All posts by Zöldi Blanka

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

The moneyman of Bashar al-Assad received permanent residence permit in Hungary after having been put on U.S. sanction list

Hungarian authorities do not plan to carry out further investigations or to revoke the permanent residence permit of two the two Syrian men with controversial backgrounds named in the joint investigation of Direkt36 and 444. According to the Immigration Office, one of them did not buy residency bonds, contrary to what a close relative of his told Direkt36.

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The moneyman of Bashar al-Assad and a suspect of a serious international crime participated in Hungary’s Golden Visa program

Senior official says no residency bond buyers stayed in Hungary. But we have found several of them

Chinese citizens have been flocking to Hungary. But since public outrages forced the suspension of the country’s Golden Visa program last year, these new guests have begun to wonder if they’ll get their investment back.

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How did we investigate the businesses of the Orbán family? And what did it have to do with running and cycling?

Viktor Orbán hardly believed that his family members are subcontractors of state projects. Here is the evidence

A freight company owned by the father of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán receives nearly €970 thousand from a railway reconstruction project at Lake Balaton.

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Viktor Orbán’s advisor has a company in Hong Kong, in the very same room as businesses connected to Hungary’s residency bond programme

Árpád Habony is the sole shareholder of the firm, which chose exactly that secretary that also works for the local residency bond company. After an exclusive helicopter tour and a trip in a private jet, here is the new Hong Kong connection.

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They try to hide it, but the involvement of Orbán’s father in huge railway construction project is revealed

The father of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán delivers building materials for yet another huge railway construction project, local workers say. We asked official sources about the details, but a subtle reference to Orbán’s family was enough to shut down the free flow of information.

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Hungarian businessmen with political ties appear in leaked Maltese business data

Paradise Papers revealed that hundreds of Hungarians do business in Malta. Many of them have political ties, including the ex-leaders of a company that prepares Hungary’s power plant expansion project, a former treasurer of Ferenc Gyurcsany’s socialist government and sport entrepreneurs connected to far-fight Jobbik.

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Public money keeps flowing to Orbán’s family: now they work on a state-owned power plant’s project

The businesses of the Hungarian PM’s family have participated in several public projects in recent years. Now two of the Orbán-companies are involved in the land rehabilitation work of a state-owned power plant.

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How Orbán tried to explain away his father’s involvement in public projects

Company of Orbán’s father found in yet another huge EU-financed project

How EU-funded projects secretly contributed to the Orbán family’s enrichment