Tag: janeva
Macedonia 03.08.20 | 19:10

Katica Janeva’s staff demands an apology from Pendarovski for pointing out how badly they betrayed the public trust

Former prosecutors from the now dismantled Special Prosecutor’s Office demand an apology from President Stevo Pendarovski, for noting in his Ilinden speech that the SPO completely betrayed the expectations of the public. The openly partisan outfit created to go after officials of the VMRO-DPMNE...

Macedonia 23.07.20 | 17:40

Katica Janeva’s sister was unlawfully appointed to the Securities and Exchange Commission

The State Anti-Corruption Commission (DKSK) found that Lile Delidzakova, the sister of disgraced former Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva, was unlawfully appointed as deputy director of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Delidzakova was a company clerk before the meteoric rise of her sister, who...

Macedonia 09.07.20 | 22:17

Sekerinska finally admits meeting with Boki 13 and Katica Janeva

Days after the shocking video was released, SDSM Vice President Radmila Sekerinska finally acknowledged that it is indeed her filmed in the home of sentenced extortionist Bojan Jovanovski – Boki 13, with him and his co-defendant Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva. Boki 13 and Janeva were sentenced...

Macedonia 30.06.20 | 15:21

Law that protects Zaev from wiretaps and abolishes Janeva’s SPO goes into effect

The PPO law on state prosecutors officially entered into force today. The law was adopted in a scandalous procedure, with extensive pressure aimed against members of Parliament, who were ordered to vote twice after first rejecting the law. Parliament rules state that the “do-over” vote was...

Macedonia 25.06.20 | 21:56

Milososki: Zaev knows that whistleblowers are sharing evidence on him

The ruling SDSM party grabbed power in 2017 owing to a campaign where it claimed it will fight corruption. These claims are now widely mocked after much of the evidence SDSM offered was debunked, top officials which SDSM accused of corruption now work with the party, and most importantly – after...

Macedonia 17.06.20 | 14:45

Katica Janeva due to be sentenced tomorrow

The Skopje court announced that the sentencing of disgraced former Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva in the major Racket corruption trial will take place tomorrow. Due to huge public interest, the sentencing has been moved to the hall of the Supreme Court. Janeva and her friend, showman Bojan Jovanovski...

Macedonia 26.05.20 | 19:55

In her closing statement, prosecutor Ruskoska tried to lay the entire blame for the Racket scandal on Katica Janeva

During her closing argument in the major Racket trial, prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska lunged into the main defendant, former Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva, who is on trial for racketeering. Ruskoska portrayed Janeva as a person who still lives in her own movie, and sees herself as a “Charlie’s...

Macedonia 10.04.20 | 15:44

Janeva and nine of her deputies charged with hiding the huge bonuses they received

The Anti-Corruption Commission initiated charges against ten top former employees of the disgraced Special Prosecutor’s Office. The group, led by former SPO chief Katica Janeva, is accused of failing to report extra earnings in their annual reports. Janeva is currently charged with gross corruption...

Macedonia 12.03.20 | 18:39

From hero to zero: Katica Janeva asks her colleagues Fetai and Ristovska to testify on her behalf

Disgraced former Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva annonced she will have her former colleagues Lence Ristovska, Fatime Fetai, Trajce Pelivanov and Gavril Bubevski as her first witnesses in the Racket trial. Janeva is accused of abusing her position to extort millions from businessmen she was prosecuting. Janeva,...

Macedonia 22.02.20 | 00:01

Pendarovski not happy with how the Racket prosecution presented Janeva’s meeting with Zaev as a visit to his office

President Stevo Pendarovski condemned the actions of organized crime prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska and the way she presented the surveillance materials in the Racket trial. Ruskoska tried to sneak through a recording that shows one of the defendants Zoran Mileski – Zoki Kiceec in the company of Zoran...

Macedonia 20.02.20 | 17:24

Racket trial: Janeva will ask most of the former SPO staff to testify on her behalf

During the Racket trial hearing, the defense began calling out witnesses and presented its plan for the coming days. The first witness was Vasil Dimiskov, brother of judge Vesna Dimiskova, and in the coming days the court will hear from businessmen Vladimir Todorovic and Dejan Pandeleski. Disgraced former...

Macedonia 19.02.20 | 22:43

Zaev denies meeting Janeva prior to her arrest

SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev denied that he met with Katica Janeva prior to her arrest. The allegation was raised after the surveillance videos of Janeva showed her being driven off to a portion of Mt. Vodno where several Government villas, including those of Zaev and President Stevo Pendarovski, are...

Macedonia 18.02.20 | 11:40

Prosecutor Ruskoska removes the press as Boki 13’s “Pandora’s box” is about to open

Despite yesterday’s announcement that the public will be involved, prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska today asked that the Racket trial is held behind closed doors, and the judge removed the press. The move comes as the court was supposed to hear additional tapes recorded by defendant Zoran Mileski –...

Macedonia 17.02.20 | 15:58

Janeva went to see Pendarovski before her arrest?

Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva was also tailed by the police after her abuse of office and racketeering became clear and one of the tapes that were presented before the court today reveals her going toward the office of President Pendarovski. The visit happened in mid August, shortly before Janeva...

Macedonia 13.02.20 | 15:58

Sparks fly in the Racket trial

The Racket hearing ended with another heated exchange between the defendants and the prosecutors. Katica Janeva, who already had one recent outburst, laid into prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska. – I will speak for the defense. I want the public to witness the trial. Let’s have the entire USB stick...

Macedonia 13.02.20 | 12:46

Prosecutors present the La Verita tapes as evidence that Katica Janeva and Boki 13 were extorting money from Jordan Kamcev

During today’s Racket hearing, the prosecution presented video and audio tapes recorded by businessman Jordan Orce Kamcev, as he was extorted by Bojan Jovanovski – Boki 13 and Katica Janeva. Most of the recordings were from the same cache that was already leaked in the Italian La Verita newspaper....

Macedonia 11.02.20 | 18:30

Racket trial: The Court saw Janeva’s infamous rap video photo, as the prosecution ran interference for Zaev

During the Racket hearing held today, the court saw the infamous rap video style photograph of disgraced former Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva. While not released to the public, the photograph reportedly shows Janeva posing in front of a table strewn with 500 EUR bills, in a pose compared to something...

Macedonia 27.01.20 | 15:17

Janeva’s lawyer Frckoska asks for understanding after her profane outburst, points to the political role of the disgraced Special Prosecutor

Irena Frckoska, the lawyer defending disgraced former Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva, asked the public for understanding following today’s profane outburst from Janeva. Janeva shouted at her former deputy Lile Stefanova, who testified against her in the trial where Janeva is accused of extorting...

Macedonia 27.01.20 | 13:18

Katica Janeva removed from the courthouse after calling Lile Stefanova “a whore”, among other choice words

Katica Janeva was removed from the courthouse today after her outburst against her former deputy prosecutor Lile Stefanova. Janeva used a string of insults against Stefanova, including “whore”, “crow” and “s…head”, as Stefanova testified against her. Janeva remained...

Macedonia 27.01.20 | 12:17

Lile Stefanova blamed Katica Janeva for everything that went wrong with the Special Prosecutor’s Office

Lile Stefanova, one of the top deputies to disgraced former Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva, testified before the court today after her hearing was postponed several times. Stefanova was the lead prosecutor in the Empire money laundering case initiated against several top businessmen, which Janeva reportedly...

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