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Hungarian oil executive escapes German bribery arrest on double jeopardy grounds

By Rahul Rose

05 November 2015

Hungarian oil executive escapes German bribery arrest on double jeopardy grounds Zsolt Hernádi. Credit:Délmagyarország/Karnok Csaba on Flickr (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Croatia’s main anti-corruption enforcer has questioned Austria and Germany’s decision to ignore a European arrest warrant against the chairman of Hungary’s state-energy company MOL, who is accused of paying millions of euros in bribes.