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US Department of State report on Romania: Potential investors should undertake due diligence when considering any investment

The US Department of State has issued a report on the investment climate in Romania, reading that “potential investors should undertake due diligence when considering any investment.” “The EU’s 2018 Country Report for Romania found that cumbersome administrative procedures, slow ...

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Ex-FinMin Vladescu pays part of the EUR 1 M bail in bars of gold

Former Finance Minister Sebastian Vladescu will be investigated under judicial control (meaning under restrictions pending trial) in the file where he is charged with bribe taking and influence peddling. Prosecutors had fixed  EUR 1 million bail in his case  to ...

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DNA asks preventive arrest against Bucharest Tribunal judge

Anti-corruption prosecutors have started criminal prosecution against Elena Burlan-Puscas, judge within Bucharest Tribunal and asked for her arrest. Judge Puscas is charged with bribe taking. She is the wife of former football player Marcel Puscas, who also ran for the ...

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Health Minister: We haven’t solved the issue of bribes. There are hospitals where informal payments are made

The issue of informal payments in some hospitals has not yet been solved, Health Minister Sorina Pintea said on Wednesday, adding that she has a “negative feedback” from this point of view. “Unfortunately, I have a negative feedback. We haven’t ...

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68 searches conducted by DIICOT countrywide, in a file with the RON 10m damages involving doctors and nurses

68 searches were carried out on Wednesday by the Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) prosecutors and by judicial police officers in all counties and in Bucharest, in a criminal file in which investigations are conducted in terms ...

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DNA’s Kovesi warns over corruption in healthcare, says hospital managers raised millions of euros from bribe

Chief prosecutor of the National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA), Laura Codruta Kovesi has warned on Tuesday over the corruption practices in the healthcare, arguing there are major vulnerabilities which directly impact on the citizens’ life. She exemplified a former hospital manager ...

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Orthopedics surgeon Gheorghe Burnei, charged of manslaughter in a new file

Orthopedics surgeon Gheorghe Burnei is suspect in a new file, under charges of manslaughter and bodily injury. The Prosecutor’s Office upon the Bucharest Tribunal has subpoenaed Burnei on Thursday to inform him about the new charges. Investigators say it is ...

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Ex-football manager Ioan Becali, to be released on parole

Former football manager Ioan Becali, sentenced to seven years and four months in prison in the file where he is accused of bribing ex-judge Geanina Terceanu to pronounce a favorable ruling in the footballer’s transfer file, will be released on ...

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Romania, perceived with a lower level of corruption in business, EY survey says

The scale of bribery and corruption has shown no improvement globally since 2012, despite the unprecedented level of enforcement activity and introduction of new corporate criminal liability laws in that time. This is according to the 15th EY Global Fraud ...

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