National Anti-corruption Directorate

Court exonerates former chief anti-graft prosecutor Kovesi of disciplinary offence

A five-judge panel of the Supreme Court of Justice on Monday denied an appeal filed by the Judicial Inspection, ruling that former head of the National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA) Laura Codruta Kovesi did not commit a disciplinary offence when appointing her adviser, judge Dana Titian, to carry out an inspection at the DNA offices in Suceava and Iasi. The court's decision is final.

Romanians continue to trust Army, Church, NATO, EU (INSCOP poll)

The institutions Romanians continue to trust the most are the Army and the Church internally, respectively NATO and the European Union at international level, at the opposite end being the political parties - reveals an INSCOP poll, conducted in March 5 - March 13, on the Konrad Adenauer Foundation demand.

MEP Laurentiu Rebega, prosecuted for incitement to defraud with European funds and money laundering

MEP Laurentiu Rebega, at the time of the deeds Vice-President of the Prahova County Council, was prosecuted by the anti-corruption prosecutors in a case in which he is accused, among other things, of incitement to defraud with European funds and money laundering, the National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA) informs on Thursday.

Former anti-graft prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi, prosecuted over criminal group formation

Prosecutors with the Judiciary Crime Investigation Section have ordered that the prosecution of the former Chief Prosecutor of the National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA), Laura Codruta Kovesi, be further carried out, for having committed offenses related to the establishment of an organised criminal group in its way of coordination (...) and complicity in the unfair repression in the form o

Former chief anti-graft prosecutor Kovesi, charged in another case

Former DNA (National Anti-corruption Directorate) chief prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi said on Thursday, after leaving the hearings of the Magistrates' Investigation Section, that she found out she is being charged in a second case. "In the first case you already know about, I was prevented from making statements.

Gov't assumes letter sent by JusMin Toader to Financial Times, says Deputy PM Suciu

The Romanian Government assumes the letter sent by Justice Minister Tudorel Toader to the Financial Times, Deputy Prime Minister Daniel Suciu on Thursday told a press conference at the ruling Social Democratic Party (PSD) seat in the western city of Arad, adding that (the letter, ed.

Laura Codruta Kovesi subpoenaed for March 7 hearing before Magistrates' Investigation Section (sources)

Former chief prosecutor of the National Anti-Corruption Directorate and candidate for European Chief Prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi was subpoenaed to appear on March 7 before the Magistrates' Investigation Section in the case where she is accused of abuse of office, bribery and false testimony, judicial sources told AGERPRES on Thursday.

DNA stocktaking report: In 2018, cases worth EUR 412 million in damages sent to court

Interim chief prosecutor of the National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA) Calin Nistor said on Friday at the presentation of the institution's stocktaking report that in 2018, DNA has sent to court case files counting for a total estimated damage worth EUR 412 million. "DNA's activity focused on recovering the crime's fruit.

Former chief corruption prosecutor denies having discussed with fugitive mogul extradition of disgraced businessman

Former chief prosecutor with the National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA) Laura Codruta Kovesi said on Friday that she never discussed with now fugitive media mogul Sebastian Ghita the extradition of disgraced businessman Nicolae Popa.

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