pavol RuskoPavol Rusko (Source: TASR)

The trial concerning allegedly forged promissory notes worth nearly €70 million continued on October 17.

While one of the accused, Marian Kočner, was present at the previous proceedings held in September, this time he was absent, the Sme daily reported.

Rusková has not seen the promissory notes

Read also:Kočner in court: Tóth testified, but public was sent out Read more 

One of the witnesses on the stand was the ex-wife of Pavol Rusko, another defendant in the case.

Viera Rusková confirmed that she knew about the promissory notes, which she considered “extortion money” demanded by Kočner. She claims she recommended that Rusko, her ex-husband, sign the promissory notes to be done with the affair.

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