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Entries in Romania (23)


Romania PM faces trial after indictment for graft

Prosecutors in Romania Thursday formally indicted the current prime minister on charges of money laundering, tax evasion, and conflict of interest. 

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Bucharest mayor busted for bribery

On Sunday night the mayor of the Romanian capital of Bucharest, Sorin Oprescu, was arrested for taking a bribe of €25,000 ($28,000). His preventive detention will last thirty days.

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Glamorous former Romanian minister held for graft (Warning: adult content)

Image courtesy of Imopedia.roA former Romanian tourism minister and presidential candidate was taken into custody this week by anti-graft police on suspicion of money laundering and influence peddling.

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Ukraine and the New Cold War: Compliance and enforcement risks rise in Eastern Europe

Since the start of the Ukraine crisis, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has called on NATO countries to increase defense spending. Poland has announced plans to accelerate a major military modernization program. And Latvia, Lithuania, Romania and the Czech Republic have all promised to increase their defense spending.

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Germany probes Airbus for bribery

Prosecutors in Munich confirmed Wednesday that Airbus is under investigation for bribery connected with border security contracts in Romania and Saudi Arabia.

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Ex Romania minister stripped of immunity in Microsoft reseller bribe case

Former Romania communications minister Valerian VremeRomania's parliament Monday voted to remove immunity from a former minister targeted in an investigation involving alleged bribes and kickbacks from re-sellers of Microsoft software.

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Miners beware: Risk of anti-corruption enforcement never bigger

Anti-bribery investigations and enforcement actions involving international mining projects are breaking out all over.

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Romanian parliament asks president to quit, brother probed over bribe

Traian Băsescu, 4th President of Romania, courtesy of WikipediaRomania's parliament asked President Traian Basescu to step down on Wednesday after his brother was detained for allegedly accepting a bribe to help shorten a reputed crime boss's jail sentence.

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Prominent Romanian businessman arrested for bribing judges

Dan Adamescu, courtesy of B1TVChannel via YouTubeThe Romanian National Anticorruption Directorate arrested businessman Dan Adamescu Friday, charging him with bribing judges to rule in his favor in court cases.

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Norway defense firm Kongsberg charged with corruption

Norway's anti-corruption agency has filed criminal charges against defense and technology firm Kongsberg Gruppen, the company said Tuesday.

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