Prague – Viktor Labsky, security manager of the ZVI arms producer in Vsetin, north Moravia, owned a company for three years with Andrei Korplyakov whom the Czech intelligence labelled as a hard-core Russian mafioso, the daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) reports. Continue Reading »
Suspect in the Remiáš murder is being held “at Hungary’s request”
JOZEF Roháč, who has been on the run from Slovak and Hungarian police for nearly a decade, was arrested in Prague on October 26 on charges of driving under the influence.
Roháč is suspected of involvement in the murder of Róbert Remiáš in Bratislava in 1996. There is an outstanding warrant for his arrest in Hungary for involvement in at least 10 crimes, including a bombing in Budapest that killed four people in 1998. If found guilty, he faces life in prison. Continue Reading »
Police suspect incident is part of ongoing war between crime groups
Prague — On the afternoon of March 8, two unidentified gunmen wounded two Russian-speaking men on Pařížská street close to Old Town Square, leading to strong speculations that the incident is a part of an ongoing mafia war. Continue Reading »
Police anti-corruption head makes charges
Organized crime influenced Defense Ministry contracts, Mladá Fronta Dnes reported, quoting Roman Skřepek, head of the anti-corruption and financial crime unit of the Czech Police. Continue Reading »