The business partner of Lorinc Meszaros is bidding for two valueable Paks 2 tenders

Members of Putin’s state machine received Hungarian residence permits through controversial Golden Visa program

Viktor Orban’s government has become an enthusiastic partner in Russia’s financial expansion

It only took ten days for the Syrian dictator’s moneyman to get Hungarian residence permit

Heavy traffic at the stone mine of Viktor Orbán’s father reveals new details of the mysterious business operation

Company of Orbán’s son-in-law moved into a luxury villa owned by influential businessmen

Opposition politician’s businesses are thriving after he teamed up with businessmen close to Viktor Orban’s government

Companies formerly involved in Hungary’s Golden Visa program now advertise new visa business in Vietnam

Advertisements about Hungarian residency through real estate investment first appeared in China, now in Vietnam. This is not a state-run program, but it is partly organised by companies that were also involved in the government’s controversial residency bond program.

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MP files criminal complaint over Hungarian residence permit of the Syrian dictator’s moneyman

Orbán’s son-in-law extends his influence over major real estate company

Panama Papers expose new details in major corruption case

The so-called Eclipse scandal was one of the biggest corruption cases of the last two decades in Hungary. The new Panama Papers now reveal that a businessman with extensive connections to the government signed a consultancy contract with Eclipse through an offshore company.

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New Panama Papers Inquiry Reveals Details of Hungary’s Golden Visa Program

A well-connected lawyer wins contract in Hungary’s gigantic nuclear project

Company that announced new Hungarian immigration program backs down and deletes ads

New Hungarian immigration program advertised by a businessman, previously in controversial Golden Visa scheme

The U.S. is so fed up with Hungary’s passport fraud problem that it’s threatening to kick the country out of its visa waiver program

Viktor Orban and Donald Trump might be kindred spirits but there is a serious conflict between their governments over national security threats, a joint story by Direkt36 and The Washington Post has revealed.

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How we teamed up with The Washington Post to expose a secret conflict between the U.S. and Hungary

A few weeks ago we reached out to The Washington Post and told them that we are working on a story that might be of interest for them as well. It turned out that it did.

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How Viktor Orban’s government is favoring the Russians over a Hungarian company in a big business deal

Ganz won the tender with the backing of a state-owned Hungarian bank, but the deal fell through when the Hungarian government decided to redirect the loan to a group with Russian participation instead.

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The EU Anti-Fraud Office investigated irregularities reported by Direkt36

OLAF found several irregularities in the implementation of the Jeremie venture capital programme in Hungary previously reported by Direkt36 in cooperation with Forbes.

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Businessman winning state contracts watched football match with Viktor Orbán