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Former ANAF head, Sorin Blejnar, sentenced to 6 years in prison for bribe taking, ruling can be appealed

Former National Agency for Fiscal Administration (ANAF) head, Sorin Blejnar, was sentenced on Thursday to 6 years in prison, in a file in which he is charged with RON 12,513,894 bribe taking. The decision may be subject to appeal.

The Bucharest Court decided to maintain the seizure on the amount and has maintained the judicial control.

Blejnar is involved in other two files. In one of them he was sentenced by the Bucharest Court of Appeals to 5 years imprisonment, the ruling is not final.

In the file he was sentenced on Thursday, the prosecutors say that “during 2011, in the context of starting public procurement procedures for ANAF, defendant Sorin Blejnar accepted the promise of a businessman to cash in 20% of the value of the contracts that were to be signed by the institution.”

The money was offered in exchange for his influence on a subordinate, so that he decides the contracts should be signed with the businessman’s company.

 

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