Tsvetan Vassuilev proved to be business partner of Hungary’s former premier
Already there are dozens of claims for the retrieval of the fugitive bankerMonitor News Agency , Sofia
The claims presented by the Bulgarian authorities to their Serbian counterparts for the extradition of Tsvetan Vassilev from Belgrade to Bulgaria now number dozens. They were sent both by the Specialized Court where the lawsuit against the ex-banker and his gang which syphoned off the CorpBank and to the prosecution which is dealing with dozens of cases against the ex-banker who is still a fugitive.
To this moment, however, none of these claims has been admitted by the Belgrade authorities and it is well known that Vassilev has been hiding out in Belgrade for five years now.
According to an article in local.hu., the latest claim for the extradition of the indicted financier was sent several days ago and it insisted on his “most expedient” return.
From the material published on local.hu on 19 March it transpires that apart from the former Serb President Tomislav Nikolic and his spouse, the fugitive banker was inerterweined with former Hungarian PM Ferenc Gyurcsany and his spouse Klara Dobrev. The officials in Sofia asked for an extradition for the indicted banker and insist on his return within days.”
From the article published on Local.hu, Hungary, the latest request for the extradition of the indicted financier was sent several days ago when the senders insisted on his “most expected return”.
According to the article in Hungarian local.hu, the latest claim for extradition of the indicted financier was sent several days ago when the addressees insisted on “getting back the person as soon as possible.”
From the material published on 19 March, it becomes clear that apart from the former Serb President Tomislav Nikolic and his wife, the fugitive banker was also entangled with former Hungarian Premier Ferenc Gyurcsany and his better half Klara Dobrev.
“The investigators in Sofia officially asked several days ago to extradite the company’s partner caught in Belgrade,” writes the article titled “Bulgaria wants extradition of Gyorcsany’s and Klara Dobrev’s business partner.” It is also underlined that several figureheads of Tsveten Vassilev were arrested in Bulgaria recently who were laundering money stolen through shell companies. The names have not been specified but most probably the people arrested in January by lawyer Martin Apostolov and former managers of the “gem” companies connected with Vassilev, namely Zdravko Bosakov and Georgi Georgiev.
According to this edition, one of the firms of the former Hungarian premier Ferenc Gyurcsany currently managed by his spouse and politician Klara Dobrev, Altus EOOD was seriously involved with the interests of Tsvetan Vassilev along several lines. It is also said that Mrs Dobrev herself is a ticket leader for one of the EU tickets in Hungary because allegedly so she wants to get immune as the EP member and later on she will “need it.”
The article also reminds that Tsvetan Vassilev ordered a hit against MP and publisher of Telegraph Media Delyan Peevski whose publications “often bring to light the shady deals of Gyurcsany’s business partner”. There was an investigation started along these lines but is has been terminated.