Romania's prime minister stepped down today after street protests in Bucharest yesterday called for his resignation, outraged by a tragic fire that left dozens dead last weekend.
Prosecutors have detained three owners of a Romanian nightclub where a fireworks accident on Friday killed dozens of people, as officials pointed the finger at each other for failed oversight of the central Bucharest venue.
Romanian authorities detained two people on Monday for drug trafficking.
Prosecutors from Romania’s National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA) have detained deputy chief of the Bucharest Police, Roberto Stefan Ababei, on suspicion of influence peddling, misuse of power, and accepting € 13,000 (US$ 14,812) in bribes.
The Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) has published a damning report underscoring how corruption has damaged public finances, undermined citizens’ rights and negatively impacted Romania’s foreign relations, according to Mediafax Romania.
Romania’s National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA) has charged Bruno Roche, CEO of Apa Nova from 2008 to 2013, with bribery and influence peddling.
Bucharest’s Court of Appeal has sentenced Romania’s former Agriculture Minister Stelian Fuia to four years in prison for abuse of office.
Romania’s National Anticorruption Department (DNA) raided the offices of the country’s Agency for Payments and Intervention in Agriculture (APIA) this week, arresting several of its former bosses.
Two senior politicians from Romania’s opposition Liberal Party were indicted Monday on allegations of money laundering.
Romanian authorities have raided 59 houses in a large-scale swoop on a group of pharmacists, doctors and health officials they suspect made up to US$ 2.2 million from the national health insurance fund by arranging and processing fake prescriptions.
Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta is facing trial for graft, according to Romania’s Anti-Corruption Agency (DNA).
The mayor of the Romanian capital Bucharest was arrested at his home on Saturday on suspicion of taking bribes from firms that won contracts with the city.
Romanian authorities have detained the country's former chief prosecutor for organized crime and the former head of the tax authority, both of whom are suspected of taking bribes from a businessman to sway a property restitution case in his favor.
The president of Romania may have earned a lot more from his rental properties than he has publicly declared, according to an investigation by OCCRP partner RISE Project Romania.
A court has rejected the appeal by six executives of the embattled Romanian subsidiary of oil giant Lukoil against an indictment for money laundering and tax evasion.
Romanian authorities have seized 333 kilograms of heroin from two trucks they say were headed towards Hungary.
Romanian authorities have raided the sewers in the North Station area of Bucharest, as well as several nearby buildings, to crack down on what they say is a drug-trafficking gang based in the underground tunnels of the capital.
Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta resigned from the leadership of his Social Democrat Party (PSD) over the weekend after prosecutors announced criminal proceedings against him on corruption charges.
Romanian prosecutors this weekseized assets worth € 2 billion (US$ 2.2 billion) from major Russian petroleum company Lukoil.
A Romanian criminal ringleader who defrauded thousands of bank customers in the United States (US) has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and ordered to pay US$ 7.4 million in restitution.
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