OLAF has no authority over EU Member States so it is up to the Prosecutor’s Office to investigate procurements won by Viktor Orbán’s son-in-law.
In 2017 alone between USD 769 and USD 1.54 billion worth of EU development funds were disbursed monthly.
Study concludes EU funding has had a perverse effect in Hungary.
A consortium led by Mészáros és Mészáros Kft. has been awarded a HUF 49 billion (USD 190 million) contract.
Although a 2017 government ordered report states the opposite, the Prime Minister boasted that the Hungarian economy is not dependent on EU funds.
Companies owned by family members of Fidesz MP Gábor Varga’s wife usually fare well in public procurements and applications for EU funds.