Companies in the timber industry / Daily News / Market Analysis / Forestry / Lumber / Sawmilling / Wood Products / Europe / Global
June 4, 2018
Romanian authorities investigate Holzindustrie Schweighofer in organized illegal logging ring
On Wednesday, the 30th of May 2018, Romanian prosecutors executed 23 search warrants across the country related to a criminal investigation into the Austrian timber giant Holzindustrie Schweighofer. The police raids, which included the company’s headquarters in Sebes, represent a new stage in the investigation into organized criminal activity that began three years ago. The alleged organized criminal group includes Holzindustrie Schweighofer, several public institutions, and other companies suspected of engaging in “misappropriation of public auctions, tax evasion, unfair competition, illegal logging and other offenses,” according to a press release from ...
Register for unlimited access
We work hard to bring you the latest news in the world of international wood industry. The article you are currently reading is available only to registered users.
By registering you gain access to:
- Thousands of quality articles
- In-depth analyses of market trends
- Exclusive market price insights
- And much more!