Ex-boss of lottery firm Sazka accused of attempted embezzlement
The police have charged former CEO of the Czech betting and lottery firm Sazka, Aleš Hušák, with attempted fraud. Investigators believe Mr Hušák attempted to cash a promissory note worth 50 million crowns allegedly issued by two of his former business partners. however, a court said last year the origin of the document was unclear, and rejected Mr Hušák’s claim. If convicted, the former Sazka boss could be sentenced to up to 10 years in prison.