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Entries in Romania (21)

Thursday
Feb122015

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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Thursday
Jan082015

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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Thursday
Dec042014

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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Thursday
Oct162014

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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Friday
Jul182014

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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Thursday
Jun262014

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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Monday
Jun092014

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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Wednesday
Feb262014

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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Wednesday
Feb122014

A deeper dive into EU corruption monitoring report

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.

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Tuesday
Jan072014

Former Romania PM jailed for corruption

Former Romanian prime minister Adrian Nastase was sentenced to four years in prison Monday for taking bribes.

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