Corruption & scandals

News on corruption in Slovakia

Michal Suchoba
Michal Suchoba has been detained in the United Arab Emirates. 29. mar29. Mar 2021, at 17:04
Vladimír Pčolinský being taken into custody.
Vladimír Pčolinský, a nominee of Sme Rodina, will give up his post. 15. mar15. Mar 2021, at 11:27
Vladimír Pčolinský
The prime minister must not take suspicions lightly if he wants his government to survive. 11. mar11. Mar 2021, at 11:18
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František Böhm was involved in corruption cases involving former top police officials. 15. feb15. Feb 2021, at 11:35
Economy Minister Peter Žiga has introduced 42 measures that are to help firms in Slovakia in the times of troubled economic growth.
The raid reportedly involves his family’s company active in the timber wood business. 3. feb3. Feb 2021, at 11:20
Former special prosecutor Dušan Kováčik was arrested in October 2020.
The cases against the people facing charges in police and judicial corruption are not based on penitents' testimonies only, prosecutors say. 1. feb1. Feb 2021, at 15:30
Monika Jankovská
She reportedly took some prescription medicaments. 1. feb1. Feb 2021, at 11:46
Speaker of Parliament Boris Kollár holds a press briefing on June 23, 2020, in Bratislava, explaining his plagiarism.
Slovakia drops further in Corruption Perception Index, Matovič government could improve the country's standing but has serious flaws too. 28. jan28. Jan 2021, at 18:25
Ex-police chief Milan Lučanský
Some doubts have remained after his death. 31. dec31. Dec 2020, at 14:13
Peter Žiga
He has been charged with bribery. 17. dec17. Dec 2020, at 11:59
Ľudovít Makó
Police arrests their former bosses. Here is what one of the members of their group told investigators. 14. dec14. Dec 2020, at 17:02
Milan Lučanský quit the post of the Police Corps president in June 2020.
Milan Lučanský allegedly accepted bribes. 7. dec7. Dec 2020, at 11:29
Big money is at stake over Slovakia's CO2 emissions.
The verdict is not valid yet, though. 2. dec2. Dec 2020, at 16:48
Monika Jankovská
Former state secretary of the Justice Ministry started cooperating with the investigators after months in pre-trial custody for corruption-related crimes. 26. nov26. Nov 2020, at 12:29
Monika Jankovská
Coalition politicians have welcomed the news. 25. nov25. Nov 2020, at 18:00
Dušan Kováčik
Kováčik faces charges in what investigators described as a major corruption scheme. Resignation is a logical step, President said. 12. nov12. Nov 2020, at 17:48
Former Police Corps president Tibor Gašpar is in custody. Robert Kaliňák (left) and Robert Fico (right) still stand behind him.
Some of the people arrested on corruption charges in the past few months are now cooperating with the police. They also mention Fico. 10. nov10. Nov 2020, at 13:33
Former police corps president Tibor Gašpar leaving interrogation.
The court released those detained during the Purgatory operation who have cooperated with the police. 9. nov9. Nov 2020, at 11:33
Zoroslav Kollár (l) arrived in NAKA.
The decision is not valid yet as the accused and the prosecutor have appealed. 2. nov2. Nov 2020, at 11:12
Businessman Zoroslav Kollár (l) was brought to NAKA.
The police raid related to corruption in Bratislava courts. 28. okt28. Oct 2020, at 11:24