Anton Stanaj


Name: AntonSurname: StanajAKA: Friend
Date of birth: Jan. 9, 1970Place of birth: PodgoricaNationality: Montenegrin/CroatianAddress: Dinoša Street, Podgorica, Montenegro. Klimentos Street 38, Nicosia, Cyprus; Slovačka Street 17, Novi Sad, Serbia;
Spouse: Children: ThreeInterests: Cigarette distribution, authorized car dealer, press distribution, retail chain
Alleged Illegal Activities: Cigarette smuggling Source: Business records, criminal records
Additional Information:Anton Stanaj was murdered in March 2013 in Sudan, Africa.
Biography
Anton Stanaj, an Albanian from Montenegro, is a member of Stanaj family, which owns Rokšped - one of Montenegro’s leading companies with an empire that includes Audi, Volkswagen and Seat distributorships, real estate holdings, a large network of newspaper and cigarette stands. Rokšped is Montenegro's largest cigarette wholesaler.
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Countries of Residence
Montenegro
Cyprus
Serbia
Countries Used as "Safe Heaven"
Montenegro
Countries Operating In
Serbia
Croatia
Hungary
Romania
Austria
Slovenia
Serbia

Associates

Persons with some association whether legally or personally with the party
First NameSurnameAKAConnectionDate of BirthDescriptionSource
PajoJurićMember of cigarette smuggling groupFeb. 23, 1964Jurić was in charge of buying and importing cigarettes into Montenegro for international transport, storage and distribution. He founded Gastron Invest Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
StevanStevanovićMember of cigarette smuggling groupJun. 8, 1966Stevanović was a member of the criminal group who established the company Kernel Business Corp. in Delaware, U.S., to buy cigarettes. The group used the company cigarette distribution without going through customs in Serbia, Hungary and Romania. Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
SlavicaJurićMember of cigarette smuggling groupAug. 14, 1959Slavica Jurić was an accountant with power of attorney for money transactions for the off shore companies Herlingstone Limited, Gastron invest Trade and Kernel Business Corp. She arranged payments for cigarettes which eluded customs supervision, and falsified documents to disguise the smuggling.Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
BogdanMarkovićGuslarMember of cigarette smuggling groupSep. 5, 1967Marković founded and organized the operation of unregistered warehouses to story igarettes in Podgorica and Pljevlja. He established a network of customers in Serbia and organized transfer through customs for selling and further distribution of smuggled cigarettes. Also, he collected cash from dealers and gave it to Anton Stanaj. Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
ErikKaračonjiMember of cigarette smuggling groupNov. 10, 1981Karačonji served as a messenger for Anton Stanaj's verbal orders to the rest of Stanaj's crime group and collected cash from the sale of smuggled cigarettes.Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
NedeljkoKijanovićMember of cigarette smuggling groupAug. 31, 1978According to the indictment Kijanović, as a police officer from Serbia, helped members of the group to carry concealed cigarettes through the customs line and avoid the transport control and detection of police and customs officers. Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
Biljana PupovacMember of cigarette smuggling groupOct. 9, 1983According to the indictment, Biljana Pupovac was a student from Novi Sad in Serbia who helped the criminal group conceal and destroy internal records about the type and amount of smuggled cigarettes to cover up the crime and offenders.Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
RešadHajrovićMember of cigarette smuggling groupAug. 28, 1970Hajrović, together with other members of the criminal group, organized shipments of cigarettes through customs to avoid scrutiny by customs control. According to the indictment, he organized cigarette smuggling from Kosovo and Montenegro into Serbia, but also organized and monitored the shipments of cigarettes, finding truck drivers and shelters for smuggled cigarettes.Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
ŽeljkoVujevićMember of cigarette smuggling groupMar. 10, 1955According to the indictment, Vujević reached an agreement with Bogdan Marković to take over smuggled cigarettes in order to sell and distribute them through a network of dealers in the cities of Belgrade, Vršac, Mladenovac, Novi Sad and Subotica. He stored the cigarettes in an illegal warehouse in Ugrinovci and delivered them to Siniša Suvajdžić.Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
SlavišaPavlovićMember of cigarette smuggling groupMay. 30, 1970Pavlović, together with other members of the criminal group, organized the transfer of cigarettes through customs from Montenegro to Serbia. The contraband was hidden in specially built compartments in commercial trucks. According to the indictment, he smuggled Memphis, Ronson, Ronhill and other types of cigarettes.Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
SrećkoMilanovićMember of cigarette smuggling groupDec. 25, 1971According to the indictment, Milanović together with Hajrović, organized smuggling by finding people to transport cigarettes from Montenegro and Kosovo to the Republic of Serbia.Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
