Prosecutors in Macedonia launched an investigation into the business empire of Jordan Kamcev, one of the wealthiest people in Macedonia, and his relation to the former secret police chief of ex-prime minister Nikola Gruevski, the country’s Special Prosecution announced Friday.
Macedonia’s special prosecutor charged 94 individuals and seven legal entities Thursday in 18 corruption cases related to the wiretapping scandal that brought down the previous government.
The Bulgarian Prosecutor’s Office has a special unit of investigators set up to pressure and blackmail top politicians and business people, according to investigator Boyko Atanasov.
Montenegro’s Special Prosecutor’s Office has ordered the arrest of two senior police officers on suspicion of involvement in organized crime, but police say the arrests were illegal, reported Balkan Insight.
The Macedonian Special Prosecutor’s office has denied allegations that its prosecutors have abused the office by pressuring witnesses in ongoing investigations involving alleged government malfeasance.
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