The public prosecutor’s office has filed a criminal complaint against him. This will be heard on June 7th at the Vienna Regional Court for Criminal Matters, a spokeswoman for the regional court confirmed on Tuesday. Petzner is said to have wrongly received social benefits between May 2019 and September 2019.
The former spokesman for the former Carinthian governor Jörg Haider and general secretary of the BZÖ was active in politics until 2013. From 2008 to October 2013 he was a member of the National Council for the BZÖ. Petzner then founded a PR consulting agency. At the beginning of May it became known that after the insolvency of his company petzner communications e. U. a recovery plan has been adopted.