Željko SaulićMember of cigarette smuggling groupOct. 19, 1975Saulić's task was to organize escape in case any members of the criminal group were indicted or implicated in any way. According to the indictment, in 2007 he drove Slaviša Pavlović to Bajina Bašta, a small city in Western Serbia, to hide him from the police and prevent his arrest. Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
IvanJuhasMember of cigarette smuggling groupDec. 13, 1968According to the indictment, Juhas carried concealed cigarettes across customs and arranged transportation for other members of the criminal group. In September 2007, Juhas carried concealed cigarettes made by German company Batton without excise stamps, worth €33.000, hiding them in a specially made compartment inside a motor vehicle.Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
SadrijaHajdinovićMember of cigarette smuggling groupApr. 14, 1975According to the indictment, Hajdinović was hired by Rešad Hajrović to transport cigarettes. He was arrested in May 2007 on suspicion smuggling.Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
SinišaSuvajdžićMember of cigarette smuggling groupMar. 30, 1966Suvajdžić, together with Oliver Marković, Zoran Latković, Jošef Huščik and Dejan Bošković, organized a group for illegal transport of smuggled cigarettes from Montenegro to Romania, for further sale and distribution. Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
OliverMarkovićOkacMember of cigarette smuggling groupFeb. 27, 1978According to the indictment, Marković was a member of organized group that smuggled cigarettes from Montenegro to Romania. Other members were Siniša Suvajdžić, Zoran Latković, Jošef Huščik and Dejan Bošković.Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
JožefHuščikJožiMember of cigarette smuggling groupFeb. 20, 1959Huščik, together with Siniša Suvajdžić, Oliver Marković, Zoran Latković and Dejan Bošković, organized a group to smuggle cigarettes from Montenegro to Romania.Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
ZoranLatkovićMember of cigarette smuggling groupJan. 30, 1981According to the indictment, Latković together with Siniša Suvajdžić, Oliver Marković, Jošef Huščik and Dejan Bošković, organized a group that smuggled cigarettes from Montenegro to Romania.Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
DejanBoškovićMember of cigarette smuggling groupSep. 28, 1977Bošković together with Siniša Suvajdžić, Oliver Marković, Zoran Latković and Jošef Huščik organized a group for illegal transport of smuggled cigarettes from Montenegro to Romania, indictment says. Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
PredragĆulibrkMember of cigarette smuggling groupAug. 1, 1965According to the indictment, Ćulibrk was hired by Bogdan Marković and in March 2007, sold cigarettes without excise stamps. He was also charged with hiding smuggled cigarettes in a rented warehouse in a small town near Zrenjanin, in Serbia, and illegally transporting cigarettes in Czech Republic.Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
AdmirKalačGaroMember of cigarette smuggling groupNov. 19, 1979Admir Kalač was a driver hired by Srećko Milanović and Slaviša Pavlović to transport cigarettes from Montenegro to Serbia. In September 2007 Serbian traffic police found 6,884 boxes of cigarettes hidden under wood he was transporting by truck. Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
MiljanBulatovićMember of cigarette smuggling groupMar. 1, 1959Bulatović, together with Predrag Marković, was hired by Željko Vujević to deliver smuggled cigarettes from Montenegro to Kraljevo, a city in Serbia. According to the indictment, police found cigarettes hidden in the boxes in a tank compartment of their truck worth €35,000. Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
PredragMarkovićMember of cigarette smuggling groupNov. 3, 1971According to the indictment Marković together with Miljan Bulatović, was hired by Željko Vujević to deliver smuggled cigarettes from Montenegro to Kraljevo, city in Serbia. According to the indictment, police found cigarettes hidden in the boxes in a tank compartment of their truck worth €35,000. Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
MilanJovanovićMember of cigarette smuggling groupMar. 18, 1966Milan Jovanović was hired by Srećko Milanović, Željko Vujević and Rešad Hajrović to deliver contraband cigarettes worth €227,875 Euros in Serbia.Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
DragišaVidojevićGileMember of cigarette smuggling groupApr. 18, 1975According to the indictment Vidojević, together with Milan Jovanović, was hired by Srećko Milanović, Željko Vujević and Rešad Hajrović to deliver contraband cigarettes worth €227,875 to Serbia.Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
VladimirBrajovićBrajaMember of cigarette smuggling groupJun. 7, 1976According to the indictment, Brajović purchased from an unknown person foreign cigarettes without excise stamps, with a total value of €20.000 Euros. He hid the cigarettes in the garage of his house and planned to resell them.Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group

