Romania’s president rejected a left-wing nominee for prime minister on Tuesday after a report by OCCRP partner RISE Project revealed her husband had made online comments in favor of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad.
Romania’s president has said he will delay the nomination of the country’s next prime minister, after a report by OCCRP partner RISE Project revealed online postings by the husband of the front-runner in favor of Syrian President Bashar Al-Asad.
Sixteen judges and four court bailiffs have been accused by Moldovan anti-corruption prosecutors of involvement in the notorious Russian Laundromat, a massive money-laundering scheme that siphoned an estimated US$ 20 billion in dirty money from Russia into the European Union and other locations.
A former state secretary of Romania’s Ministry of Finance has been found to have offshore companies through the Panama Papers, OCCRP partner RISE Project Romania (RISE) reported in a new investigation.
Romanian President Klaus Iohannis signed a law on Monday defining illegal logging and any action “which endangers the country’s water, forests and lands” as a national security threat, reported Balkan Insight.
Romanian Senator Gabriel Oprea has been involved in questionable real estate deals, according to a story published by OCCRP partner RISE Romania in partnership with the Center for Investigative Media.
Romanian authorities have arrested the mayor of the Bucharest district in which a fire in a nightclub killed dozens on Oct. 30.
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