Prominent Warsaw attorney and former politician Roman Giertych and his client and businessman Ryszard K. were detained by anti-corruption police on Thursday in connection with money laundering inquiries around a stock market company.
Andrzej Strozny was named as the new head of Poland's Central Anti-Corruption Bureau (CBA), Daniel Karpeta as his deputy and Bartosz Jarmuszkiewicz as deputy chief of the Internal Security Agency (ABW) on Thursday.
Eighteen people have been detained, among them Poles, Vietnamese, Chinese and Ukrainians, for their part in a three-year fraud that saw money transferred overseas.
Poland's Central Anti-Corruption Bureau (CBA) on Wednesday detained four persons, including the former Justice Minister Andrzej K., in connection with an investigation into instances of people impersonating officials of special services.
Central Anti-Corruption Bureau (CBA) agents officially detained opposition party Civic Platform (PO) secretary general and MP, Stanislaw Gawlowski, his attorney Roman Giertych wrote on Twitter on Friday.