All posts by Pethő András

Inside the secrets of the Orbán family’s businesses

Company with murky background is at the center of Hungary’s Chinese vaccine deal

Secret battles of Orban’s rival – Budapest’s first year under opposition rule

Orban’s father was involved in controversial road construction

Offshore company involved in suspicious transactions was protected by Hungarian bank, leaked secret files show

Links tighten between Orbán’s brother and a businessman who keeps winning public tenders

IT company to be taken over by government-linked businessman had important clients: prosecutors and secret services

This is how the mining company of Viktor Orban’s father became more profitable than its major competitors

The mining company of Viktor Orbán’s father has been involved in several major public construction projects in recent years and it has become one of the most successful companies in the market. Last year, it outperformed all of its major competitors in one important aspect: Győző Orbán’s company achieved the highest profit margin.

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A man close to Viktor Orbán’s brother was the head of a department at the tax office. His department was dissolved after we reported about it

Tamás Balogh, an acquaintance of Orbán Győző Jr. became the head of the department in charge of major procurements at the tax office, while his other acquaintance won high-value public tenders from the same authority. After we revealed their relationship, the tax authority was restructured, Balogh is not a head of department any more.

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Putin-controlled financial giant has close ties to IIB, the Russian-led bank moving to Hungary

How public money keeps flowing to Orban’s family through Hungary’s new tycoon

How people close to Viktor Orbán’s brother became key players in major procurements of Hungary’s tax authority

How we told the inside story of the oligarch who turned against Viktor Orbán

Oligarch who lost his war against Viktor Orban turns towards agriculture

Inside the fall of the oligarch who turned against Viktor Orbán

Itt a hét legérdekesebb rész a Simicska bukását bemutató cikkünkből

Global investigation revealed medical device industry’s systemic flaws, which affect Hungary as well

Direkt36 has obtained nearly 180 reports on incidents concerning problematic medical device use in Hungary. They contain details on insulin pump sets, hip implants and breast augmentation surgeries.

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People close to Viktor Orbán began to take over his fallen enemy’s empire

A lawyer with ties to Viktor Orbán and his closest business ally bought an agricultural company of Lajos Simicska, who fought a long and unsuccessful campaign against Orbán before this year’s parliamentary election.

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People close to Viktor Orbán’s top advisor were involved in controversial golden visa program, confidential documents show

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