Prosecutors in Romania Thursday formally indicted the current prime minister on charges of money laundering, tax evasion, and conflict of interest.
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On Sunday night the mayor of the Romanian capital of Bucharest, Sorin Oprescu, was arrested for taking a bribe of €25,000 ($28,000). His preventive detention will last thirty days.
Romania's parliament asked President Traian Basescu to step down on Wednesday after his brother was detained for allegedly accepting a bribe to help shorten a reputed crime boss's jail sentence.