Romanian prosecutor held for taking bribe

Sebastian Ghita

A spokesman of the Bucharest Court’s Prosecutor’s Office was held by Romania’s National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) after he was caught in the act taking a EUR 2,000 bribe.

Stefan Crisu, who is a prosecutor himself, asked a defendant to give him EUR 3,000 and a mobile phone to help him with a case, according to judicial sources, cited by local Mediafax.

He was caught in the act while taking the money and was held by DNA.

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