Krisztina OrbánGovernment officials charged with selling Hungarian passports
Photo: pecsma.huThe Budapest Chief Prosecution Office charged 16 people with abuse of their official positions, bribery and other corruption crimes linked to Hungarian naturalization procedures, reports index.hu.
Two of the charged are government officials who worked for the Immigration and Asylum Office in Budapest. One of them approved of the Hungarian language knowledge of applicants who didn’t speak the language. Hungarian skills are a condition of citizenship in the case of naturalization procedures. According to index.hu, the mediators asked for money on two occasions, and the first government official was detained while exchanging money. …read more
Source: The Budapest Beacon