Udo Proksch (* 29. May 1934 in Rostock; " 27 June 2001 in Graz) was a German designer, entrepreneur and a net worker. As wire-puller of the "case Lucona" it was arrested because of sixfold murder up to its end of life.
Proksch was a Enfant terrible of the Austrian society, starting from 1974 owners of the famous k. and k. Yard sugar baker's shop Demel and founder club 45, a Seilschaft with relevant politicians (v. A. which was established after the model of the Italian P2 for the acquisition by positions of power. Prokschs parents Rudolf and Anna Elizabeth were - also after the Second World War - convinced national socialists, Udo visited to 1945 the NAPOLA school close Bischofshofen. He saw himself later than apolitisch, yet he explained to hate the Bourgeoisie although he associates himself across the European Oberschicht and marries (e.g. Daphne Wagner). Proksch studies some terms on the academy for applied art, operates a Designstudio (among other things for eyeglasses). Starting from 1972 it seems under Serge Kirchhofer as a single attorney with Demel up. To its "idea" belong approximately the "association the bury", which dead in tube weld and perpendicular in the earth place want - goal: Plastic industry set in motion, lack of space on cemeteries loosen - members and others: Helmut Zilk, Prokschs second wife Erika Pluhar and Helmut Qualtinger (a further drinking friend Prokschs by the way was Oskar Werner). Another "idea" against the boredom planned a restricted area, in which men with genuine weapons and sharp ammunition war "played" can - quasi a controlled "realizing" of the ineradicable impulseimpulse impulse in the man. By its good connections to the Ministry of Defense it is to have been even once possible it to fly with a combat aircraft over Vienna.
Anyhow Proksch on the troop exercise area high felt leads in Tirol repeats blowing up exercises under the supervision of major Hans Edelmaier through, here comes it into the possession of explosive from existence of the Austrian Bundesheeres.1977 chartered it the freighter Lucona, in order to ship allegedly one on 212 million Schilling (15.4 million euro) insured uranium ore mill. The Lucona sank in the Indian ocean after an explosion, with which six humans died. The Land of the Federal Republic insurance did not disburse the insured sum, since it assumed, which Lucona had only scrap iron loaded had, this became by the circumstance confirmed that so far never a uranium ore plant was in enterprise. On 15 February 1985 Proksch and Hans's Peter Daimler were arrested because of fraud suspicion, but already set on 28 February free foot.
Only by the uncovering work of the journalist Hans Pretterebner, whose book appeared the case to Lucona in December 1987, and Proksch' the processing of the Lucona scandal, which applies in Austria as "century scandal ", began following escape at the beginning of of 1988. It led among other things to the Suizid of the Austrian Secretary of Defense Karl as well as to the resignation of the parliament president Leopold Gratz and the Minister of the Interior Karl Blecha. Proksch became after an escape to Asia (inclusive face operation in Manila) and again by half Europe in October 1989 (under the name Alfred Semrad) arrested. A deep sea dipping team with robot discovered finally the wreck on the sea-bottom, the photographs of the explosion place confirmed the reproaches of the accusation.
After one of the longest processes of the second republic it received life imprisonment because of sixfold murder. It died in detention due to a failed Herztransplantation.