Tag: janeva
Macedonia 22.01.20 | 13:39

Public Prosecutor Joveski accused of allowing Katica Janeva to abuse her office from prison

Public Prosecutor Ljubomir Joveski broke the law and abused his position when he failed to remove Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva from her office once she was detained. This, a charge proposed by a civic association claims, allowed Janeva to violate her own authority when she ordered the closure of...

Macedonia 21.01.20 | 22:05

Milososki: Zaev is trying to preserve Katica Janeva’s team

Antonio Milososki from VMRO-DPMNE said that one of the problems in the negotiations for a new law on state prosecutors is that the ruling SDSM party demands secure posts for the deputies of now disgraced former Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva. Janeva is charged with a spectacular amount of corruption...

Macedonia 20.01.20 | 12:34

Racket trial postponed after both of Janeva’s attorneys called in sick

Today’s hearing in the Racket scandal was postponed after both of Katica Janeva’s defense attorneys failed to show up. The court was expecting to hear from one of Janeva’s principal deputies Lile Stefanova, who was allegedly also involved in the extortion of millions from businessman...

Macedonia 20.01.20 | 10:23

One of Janeva’s main deputies will testify in the racketeering trial against her

A highly anticipated questioning in the Racket trial is scheduled for today. Prosecutor Lile Stefanova was one of the key deputies to now disgraced Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva, who is accused of extorting millions from businessmen she was persecuting. Stefanova led the Empire case, in which Janeva...

Macedonia 18.01.20 | 21:00

As his patch up of the judiciary unravels, Zaev says he would like to meet with Mickoski to discuss the law on state prosecutors

SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev opened the possibility of another meeting of top party leaders with Hristijan Mickoski from VMRO-DPMNE, to discuss the law on state prosecutors. Zaev re-opened the push to adopt the law after EU Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi announced it will be important to adopt the matter...

Macedonia 03.01.20 | 12:45

Racket trial: One of Janeva’s top deputies turns against her

Prosecutor Elizabeta Josifovska laid all blame on her former superior Katica Janeva, as she testified in the Racket scandal. Josifovska was one of Janeva’s principal deputies in the now thoroughly disgraced Special Prosecutor’s Office, and she signed the order to allow businessman Jordan...

Macedonia 03.01.20 | 10:34

One of Katica Janeva’s top deputies testifies in the Racket scandal

Another high profile witness is about to testify in the major Racket scandal. Prosecutor Elizabeta Josifovska was one of the top deputies of Katica Janeva in the Special Prosecutor’s Office. She is called to testify today and it is expected that the testimony will shed light in the way Janeva and...

Macedonia 25.12.19 | 19:17

Nikola Dimitrov’s office confirms that he spoke with the Latvian Ambassador, but denies that he knew racketeering was going on

The Foreign Affairs Ministry leapt to the defense of Minister Nikola Dimitrov, after it was revealed that Dimitrov was informed about the racketeering scandal involving special Prosecutor Katica Janeva, but remained silent about it. This allegation was made by a businessman who faced extortion attempts...

Macedonia 21.12.19 | 12:45

Prison warden confirms that Janeva’s letters abolishing her SPO office were handwritten, not notarized

Sutka prison warden Esad Rahic confirmed that the letters which now disgraced Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva sent from his prison, to abolish her Special Prosecutor’s Office, were handwritten and were not notarized. She handed me the letter, asked me to send it out, but according to our procedures...

Macedonia 10.12.19 | 13:16

Investigation into how Janeva’s hair stylist sister became deputy head of the Securities and Exchange Commission

The state Anti-Corruption Commission announced it is investigating the appointment of Lile Delidzakova, Katica Janeva’s sister, as Vice-President of the Securities and Exchange Commission (KHV). Delidzakova was appointed to this position in mid 2018, while Janeva was still the powerful head of...

Macedonia 10.12.19 | 11:40

Ana Kamceva testifies: Boki 13 was the real Special Prosecutor

Ana Kamceva, the wife of businessman Jordan Orce Kamcev, is giving her testimony in the Skopje courthouse in the trial of disgraced former Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva. Kamceva said that Janeva, directly and through intermediaries, demanded millions of euros in exchange for going easy on Kamcev in...

Macedonia 07.12.19 | 13:17

Zarko Lukovski’s widow speaks out after Kamcev’s dramatic testimony

Ivana Lukovska, the widow of recently deceased telekom manager Zarko Lukovski, spoke out about his death after his name was raised during yesterday’s dramatic Racket hearing in the Skopje courthouse. The witness Jordan Orce Kamcev, who testified how he was target of racketeering attempts from former...

Macedonia 06.12.19 | 15:51

Janeva remained silent during Kamcev’s testimony

While businessman Jordan Orce Kamcev gave his dramatic testimony about the extortion he was subjected to from Special Prosecutor Katica Janvea, and as he clashed at times with co-defendant Bojan Jovanovski – Boki 13, one person remained silent. Katica Janeva did not use her opportunity to cross-examine...

Macedonia 06.12.19 | 12:35

Kamcev: Janeva told me to finish what I started with Boki 13

Businessman Jordan Orce Kamcev, who is testifying today in the Racket scandal, revealed details about the extortion attempts against him from disgraced Special Prosecutor Katica janeva and her associate Bojan Jovanovski – Boki 13. Kamcev said that Boki 13 came to him asking him to invest several...

Macedonia 06.12.19 | 11:51

Kamcev unloads on Katica Janeva and Boki 13, says many other people should be charged along with them

Businessman Jordan Orce Kamcev began revealing details about the extortion attempts made against him in the major Racket scandal which deepened the political crisis in Macedonia and led to the downfall of Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva. The businessman said that Janeva and her accomplice Bojan Jovanovski...

Macedonia 05.12.19 | 10:22

Bisevac: We can’t take Zaev’s word that he reported the racketeering scandal

Former SDSM member of Parliament Safet Bisevac expressed serious doubt that the outgoing Prime Minister Zoran Zaev really reported the Racket scandal to state prosecutors. Zaev frequently makes this claim, that he is not involved in the racketeering of businessmen that was carried out by his close ally...

Macedonia 03.12.19 | 16:41

Janeva asks the judge not to be intimidated by Ruskoska

Disgraced former Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva appealed to the judge in her trial not to be afraid from prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska, who is leading the charges against her. Ruskoska famously threatened the Skopje Appeals Court judges who allowed her to exchange her detention for house arrest, sending...

Macedonia 02.12.19 | 18:38

Mickoski: Charlie’s Angels turned out to be Zaev’s partners in crime

Opposition leader Hristijan Mickoski described the situation in the Macedonian judiciary as alarming, after the latest scandal to hit the disgraced Special Prosecutor’s Office and its prosecutors were found to have awarded themselves huge bonuses in violation of the law. At a time when we have...

Macedonia 28.11.19 | 15:40

Zaev defends the SPO prosecutors, even as their financial abuses approach in value some of the main cases they were prosecuting

Outgoing Prime Minister Zoran Zaev was defending the Special Prosecutor’s Office again today, during his question time in Parliament, where he was confronted with the latest scandal involving Katica Janeva and her prosecutors. Zaev insisted that the team, which helped him immensely in his power...

Macedonia 28.11.19 | 12:52

Saso Ordanoski, Janeva’s chief media supporter, says he’s being mocked for selling his services so cheaply

Saso Ordanoski, one of the very few journalists from the left who is still taking Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva’s side in light of her major racketeering scandal, sought to defend her latest scandal – the illegal payment of bonuses to herself, her staff and political supporters. Charged...

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