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Irina Marica
Senior Editor

Irina holds a BA in Journalism and has been part of the Romania-Insider.com team since its early days in 2011. She likes to keep the Romania-insider.com readers informed every day. Irina reports on various topics, on a wide range of areas such as politics, social or entertainment. She also writes travel or leisure articles, as well as interviews. She splits her time between Sinaia, her hometown, and Bucharest. Being born and raised in a mountain town, Irina loves spending time in nature, but she also likes to read, write, listen to music, travel, teach her dog new tricks and listen to other people’s stories (so don’t hesitate to contact her for an interview if you have an interesting story that you want to share with the Romania-insider.com readers). She dreams to visit Iceland one day and maybe get to see the Arctic Monkeys play live.  You can send her press releases or feedback on her stories by emailing [email protected]

 

Prosecutors request 7-year sentence for Romania’s ruling party leader

Prosecutors from the National Anticorruption Department (DNA) have requested a prison sentence of seven years and six months for Liviu Dragnea, the leader of the ruling Social Democratic Party (PSD), in the case in which he stands trial for incitement to abuse of office, local Digi24 reported.

In the case of Liviu Dragnea’s former wife Bombonica Prodana, who is also standing trial in this case for abuse of office, the DNA prosecutor asked the court to take note of the termination of the trial, as she has paid the damages.

The prosecutors have also demanded the cancellation of the two-year suspended sentence Dragnea got in a case related to the electoral fraud at the 2012 referendum organized to dismiss former President Traian Basescu.

DNA prosecutors sent Dragnea to court in this case in mid-2016 but the trial started from scratch in the fall of 2017, after one of the judges in the panel retired. According to prosecutors, Liviu Dragnea determined the manager of the Teleorman General Directorate for Social Assistance and Child Protection to keep in office two employees who were in fact working for the PSD Teleorman organization between 2006 and 2012.

Media: Romania’s ruling party leader, suspect in money laundering case in Brazil

Irina Marica, [email protected]

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Profile picture for user irina.popescu0
Irina Marica
Senior Editor

Irina holds a BA in Journalism and has been part of the Romania-Insider.com team since its early days in 2011. She likes to keep the Romania-insider.com readers informed every day. Irina reports on various topics, on a wide range of areas such as politics, social or entertainment. She also writes travel or leisure articles, as well as interviews. She splits her time between Sinaia, her hometown, and Bucharest. Being born and raised in a mountain town, Irina loves spending time in nature, but she also likes to read, write, listen to music, travel, teach her dog new tricks and listen to other people’s stories (so don’t hesitate to contact her for an interview if you have an interesting story that you want to share with the Romania-insider.com readers). She dreams to visit Iceland one day and maybe get to see the Arctic Monkeys play live.  You can send her press releases or feedback on her stories by emailing [email protected]

 

Prosecutors request 7-year sentence for Romania’s ruling party leader

Prosecutors from the National Anticorruption Department (DNA) have requested a prison sentence of seven years and six months for Liviu Dragnea, the leader of the ruling Social Democratic Party (PSD), in the case in which he stands trial for incitement to abuse of office, local Digi24 reported.

In the case of Liviu Dragnea’s former wife Bombonica Prodana, who is also standing trial in this case for abuse of office, the DNA prosecutor asked the court to take note of the termination of the trial, as she has paid the damages.

The prosecutors have also demanded the cancellation of the two-year suspended sentence Dragnea got in a case related to the electoral fraud at the 2012 referendum organized to dismiss former President Traian Basescu.

DNA prosecutors sent Dragnea to court in this case in mid-2016 but the trial started from scratch in the fall of 2017, after one of the judges in the panel retired. According to prosecutors, Liviu Dragnea determined the manager of the Teleorman General Directorate for Social Assistance and Child Protection to keep in office two employees who were in fact working for the PSD Teleorman organization between 2006 and 2012.

Media: Romania’s ruling party leader, suspect in money laundering case in Brazil

Irina Marica, [email protected]

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