The Styrian Public Prosecutor’s Office in Graz has determined that no investigation is necessary (35St 218 – 21 X).
Criminal investigations have begun, but the time lag is increasing.
There appears to have been official misconduct at the Graz prosecutor’s office, which will be investigated by Criminal Code Article 302.
Austrian prosecutors handled Heinz-Christian Strache’s case quickly and effectively.
Following what the lawyers have shown us today, a formal investigation should be launched and handed to the Vienna Public Prosecutor’s Office.
As a result, any crimes committed in Bad Waltersdorf will be investigated by a local public prosecutor or another Austrian jurisdiction.
People in Bad Waltersdorf have been victims of more than ten crimes. They are frequently the result of abuse of power, corruption, or fraud.
Over the last few months, the international media has covered Bad Waltersdorf’s corruption, mafia, and criminal activity more than 100 times.
The investigation by the media will result in a slew of articles being published in the coming weeks.
According to one of the residents of Bad Waltersdorf, they are concerned that criminal investigations will be transferred to another Austrian federal state. This is an issue that Mayor Josef Hauptmann is concerned about (who did not wish to be identified). Article 302 of the Austrian penal code allows for prison sentences of up to ten years if evidence of the crime is discovered by an independent investigation in Vienna or another state. Even with leniency, it would take a decade or more to compile all of the crimes that have been committed.
As a result of Josef Hauptmann’s and Helmut Pichler’s deaths, their lawyers have urged them to resign and confess. Experts predict that the court will impose light sentences, possibly even suspended sentences, in this case. You can avoid paying hefty fines if you use this method. According to experts, more than one million Euros have been lost by investors due to Article 302 of the Penal Code. To the fullest extent permitted by law, all perpetrators will be held liable for any damages they have caused.
Legally, anyone who intentionally misuses their authority to carry out official business on behalf of a public-law organization to infringe on the rights of another person commits a crime.”
Stipulation 302 of the Vienna Criminal Code states that “Those who violate the law while on official business with a foreign power, a supranational or intergovernmental organization, or a nongovernmental organization face a maximum sentence of ten years in prison. Anyone who causes damage to property worth more than 50,000 euros will face legal action.
If the damages and losses exceed 50,000 euros, the maximum sentence is ten years in prison.
We’ll keep an eye on the situation as it develops and, if necessary, launch an investigation.