Region: Romania

Cyprus Supreme Court blocks Steinmetz extradition

06 November 2023

Steinmetz arrested in Cyprus over Romanian bribery conviction

04 September 2023

EPPO charges Italian road builder with fraud in Romania

European Union prosecutors have charged an Italian construction company with fraudulently obtaining EU funds by allegedly lying about its work on a road-building project in Romania.

11 January 2023

EPPO and Investigations in Romania in Covid Times

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27 May 2022

Beny Steinmetz arrested in Greece

Greek authorities have arrested Israeli businessman Beny Steinmetz after he was convicted in Romania of bribing local officials.

10 December 2021

EU court: tax offenders can be charged with laundering the proceeds

03 September 2021

US sanctions enforcer dings Romanian bank and US private equity company

OFAC said that the issue stemmed from First Bank’s erroneous belief that US sanctions don’t apply to companies operating outside the country.

31 August 2021

Romania charges former prime minister with bribery

27 January 2021

Human rights court condemns dismissal of Romania’s former anti-corruption chief

Romania’s decision to fire Laura Kövesi when she led the country’s anti-corruption agency violated her rights to a fair trial and freedom of expression, the European Court of Human Rights has said.

05 May 2020

Former DNA prosecutor seconded to EPPO

21 January 2020

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