Anti-bribery investigations and enforcement actions involving international mining projects are breaking out all over.
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Romania'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.
The Romanian National Anticorruption Directorate arrested businessman Dan Adamescu Friday, charging him with bribing judges to rule in his favor in court cases.
The publication last week of the EU’s first corruption monitoring report, with biennial ones to follow, highlights a striking disparity between its 28 members in tackling corruption.
Former Romanian prime minister Adrian Nastase was sentenced to four years in prison Monday for taking bribes.
Prosecutors in Romania launched a criminal investigation into foreign-controlled Rosia Montana Gold Corporation (RMGC), the company operating the largest open-pit gold mine in Europe. The investigation is focusing on money laundering and tax evasion, according to a report by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project here.
Company Involved: Compania de Salubrizare Brantner Vereş
Industry Subsector: Waste & Disposal Services
A U.K. man who became rich selling fake bomb detectors in Iraq and other trouble spots was convicted of fraud this week in London's Old Bailey.