Tag: charges
Macedonia Economy 16.10.20 | 17:44

Central Bank proposes charges against managers of the bankrupt Eurostandard Bank

The NBRM Central Bank announced it is proposing prosecutors file criminal charges against former managers of the Eurostandard Bank. The bank went bankrupt earlier this year after years of mismanagement and approving bad loans. NBRM said that it can’t reveal any more details about the nature of...

Macedonia 08.10.20 | 15:34

Prosecutors file charges against another outspoken critic of the Zaev regime – Antonio Milososki from VMRO

Skopje prosecutors announced they are going ahead with their charges against VMRO-DPMNE official Antonio Milososki. The case stems from the now discredited Special Prosecutor’s Office, and is the latest judicial assault against an outspoken critic of the Zaev regime. Milososki is charged with asking...

Macedonia 01.09.20 | 17:28

Judge orders initial 30 days of detention for the three arrested Islamists

The court ordered 30 days in detention for the three Islamists who were arrested today as they were apparently preparing suicide attacks. The men, who had fought with ISIS in the past, were stockpiling weapons and explosive suicide vests in a rural area south of Kumanovo. Security officials said that...

Sport 28.07.20 | 15:37

Former head of the Macedonian Football Federation charged with abuse of office

Former head of the Macedonian Football Federation Ilco Gorgioski and his main financial officer Olgica Mladenovska were charged with money laundering today. According to the charges, Mladenovska signed and Gorgioski approved payments to companies for goods and services that were never delivered. The...

Macedonia 03.07.20 | 15:02

Boki 13 is prepared to testify against at least 30 people

Saso Dukoski, the lawyer representing extortionist Bojan Jovanovski – Boki 13, said that he delivered proposals for initiating charges that will eventually inlcude dozens of people who were involved in the Racket scandal. Boki 13 was recently sentenced to nine years in prison for racketeering,...

Macedonia 12.06.20 | 19:43

Actress Silvija Stojanovska and her partner officially charged with transporting 700 kilos of Colombian cocaine

Almost a year after a submarine loaded with nearly 700 tons of cocaine was seized off the coast of Spain, Macedonian state prosecutors announced they have finalized charges against actress Silvija Stojanovska and her partner Vojislav Budisavljevic. Budisavljevic is believed to be one of the main organizers...

Macedonia 28.05.20 | 20:25

Two men from Strumica charged with migrant trafficking

Two men from the village of Gradosorci near Strumica were charged with migrant trafficking. The men, both aged 27, were linked to two trafficking incidents in February when they were transporting 15 and then 47 migrants in the area of Strumica road. Most of the illegal migrants were from Afghanistan...

Macedonia 08.05.20 | 17:36

Macedonian living in Germany charged with sending insulting messages by email and Facebook

A Macedonian citizen who lives in Germany is being charged for the insulting comments he made on Facebook and via email. The man, identified by the police as B.P. (32), wrote a threatening and insulting email to a Government official two days ago. The man also sent a similar message to a TV24 journalist,...

Macedonia 05.03.20 | 12:41

Prosecutors leap to Zaev’s defense again, go after Antonio Milososki for publishing two highly damaging leaks

State prosecutors announced that they have completed their investigation into yet another VMRO-DPMNE member of Parliament – Antonio Milososki – and are ready to file charges against him. The move comes as Milososki is one of the most prominent oppositon members, and has held two press conferences...

Macedonia 26.12.19 | 12:23

Remenski says she will publish documents proving serious scandals after the holidays

Deputy Parliament Speaker Frosina Remenski, who is charged with racketeering, said that she will reveal additional scandals after the Christmas holidays. Remenski, a close friend of suspected racketeer Bojan Jovanovski – Boki 13, is a suspect in one of the two major cases filed against him. She...

Macedonia 25.12.19 | 18:02

State prosecutors reject charges Frosina Remenski filed as part of her fight with the Interior Ministry

State prosecutors rejected the proposed charges submitted by Deputy Parliament Speaker Frosina Remenski against former top Interior Ministry officials. Remenski is herself now charged with extortion, as part of the major scandal revolving around former Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva. After being charged,...

Macedonia 24.09.19 | 16:27

Press association condemns the charges brought against a journalist who revealed crucial details about the racketeering scandal as an attempt to silence him

The Macedonian Association of Journalists MAN condemns the move by state prosecutors to file charges against Aleksandar Mitovski, editor in the Infomax news site, which was instrumental in reporting on the major racketeering scandal. Infomax published excerpts from the testimony of businessman Jordan...

Macedonia 04.07.19 | 11:56

Charges dropped against former Culture Minister Elizabeta Kanceska – Milevska

State prosecutors announced yesterday that they are lifting their charges against former Culture Minister Elizabeta Kanceska – Milevska, over the alleged abuse of office worth 2.77 million EUR. This is one of the criminal cases that were initiated against the former Minister, who turned her back...

Macedonia 12.06.19 | 13:36

Prosecutor Ruskoska says she is working on corruption investigations against current Government officials

Vilma Ruskoska, head of the organized crime division of the OJO state prosecutor’s office, and normally a reliable supporter of the Zaev Government in its campaign of political persecution against the opposition, announced today that she is working on several investigations against current Government...

Economy 04.04.19 | 14:18

Balkan roaming charges will be abolished by 2021

Macedonia, Albania, Bosnia, Montenegro and Serbia will abolish roaming fees beginning in 2021. This was agreed during a summit in Belgrade, in a process whose goal is to have roaming charges with the European Union abolished as well. Prices will be regulated downwards this July and additional gradual...

Macedonia 01.02.19 | 14:43

Four opposition officials arrested this morning are charged over contracts worth 1.4 million EUR

The four former Agriculture Ministry officials detained this morning were taken before the Criminal Court in Skopje. According to the state run MIA news agency, they are being charged with abuses in the distribution of the farming subsidies and in the renting of state owned farmland, all totaling 1.4...