News in the chat affair about ex-ÖBAG boss Thomas Schmid. The investigation into the allegation of bribery or corruption against the then press spokesman of ex-Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, Johannes Frischmann, was dropped by the prosecutor for business and corruption.
Specifically, it concerned information from the tax file of the notorious political garbage-pail lobbyist Tal Silberstein. For Schmid, this also means headwinds regarding his leniency application. Because he justified this, among other things, with the alleged abuse brought to light only by his statement.
‘Schmid sent unsolicited information’
Bad luck: two days after the application, the proceedings against Kurz’s confidante were discontinued. Schmid sent unsolicited information. Frischmann’s lawyer Dr. When asked by Karl Schön, “Everything else will also prove to be the legitimate work of a dedicated press spokesperson and in no way criminally relevant.”
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