- 20 Jan 2016 8:00 AM
US company Bunge was buying seeds from the criminal companies and reported suspected fraud to the NAV, which began its investigations in 2011 and 2013.
In 2014, the US banned several Hungarian citizens from entry, including former NAV leader Ildikó Vida, who were suspected of involvement in or covering up the fraud.
The NAV also investigated agricultural companies Cargill and Glencore, according to earlier reports.
A member of the criminal gang, Zoltán Dömény, an ethic Hungarian from Slovakia, prepared 38 pages of notes in 2014, in which he linked Slovak and Hungarian politicians to the fraud, also stating that the Socialist Party had benefited from it.
Source: Hungary Around the Clock
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