The National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) Craiova prosecutors have started the prosecution of PNL Deputy Mihai Voicu, in state of freedom, for committing the offense of using influence or authority for the purpose of obtaining for himself or for another undue benefits, hotnews.ro informs.
Voicu is charged for requesting money from party members in order to list them on eligible positions in elections.
Besides Voicu, will be also prosecuted Dan Lucian Stefan Mogos, at the time of the deeds PNL Secretary General in coordination of Dolj County, for complicity to using influence or authority for the purpose of obtaining for himself or for another undue benefits.
Constantin Cosmin Enea, at the time of the deeds, Vice-chairman of the county Standing Bureau of the same political party and representative of SC Coliseum SA, is prosecuted for money laundering as well as the company SC Coliseum SA for complicity to money laundering.
According to the prosecutors, during January-April 2012, Mihai Voicu, with the help of Mogos Dan Lucian Stefan, used his influence to impose non-statutory criteria, asking the party members to financially support the election campaign by individual payments. Some 20 party members have made ‘donations’ of RON 5,000-20,000, amounting overall to RON 290,450.
Out of this amount, Enea Constantin Cosmin collected RON 156,680 for promotional articles for the election campaign in 2012. Actually, only RON 24,872 was used in this purpose, the rest being taken over by Enea Constantin Cosmin through SC Coliseum SA.
Seizure is laid on real estate assets belonging to SC Coliseum SA, Enea Constantin Cosmin and Mihai Voicu.
The file has been submitted to the High Court for Cassation and Justice (ICCJ – Supreme Court) with proposals to maintain the precautionary measures in the file.