Businessman Georgica Cornu, placed under remand
Prosecutors in Mehedinti County issued on Tuesday night, a 24 hours remand ordinance for businessman Georgica Cornu and his associate, Lucian Caraiman.
Judicial sources told Agerpres that they have been heard in the case of tax evasion and money laundering with damages of EUR 9 million to state budget during 2008-2014.
“The same decision was taken by investigators for other 13 of the 45 suspects brought for investigations to the Mehedinti County Police Department,” said the spokesman of the institution, Nicholae Lohon.
According to him, police officers specialized in economic crime investigation and prosecutors conducted on Tuesday some 61 searches in the homes and offices of persons suspected of tax evasion and money laundering in Mehedinti, Timis, Arad, Bihor, Hunedoara, Gorj, Caras Severin, Valcea and Dâmbovi?a counties.