The Court of Appeals in Warsaw extended the pre-trial detention against Kondrad K., the former CEO of GetBack, on Thursday. The businessman has been in custody since June 2018. Despite the lapse of 10 months from the lodging of the indictment in the case of the so-called the GetBack scandal, the trial has not started, and there are no scheduled hearings.
“On August 19, 2021, the District Court in Warsaw applied to the Court of Appeal in Warsaw with a request to extend the preventive measure of the defendant Konrad K. in the form of temporary detention for a further period of 6 months, i.e. until March 11, 2022, by 14.30 “- the Independent Press Section of the District Court in Warsaw told PAP.
The request was initiated by the Regional Prosecutor’s Office in Warsaw and, as the spokesman of this unit, attorney Marcin Saduś, told PAP, the Court of Appeal in Warsaw extended Kondrad K.’s arrest for another six months. The so-called the GetBack scandal was not launched, despite the fact that the indictment was received by the District Court in Warsaw in October 2020.
During the press conference, the National Prosecutor Bogdan Święczkowski informed that 16 people were covered by the act, including Konrad K., the former president of the GetBack management board. Jarosław A. and Tobiasz B. – former CEOs of Idea Bank, as well as Dariusz N. and Małgorzata Sz. – members of the management board of Idea Bank. The indictment was 1,200 pages long and the files contained 1,600 volumes. They were accused of committing fraud, abusing the powers granted, causing large-scale damage and conducting brokerage activities without the required permit, for which they face a penalty of up to 15 years imprisonment.