A 35-year-old American citizen was detained in Romania on charges of rape and sexual assault, after two young men from Medgidia, in Constanta county,...
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Ex-officer of Romania’s Protection and Guard Service gets final sentence for child pornography

The Iasi Court of Appeal ruled a final four-year prison sentence for Emanoil Petrea, a former officer of Romania’s Protection and Guard Service (SPP),...

Former Romanian FinMin charged in new bribery case

Former finance minister Darius Valcov was placed under judicial control yesterday in a new bribery case. A public servant from the Olt Real Estate Cadastre...

Three Romanian priests detained on blackmail charges

Prosecutors from the National Anticorruption Department (DNA) detained three priests on charges of blackmail, for 24 hours on Thursday, June 15. The three priests allegedly...
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Prison sentences for two judges who canceled Romanian businessman’s conviction

The High Court of Cassation and Justice sentenced Romanian judges Liliana Badescu and Dumitrita Piciarca to four years and four months in prison each,...

Prosecutor requests ten-years jail sentence for former Romanian mayor

A prosecutor of the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) asked yesterday the judges of the Bucharest Court of Appeal to sentence Neculai Ontanu, the former...

Romania’s former President Ion Iliescu sent to court for crimes against humanity

Former Romanian President Ion Iliescu was sent to court yesterday in a case related to the violent crackdown of the antigovernment protests in Bucharest...

Former Romanian economy minister, fertilizer tycoon sent to court for damaging gas producer

Former Romanian economy minister Adriean Videanu and local businessman Ioan Niculae, the owner of several fertilizer plants and other business in agriculture and industry,...

Turkish businessman to stand trial in Romania for EUR 1 mln tax evasion

Romanian prosecutors from the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) sent Turkish businessman As Bahattin to court on two counts of tax evasion. In between 2012 and 2013,...

Romanian media mogul may get out of jail after 3 years of 10-year sentence

Romanian media mogul Dan Voiculescu, the owner of the Antena 1 and Antena 3 TV stations, may get out of jail after serving less...

Romania, first in EU for European fund investigations

Romania ranked first among the EU countries where the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) completed most investigations related to European funds last year, namely 21....

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