Category Archives: The businesses of Orbán’s family

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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Company Produced 100-fold Growth After Winning Public Tenders. Its Owner Is Linked to Viktor Orbán’s Brother Through Wrestling

The company IMG Solutions does not even have a functioning website but in a couple of years it has become a prominent member of Hungary’s IT sector. Thanks to wrestling, the owner of the company knows well Orbán Győző Jr., brother of the prime minister.

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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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Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s brother involved in company with offshore links and Central Asian past

Győző Orbán Jr. has become involved in Yntergy Zrt through one of his companies. One of Yntergy’s major shareholders is an offshore company allegedly owned by a mysterious Russian individual.

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Reshuffle at the Orbán companies: PM’s brother quits a firm while his father gets positions in two other

How an oligarch’s fall made way for the Orbán family’s businesses

Lajos Simicska, a former ally of prime minister Viktor Orbán, controlled how much state contracts the companies of the Orbán family could get. But when Simicska and the prime minister had a falling out, the companies started to prosper.

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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

He had a lucrative business with Orbán’s father but then they entered a dispute that courts have been sitting on for 9 years

Companies of the Orbán family slowed down but they keep churning out hefty profits

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

Company linked to PM’s son-in-law got involved in public project years before winning the tender, secret recording shows

The firm had got involved in the preparations of a major public project nearly two years before it won the tender for it, shows a secretly made audio recording obtained by Direkt36.

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Prime minister’s son-in-law sold his property business to an offshore company

Government promotes industrial park where prime minister’s son-in-law owns property

Orbán’s son-in-law moves back towards public money by purchasing new company

Police closed investigation into the public tenders linked to Orban’s son-in-law

One and a half year of investigation was not enough to find a reasonable suspicion in the case of the controversial public procurement businesses of Elios Innovatív. According to the Hungarian police, it is the true nature of the free market that a company can set different prices for similar lamps. Continue reading

Prime minister’s son-in-law gets hefty dividend from his company

Here’s how Orban’s office helped his son-in-law’s company win tenders

Controversial Hungarian company made record profit from state commissions

The company formerly owned by the son-in-law of the Hungarian prime minister had a blast last year: its revenues skyrocketed to 24,8 million euros, and the current owner, a billionaire businessman took out 3,1 million in dividends. Virtually all the income of the company comes from public procurements and other state commissions.

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