Fmr Merkur CEO Gets Five Years

Ljubljana, 5 September - Bine Kordež, former boss of hardware retailer Merkur, was found guilty of abuse of office and forgery on Wednesday. The judges' panel of the Ljubljana District Court sentenced him to five years in prison and a fine of EUR 39,500. Kordež has announced an appeal to the ruling.

Former Merkur CEO Bine Kordež (pictured) encircled by reporters after being sentenced to seven years for abuse of office and forgery.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

The Supreme Court orders a retrial for ex-boos of hardware retailer Merkur Bine Kordež, sentenced to six and a half years in prison for defrauding the company.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA
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