Ioan Folescu, the former general director of the Romanian group Electrica, the largest electricity distributor and supplier in the local market, was placed under...

Ex-officer of Romania’s Protection and Guard Service sentenced to prison for child pornography

The Vaslui Court sentenced Emanoil Petrea, a former officer of Romania’s Protection and Guard Service (SPP – the institution designated to protect and defend...

Botosani mayor, prosecuted for abuse of office

Botosani mayor Catalin-Mugurel Flutur, who is a member of the National Liberal Party (PNL), is being prosecuted by the Suceava office of the National...
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Romania’s Competition Council wins lawsuit against Orange

Romania’s Competition Council won yesterday the lawsuit initiated by the telecom player Orange, which wanted to have a EUR 35 million competition fine cancelled. The...

Craiova transfusion center employees detained on blood trafficking charges

Two employees of the Craiova Regional Center of Blood Transfusion were arrested for 24 hours, on Wednesday, on charges of blood trafficking. One of them, who...

Sources: Runaway Romanian investor Sebastian Ghita, seen in Serbia

Runaway Romanian investor Sebastian Ghita was located in Serbia three months after his disappearance, convergent sources close to the investigation told Hotnews.ro. Ghita was recently...

Romania extradites famous Chilean businessman wanted for fraud

Rafael Garay, a famous Chilean businessman wanted for fraud, was extradited from Romania on Wednesday. The plane that took Garay back to his home country...
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Former Romanian hospital managers sentenced to 3 years of probation

Former hospital managers Bogdan Paltineanu and Dan Straja received yesterday a three-year suspended sentence for bribery. The decision of the Bucharest Court of Appeal...

Romania’s Justice Ministry plans evaluation of Anticorruption Directorate and Public Ministry activity

Romania’s Justice Minister Tudorel Toader said he would have talks in the coming days with the country’s general prosecutor and the head of the...

Romanian authorities dismantle 30 cybercrime groups in 2016

A total of 30 organized cybercrime groups were dismantled last year in Romania, according to a statement from the Romanian Police. In 2016, the Romanian Police,...
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Romanian handball coach sentenced to 19 years in prison for raping several players

Romanian handball coach Ion Tibru was sentenced to 19 years in prison for rape and sexual acts with minors. The Bucharest Court of Appeal’s sentence...
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