Charges

TypeCharging BodyChargeDateDescriptionSource
ConvictionProsecution for Organized Crime in SerbiaCigarette smugglingMay. 23, 2011In March, 2008 Stanaj was charged with organizing a criminal group for international cigarette smuggling. According to the indictment, he used the business structure and relations of his family's company, Rokšped from Montenegro. The conglomerate is the only authorized importer of cigarettes to the Republic of Montenegro,and used the companies Herlingstone Limited from Cyprus, Gastron Invest Trade and Kernel Business, Corp both registered in Delaware, to import cigarettes to Montenegro. He organized purchases from factories in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates and in Greece, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany and China, and the group dealt with both genuine and counterfeit products. Stanaj used duty - free shops in Montenegro to facilitate the sales and trades of the cigarettes, then organized their transport to and through Serbia. This is how Stanaj’s criminal group smuggled cigarettes worth a total of €11 million, and they would have been worth €15 million with tax and VAT, customs and other charges. In September 2007, Stanaj was arrested at Belgrade’s Nikola Tesla airport and remained in custody until his trial. In May, 2011, a special department of the High Court in Belgrade on convicted Anton Stanaj and sentenced him to 6.5 years of prison and fine of €100,000. Despite the conviction, he remains free on bail. Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group, 13.03.2008; Amendment of the indictment, 19.08.2008; Bail documents

Documents
Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group 13.03.2008
Amendment of the indictment 19.08.2008.
Bail documents


