Financial police find blame

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By Center for Investigative Reporting

The financial police of the Federation of Bosnian-Herzegovina, audited Elektrobosna and Elektrobosna-N at the request of state prosecutors, and in an administration report last year blamed 13 people for the company’s problems.

None has yet been indicted or charged.

The police blamed:

  1. Zlatan Ištvanić, director of Elektrobosna in 1992 and 2001; president of the Elektrobosna Board of Directors in 1995 and 1996; director of Elektrobosna-N in 2001 and 2002, for unconscientous business practices and abuse of office.
  2. Zvonko Matijaš, a Croatian citizen and representative of the New East Co. Ltd since 1998; owner of Benson Holding from Split; member of Elektrobosna Supervisory Board and owner of one-third of Elektrobosna, for forging official ID’s and signing damaging contracts.
  3. Milorad Škrbić, BiH citizen who lives in Slovenia; member and current president of Elektrobosna Supervisory Board and one-third owner of Elektrobosna, for making illegal profit.
  4. Vladimir Žuljević, a judge in the Novi Travnik Cantonal court who worked on Elektrobosna and Elektrobosna-N registration, for abuse of office and, illegal registration and booking of a foreign partner.
  5. Zuhdija Ćosić, a judge in the Novi Travnik Cantonal court who worked on Elektrobosna and Elektrobosna-N registration, for abuse of office and illegal registration and booking of a foreign partner.
  6. Suzana Barić, chief of Elektrobosna-N Department of bookkeeping and finances, for abuse of office, forging official ID’s and making up phony Board of Director decisions.
  7. Marijeta Tepić, deputy chief of the general, legal and HR affairs and chief of HR in Elektrobosna-N, for abuse of office, forging official ID’s and making up Board of Director decisions.
  8. Ico Škrapa, Croatian citizen and president of the Elektrobosna-N Steering Board of Directors from 1998 to 1999, for omission of official duties, forging official ID’s and making up Board of Director decisions.
  9. Petar Zubin, a Croatian citizen and member of the Elektrobosna-N Board of Directors 1998, for failure to perform official duties, forging official ID’s and making up Board decisions.
  10. Petar Rajević, a Croatian citizen and director of Elektrobosna-N from August 1998 to May 1999 and from May to September 2001, for unconscientous business practices, and failure to pay taxes and worker benefits.
  11. Josip Crnoja, deputy director of Elektrobosna-N from December 1998 until May 1999, and director of Elektrobosna-N from May 1999 to May 2001, for unconscientous business practices and failure to pay taxes and worker benefits.
  12. Pero Stanić, director of Elektrobosna from 2004 to January 2006, for unconscientous business practices, failure to pay taxes and worker benefits and abuse of office.
  13. Branko Vučković, director of Elektrobosna-N from 2003 to 2005, for unconscientous business practices, failure to pay taxes and worker benefits and signing a damaging contract with a foreign partner.