Internal document shows that EU criticized public venture capital projects ran by influential Hungarian businessmen

How to divert millions from a program that is a source of pride for Viktor Orbán

A subsidy received thanks to a trick, and worth hundreds of millions of forints, was used to build Balatonfüred's swimming pool, an old dream of the locals. Although nothing unlawful happened, the story is bleeding from a thousand wounds.

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The minister had done official business with them, now his wife rents an office from their partner

Businessman close to Hungarian PM funded partner’s fledgling business with EU money

The business partner of Orbán’s friend had a factory, expected to be making 800 million HUF profit until the end of 2015. Eventually it made only 2 million. Its EU-funding was part of the very controversial Jeremie project.

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Leaked documents expose Hungarian oil company CEO’s controversial role in an EU programme

Meet the MP who left out nearly 5 million euros of his wealth declarations

New trial ordered in Budapest downtown corruption case

Company linked to PM’s son-in-law got involved in public project years before winning the tender, secret recording shows

Family of influential opposition figure owns luxury yacht in Croatia

Prime minister’s son-in-law sold his property business to an offshore company

The state minister issued denials and made threats. Then quietly corrected his wealth declarations

Nine more politicians declared previously hidden assets or state subsidies, after Direkt36 exposed mistakes in their wealth declarations. 27 million missing forints got included in the declarations, and several apologies were made.

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Investigations sparked by Panama Papers shut down quickly in Hungary

Government promotes industrial park where prime minister’s son-in-law owns property

Police Investigate Public Contract Won Through False Claims

Inside the killing of Népszabadság, Hungary’s biggest opposition paper

How the news industry’s crisis, the power games of influential businessmen, and the politically motivated redrawing of Hungary’s media landscape led to the death of the emblematic newspaper.

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Orbán’s son-in-law moves back towards public money by purchasing new company

He was complaining about business. Then his acquaintance became minister

Some years ago Sándor Börcsök, a Hungarian liquidator had complained about not receiving lucrative assignments. Then his old acquaintance, Miklós Seszták became the minister responsible for the liquidation industry and many things have changed.

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Company Wins Major Public Contract Through False Claims

Hungarian businessman close to the government and former EU commissioner appear in new batch of leaked offshore files

The leaked files contain data on more than 175 thousand companies registered in The Bahamas. The records exposed the hidden offshore connection of a former EU commissioner, Neelie Kroes, and the offshore interest of a well-connected Hungarian businessman.

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While Hungary’s PM Attacks Brussels, His Brother’s Company Gets Money From The EU