Companies

NameType of OwnershipPercentage OwnershipOther OwnersDescriptionAnnual IncomeSource
ROKŠPED DOO PodgoricaThrough Connected Person or CompanyThis company was founded and owned by Anton's father, Roko Stanaj. Rokšped began by importing, transporting and selling petroleum products. As the company grew and prospered, the business expanded to the import and distribution of consumer goods, tobacco products and press distribution. Also, Rokšped is the only authorized dealer for selling and servicing Volkswagen and Audi vehicles in Montenegro. Business records show that Rokšped has been awarded more than 100 contracts based on public procurements with different public companies in Montenegro, including some from the Ministry of Interior , the administration for the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing, and from many municipalities in Montenegro. According to the indictment, Anton Stanaj used the business structure of his father’s company – and its connections – to aid his own criminal empire. Anton used it for importing cigarettes into Montenegro, which he then smuggled into Serbia and other European counties.Central Registry of the Commercial Court in Podgorica, Procurement Directorate of Montenegro, Company website
HOME DEPO DOOThrough Connected Person or CompanyOwned by Rokšped DOO Podgorica.Central Registry of the Commercial Court in Podgorica
S PRESS DOOThrough Connected Person or CompanyCompany for press distribution, owned by Rokšped DOO Podgorica.Central Registry of the Commercial Court in Podgorica
ŠTAMPA AD Through Connected Person or Company99,27%Company Štampa AD is the largest retail chain, and a leading distributor of Montenegrin newspapers, tobacco products, pre-paid vouchers for telecom operators and other commercial goods. In July 2009, Rokšped bought 99,27% ownership from Croatian company Agrokor. Because of that deal, Rokšped, including its Štampa and Tobbacco S Press has 262 retail stores in Montenegro. Business records; Rokšped's website
PRIVE PETROL DOOThrough Connected Person or CompanyExport-import company involved in the transfer of oil and petroleum products. founded One of the founders is Rokšped doo Podgorica and president of the board of directors is Anton's brother Nuo Stanaj. Central Registry of the Commercial Court in Podgorica
BALKAN GROUP MONTENEGRO DOOThrough Connected Person or CompanyCompany for construction, manufacturing and trade founded by Anton's brother Vaso Stanaj.Central Registry of the Commercial Court in Podgorica
GASTRON INVEST & TRADE LTDThrough Connected Person or CompanyOff shore company from Delaware. According to the indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group, they used this company for importing cigarettes to Montenegro in order to smuggle them to Serbia and other countries in Europe. The company was founded by Stanaj's associate Pajo Jurić. Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
KERNEL BUSINESS CORP.Through Connected Person or CompanyOff shore company from Delaware owned by Stevan Stevanović. According to the indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group, they used this company to import cigarettes in Montenegro in order to smuggle them to Serbia and other European countries.Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
HERLINGSTONE LIMITEDThrough Connected Person or CompanyOff shore company from Delaware owned by Stevan Stevanović. According to the indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group, they used this company to import cigarettes in Montenegro in order to smuggle them to Serbia and other European countries. The company was founded by Stanaj's associate Pajo Jurić, indictment says.Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
ROKŠPED VOJVODINA DOO Through Connected Person or Company100%Rokšped Vojvodina is company based in Serbian city Novi Sad, founded by Rokšped Podgorica. This company participated in the privatization of many companies in Serbia.96.630 Euros in 2010Serbian Business Register Agency
EUROPAMONT DOOThrough Connected Person or Company100%Export-import company based in Novi Sad, Serbia. In September, 2006. Rokšped Podgorica became an owner. Company participated in the privatization of many companies in Serbia. Business records show that Europamont went bankrupt on July 2011.Serbian Business Register Agency; Civil Aviation Directorate of Serbia - List of aircraft
M.E.A. DOOThrough Connected Person or CompanyCompany owned by Europamont DOO which retains shares of the privatized company Erdevik AD. On January 2012, M.E.A. was deleted from the Serbian Business Register. €8.300in 2010Serbian Business Register Agency
PANONLIV DOOThrough Connected Person or CompanyCompany is owned by Europamont 57,73%, M.E.A 35,87% and Rokšped Vojvodina 6,39%. Panonliv DOO retains shares of privatized company Livnica Ljig AD.Serbian Business Registers Agency
ŠEĆER PLUS DOOThrough Connected Person or Company99,94% Rokšped Podgorica0,06% Ratomir Vasiljević Šećer company was owned by off shore company Schaffer and Associates International from Louisiana, USA. After two changes of owners, Rokšped bought 99,94% of ownership. On may 2011, company has been deleted from Serbian business register.Without income in 2010Serbian Business Register Agency
VRŠAČKI VINOGRADI ADThrough Connected Person or Company48%Vršački Vinogradi produces wine and was privatized in December 2006. Members of the consortium were Šećer Plus (with 48% share in the consortium) and five other companies, all owned by the Serbian business family Rodić. In 2009, Serbia’s Privatization Agency terminated the purchase contract. Privatization Agency
STANIŠIĆ ADThrough Connected Person or CompanyVST Trend 19.72%; Retirement and Disability Insurance Fund in Serbia 9.68% and many small shareholdersAgricultural company in Vojvodina owned by Europamont (24.93%) and Agrocoop AD (24.60%). In April 2011 Ćopić, together with six associates, was charged with illegally mortgaging of land of the company and funneling €4.1 million Euros to Ćopić's company Megatabak. Company was deleted from the Serbian Business register in August 2010.No income in 2010Serbian Business Registers Agency; Central Securities Depository; Ministry of Interior, Information for public, 14.04.2011
AGROSTAN INVESTMENTS DOOThrough Connected Person or CompanyOwned through Stanišić ADSerbian Business Registers Agency
AGROSTAN PLUS DOOThrough Connected Person or Company100%Owned through Agrostan Investments DOO160.600 Euros in 2010Serbian Business Registers Agency
IPOK DOOThrough Connected Person or Company70.89%The largest starch factory in the Balkans, owned through Agrostan Plus. In 2007 through Plan of reorganization Banat Seme AD became owner of the company since it was major creditor. In September 2010 Stanaj's partner Zoran Ćopić, together with three other associates, was charged for unauthorized setting mortgage on entire property of the company and drawing money out. With this act, group obtained 5 million euros, according to police. Company went bankruptcy in May 2011.1.263.100 Euros in 2010Serbian Business Registers Agency; Ministry of Interior, Information for public, 20.09.2010
MLINPEK ADThrough Connected Person or CompanyDSD Tobacco 16.53, Privatization Agency 29% and many small shareholdersCompany owned by Europamont and Agrocoop AD, in partnership with Ćopić. Mlinpek AD is a bakery company in Knjaževac, the biggest city in eastern Serbia. It was privatized in 2005. The Privatization Agency terminated the contract. The company has been deleted from the Serbian Business Register in February 2011.Serbian Business Registers Agency; Central Securities Depository;
AGROVOJVODINA EXPORT - IMPORT ADThrough Connected Person or Company14.20%75.80% Goran RankovićExport-import company owned by Rokšped, Novi Sad. Goran Ranković bought it in 2005 from Serbia’s Privatization Agancy. Company bank accounts have been blocked by authorities since Feb., 2010 and in June, 2011 it went into bankruptcy.Serbian Business Registers Agency; Purchase contract Agrovojvodina AD, Central Securities Depository; Interview with Ćopić
ZMAJ ADThrough Connected Person or Company99.12% Consortium, 1% FigraShareholders Zmaj 25.99%Company manufactured combines and farm equipment, sold by Serbia’s Privatization Agency in 2006, on tender. Agrocoop AD was member of the consortium with 31% of shares. Other partners included Serbian businessman Rodić and former Minister of Energetic Novaković. The partners mortgaged 24% of the company assets to help win bank guarantees of €2.7 million for other companies owned by Rodić but not connected to Zmaj AD. Also, Zmaj's land is occupied by two hypermarkets – one built by Rodić. The general director of Zmaj AD, Vesna Miljković, was arrested in March 2011 for economic crimes.€2,465,340 in 2010Serbian Business Register Agency; Privatization Agency; Purchase Contract Zmaj; Central Securities Depository; Interview with Ćopić; Ministry of Interior, Information for public 01.03.2011

