Category Archives: The businesses of Orbán’s family

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

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

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

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

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

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

Businessman winning state contracts watched football match with Viktor Orbán

Nem jött össze a hatalmas spórolás, ami az Elios-nak milliárdokat ért

Jelentős energiamegtakarítást vállalt Tiborcz István egykori cége azokban a városokban, ahol felújította a közvilágítást. Két város fogyasztási adatai alapján valamennyit javult a helyzet, de a kitűzött cél nagyon messze van, és kétséges, hogy az Elios által beszerelt lámpákkal valaha elérhető.

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Lázár János nagyon kedvező feltételeket szabott Tiborczéknak a hódmezővásárhelyi lámpacserénél

Mélyebben belenyúltak az Elios pályázataiba, mint ahogy eddig látszott

Az OLAF szerint a cég emberei már az önkormányzatok uniós pályázatait is az Elios számára kedvező módon alakították. Ráadásul mindez akkor történt, amikor hivatalosan még semmit tudhattak az egész folyamatról.

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Six things Direkt36 revealed about the company of Orbán’s son-in-law, and later were also found suspicious by the EU’s Anti-fraud Office

Az EU csalás elleni hivatala súlyos szabálytalanságokat talált a miniszterelnök vejének egykori cége, az Elios közbeszerzéseiben. Több fontos megállapítás már évekkel ezelőtt előkerült a Direkt36 cikkeiben.

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Company of Hungarian Prime Minister’s brother received EU subsidy yet again

Csalás miatt nyomoznak egy olyan ügyben, ami a Tiborcz-cég pályázatai miatt lett gyanús

A szekszárdi önkormányzat közvilágítási szerződéseit vizsgálja a NAV, gyanúsított még nincs. A rendőrség korábban Tiborcz egykori cégének szerződéseinél nem talált bűncselekményt.

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Company linked to Orbán’s brother won major public tender with the highest bid

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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Government official János Lázár gibbers about suspicious tenders won by the son-in-law of the Prime Minister

The European Union’s antifraud office has found serious irregularities in public projects carried out by a company formerly owned by the son-in-law of Hungary’s PM. The government has already received the report, but it does not publish it. Earlier it had been not that secretive in a similar case.

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