Investigations

October 19, 2018

Serbian Businessman With Organized Crime Ties to Profit Big in Airport Deal

Stanko Subotic, a businessman twice indicted for cigarette smuggling and known for his links to an alleged drug lord, is set to make millions from the expansion of Belgrade’s airport. By Dragana Pećo Serbia’s deal to expand Belgrade’s Nikola Tesla airport may soon become a windfall for a twice-indicted businessman […]
June 19, 2018

How Serbia’s Health Minister Helped a Criminal Avoid Trial

By Dragana Pećo and Stevan Dojčinović, KRIK/OCCRP Petar Panic, also known as “Pana,” is a one-eyed Serbian mobster with a rich criminal history and friends in the right places. Panic once served as a bodyguard for Vojislav Seselj, the leader of the ultra-nationalist Serbian Radical Party, who was recently convicted […]
May 14, 2018

Vice President of Serbian Parliament has “Car Mafia” P.I. as Business Associate

The story begins with a stolen car. It ends — according to a new investigation by KRIK, an OCCRP partner — with a connection to Vladimir Marinkovic, a senior legislator and vice president of the Serbian National Assembly. By Dragana Pećo In late June 2001, a Mitsubishi Pajero SUV belonging […]
February 28, 2018

The Mayor of Belgrade’s Multiplying Bank Accounts

Written by Stevan Dojčinović, Dragana Pećo, Atanas Tchobanov  Most of us may need one or two bank accounts. But Sinisa Mali, the mayor of Belgrade, appears to have had control over 45, according to a report obtained by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) and Serbian investigative journalism […]
November 14, 2017

Leaked Documents Reveal Offshore Holdings of Controversial Serbian Minister

A data leak from Appleby, a law firm based in Bermuda, sheds light on the business and real estate empire of Nenad Popovic, a Serbian minister found to be worth at least US$ 100 million – and possibly higher. Appleby declared Popovic as Politically Exposed Person or PEP and a […]

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