A decision of Romania’s Constitutional Court (CCR) related to the abuse of office offense prevents the recovery of damages worth EUR 188 million in...

Parliament committee asks for action on Romania’s chief anticorruption prosecutor

The parliamentary committee looking into a possible fraud in Romania's 2009 presidential elections asked the justice minister to take action on the country’s chief...

Union: New law in Romania released 1,200 inmates in one month

Over 1,200 inmates have been released in the past month, since the law providing a six-day sentence reduction for each 30 days a detainee...

Former GM of Romania’s highways company stands trial for abuse of office

The National Anticorruption Department (DNA) sent to court Dorin Gavril Debucean, the former general manager of the National Company of Highways and National Roads...

CVM report: Challenges to Romania’s judicial independence, serious source of concern

The European Commission noted progress on a number of recommendations made in the January report but said the overall reform momentum in the course...

Romanian aerospace company CEO arrested for fraud in the US

Dumitru Popescu, the Romanian CEO of the New Mexico-based company Arca Space Corporation, which has developed an electric flying vehicle, was arrested on charges...

Romanian convicts who authored scientific works, inventions could have their terms shortened

The Romanian Senate passed on Monday, November 13, a legislative proposal that brings several changes to the conditions under which convicts can be released...

EU anti-fraud body: EUR 21 million need to be recovered in Romanian party leader...

The financial damages in the latest case involving Romanian Social Democrat Party (PSD) leader Liviu Dragnea amount to some EUR 27 million. Damages amounting...

State Secretary in Romania’s Ministry of Transport detained in blackmail case

Prosecutors from the National Anticorruption Department (DNA) detained Ninel Cercel, a Secretary of State in the Ministry of Transport, on charges of blackmail. DNA’s...

Update: Romanian SocDem leader investigated for abuse of office in new case

Liviu Dragnea, the leader of the ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD), is being investigated by the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) for establishing an organized...

Former Romanian mayor gets four-year jail sentence for bribery

Gheorghe Nichita, the former mayor of Iasi, a large city in Eastern Romania, was sentenced to four years in prison, no parole, for bribery....
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