Documents
ROKŠPED DOO Podgorica Company records
HOME DEPO DOO Company records
S PRESS DOO Company records
MONTENEGRO TRANS DOO Company records
ŠTAMPA AD Ownership
PRIVE PETROL DOO Company records
BALKAN GROUP MONTENEGRO DOO Company records
STANAX DOO Company records
GASTRON INVEST & TRADE Company records
KERNEL BUSINESS CORP. Company records
ROKŠPED VOJVODINA DOO Company records
EUROPAMONT DOO Company records
EUROPAMONT DOO List of aircraft by users
M.E.A. DOO Company records
PANONLIV DOO Company records
ŠEĆER PLUS DOO Company records
VRŠAČKI VINOGRADI AD purchase contract
AGROCOOP AD Central Securities Depository
ELNOS AGROVOJVODINA AD Central Securities Depository
STANIŠIĆ AD Central Securities Depository
Serbian Ministry of Interior, Information for public, 14.04.2011
AGROSTAN INVESTMENTS DOO Company records
AGROSTAN PLUS DOO Company records
Serbian Ministry of Interior, Information for public, 20.09.2010
BANAT SEME AD Central Securities Depository
MLINPEK AD Central Securities Depository
AGROVOJVODINA AD Purchase contract
AGROVOJVODINA AD Central Securities Depository
IKL AD Central Securities Depository
IKL AD loan contracts
Serbian Ministry of Interior, Information for public, 13.10.2010
ZMAJ AD purchase contract
ZMAJ AD Privatization Agency's control report
ERDEVIK AD Central Securities Depository


Legal Income

OriginAmountTime FrameDescriptionSource
Rokšped doo, Podgorica, MontenegroAbout 3,8 million EurosFrom 2008 till 2011This amount relates to a procurement in which Rokšped doo participated in MontenegroMontenegrin public procurement directorate

Documents
Procurement for Rokšped, 2008
Procurement for Rokšped, 2009
Procurement for Rokšped, 2010
Procurement for Rokšped, 2011


Illegal Income

OriginAmountTime FrameDescriptionSource
Cigarette smuggling€10 millionFrom 2004 until September 2007Stanaj and his group gained €10 million from cigarette smugglingIndictment against Anton Stanaj and his group; Bail documents

Donations & Charity

OrganizationAmountTime FrameDescriptionSource
Rokšped PodgoricaDecembar 2010Rokšped Podgorica donated 125 New Year's presents for children to the Institute “Komanski Most”, an institution for children and youth with moderate, difficult and severe disabilities in intellectual development.Media

