All posts by Zöldi Blanka

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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Companies dominate public lighting in Serbia with controversial Hungarian methods

After winning public lighting tenders in Hungary, Elios, a company previously owned by the son-in-law of Hungarian PM Viktor Orbán, started expanding internationally. In Serbia, companies linked to Elios have been participating in 12 public lighting tenders, with some partners that are connected to Serbia’s political elite.

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

Hungarian companies also involved in “Grand Theft Europe”, the EU’s biggest tax fraud

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

How we exposed some of the deepest secrets of Hungary’s controversial golden visa program

Since the closure of Hungary’s Golden Visa Program, more foreigners receive residence permits for unclear purposes

Elegant flat beside the Danube and Romanian lands remained invisible in Hungarian legislator’s asset declaration

Failed Bioethanol Project in Romania Leaves Unanswered Questions for Hungarian Legislator

Hungary revoked 16 Golden Visa holders’ residence permit. It seems that the moneyman of the Syrian president and the family of Russian SVR chief were not among them

Moneyman of Syria’s president received Hungarian residence permit through Russia

Atiya Khoury, who is on the US sanction list, used an address in South Moscow to apply for residence permit through Hungary’s controversial Golden Visa Program. His application was handled by a company with ties to Viktor Orbán’s advisor.

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

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

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

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

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

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