Locked content Three-month arrest for two detained in GetBack case

District Court for Warsaw-Śródmieście decided on a three-month arrest for two people detained by Central Anticorruption Bureau (CBA) suspected in GetBack case. The court evaluates cases of two other people. Regarding the fifth detained person the prosecutor’s office decided that financial guar...

Poland advances in transparency ranking

Poland ranked 30th in a report on the government transparency level published by Transparency International, thus it recorded a five spot advance compared with the previous edition. Denmark came in first among 168 countries included in the analysis.

Locked content Jan Bury apprehended by CBA

Former MP and head of The Polish People’s Party (PSL) has been been detained by the anti-corruption bureau CBA regarding corruption charges, by order of the public prosecutor’s office of appeal in Katowice. Bury, who did not manage to win a mandate in the last month’s parliamentary...

Locked content Nearly half of Polish managers accept corruption to save company

As much as 46 percent of Polish managers admitted that corrupt activities, such as offering gifts, cash or providing entertainment are justified in order to save the company from vanishing from the market, according to a survey by consultancy EY. The survey was conducted in 38 countries on a group o...

Poland 35th on Corruption Perception Index

On the annual study that has been done since 1995 by Transparency International, called Corruption Perception Index (CPI), Poland scored 61/100 points, making it the 35th country in the ranking (right after Portugal and Puerto Rico) out of the 174 countries studied. Showing also that Poland has impr...

Locked content Corruption suspected in state pension institution

The Central Anti-Corruption Bureau (CBA) has detained 14 people in an investigation concerning tenders for the IT system of the Social Insurance Institution (ZUS). The group includes three people working in the institution’s IT systems management department, Renata Mazur from the prosecutor’s office...

Locked content Corruption scandal in volleyball federation

The Central Anti-Corruption Bureau (CBA) has confirmed the arrest of Mirosław P., head of the Polish Volleyball Association (PZPS) and the head of a security services company. PZPS earlier said that CBA officers entered its offices on Thursday, asking for documentation related to the organization of...