Tag: racket
Macedonia 30.09.19 | 16:48

As Zaev assures the public that “everything is fine”, Pendarovski again calls for results in the racketeering investigation

President Stevo Pendarovski continues to call for a thorough investigation in the growing racketeering scandals, even as Prime Minister Zoran Zaev insists that the arrest of Katica Janeva and her two accomplices are enough to call it a day. Asked why the racketeering investigation steers clear from...

Macedonia 29.09.19 | 20:54

Mickoski: We all see the criminal collusion between the Government and the judiciary

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski said in an interview that the revelations about the racketeering scandals have revealed that Macedonia is far from how a country should operate, and that there is now clear evidence of collusion between the SDSM party led Government and organized criminal. This...

Macedonia 28.09.19 | 15:46

VMRO demands an investigation into the second major racketeering scandals involving the Zaev Government

Following a report by the Slovenian Nova24 television, VMRO-DPMNE calls on the state prosecutors to investigate allegations about involvement of Government officials in another major racketeering scandal. VMRO spokesman Naum Stoilkovski called out organized crime prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska for her inaction...

Macedonia 27.09.19 | 22:10

Milcin: Everything will come to the surface, we are not such a big country to have eternal secrets

Justice does not seem to reside in Macedonia, former director of the Open Society Foundation, Professor Vladimir Milcin said Friday on Kanal 5 “Samo Vistina” show, adding that he does not believe politics is not involved in the racketeering case. What I saw from the International Association...

Macedonia 27.09.19 | 20:33

Janeva was monitored two weeks before the arrest by order of the prosecution

The Prosecution of Organized Crime and Corruption issued a warrant to monitor Katica Janeva with special investigative measures two weeks before she was arrested, a senior source from the investigation told TV24. As the TV station reports, the prosecution is waiting for those materials to be declassified...

Macedonia 26.09.19 | 11:46

Kukan: Your leaders hold political responsibility for “Racket” case

You have done everything the EU has asked of you and you can have positive expectations for a date in October. I personally think that Macedonia will get a date for the start of accession negotiations. You have been waiting for this moment for too long, Eduard Kukan said in an interview with MIA, who...

Macedonia 26.09.19 | 10:34

“Racket 2” sends message that any potential investor can suffer from some Zaev associate

Just a week after the “Racket 2” affair, weighing more than 11 million euros, was published, Ruskovska’s prosecution and authorities are not responding at all and by failing to do so they are allowing criminals to repeat the crime, influence witnesses and evidence, VMRO-DPMNE said in...

Macedonia 26.09.19 | 09:58

Janeva to inspect evidence in “Racket” case

Former Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva, who is a suspect in the “Racket” case, is set Thursday to inspect evidence at the Public Prosecutor’s Office for Prosecution of Organized Crime. This was announced by her lawyer Irena Frckoska on Tuesday after she and Janeva were in the prosecution...

Macedonia 25.09.19 | 20:01

“Alfa”: Zoki Kicheec – from witness to suspect

Zoran Mileski – Kicheec witness, was a witness of the prosecution in the “Racket” case when the case was under pre-investigation. What happened for him to become a suspect remains a dilemma, TV Alfa reports. According to Alfa’s information, he then had a meeting with prosecutor...

Macedonia 24.09.19 | 15:14

Kiceec released to house arrest

The second suspect in the “Racket” case Zoran Milevski – Kiceec will be put under house arrest after a pre-trial judge accepted the defense request, upon a positive opinion by the prosecutor’s office. Since the appeal did not delay the enforcement, the Basic Criminal Court informed...

Macedonia 24.09.19 | 14:26

Janeva will give testimony after inspecting the evidence against her

Former Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva will give testimony after exercising her right to inspect the evidence, scheduled for Thursday, Janeva’s lawyer Irena Frckovska said Tuesday. The prosecution is obliged to hear the suspect before the investigation is complete. Completing the investigation...

Macedonia 24.09.19 | 13:36

Janeva’s interrogation ends, lasts less than an hour

Former Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva’s interrogation at the Prosecutor’s Office for Organized Crime and Corruption in relation to the “Racket” case lasted less than an hour. Janeva, who is the third suspect in “Racket”, was taken with a police escort to the Prosecutor’s...

Macedonia 24.09.19 | 12:28

Katica Janeva arrives for interrogation in relation to “Racket” case with handcuffs

Former Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva, who is a third suspect in the “Racket” case, was taken to the Public Prosecutor’s Office for Organized Crime and Corruption for questioning with a police vehicle and escorted by prison officials. This is Janeva’s second testimony at the...

Macedonia 24.09.19 | 12:20

Closing the investigation with Janeva is proof that Ruskovska was looking for a way to save the real racketeers all the time

Vilma Ruskovska showed Monday that she was just a tentacle of Zoran Zaev’s octopus, VMRO-DPMNE said, adding that closing the investigation into the Racket case and closing the racket chain with Katica Janeva was to conceal traces leading directly to the top government leaders. For months, almost...

Macedonia 23.09.19 | 23:31

Pendarovski: Anyone mentioned in “Racket” should step forward, without waiting to be summoned by the authorities

President Stevo Pendarovski urged anyone mentioned in connection with the “Racket” case to step forward, without waiting to be summoned by the authorities. I think anyone mentioned should step forward, even if not summoned by the authorities. Simply put, as politicians we are obliged to give...

Macedonia 23.09.19 | 19:41

Arsovski: Who ordered Bojan Jovanovski not to testify in the investigation?

VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimce Arsovski says the whole investigation into the “Racket” case is unprofessional. He noted that it took five months for the first suspect in the case, Bojan Jovanovski – Boki 13 to be finally summoned for questioning. Arsovski asked at a press conference: Who...

Macedonia 22.09.19 | 20:51

Janeva demanded money from SPO’s “black fund” for her defense

A new letter from Katica Janeva has arrived at “Ruzveltova 34”. According to Sitel, the former special prosecutor has made several requests in the letter. In addition to getting her personal belongings, Janeva also wrote about the so-called “mutual fund” of the special prosecution,...

Macedonia 22.09.19 | 11:20

SDSM is synonym for corruption: From nepotism, through crime, the embarrassing prank to “Racket”

Zoran Zaev and SDSM are a synonym for crime and corruption. The SDSM government has not done anything for the citizens for three years, only commits crime, VMRO-DPMNE said. The nepotism epidemic was one of the first scandals to shake the public that exposed the criminogenic face of the government. Relatives...

Macedonia 22.09.19 | 10:55

Boki to be questioned on Monday, Katica on Tuesday in relation to “Racket” case

Suspects in the “Racket” case, Bojan Jovanovski – Boki 13, and former SPO chief Katica Janeva have been summoned for questioning at the Public Prosecutor ‘s Office for Organized Crime and Corruption, after businessman Siljan Micevski and TV host Lila Filipovska, as well as MPs...

Macedonia 21.09.19 | 09:48

Katica Janeva to testify before Ruskovska on Tuesday

Katica Janeva will testify on “Racket” before prosecutor Vilma Ruskovska on Tuesday, her lawyer Irena Frckovska said on the “360 Degree” show. This will be Janeva’s first testimony as a suspect, since the first time she testified as a witness. Her lawyer said she was in...

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