The mayor of Brăila city, Aurel Gabriel Simionescu has been taken on remand for 24 hours late on Wednesday. He is charged with abuse of office and with changing the destination of European funds in a EU fund embezzlement file where the prejudice climbs to more than EUR 10 M.
The former executive director of the Public Finance Direction in Brăila, Anghelescu Stoica was remanded in the same file.
The case relates to defrauding European funds used to modernize Dorobanți Boulevard in Brăila.
On the other hand, the anti-corruption prosecutors are also probing into another criminal case targeting corruption crimes suspicions committed in 2010.