Tax Cobra Detects 2 Cases of Tax-related Fraud Worth Total of €58 mn

The 'Tax Cobra' tax enforcement unit has discovered fictitious trading in reinforced steel and poultry, Police Corps President Tibor Gaspar and Financial Administration chief Frantisek Imrecze told a news conference in Bratislava on Thursday.

Macejkova Meets Venice Commission Chief Concerning Lack of Judges

The situation at the Slovak Constitutional Court, which has been lacking three judges for a long time, was high on the agenda of talks between Constitutional Court chair Ivetta Macejkova and Venice Commission President Gianni Buquicchio on Tuesday.

Gaspar: Gorilla Scandal Needed Proper Accounting Long Time Ago

Bratislava, November 8 (TASR) - Police Corps President Tibor Gaspar agreed with President Andrej Kiska that the Gorilla scandal needed proper accounting a long time ago, TASR learnt on Tuesday. Gaspar was responding to Kiska's...

Kiska: We Need to Do Accounting of Gorilla Scandal; It’s Festering Wound

Bratislava, November 8 (TASR) - The Gorilla scandal has existed for more than ten years, has been investigated for more than five and instead of doing some real assessment, there have only been recriminations...

Danko: President Can Select Judges But Not Assess Professional Qualities

Bratislava, November 7 (TASR) - The Slovak Parliament will provide the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe with full cooperation in resolving the issue concerning the appointment of Slovak Constitutional Court judges, stated...

Gajdos: Vast Majority of Information from Gorilla Case Being Confirmed

It's still true that the vast majority of information from the SIS Gorilla file that was leaked to the public is being confirmed, but there's also information that isn't being confirmed, said outgoing head of the Gorilla investigation team Marek Gajdos when meeting President Andrej Kiska on Thursday.

Charges Pressed against Lipsic Partly Based on Motion Filed by Kocner

Charges pressed against former interior minister and until recently OLaNO-NOVA MP Daniel Lipsic and former chief of the Interior Ministry's press department and current MP Gabor Grendel (OLaNO-NOVA) weren't ordered by politicians, businessman Marian Kocner, who filed criminal complaints against the two, told a news conference on Wednesday.

Dubovcova: Police Use Illegal Facilities For Detaining People

Bratislava, October 19 (TASR) - The police have created facilities for detaining people, although they aren't proper police cells and thus no legal rules apply to them, said Ombudswoman Jana Dubovcova on Wednesday. Dubovcova explained...

Zitnanska: Legal Aid Essential for Fair Trial

Bratislava/Luxembourg, October 14 (TASR) - A new directive that was approved by the EU Justice and Home Affairs Council on Thursday will entitle all EU citizens to legal aid at all stages of criminal...

Danko: I’ll Wait for Court’s Decision on Constitutional Judges

Parliamentary Chairman Andrej Danko (Slovak National Party/SNS) will not announce a new election of candidates for judges of the Constitutional Court as long as the Constitutional Court decides on complaints filed by rejected candidates, Danko told journalists on Monday.

Sulik to Send Letter to CJEU about Unsuitability of Prochazka’s Bid

Bratislava, September 30 (TASR) - Opposition Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) leader Richard Sulik is writing to the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) in Luxembourg to alert them about former Siet (Network) leader...

Zitnanska Ambivalent Over Prochazka’s Bid for EUGC Additional Judge

Bratislava, September 28 (TASR) - Justice Minister Lucia Zitnanska (Most-Hid) doesn't have a clear opinion on the candidacy of former Siet (Network) party leader Radoslav Prochazka for the post of an additional judge of...

Both Prosecutor and Investigator Erred in Investigation of Clean Day

Bratislava, September 27 (TASR) - According to an examination commissioned by the Prosecutor-General's Office (GP), the investigation into the alleged sexual exploitation of wards of the Clean Day resocialisation centre in Galanta wasn't faultless,...

Parents of Clean Day Children: Scandal Has Changed into Political Game

Galanta, September 25 (TASR) - Parents of children placed in the infamous Clean Day resocialisation centre declared Sunday that the author of the blog that has launched the whole scandal used unverified facts and...

Lipsic: I Very Much Regret What Happened; I Hadn’t Drunk Alcohol

Bratislava, September 20 (TASR) - OLaNO-NOVA MP Daniel Lipsic, who while driving his car in Bratislava on Monday ran over a man who subsequently died from his injuries, said at a press conference on...

Kalinak: 4,120 Police Officers Provided EU Summit Security

No major security problems or transport collapse occurred during Friday's (September 16) informal EU summit in Bratislava, Interior Minister Robert Kalinak (Smer-SD) and Police Corps President Tibor Gaspar told a news conference in Bratislava on Monday.

Former Employees of Galanta Centre Confirm Mistreatment of Children

Bratislava, September 13 (TASR) - Almost all therapists at the Clean Day resocialisation centre in Galanta (Trnava region) had sex with the children in the centre's care, said OLaNO-NOVA MP Daniel Lipsic at a...

Fico: People Worked on Galanta Case All Weekend, Opposition Panicking

Bratislava, September 12 (TASR) - In contrast to the Opposition, who as usual indulged in empty talk and panicked, everyone has been working all weekend long, stated Prime Minister Robert Fico on Monday with regards...

Alleged East Slovakia Mafia Boss Receives Life Sentence

Pezinok, August 9 (TASR) – The Specialised Criminal Court in Pezinok (Bratislava region) on Tuesday handed a life sentence to reputed boss of the east Slovak underworld Robert O. and two of his henchmen...

Number of People Prosecuted for Racially Motivated Offences Is Falling

Bratislava, August 8 (TASR) - According to a report on the activities of the Prosecutor-General's Office for 2015 submitted by Prosecutor-General Jaromir Ciznar, the number of people prosecuted for racially motivated crimes and offences...