Real Assets

Type of PropertyEstimated ValueDescriptionSource
LandThe total area of land in the cadastre of real estate that company Rokšped DOO Podgorica owns in Ulcinj is 186.901 m2; in Herceg Novi is 2.157 m2; in Bar is 250 m2; in Kolašin is 1.705 m2; in Podgorica is 26.464 m2 and in Bijelo Polje is 3.310 m2. The total area of land in the cadastre of real estate that company Balkan Group Montenegro owns is 2.685 m2. The total area of land in the cadastre of real estate that Anton's father Roko Stanaj owns in Podgorica is 26.522 m2.Real estate and land records December 2011, Real estate administration of Montenegro
Real-estateThe total area of particular parts of buildings that company Rokšped DOO Podgorica owns in Ulcinj is 3.423 m2, in Podgorica it's 5.978 m2. The total area of particular parts of buildings that company Balkan Group Montenegro owns is 519 m2. The total area of particular parts of buildings that Anton's father Roko Stanaj owns in Podgorica is 1.840 m2. Real estate and land records December 2011, Real estate administration of Montenegro

Documents
Rokšped DOO Podgorica real estate and land records, Montenegro
Balkan Group Montenegro DOO real estate and land records, Montenegro
Roko Stanaj real estate and land records, Montenegro


Links & Connections

This section lists persons who are linked through other connections including businesses or mutual associates. This may not indicate a direct relationship between the parties.
Name of the Person / OrganizationDescriptionSource
Nuo StanajNuo is one of Anton's brothers. He was director of Rokšped and its various branches and member of the board of directors in Prive Petrol, company based in Montenegro. In October 2010 Nuo was charged with helping Zoran Ćopić sell a building of the privatized company Industrija Kotrljajućih Ležajeva AD and drawing money out. According to the police they illegally obtained €9.2 million in the sale.Central Registry of the Commercial Court in Podgorica; Serbian Business Registers Agency; Ministry of Interior information for public 13.10.2010
Zoran ĆopićĆopić is a Serbian/Bosnian businessman who is currently in custody and on trial in Banja Luka for money laundering for reputed drug lord Darko Šarić. According to the indictment, Ćopić - through a variety of companies and commercial banks - invested tens of millions of euro in businesses in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia between 2008 and 2011. Besides this, in Serbia he was accused of money laundering, embezzlement and cigarette smuggling. Ćopić controlled many companies in Serbia, often in partnership with companies controlled by the Stanaj family. In an interview with OCCRP Ćopić said that he knows Anton for more than 10 years and that the court process against Anton Stanaj is a setup. See Zoran Ćopić's profile Zoran Ćopić' profile
Japan Tobacco InternationalRokšped served as JTI's distributor for Montenegro, and remains so today, despite a 2007 arrest and a recent conviction for cigarette smuggling of Anton Stanaj. According to indictment, among cigarette brands that Stanaj imported in Montenegro in order of smuggling are Winston and Monte Carlo, produced by JTI. Indictment against Anton Stanaj and his group
Naser KelmendiNaser Kelmendi, the owner of the Casa Grande Hotel in Ilidža, has been named by the BiH State Investigation and Protection Agency (SIPA) as the leader of the best organized criminal organizations in the region that deals in everything from trafficking of heroin, arms and cigarettes to loan sharking and extortion. According to SIPA's records from November 2008, Kelmendi's most powerful and influential connections, after Kosovo, are in Montenegro where Roko Stanaj, Anton's father, is on the top of the list. "Roko Stanaj, controversial Montenegrin busissman, father of Anton who, with his brothers Nuo, Ljubo, Vaso, Simon and Sander, under the supervision of their father Roko, founded family company Rokšped based in Tuzi in Montenegro, which is dealing with the import of tobacco products. They are related to oil and weapons smuggling," records say.Bosnia's State Investigation and Protection Agency records
Ekrem LukaEkrem Luka has been named by the BiH State Investigation and Protection Agency (SIPA) as one of the richest man in the Kosovo who controls Serbian - Albanian mafia and drug trafficking between Belgrade and Pristina. According to SIPA's records from November 2008, Luka cooperate with “controversial Montenegrin businessman” Anton Stanaj.Bosnia's State Investigation and Protection Agency records

Documents
Serbian Ministry of Interior information for public 13.10.2010
Page from Bosnia's State Investigation and Protection Agency report from November 2008
Page from Bosnia's State Investigation and Protection Agency report from November 2008



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