20 November 2012

CROATIA / HUNGARY / AUSTRIA : Ex-PM Sanader Gets 10 Years For Corruption.


      Former Croat PM Ivo Sanader was sentenced to 10 years for taking millions in bribes from an Austrian bank and Hungarian energy company.
      PM from 2003-2009...Sanader, 59... denied taking $13 million from energy giant Mol...and $700,000 from banking group Hypo Alpe Adria.
     Prosecutors called Sanader...a war profiteer.
     The EU has been pressuring Balkan nations to cleanup widespread corruption.