‘Fatally ill’ banker released early


A banker found guilty of one of the biggest investment belly flops in the history of the country will walk free due to his fragile health, it has emerged. Judges in Vienna announced yesterday afternoon (Thurs) that Helmut Elsner was too sick to serve the remainder of his 10-year term. The 76-year-old spent the past […]

Possible U-turn on Austrians in child porn crackdown

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Fourteen Austrians whose online activities were supervised by international anti-child pornography investigators may face charges despite not having downloaded any banned material.People’s Party (ÖVP) Justice Minister Claudia Bandion-Ortner said today (Fri) she assigned a team of experts to find out whether the men could be charged after Austrian Crime Office (BK) officials explained there were […]