24 May 2011

Romanian Union Leader Indicted for Accepting Bribes

Marius Petcu (pictured here) was arrested on suspicions of accepting bribes between September 2009 and March 2011 that amount to almost 342,000 euros, including a villa in the mountain resort town of Predeal, from a businessman who turned out to be an informer.

Mr. Petcu, the leader of the Sanitas union federation, was arrested on March 29th and is being held for the initial 29 days allowed under Romanian law. The Romanian Anti-Corruption Department has also put a hold on his property and finances.

Clickhere for the original stories from Hotnews.ro and Mediafax.ro.

The photo of Mr. Petcu also comes courtesy of Mediafax.