Romanian prosecutors close case on 2009 presidential elections

The General Prosecutor’s office near Romania’s High Court of Cassation and Justice yesterday decided to classify the case on the 2009 presidential elections. The prosecutors...

Former Romanian county council president gets four-year prison sentence

Nicolae Iotcu, the former president of the Arad county council, was sentenced to four years in prison for influence peddling, after the Timisoara Court...

U.S. citizen detained in Romania on charges of rape and sexual assault

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,...

Bulgarian “cocaine king” gets final 10-year jail sentence in Romania

Bulgarian citizen Evelin Banev, nicknamed “the cocaine king of Bulgaria,” was sentenced in absentia to ten years and six months in prison, in Romania,...

Former Romanian mayor to stand trial for 858 counts of bribery

A former mayor from Bihor county is accused of receiving 858 bribes from 2006 to 2011. Sarolta Porsztner, the former mayor of Salacea commune in...
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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...

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