Hungarian member of the European Parliament and far-right Jobbik party is charged with spying for Russia
On December 6, 2017, Hungarian law enforcement charged Bela Kovacs, a member of the European Parliament from the far-right Jobbik party and an observer at the illegitimate Crimean referendum, with spying on the EU for Russia. The evidence against Kovacs reportedly includes the use of forged private documents, secret meetings with Russian diplomats through frequent trips to Moscow, inconsistent financial reporting, and the potential defrauding of the European Parliament of as much as 25,000 USD, according to Reuters.

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Date: 6-Dec-17
Country: Hungary