March 11, 2014
by Jaclyn Belczyk
A Croatian court on Tuesday convicted former prime minister Ivo Sanader of corruption and sentenced him to nine years in prison. The court also convicted the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) for siphoning funds from state-run companies. Sanader has been ordered to return nearly USD $2.8 million, ...[read more]
November 20, 2012
by Sarah Posner
A Croatian court sentenced former prime minister Ivo Sanader to 10 years in prison on Tuesday for corruption and war profiteering. Judge Ivan Turudic found Sanader guilty beyond a reasonable doubt and also ordered the former PM to pay a fine of ?611,000 to Croatia. Sanader was charged with tak... ...[read more]
September 2, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
Croatian prosecutors announced Saturday that they have charged former prime minister Ivo Sanader with embezzlement relating to a real estate deal that took place during his time in office. Sanader is accused of using government funds to purchase a building in the capital city of Zagreb at an ...[read more]
August 31, 2012
by Cody Harding
On August 31, 2011, former Croatian prime minister Ivo Sanader was indicted on corruption charges by the Croatian Bureau for Combating Corruption and Organized Crime (USKOK). Sanader is accused of accepting a 3.6 million kuna (nearly USD $695,000) pay-off from Austria's Hypo-Alpe-Adria-Bank. Led ...[read more]
July 11, 2012
by Katherine Bacher
On July 11, 2011, an Austrian court approved the extradition of former Croatian prime minister Ivo Sanader, sending him back to Croatia to face corruption charges. Charges against Sanader included abuse of power, corruption and fraud, for which he was arrested in December 2010. Sanader continued ...[read more]
November 10, 2011
by Alexandra Malatesta
Former Croatian prime minister Ivo Sanader pleaded not guilty on Thursday to taking bribes worth ?10 million from Hungarian energy group MOL in exchange for allowing MOL a dominant position in Croatia's oil and gas group INA. Hernadi and MOL have also denied the allegations that Sanader capit... ...[read more]
November 3, 2011
by Dan Taglioli
The corruption and war profiteering trial of former Croatian prime minister Ivo Sanader proceeded in Zagreb on Thursday with Sanader pleading not guilty to charges that he accepted a bribe in 1995. Sanader stands accused of corruption, abuse of power and fraud for taking nearly ?4 million from... ...[read more]
October 28, 2011
by Sarah Posner
The corruption trial of former Croatian prime minister Ivo Sanader was postponed Friday for health reasons. Sanader has suffered from coronary problems and is expected to undergo a medical examination in preparation for trial now scheduled to start next week. Sanader, who was elected to parliament ...[read more]
September 1, 2011
by Erin Bock
Former Croatian prime minister Ivo Sanader was indicted on Wednesday for corruption. The country's Bureau for Combating Corruption and Organized Crime (USKOK) alleges Sanader received a pay-off of more than 3.6 million kuna (nearly USD $695,000) from Austria's Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank in exchange for ...[read more]
July 11, 2011
by Zach Zagger
An Austrian court approved the extradition Monday of former Croatian prime minister Ivo Sanader back to Croatia to face corruption charges. The court completed the paperwork allowing Sanader to be extradited back to Croatia. He will face charges of abuse of power, corruption and fraud for taking ...[read more]

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